Scam Alert

Your Corporate Housing is Not Impervious to a Property Rental Scam

Just because you offer corporate housing, it does not mean that you cannot fall victim to a property rental scam. There are several ways that owners can be “rooked” out of money, and it usually has to do with misrepresentation. This is one of the main reasons that we always advocate that property owners do their due diligence before allowing anyone to sign a lease and move in. One of the best resources for those who own corporate housing is a management company or firm that provides you with lots of resources for ensuring valid tenants....

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Transform Your Corporate Rental into a Haunted House

As we get farther into the month of October, you might be wondering how you should enjoy Halloween from a corporate rental. This is a favorite holiday for many people and one that doesn’t have to be ignored just because you’re renting. If you aren’t sure how to make your home a destination for those celebrating the holiday, what do you think about theming your home after a haunted house? It’s easier than you might think!...

Corporate Rental Property

Tips for Corporate Rental Property Retention to Start the Year Off Right

Back in 2011, a study by SatisFacts estimated that the average cost of turnover for a rental property was as high as $3,900. When you take into account days lost to repairs, vacancy, professional cleaning, standard maintenance, and marketing, the cost of turnover can leap to several months of income if the property was being rented. Working for lease renewal is a great option and something all corporate housing managers should have strategies in place for. We have three that can help you on that path....

Weather-Related Risks to Your Corporate Rental Home

Five Unexpected Weather-Related Risks to Your Corporate Rental Home

Exposing a few of the hidden tricks up Mother Nature’s sleeve When considering insurance for your rental homes, you’re likely concerned about coverage for natural disasters. It’s important to know that some of the most common (and costly) home insurance claims aren’t from the disasters you might suspect, like hurricanes, floods, or earthquakes. Keep the following unexpected weather-related risks in mind when selecting your policy, so that you can be better prepared in the long run....

Bright corporate housing

10 Light, Bright, and Beautiful Corporate Rentals

If you ask ten people what must-haves they need for their corporate housing which is furnished, you’re likely going to walk away with ten different answers. One person might say that having stainless-steel appliances is a must while another might put hardwood floors above that need. However, there is one thing that most corporate apartment clients agree on – natural light is important....

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The Many Meanings of Corporate Housing from the Corporate Housing Providers Association

In 2013, we posted a brief article about the revised definition of corporate housing from the Corporate Housing Providers Association or CHPA. They are the only trade association that is exclusively dedicated to the corporate housing industry. The Corporate Housing Providers Association “advances the highest standards in business and professionalism; provides valuable insight, knowledge and resources to the industry; and increases visibility among related industries.”...