Cut the Cord to Your Cable Company and SAVE MONEY!

Cut the Cord to Your Cable Company and SAVE MONEY!

As the owner of corporate housing, you probably spend a lot of time looking for options to cut costs to bring in a higher level of profit. Offering cable television is a fantastic amenity for your guests, but it can also be seriously expensive. That’s why we wanted to talk about an alternative. Instead of buying the most expensive cable package, have you ever considered offering streaming services in your furnished housing?...

River Paradise! Gatherings and Getaways

Property Spotlight: Gorgeous River Paradise Home for Corporate Rental

Woodland, Washington is located about 20 minutes from Vancouver and makes a fantastic destination for corporate travelers spending time in the area. Rather than spending time in a hotel room, guests can enjoy staying in a spacious home for a week or even longer. The entire home is offered to guests along with the rest of the property. This river paradise corporate rental home is only steps away from the water for recreation at any time of the day or night. Guests can enjoy fishing, kayaking, rafting, jet skiing, or just swimming without having to go very far to...

Corporate housing rental checklist

Corporate Housing Home Safety Checklist

One of the things that any person with a rental should consider is corporate housing safety. Ensuring that your guests are in a safe and healthy environment is the first step to offering them a great vacation or trip in your home. There are a few things you should watch for on a regular basis to be sure this is the case....

Corporate Housing survey

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....

New Year. Celebration 2019

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...

virtual tour

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,...

Choosing the right real estate property

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...

Fully furnished apartment for rent by CHBO

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...