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How to Impress All 5 Senses of Your CHBO Guests

Many of us spend so much time in the digital world that we forget CHBO guests have access to a total of five senses rather than just one. When a potential corporate housing rental guest looks at your listing, you should be impressing them with attractive photos. However, once that guests get to the dwelling, you need to impress all five senses. We’re here to tell you how!...

Weather-Related Risks to Your Corporate Rental Home

Five Unexpected Weather-Related Risks to Your Corporate Rental Home

Exposing a few of the hidden tricks up Mother Nature’s sleeve When considering insurance for your rental homes, you’re likely concerned about coverage for natural disasters. It’s important to know that some of the most common (and costly) home insurance claims aren’t from the disasters you might suspect, like hurricanes, floods, or earthquakes. Keep the following unexpected weather-related risks in mind when selecting your policy, so that you can be better prepared in the long run....

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Boost the Value of Your Rental Property with a Few Cheap Makeovers

When it comes time to put your home on the market, you likely don’t want to spend tons of time and energy on remodeling and upgrade projects. These types of changes can be done while you are living in the home, which also gives you the option of taking advantage of the upgrades for some amount of time. However, when it’s time to sell, you want your home to look valuable and marketable to potential buyers. That’s why we’ve compiled a few options for inexpensively boosting the value of your home....

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How to Finance Furnishing Your Corporate Rental Unit

To make your corporate property rentals stand out in today’s market, you’ll need to think creatively. If you want to attract high-quality clients, consider providing your tenants with upscale and comfortable furnishings. Furniture can set the tone for a rental space, and it’s a highly desirable perk among corporate renters. A stylishly furnished unit may rent faster and at a higher rate, and your renters will know that you take your responsibility as a landlord very seriously....

How to Prepare a Corporate Rental Property Manual

An important part of being a successful landlord is making sure your tenants are comfortable in your rental property. Imagine moving into a property where you didn’t know how to use the appliances, adjust the thermostat or find the nearest grocery store. To ensure a positive stay, a successful landlord should prepare a detailed corporate rental property manual and leave it in an accessible place for your tenants. Now imagine being that same tenant who moves in and has a guide to everything he needs to know to live in the property comfortably. He can use the appliances, knows...

Can a Condo Home Owners Association say “No Smoking”?

YES – it looks like a Condominium Home Owners Association CAN prevent you from smoking in your own corporate rental property… But only if it changes it’s Bylaws they can not just make a rule. The US Supreme Court weighed in on the smoking debate when it held, in 1973, that the act of smoking is not a fundamental right. Can a condominium association prohibit smoking in the units? Maybe. A classic case from a 1999 California Supreme Court held that “anyone who buys a unit in a common interest development with knowledge of its owners association’s discretionary power accepts...

Learn: Yes, Corporate Housing is a Real Estate Investment Option

What is Corporate Housing? How do I setup a Corporate Rental? How to get started renting a property? How do I make money? Corporate Housing Success Stories! Welcome to the multi-billions dollar world of Corporate Housing or more simply put, furnished monthly residential rentals. Corporate Housing is part of the Extended Stay lodging segment offering an alternative to the transient environment of an Extended Stay hotel. Corporate Housing is also an option for the savvy real estate investor or property manager who is interested in maximizing the returns on their real estate investment. In the following pages our goal...

5 Common Mistakes When Choosing a Property Manager

This article is a guest post from an Australian real estate expert and property manager in Brisbane, Australia. Brisbane property managers are definitely not few and far between. However, if you need to choose a property manager yourself, then it is important that you choose the right one. Here are five common mistakes that property owners make when choosing a property manager. Communication – When it comes to property managers, it is very important that there are good lines of communication. Check the references of any property managers that you are considering, and see how good their communication skills...