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Property Spotlight: An Edwardian Executive Rental Fit for a King or Queen

Eclectic, diverse, and upscale. San Francisco’s Mission District has evolved over the years from gritty to trendy, worn to fresh. Hip bars, boutiques, taquerias, vegan cafes, and concert venues thrive now. The Spanish first arrived here in the 1770s; and later Irish, German, Italian and Asian immigrants made it a melting pot. Murals and Mariachis add a creative spark to a neighborhood favored by artists and highly sought after real estate. Drink craft beer and fair-trade coffee, dine at some of the city’s hottest and most innovative restaurants here in the outer Mission. Luckily, this is our stop for...

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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...

Millennial Magnet Cities

By now, most consumers know that it is a “renter’s market” much more than a “buyer’s market”. Now here is this more prevalent than among millenials (those born between 1982 and 2004). According to RealtorMag.com, their rates of homeownership plunged “from 40 percent in 2006 to 32 percent in 2015”.  Yet, there are still many parts of the country where millenials actually represent the larger percentage of buyers rather than renters. For example, Elk Grove, CA is a city in which millenials have about 60% of the market share in terms of home buying. Where are the millennial “magnet”...

Decorating Strategies That Are Guaranteed to Capture the Attention of Qualified Tenants

If you are the owner of a high-quality, upscale executive rental, you already know that your potential tenants have some fairly high standards. They need a property that is spacious, nicely designed and full of premium services and amenities. The furnished rental you have available may already be a “turnkey” property with cleaning services, gorgeous interiors, and lots of features that include WiFi throughout and a furnished terrace in the garden. However, there are still quite a few decorating and design strategies you might use to grab the attention of additional, qualified tenants. No matter where your furnished rental...

Property Management: Creating a Furnished Executive Rental

How do I get started turning my rental into a corporate / executive furnished rental? Here at CHBO we get this question every day. From a big picture perspective we always suggest reading the CHBO Real Estate Corporate Housing Report and The Corporate Housing Handbook to give the best overall details. But don’t get lost in all the details and how many forks are expected when your tenant arrives. Start by applying common sense. Think of yourself as the business executive who gets paid well and has a lot demanded of them. Then think of this person being asked...

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Seattle Couples Converts Mother-in-Law Suite into Furnished Rental An 800 square basement mother-in-law suite helped a Seattle couple discover thousands of dollars in added income by offering the apartment as a corporate rental. DC-Metro Homeowner Turns Investment Property into Lucrative Corporate Housing Rental A DC homeowner became distressed after a townhome she purchased as an investment property failed to attract tenants. Thinking outside of the box, she furnished the home and offered it as an executive rental instead – and her plan worked! Del Rio, Texas’s Top Corporate Housing Experts Say National Marketing Exposure Proves Key to Success An...