Five Ideas to Keeping Your Property Rented

Business travel is on the rise and professionals need corporate housing. Read our secrets to getting your property rented and keeping quality renters! 1. Use special incentives to entice renters. Think about what bonus incentives you can offer to entice a wavering renter. Offer a free train or bus pass, access to the neighborhood gym, or weekly maid service. Such incentives may be ones that competing properties in your area don’t offer, thereby setting you apart from the pack. 2. Include all amenities in your listing. Don’t undersell the value of your rental! If you have an amenity in your home...

Should I Charge a Pet Fee for My Corporate Rental?

We have discussed in past posts the pros and cons of allowing pets in your corporate rental. If you are open to marketing your property as pet friendly, you will likely attract a greater number of potential renters. More travelers are now bringing their pets along – nobody wants to leave their beloved Fido behind – and the numbers continue to increase every year. In the annual Corporate Housing By Owner Report, 73.8% of responders said they accepted pets to get their properties rented. But if you do choose to allow pets, CHBO strongly recommends you charge a pet...