Tips for Making Your Rental Property Stand Out

Make it a New Years Resolution to Market Your Property Right! How can you ensure your property stands apart from the crowd? Market your property even when it’s rented: The old adage, “the best time to find a job is when you have a job” can be applied to a renter’s market too. Don’t get too complacent in today’s housing market; always be looking for your next renter. Use incentives to attract quality renters: Look for creative ways to attract renters this year by including free incentives in the rental price. Some ideas include a gym membership or gym...

What’s the difference between Serviced Apartments vs. Managed Corporate Housing vs. Corporate Housing by Owner?

Corporate housing can be confusing because not all corporate housing is the same. In fact, there are three main types of corporate housing: (1) Serviced Apartments (2) Managed Corporate Housing (3) Corporate Housing by Owner While these three types overlap, they also serve very specific needs. Let me explain. If you are an HR director and are relocating a group of 20 executives from New York to Denverand you need 20 one-bedroom properties that all look the same and in the same location, you need to go to a corporate housing provider that offers Serviced Apartments. These type of corporate housing companies take apartments, furnish...

Make That Call! Even Property Managers Need to Master Art of Cold Calling

Believe it or not, the art of cold-calling applies in the field of property management as well. So why should you pick up that phone? 1. It’s a renters’ market. 2. The hey days of the dot-com boom and a soaring stock market are over. 3. Renters are perusing rentals and for lack of a better term, they’re haggling and getting good at it. Even those with less than stellar credit hold a bargaining chip in this market. So instead of joining the swelling ranks of ‘vacancy sign’ posters, many landlords of furnished, corporate properties are picking up that...