Corporate housing survey

Learn about Marketing Trends in Accordance to CHBO Property Owners

The key to the highest ROI for your property is high occupancy. This can be accomplished with quick turnover or with longer term leases. To insure quick turnover between renters, you have to secure the next reservation in advance. Having self descriptive photos, video, and corporate property description that leaves no question unanswered is the most effective way to secure that next reservation. Internet Reservations Online bookings have become more popular​as these systems allow property owners a 24-hour window to confirm reservations, communicate with potential renters and get additional paperwork signed. Property Apps for Mobile Devices Contact Us For all inquires,...

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Trends and Changes in the Corporate Housing Industry

On a regular basis, we assess the trends in the corporate housing industry. In a Corporate Housing Report, we looked at the role of corporate rentals as a major player in corporate relocations. Not surprisingly, things have continued to change, and these changes have led many to enroll their rentals in the CHBO Certified program. This delivers access to the kinds of resources and marketing methods that produce the most coveted outcomes. Let’s consider some of the data and discover if the corporate housing resources in the CHBO Certified program are of benefit to you (as the owner of...

A Hollywood Furnished Rental is an Ideal Choice for Any Traveler

Tucked just minutes from the fantastic beach and boardwalk, and yet set within the trendy and appealing Downtown district, this Hollywood furnished rental provides a perfect setting. Whether in Hollywood for business or an extended holiday, this two-bedroom home is packed with style, charm, indoor and outdoor living spaces. Yet, it is but a short drive to the heart of town. Noted as one of the most appealing, but somehow lesser known, areas of eastern coastal Florida, Hollywood is comprised of more than 25 square miles of both coastal and inland areas. Home to the popular Hollywood Beach, with...

Corporate Housing Rentals

Are High Cost Vacation Rentals Profitable for Owners?

If you have perused the different listings for professional and/or vacation rentals on CHBO and wondered if this was a good enterprise to enter into yourself, you probably have many questions. Let’s spend some time looking at one of the biggest – whether or not they are authentically profitable. In a recent article about the profitability of vacation rentals, the author posed one very significant question, which is this: “Those who live near the shore often hear rumors about the piles of money that vacation rentals bring in. ‘The summer months’ rental income pays for the entire year’s mortgage,’...

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A Look at the Annual Corporate Housing Report

Are you on the fence about joining the CHBO Program and ensuring your corporate and extended stay rental properties get the kind of premium marketing they need? It makes sense to worry about every business expense, but if you look at the most recent corporate housing report data, you’ll see precisely how and why the Certified Program will pay off exponentially. If you compare data reported in our last corporate housing report and most recent figures, you’ll understand that any corporate housing investments are savvy. Yet, you also see that many are finding optimized marketing their ultimate key to...

Corporate Rentals

Designer-Approved Windows That Fit Any Style of Corporate Rental

Windows—what would we do without them? They let light in to create a comfortable home and open for fresh air and cool summer night breezes. They’re also an essential big-ticket item for your home, a key player in determining the style of your home. With a seemingly endless number of styles available, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed when choosing windows for your corporate rental property. Whether it’s a modern picture window or a traditional mullioned bay window, the right window can elevate your rental space in a competitive market. Let’s dive into a few of our top designer approved...

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Get CHBO’s Advice Before Investing In Real Estate

The advent of peer to peer property rentals is changing how we travel. Today, it is not difficult to find a residential style property to enjoy while you visit or work in some of the world’s most exciting cities, towns or locations. This has led to an entirely new industry to emerge, the “by owner” rentals. It has also turned lots of traditional investors into real estate investors, too. These are people (and in some instances, groups of people) who might have opted to purchase a property that they use for ongoing income rather than purchasing stocks, bonds or...

Seattle Mid Century Modern Furnished Apartment – CHBO Property Spotlight

This fully furnished apartment consist of a one-bedroom, one-bath basement in Seattle’s Phinney Ridge puts you close to the heart of downtown in one of the nation’s best neighborhoods. The company car will be needed strictly for your commute – this neighborhood is very walkable. The home is just one and a half blocks from Phinney Avenue, a hip and eclectic area replete with eateries, coffee shops, and boutiques. This is a welcoming and family friendly area full of successful professionals. Just further afield from the home are Greenlake, Woodland Park and the Woodland Park Zoo, Fremont, Wallingford, and...

PPD = Pain Per Dollar – Watch Out for the Tax Man!

A few years back a CHBO property owner told us that she was switching from renting her property as a vacation rental to renting her property as a corporate housing rental.  We asked her why and she said “PPD.” The CHBO Property Specialist ask her to explain.  PPD she told us was, “Pain Per Dollar.” She wanted to make money with her rental property but trying to fix and flip her property nightly and weekly was just too much work.  She was excited to get Corporate Rents who paid good rates but also stayed longer. According to the 2012...