What is Corporate Housing Property Management?

What is Corporate Housing Property Management?  In the CHBO Annual Report we asked property owners to tell us how they take care of their properties. We asked respondents to tell us how they manage their rental properties. At an all-time high, 92% of respondents say they do all their property management them selves. This number is up from the all-time low of 72% in 2013. Previously, we had hypothesized that the decreasing trend in “do it myself” management was due to accidental landlords deciding they needed more professional support. In our 2013 annual report, we predicted that we expected...

Real Estate Investing: The Lottery Backup Plan

Real Estate Investing: The Lottery Backup Plan – just in case you didn’t win! I know we were all a little surprised last week when we didn’t win the billion dollar lottery.  The great news is we have other options for building our wealth that don’t have to include luck and unachievable odds. Since I get to talk a lot about real estate investing I thought I could share a few of those ideas with you… If we could all win the lottery the reality is we probably would not be in the market for investment real estate. However, since the...

Top 10: Corporate Housing & Real Estate Investors

10 Questions every realtor should be prepared to answer about corporate housing Part II of III   If you’re a Realtor with an established real estate practice, chances are you have or will have a client who wants to buy an investment property. Helping these clients identify the right investment property is now in your hands. You don’t want to mess it up. What are you going to do? 4 – Who rents (prospective tenants) a corporate rental? Corporate housing has been traditionally utilized by traveling business professionals who are staying in a city for one or more months at a...

Top 10: Corporate Housing & Real Estate Investors

10 Questions every realtor should be prepared to answer about corporate housing and the real estate investor Part I of III If you’re a Realtor with an established real estate practice, chances are you have or will have a client who wants to buy an investment property. Helping these clients identify the right investment property is now in your hands. You don’t want to mess it up. What are you going to do? Many investors will buy investment properties for the purpose of high cash flow vs. fixing and flipping.  If cash flow is the preference, a corporate rental...

Make Money from your Investment Property :)

Seattle Couples Converts Mother-in-Law Suite into Furnished Rental An 800 square basement mother-in-law suite helped a Seattle couple discover thousands of dollars in added income by offering the apartment as a corporate rental. DC-Metro Homeowner Turns Investment Property into Lucrative Corporate Housing Rental A DC homeowner became distressed after a townhome she purchased as an investment property failed to attract tenants. Thinking outside of the box, she furnished the home and offered it as an executive rental instead – and her plan worked! Del Rio, Texas’s Top Corporate Housing Experts Say National Marketing Exposure Proves Key to Success An...

Buying an Investment Property? Deals may be harder to find…

Did you hear Bruce Willis is selling his home for $22 Million and he bought it for just $9 Million a few years back? Real estate agents in San Francisco report overbidding on for-sale real estate. The Dads as the baseball game say they missed their opportunity to buy that last big increasable condo rental. What do you think? Zillow shows Beverly Hills home values are increasing, with Zillow data showing values up 18.3 percent year-over-year. Regardless of your real estate experience, there are always important fundamentals that are important for you to remember and understand and that are essential...

Is Now a Good Time to Buy Real Estate (and Invest in Corporate Housing)?

It’s no secret that the housing market is in recovery mode. It’s quickly become a seller’s market once again. In our Annual “by Owner” Corporate Housing Report, we talked to hundreds of investment property owners across the country: 19% said “Yes” they will buy this year, up from 17% last year 21% said “Yes” they will buy in the next 2-3 years, up from 15% last year Only 4% said they were waiting to buy when banks to loosen lending requirements Only 17% said they were “DONE” and not going to buy anymore With all this talk of housing recovery,...

Buying a Home? These Tips Will Help You Buy in the Right Neighborhood

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy On The Today Show this morning, real estate expert, Barbara Corcoran, offered some home buying tips worth repeating on our blog. If you’re in the market for an investment corporate rental property, you’ll want to follow many of her suggested strategies when choosing a house to buy and what neighborhood to buy in. Her tips for doing a thorough neighborhood check include: Don’t fall in love with the house. Make sure you check the neighborhood first and make sure it’s where you want to be. Don’t just...

Where can you find the best homes to buy?

If you’re in the business to buy a new home – or investment property – check out this video clip from Barbara Corcoran, the real estate expert for NBC’s The Today Show. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Corcoran discusses locations where jobs are growing, unemployment is low, home prices are reasonable, and places where prices have held steady or are recovering nicely. Her top 10 list includes: South Bend Indiana Akron, Ohio Topeka, Kansas New Haven, Connecticut Tucson, Arizona Minneapolis, Minnesota Portland, Maine Miami, Florida Kingston, New York Trenton, New Jersey...

List your home on CorporateHousingbyOwner.com for FREE if you live in the Atlanta metro area; help flood victims find temporary, furnished housing!

Prolonged rains in Atlanta, Georgia have caused massive flooding, leaving thousands of homeowners displaced and left to find alternative housing solutions. To help find temporary, furnished housing for these displaced Atlanta residents, anyone offering a furnished rental property in and around the Atlanta metro area will be given a FREE listing onCorporateHousingbyOwner.com, a website connecting homeowners offering fully furnished, temporary housing with renters in need! Anyone offering a furnished rental property in the Atlanta metro area should contact a CHBOproperty specialist at 877-333-2426 to get their free month-long property listing coupon code. Currently, CHBO has hundreds of furnished properties listed as...