New Year Eve Celebrations

How to Do New Year’s Right, According to ‘CHBO’

If you watch movies that feature a New Year’s scene, and particularly those in which a large group counts down to midnight, you’ll often find that some sort of romantic twist is also incorporated into the moment. As one writer said of this tradition in so many movies, “New Year’s Eve is a big deal, a natural moment for a significant revelation about where you are in your life. And of course it isn’t. The New Year’s Eve party is the party that you want to be so great that it can’t help but be a disappointment in the...

corporate apartment rental

Tired of Daily and Weekly Corporate Apartment Rentals?

It does not matter if you are using one of the daily or weekly property rental sites, or the whole array – this short term rental model may not be in your best interests. As one report about Airbnb recently noted, it is “cruising in uncharted territories” and raises issues with everything from insurance to local laws about hotels and other, similar accommodations. Some of the most popular cities are now beginning to crack down on property owners using such pathways to monetize their furnished housing, and that alone might make you consider the CHBO model instead....

Furnished apartments near me

Unstable Housing Is Modern Reality | Find Furnished Apartments Near Me

If you live in an urban area and do a search for “furnished apartments near me“, it gives you an idea of the average costs for one and two bedroom apartments and even single family homes. And according to many experts, you are probably going to be surprised at the prices for those rental apartments and homes. Statistics about housing in all parts of the U.S. are quite surprising and unnerving. A single article about the issue Unstable housing noted that “with rents rising faster than wages, the burden of affording rent is looming larger and larger for many Americans...

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...

corporate rentals

How to Request Reviews from Corporate Housing Rentals

If you are someone who offers corporate housing rentals, you may already know that there is a bit more work to it than you may have initially imagined. Still, it is a great way to monetize ownership of a property and even more so if you can get feedback and reviews on corporate rentals and apartments. Before you throw your hands up in frustration at the fact that another item has to be added to the “to do” list, you should know that it is not all that difficult to get reviews for corporate housing rentals, and it can...

illegal subletting

How to Prevent Illegal Subletting of Your Rental Property

If you are in the business of offering furnished housing rentals, or you have corporate apartment rentals as a form of investment, you know that you need to keep a close eye on those properties at all times. This is to ensure that guests get the quality stay that you have promised, but it is also to ensure that there is nothing illegal or unwelcome occurring on the premises. As the simplest illustration of this, consider the ways to sublet furnished housing rentals. For instance, you might approve of a renter and make all of the arrangements for their...

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Creating Basic Rules for Corporate Tenants of Your Rental Properties

If you are a property owner who is frequently host to a corporate tenant, you may be making assumptions that can lead to confusion or trouble. For example, you may simply assume that each corporate tenant makes themselves familiar with the “house rules” at the time they sign their rental agreement or begin to enjoy their stay. However, it is really up to you, the landlord, to ensure that there are 1) basic rules in place and 2) that you take time to familiarize each tenant with them. Doing this ensures that your furnished apartment or other type of...