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You Can Make It Here! 5 Boroughs Full of Great Corporate Housing in New York

Since the 1760’s, New York City has been the ultimate land of opportunity. Immigrants flock to this great city from all over the world; in fact more than one-third of New York’s eight million residents among the five boroughs were born outside the United States.  Those coming from other parts of the US to live here permanently or temporarily have come year after year in huge numbers, to the point that the greater New York area teems with more than twenty million souls, all seeking opportunity and success. Typically, technology and healthcare workers make up the largest percentage of...

What Does Houston’s Temporary Housing Market Tell Us About Corporate Apartment Rentals?

When you think of fully furnished apartments with luxury amenities, do you automatically think of cities like New York and Los Angeles? At Corporate Housing By Owner, we have listings all over the country, and they are getting more and more popular by the day. To illustrate the major demand for fully furnished apartments and corporate apartment rentals across the US, let’s take a look at Houston. According to Texas Public Radio, “Houston added more than 100,000 jobs in the last 12 months and hosted more than four million business travelers. Forty-one percent of those jobs were in...

Make Your First Real Estate Purchase an Investment – Yes or No?

A recent article in the New York Times explored an interesting phenomenon in New York City. More and more people who live and work in Manhattan and Brooklyn are renting apartments in the city during the week and purchasing houses outside of the city where they spend their weekends. This trend is not only interesting to homebuyers in New York – it should also be very intriguing if you’re considering your first real estate purchase (whether you’re in New York or anywhere else in the country). In fact, this should have you considering buying a temporary furnished apartment as...

Real Estate Investing: Fastest growing US Cities

According to new data from the US Census Bureau 3 of the top 5 fastest growing cities in the US are in Texas. People are being lured by higher-than-average salaries, but developers can’t build homes fast enough. San Marcos, Texas Frisco, Texas South Jordan, Utah Cedar Park, Texas Lehi, Utah Goodyear, Arizona Gaithersburg, Maryland Mount Pleasant, South Carolina Meridian, Idaho Odessa, Texas Gilbert, Arizona McKinney, Texas Franklin, Tennessee Pearland, Texas Biggest Population Increases Cities with the largest numeric growth and their current populations: New York – 8,405,837 Los Angeles – 3,884,307 Chicago – 2,718,782 Houston – 2,195,914 Philadelphia –...

Corporate Housing Investment Property

Interested in buying a New York City residential corporate housing property for personal or investment opportunity? Always wanted a great to excuse to visit New York City well now you can have the perfect reason, invest in a Pied de Terre. Beautiful and newly remodeled spacious studio apartment with stunning unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline. Just three blocks from Central Park and one block from three main train lines. Lots of cafes. Have fun 🙂 Take a look at CHBO for New York Corporate Housing rental properties....

New York Occupancy Tax Update

(Reuters) – A New York City occupancy tax on hotel-booking companies, such as Expedia Inc, was ruled constitutional by New York state’s highest court on Thursday, the latest development in a legal battle playing out nationwide. In a 5-2 decision, the New York Court of Appeals upheld the law which imposes a 6 percent occupancy tax on “online travel intermediaries.” Sites such as Expedia Inc, Priceline.com Inc, Orbitz Worldwide Inc and Hotels.com allow customers to book hotel rooms online, often at a discounted rate. The court rejected the companies’ claim that the city did not have the right to...

CHBO Helping Families Displaced by Sandy Find Temporary Corporate Housing

We are very saddened about the devastation Superstorm Sandy has caused our east coast neighbors in New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and other surrounding areas. Our hearts are hurting too even though we are not directly impacted ourselves here in Denver. We know this is a very difficult time for everyone affected – especially for those whose homes will need to repaired or even rebuilt. Many of you will need temporary housing more than ever as you move forward with your lives. If you are or know someone who is in need of short-term housing while...