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The Rise of Female Business Travelers and Why it Matters

While you may not take the time to think about the gender of those who rent corporate condos, it’s worth being aware that female business travelers make up a huge share of the market. Based on data by Skift Research, these individuals control up to 60% of the wealth in the United States and influence a huge 85% of purchasing decisions. The women of today are social, high-tech, connected, and make up more than half of all online sales. That’s why it’s important that your marketing campaigns appeal to them....

Scam Alert

Your Corporate Housing is Not Impervious to a Property Rental Scam

Just because you offer corporate housing, it does not mean that you cannot fall victim to a property rental scam. There are several ways that owners can be “rooked” out of money, and it usually has to do with misrepresentation. This is one of the main reasons that we always advocate that property owners do their due diligence before allowing anyone to sign a lease and move in. One of the best resources for those who own corporate housing is a management company or firm that provides you with lots of resources for ensuring valid tenants....

Furnished housing repairs

Steps to Take if Your Landlord Will Not Make Repairs to Furnished Apartments

Living in fully furnished apartments for rent can be convenient, but that convenience falls away if you are in a property where maintenance is not considered a priority. While things happen and sometimes delays can’t be helped, nobody should have to stay in insurance rentals where the landlord refuses to do required repairs for you. If you’re in this type of situation, there are a few things you can do next....

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Are Your Corporate Housing Rentals Ready for Voice Assistants?

Something new is on the horizon and it is called corporate housing voice assistants. Synergy Global Housing is one of the first companies that is enabling adding voice assistants to their corporate rental furnishings suite of items. The smart apartment that is using this technology is doing so to offer a better level of customer service and technology for guests there on a short-term basis....

Corporate Rental Property

Tips for Corporate Rental Property Retention to Start the Year Off Right

Back in 2011, a study by SatisFacts estimated that the average cost of turnover for a rental property was as high as $3,900. When you take into account days lost to repairs, vacancy, professional cleaning, standard maintenance, and marketing, the cost of turnover can leap to several months of income if the property was being rented. Working for lease renewal is a great option and something all corporate housing managers should have strategies in place for. We have three that can help you on that path....

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Annually How Much Do You Spend for the Management of Your Property?

As a corporate housing property manager, there are certain requirements. You need to spend money to manage the property in order to bring in renters and offer them a space they want to come back to another time. However, most people want to spend the least amount possible so they can ensure a large profit at the end of the year. Having an understanding of how much other housing managers are spending can help you decide if you’re doing all you should or if you need to invest more heavily....

Beach surfers at Hawaii

Top 5 tips for your accommodations during your temporary assignment or relocation to Hawaii

Determine the right accommodations to fit your needs If staying to 30+ days a furnished apartment or furnished home can make you stay more enjoyable and allow you to truly experience the unique culture of the island. Families will love a larger furnished home or if on your own a small condo or garden apartment footsteps from the beach might be best. Privately owned furnished properties offer a more unique living experience and allow you in to neighborhoods where hotels can not....