Corporate housing rentals

Easy Tenant Screening Options for a Corporate Housing Landlord

Tenant screening is an important aspect of being a corporate housing landlord, but sometimes it can seem overwhelming. In some cases, a landlord will skip the background check & credit check, whether because they aren’t sure how to handle it or because of the belief that it will cost too much. However, CHBO has worked hard to remove all of the guesswork out of the process by partnering with TransUnion with the MySmartMove program. So how easy is tenant screening for corporate housing? Unbelievably simple. All you need to do to start your first background or credit check on...

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Why Corporate Housing is the Ultimate Option for Major League Baseball Spring Training

With spring just on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about the Major League Baseball season which is coming up soon. This is the perfect time to start looking for corporate housing, whether you’re a baseball player or a fan who is heading to Arizona, Phoenix, Tucson, or Central Florida to enjoy Spring Training. There are tons of perks to choosing this type of housing solution, which we’ll outline below for you....

The 4 Step Process to Delight Your Tenants

How can you attract more tenants, reduce your vacancy rate, and decrease your turnover rate, all at the same time? Learning what it takes to delight any tenant from the moment they see your property online until they pack their belongings and leave will help you get incredible reviews and bring in more long-term tenants than you ever thought possible. So how can you make your corporate housing property irresistible? Just follow these steps. Plan a Delightful Destination Your short-term rental could be the most beautifully decorated place in the world, but in general people don’t fly to a...

Corporate Tenants: Who is sleeping on the sofa and where is Fido?

Yes, we love our pets and yes, corporate housing tenants frequently can’t live without their animals. Sorry just a fact of life.  In today’s world we all want to live, shop, travel, drive and even dine with our pets and corporate housing tenants are no different. If fact one of the ways CHBO property owners get their properties rented more often is by accepting pets! 69% of CHBO properties accept pet to get the properties rented! Warning:  Parrots! Yes I once had a parrot eat the blinds in one of my corporate rental units. So always get ARDI (Accidental Rental Damage...

Property Rental Scams: Red Flags when Screening a Corporate Housing Tenant

Nothing will cause you to lose money with your rental property than having a bad tenant or a professional scammer in the property. I’ve been in the property management field long enough to know red flags and rental scams when I see them. You know, the tenant calls you and your gut just tells you something just doesn’t feel right. In my experience, here are some red flags every corporate housing landlord should be on the look out for: A tenant who doesn’t want to complete the rental application. Every tenant should complete the rental application with a few...

Annual Report: Corporate Housing Tenants

Tenants Experiences with Corporate Housing Tenants. Corporate housing tenants continue to be relatively “painless” tenants. In 2013, 95% of respondents say they had a positive experience with their corporate housing tenants – an all-time high for this report. Renter Types. In 2013, the top two reasons for rentals were: business assignments at 76% and relocations at 44%. The corporate housing renter pool went through some changes in 2013 – including a 9% increase in business travelers. We also saw an 8% increase in vacation renters, a 7% increase in people renting due to home remodeling, and a 5% decrease...