Does the View From the Corporate Apartment Matter to Renters?

When you peruse listings for furnished corporate apartments, you’re likely going to notice that a lot of them include details about the view you get from the apartment. Seeing a lot of instances of this, if you’re shopping around for investment properties to purchase or considering converting one of your properties to corporate short-term apartments, you’ll probably wonder if it really matters. Sure, a good view is always a great feature for any apartment, but how much does it count for furnished corporate apartments? The View Matters – But Not That Much Basically, if you have a great view...

Apps for the New Property Owner

As a property owner, investor and corporate housing manager, you need to make decisions about interior décor and home improvements while managing your budget and staying on top of your bills. There are several apps that can help you manage all these tasks from the smartphone in your pocket. Having the information you need at your fingertips can make managing your home a lot easier. Interior Décor Take a look at the Joss & Main app (available from the iTunes store) for a great example of interior décor guidance for homeowners. There are beautiful images, and the app offers...

Book Review: Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide

Ok so I know tax deductions are not that exciting to talk about but I know we all would prefer to have more cash in our checking accounts at the end of the year. The great news is there are lots of ways real estate investment properties can provide tax deductions. The bad news is the rules change every year so when this book arrived on my desk last week I was actually very excited. Every Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide by Nolo Press. This 9th edition just came out this year and is over 500 pages! Did you know there are...