Alert: Craigslist Rental Scam

Thank you to Sherri for taking the time to make this post about her experience with a Craigslist Rental Scam: Sherri Bell on June 10, 2014 at 12:30 am said: “I was at my rental property and some people stop to ask if I was renting my house. It is listed with CHBO so naturally I said yes. They then asked if I had it listed on craigslist, to which I replied NO! They showed me the add, and we both flagged it! They simply copy and pasted my CHBO listing. I know this is a common occurrence, but I just wanted...

3 Rules to a Profitable Corporate Rental

3 rules to creating a profitable and more successful rental property!  Attention to detail is a MUST! At CHBO, we believe your ability to attract and retain tenants depends on each customer‘s experience with you and your property. Careful attention to detail is critical. To help you create a profitable corporate rental and more successful corporate rental business, remember to follow these three crucial elements: 1. Properly prepare your property: How you physically set up your property (such as your furniture, utilities, linens, etc.) is of the utmost importance. A clean unit is the first step to creating a “first...

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...

What’s the difference between Serviced Apartments vs. Managed Corporate Housing vs. Corporate Housing by Owner?

Corporate housing can be confusing because not all corporate housing is the same. In fact, there are three main types of corporate housing: (1) Serviced Apartments (2) Managed Corporate Housing (3) Corporate Housing by Owner While these three types overlap, they also serve very specific needs. Let me explain. If you are an HR director and are relocating a group of 20 executives from New York to Denverand you need 20 one-bedroom properties that all look the same and in the same location, you need to go to a corporate housing provider that offers Serviced Apartments. These type of corporate housing companies take apartments, furnish...