5 Tips to Furnish Your Rental Quickly

Are you in the midst of furnishing a rental in order to begin offering it as a long-term or corporate rental? If so, you don’t have to worry a great deal about finding items suitable for your use, but there are some tips that can help you with furnishing a rental quickly, but also saving money and effort over the long-term by making the savviest choices....

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...

Why You Should Consider Walk Score Before Selecting a Temporary Apartment

If you are shopping around between different corporate apartments for an upcoming business trip or extended stay, it is likely that you are looking at different factors. You are probably considering the number of bedrooms, the kinds of services and amenities within the temporary apartment and its surrounding buildings, and even at issues like the distance from your office or destination. Did you also look at the “Walkability” of the different corporate apartments under consideration? What Is Walkability? The simplest definition of walkability is basically how “friendly” any area is to walking. This is not all about leisure walking,...

Successful Corporate Housing Rentals: Design Matters in Marketing!

Welcome to Summer where we are at the hight of Corporate Housing Demand (unless you are in a reverse market like Phoenix, AZ). Right now most corporate rentals across the United States are full as top management relocations are all trying to complete their move and get their kids into the right schools in the next few weeks. So RIGHT NOW is the best time to start marketing for your next tenant. NEVER wait till your property is empty to keep it full. Also remember that during a Presidential Election year businesses are more apprehensive about spending money until...

Corporate Housing and Furnished Apartments Are The Key Element of a Great Relocation

Whether you’re an individual relocating to a new city for work or you’re in charge of facilitating employee relocation for your business, you should be aware of the key elements for a successful relocation. You already know about compensation and other factors, but have you considered corporate housing? When employees move from one area to another, staying in a furnished apartment can be a more hospitable way to ease the transition and save money at the same time. How Employees Benefit From Corporate Housing On the employee side, staying in a furnished apartment is a lot more comfortable than...

Find the Best Corporate Rentals in USA While Finding Pokémon

Chances are, you don’t need anyone to tell you that Pokémon Go is a new game that seems to have taken over the world. But, what you may not know is just what on earth it actually is, AND how it can help real estate professionals with furnished rentals or corporate rentals. First, the game uses the familiar Pokémon characters, and the goal of the game is for the app user to capture and train the figures to fight others. The app actually blends Google Maps and a game to force users to walk about and explore the area...

How Millennials Are Changing Real Estate Today

We’re seeing a major change in the world of real estate right now, and its due in large part to millennials, who are coming of age and entering the workforce. As they get beyond their college years and look to their options for renting or buying property, these young professionals are changing the world of real estate in a few very interesting ways. They’re More Mobile In years past, people would get out of college, get a job, and settle down. Today, though, millennial workers are looking all over the country for new career opportunities. They’re more interested in...

8 Common Misconceptions about Furnished Housing

There are a lot of misconceptions and myths about corporate furnished housing. Some are inaccurate, and some are simply not true. Whether you’re a potential renter in need of temporary housing or you’re a property owner considering converting one or more of your properties into corporate apartments or homes, you should know the truth about furnished housing. So let’s go through a few basic facts to clear up those misconceptions. All units are fully furnished – corporate apartments and homes are completely furnished and move-in ready. Renters don’t need to buy anything (except perhaps groceries) to start living a...

Furnished rental tips to survive in the world of Expedia

5 steps to financial success and control of your furnished rental property! Yes, landlords got spoiled with their furnished rentals when the internet allowed them to efficiently and economically connect with potential renters around the world. Furnished, unfurnished, daily, weekly, monthly and annually leasing all got easier with the connectivity offered by the internet. Today a lot of these landlords are living in fear because those internet tenants are going away and costing more. How did this happen?  How can you, the landlord, protect yourself from financial ruin? Simple answer: Go Back to the Basics! No business, no landlord,...

5 Simple Ways to Immediately Improve Your Occupancy and Nightly Rates

If you’re new to the corporate housing world and/or you aren’t getting as many renters as you would like for your furnished rental properties, you might need some help with your listings. With these five simple but proven tips, you could see a major improvement in your occupancy and your nightly rates. 1. Ever Thought of Doing SEO of Your Property? You’ve no doubt spent a lot of time and effort making your listings look beautiful with professional photos that perfectly show your property, but have you made sure that you’re searchable? A lot of potential renters in the...