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What to Know About Contactless Move Ins for Rental Properties

With the novel coronavirus still making an impact around the world, corporate housing property owners may need to make changes to bring in tenants. One of those things is contactless move-ins, where the renter and the tenant aren’t in any one-on-one situations. Instead, the tenant can move in on their own using various high-tech amenities. There are many ways to incorporate this kind of move in, and we’ll explain those, as well as the disadvantages of choosing this method....

River Paradise! Gatherings and Getaways

Property Spotlight: Gorgeous River Paradise Home for Corporate Rental

Woodland, Washington is located about 20 minutes from Vancouver and makes a fantastic destination for corporate travelers spending time in the area. Rather than spending time in a hotel room, guests can enjoy staying in a spacious home for a week or even longer. The entire home is offered to guests along with the rest of the property. This river paradise corporate rental home is only steps away from the water for recreation at any time of the day or night. Guests can enjoy fishing, kayaking, rafting, jet skiing, or just swimming without having to go very far to...

Corporate Housing Real Estate Segment: Properties

Find out what the ideal bedroom count is for offering corporate housing

Properties An essential difference between the full-service​​corporate housing industry and the independent corporate housing real estate segment is the size of property that is rented – and more specifically, the number of bedrooms. Corporate housing rentals in residential properties rented by private owners are generally ​larger, ​in both overall size and bedroom count, than the typical, business-to-business lodging options provided by full-service corporate housing companies....

Rent a Large House for Christmas

Rent a Large House for Christmas This Holiday

Have you ever seen the Christmastime film “The Holiday”? Though it has its admirers and its haters, it has a great basic idea. In the film, the two lead characters swap houses (one in England and one in Los Angeles) in order to shake off their holiday season blues and troubles. Both provide furnished housing for rent through a reliable website and the deal is done. The idea of furnished rentals is nothing new, nor is choosing furnished housing for rent for a holiday all that unusual. However, renting a large house for the Christmas holiday is a relatively...

Real estate agent showing modern house to couple

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 Housing and Furnished Apartments Are The Key Element of a Great Relocation

Whether you’re an individual relocating to a new city for work or you’re in charge of facilitating employee relocation for your business, you should be aware of the key elements for a successful relocation. You already know about compensation and other factors, but have you considered corporate housing? When employees move from one area to another, staying in a furnished apartment can be a more hospitable way to ease the transition and save money at the same time. How Employees Benefit From Corporate Housing On the employee side, staying in a furnished apartment is a lot more comfortable than...

How Millennials Are Changing Real Estate Today

We’re seeing a major change in the world of real estate right now, and its due in large part to millennials, who are coming of age and entering the workforce. As they get beyond their college years and look to their options for renting or buying property, these young professionals are changing the world of real estate in a few very interesting ways. They’re More Mobile In years past, people would get out of college, get a job, and settle down. Today, though, millennial workers are looking all over the country for new career opportunities. They’re more interested in...

5 Simple Ways to Immediately Improve Your Occupancy and Nightly Rates

If you’re new to the corporate housing world and/or you aren’t getting as many renters as you would like for your furnished rental properties, you might need some help with your listings. With these five simple but proven tips, you could see a major improvement in your occupancy and your nightly rates. 1. Ever Thought of Doing SEO of Your Property? You’ve no doubt spent a lot of time and effort making your listings look beautiful with professional photos that perfectly show your property, but have you made sure that you’re searchable? A lot of potential renters in the...

Trends: Investing in More Corporate Housing Real Estate

The answer is “Yes.” Question: “As a real estate broker does it make sense to learn more about corporate housing real estate investing.” Why: “Because the survey says people want to buy more!” If you believe in human evolution you want to believe we continue to do what works and we stop doing those things that do not work.  So it is important to know what current corporate housing real estate landlords plan to do in the future because this will give us the best picture of their current satisfaction. Spoiler Alert: Yes, Corporate Housing Real Estate Landlords plan...

Corporate Housing Annual Survey – Complete for a chance to win a $100 Amex Gift Card

Corporate Housing is not part of the share economy and CHBO has the data to prove it. CHBO Launches 7th Annual CHBO Corporate Housing Real Estate Survey Everyone who completes corporate housing annual survey will be entered to win a $100 Amazon.com gift card! Length: 8 Topics, Approximately 5-10 Minutes (General, Property, Rental, Renters, Property Management, Pets, Marketing, Corporate Housing) Purpose: Make you a more successful landlord by giving you the data you need to best market and manage your rental properties. Report: You will receive a FREE pdf copy of the completed report by January 15th 2016. We will send...