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What is the Annual Occupancy Rate for Your Corporate Rentals?

Do you offer furnished housing for corporate guests? Have you ever sat down to think about how often you have an occupant in the provided corporate rental apartment? As of 2016, CHBO has been asking questions about this exact thing on the annual corporate housing real estate report. We’ll share the results below so you can get an idea of how your own homes stack up....

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New Year’s Eve Party in Small Apartment?

Whether your idea of a “big” New Year’s Eve party involves a large number of guests and loads of food or you mean a party with a “big” attitude, lots of music and a very late night (that might even see you still celebrating as the sun rises), you need to know how to make it work in a smaller corporate apartment rental. After all, an apartment rental agreement or corporate apartment contract may mean you have to be very aware of your neighbors or the neighborhood. You may not be able to use a lot of parking on...

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Virtual Tours and Your Corporate Rental

Do you know how to properly photograph your fully furnished rentals to their best advantage? Most property owners are unfamiliar with the long list of tips and tricks that can make even a small room look amazing. While we don’t recommend that you ever try to use a bit of visual trickery to enhance the appearance of a corporate rental (as this could lead to a negative review), we strongly urge anyone with fully furnished rentals to do their best to photograph them effectively. It is why CHBO offers clients access to professional photographers for their corporate rental listings,...

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Should You Market Your Corporate Rental to Homeowners?

In one of our articles from a few years ago, we addressed the issue of whether your homeowners insurance would pay for extended stay lodging in the event your home became unlivable. The long and short if it was that not all insurers do provide this coverage, but since that time many have added such provisions. After all, with more and more areas experiencing extremes in weather, more and more homes are damaged by flood, fire, water and wind or lightning. This can sometimes force homeowners out for lengthy periods while repairs are made (up to six months at...

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Why Travelers Choose CHBO Over Hotels and Extended Stays

There are many reasons that travelers make extended stays in specific cities or regions. Though many might experience a “knee jerk reaction” of thinking about booking their stay in some sort of hotel or property designed for extended stays, many are reconsidering. Instead, the ever-increasing trend is toward booking stays in CBHO or corporate housing by owner properties. There are many reasons, and these include: Hotels and extended stays are typically far more expensive. Most extended stays are designed for convenience and for business travelers only, this can make them extremely cold, generic and very uncomfortable. For example, imagine...

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Three Ways to Prepare Your Short Term Rental for Severe Weather

Weather can be unpredictable. Recent hurricanes and flood events in the Caribbean, Florida, Louisiana, and Texas have shown that, as did the tragic fires in Northern California. Your corporate rental is a major investment that you want to protect. Having homeowners insurance should be a given, as well as flood insurance in low-lying areas requiring you to be covered. Beyond insurance there are other ways you can not only prepare your home but also protect yourself from income lost to severe weather that prevents a tenant’s stay. Here are three ways you can prepare your short-term rental for severe...

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Business-wise: How Will the IRS Treat Your Corporate Housing?

There are different reasons people invest in real estate rentals. It may be your primary residence, vacation home, or a pure rental property. You may be renting your primary residence or a portion of it, or a vacation home that you use with different frequencies. Whatever the case, Ben Franklin said, “The only two things certain in life are death and taxes.” So, if you’re renting within the Unites States and you pay U.S. federal taxes, you should be ready and prepare for them. April 15th will be here before you know it, so with that in mind let’s...

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How to Choose a Location for Your Furnished Corporate Rental

Welcome to the world of Corporate Rental! Excited to become a corporate landlord? Not sure how to start? Let’s look at some things to know before you take the plunge. Flexible? Where to Buy Your New Executive Rental If you’re able to buy anywhere, you should think about these factors. First, what areas or cities are growing economically? Where do people need luxury rentals? Project work and corporate relocation are main reasons tenants look for short-term housing. So is the temporary need for medical expertise or a long-term shortage of it. Do some research into areas where these situations...

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Property Spotlight: Roswell Corporate Housing is Topped by the “Fontainebleau Estate Guest House”

The story of this long-loved corporate rental is told best by the happy guests that have graced it. Luxury and value intersect here, just twenty-five minutes from downtown Atlanta in the historic town of Roswell. A gorgeous estate styled as a French Chateau, the two bedrooms and one bath guesthouse stretch out over 2,140 square foot in a one-of-a-kind guesthouse with equally impressive service. Enjoy Historic Georgia from this Luxury Corporate Rental in Roswell This city of 90,000 is one of the most historic and culturally significant cities in Georgia. Founded by a slave holding founder of a cotton mill...