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Why Corporate Housing is the Ultimate Option for Major League Baseball Spring Training

With spring just on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about the Major League Baseball season which is coming up soon. This is the perfect time to start looking for corporate housing, whether you’re a baseball player or a fan who is heading to Arizona, Phoenix, Tucson, or Central Florida to enjoy Spring Training. There are tons of perks to choosing this type of housing solution, which we’ll outline below for you....

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What NOT to Do with Your Furnished Rentals

Let me share a story with you about a visit to Greece. We booked a private home rental and it seemed great in the images. While it had a fabulous view, all of the taps were loose and one fell off in the middle of a shower. The landlord knew there were problems, admitted it and was surprised by our negative comments. He lost us as future renters, and if you have furnished rentals available, take lessons from our experience. Tips for Success in Corporate Housing Rentals In other words, if you want to lose out on future bookings for...

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...

Just WRONG! Corporate Housing Rentals are not “crash pads”!

I really hate it when people are just WRONG! FACT: Corporate Housing Rentals come in ALL shapes and sizes. FICTION: Corporate Housing is only for corporate travelers. FICTION: Corporate Housing Rentals are Boring. Truth: Corporate Housing Rentals are AMAZING and should be more than just a “crash pad.” There are very few things is this world that are worse than ignorance. If you don’t know the answer it is okay to just say so, there really is no need to just make stuff up – really! Recently a senior director of global mobility for some large credit card company decided...

Business Travelers Should Consider Renter’s Insurance

Recently, Corporate Housing By Owner partnered with Travel Guard and offered a webinar to provide landlords with information on renter’s insurance options for their tenants. As a business traveler, you may think insurance is just for the owners or landlords of corporate rentals (it’s not your flat screen television or expensive furniture). However, you may want to (re)consider the following: Renter’s insurance will cover your personal belongings in case of a fire, flood or any liability issues.  If the property you are renting experiences any damage from the outside elements, the owner’s insurance will cover expenses and repairs. But...

RealtyTimes.com Says the Growing Rental Markets Benefit Landlords

There has been a ton of news recently regarding the downward spiral of the housing market. Have we hit bottom yet? While home prices continue to fall and foreclosures continue to grow, there is some good news in the current housing market. The rental market is booming in this country. The number of rental properties in the U.S. has increased (about 34 percent over the last decade according to a USA Today analysis of U.S. Census data). If you need to move, but don’t think you can or don’t want to try to sell your home, a very realistic...

Pay Attention to the Little Details to Make More Money with your Corporate Rental Property

A Letter from our CEO, Kimberly Smith: Happy New Year! We worked hard during the year to bring you useful information that can make you more successful in the rental and management of your Corporate Housing Rental. One of the biggest lessons I have learned during this recession is it is not just the money you make that makes you successful, but rather the money you save. What I mean is that it is so important to pay attention to the little items that add up to big expenses. I’ll never forget one of my personal corporate rental properties...