Make Your Furnished Rental Property a Smart One

How to Make Your Furnished Rental Property a Smart One

Need help managing your furnished rental properties? Before you hire a property manager, let smart technology take the wheel. From smart thermostats and smart lighting to connected door locks and smart smoke alarms, installing connected devices lets you keep an eye on your properties from afar and improves security, helping you protect your investment.It also provides extra conveniences for your renters. Here are six simple smart home solutions to consider adding to your corporate rental unit. 1. Smart Door Locks This is a must-have for any rental property. A smart door lock operates just like a normal lock (so...

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Designer-Approved Windows That Fit Any Style of Corporate Rental

Windows—what would we do without them? They let light in to create a comfortable home and open for fresh air and cool summer night breezes. They’re also an essential big-ticket item for your home, a key player in determining the style of your home. With a seemingly endless number of styles available, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed when choosing windows for your corporate rental property. Whether it’s a modern picture window or a traditional mullioned bay window, the right window can elevate your rental space in a competitive market. Let’s dive into a few of our top designer approved...

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...

Trends: Real Estate and Corporate Housing

Top Real Estate and Corporate Housing Predications for 2015 What are your goals for 2015? Looking for the right investment? Wanting to increase your revenue? Want to save for a rainy day? These are all noble new year’s resolutions. So what does that actually mean and what does it look like and how are we going to get there? Real Estate Investing: Houston looks like the best bet for investors this year with San Francisco, Denver and Dallas-Fort Worth a close second. Predictions: According to CHBO Real Estate Corporate Housing Survey respondents, the outlook for 2015 is the best...

How to Find a Furnished Rental Apartment

Many people wonder where they can find a furnished rental property and we’re here to help! There are various sites that enable you to identify a home away from home – let’s discuss your search options: CorporateHousingbyOwner.com: This service connects homeowners offering fully furnished rental properties with those in need of housing for one month or longer. VRBO.com: This website connections owners of vacation rental properties with those in need of a vacation rental. You can find both weekly and monthly rentals available on this site. Craigslist.org: Many people find a furnished apartment through their local Craigslist.org city list....

Go Green with Smart Power Strips

Landlords of furnished rental apartments know that renters are looking for green rentals these days. It’s a selling point that sets some rental properties a part from the rest. That said, we also know that going green can save you money – cutting down on electricity and water usage and resulting in lower utility bills for you. One my readers recently told me he began implementing smart power strips. These power strips automatically turn off energy-draining LCD TV’s and DVD players when they are left in standby mode. When the TV is turned on, the power strip recognizes this...