Furnished apartments

Property Manager, Insurances and Furnished Housing

As a property owner, you already know that insurance is a must have item. It is what guarantees you will not suffer a financial loss on your property, but it can also offer you a great deal more. This is particularly true if you offer fully furnished apartments for rent and if you work with a property management company. Why? To begin with, furnished housing opens up a few liabilities. There is the risk that the items you supply are damaged, destroyed or lost and you need coverage that prevents your profit margin from evaporating should you need to...

City Spotlight: San Francisco Corporate Housing

The San Francisco corporate housing market is one of the brightest and most active in the country. There’s a simple reason for that—money. Due to the large number of tech firms and other corporations in the area, homeowners, landlords, and property management companies are seeing great profit potential in offering temporary lodging. Some of the short term tenants are tourists and visitors, and others are corporate executives who are transitioning to new permanent housing in the area. In any case, the San Francisco corporate housing companies are growing quickly and doing very well in a crowded market. Because of...

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...

Business Travel Can Make You Fat, Literally!

A study that came out on May 2, 2011 by Columbia University researches found that people who travel two weeks per month are fatter and in worse health than those that don’t travel. Why is this? Sedentary: People are more sedate when traveling. They may be traveling 80+ hours in a car or hours during a flight – this is time spent sitting and not moving. Eating: Think about how you eat when you travel. You grab fast food that you can eat on the go, and if you stay in a hotel, you order in room service or...