Tips for Preparing Your First Corporate Rental

Tips for Preparing Your First Corporate Rental

As someone new to renting corporate homes, you might be wondering what you should do to get your space ready for tenants. Preparation is vital whether you’re renting out a home or an apartment for a short or long-term period. Guests expect the space to be at least as comfortable and clean as a hotel room. The more you do to create the perfect environment in your corporate homes, the better stays will go. This can lead to more extended stays and recommendations that bring in new tenants....

Corporate Apartment in the City of the Suburbs

How To Choose Between a Corporate Apartment in the City or the Suburbs

When a business trip is looming in the future, you want to be sure you provide the best possible corporate apartment. Of course, being near business meetings, restaurants, and entertainment options is essential. But for many people, having privacy and space is just as crucial. There are perks to staying in the heart of the city or spending time in a suburban neighborhood. This article will look at each option so you can choose the one that works best for you....

Corporate housing and fitness freaks

4 Ways Corporate Housing Can Help You Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

Whether you’re relocating or traveling for business, keeping up a healthy routine can be a challenge. Things are constantly changing and you might have a dozen other things on your mind. Thankfully, short-term corporate rentals can assist with keeping your routine so you stay healthy and well even when spending weeks or months in a new location. These rentals offer many of the same amenities as a hotel but create extra privacy and have a lot more space. What you might not know is how short-term corporate rentals can assist you with a healthy lifestyle. Read on to learn...

Tenant screening for corporate rentals

How to Run a Tenant Background Check

One of the most essential parts of the screening process, when you offer furnished rentals, is the background check. However, many landlords don’t know how to run a successful background check. The same applies to many property managers. We’ll be sharing information on running a check to make the best tenant decisions....

How should I price my corporate housing rental property?

“How should I price my corporate housing rental property?” “When should I negotiate, and when should I hold firm on my rates?” What are the most asked questions at CHBO? You got it, “What are the current Corporate Housing Rental Rates.” Because these are the top questions we’re asked at CHBO, we’ve divided this topic into three sections in our CHBO Annual Report: Variance, Actual and Discounts. Variance: Changes in Rental Rates We asked respondents to evaluate their current rental rates compared to the previous year for the exact same rental property.   The great news is that 39%...

The Value of Corporate Housing by CHPA.

Never underestimate the true economic value of corporate housing! In our ever changing world of hospitality choices it is easy to blur the lines from one lodging solution to the next. However as a lodging consumer or regulator it is vital to understand the differences so the sins of one product are not inadvertently applied to the wrong industry. CHPA, The Corporate Housing Providers Association is working diligently to better educated everyone on the differences and benefits of professionally managed business corporate housing rentals vs other rental options found in today’s share economy. Please help spread the word of the importance of professional corporate housing. The following...

3 Ways Short Term Rentals Will Always Be Better Than Hotels.

If we were to quickly summarize the three ways that short term rentals are always better than hotels, our list might look like this: More privacy More space A lot more money in the pocket After all, furnished rentals are usually properties that initially were built as homes or as seasonal homes for people who enjoy vacationing or staying in an area. Unlike the hotel-based corporate apartments commonly used, privately owned corporate housing (also described as corporate housing by owner) tends to look and feel nothing like a hotel. The furnished housing of this kind will include apartments, condominiums,...

City Spotlight: Dallas Corporate Housing!

When you find out that you will be moving to Dallas for work with your company, whether it’s a permanent job or a temporary transfer, the information can be daunting. You need to make sure that you have a great place to live when you get there, but you do not know how to find the best Dallas Corporate Housing. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be too difficult thanks to Corporate Housing by Owner. In this city spotlight on Dallas, we’ll be looking at some important information about the city including things to do when you arrive and settle...

Investor Tips: Corporate Rental Home Upgrades!

One of the great things about a CHBO Complete corporate rental home is that the property owner has paid attention to all the important details both big and small that will make any extended stay renter feel right at home. This is way 18% of CHBO renters last year rented for a year or longer. Since we are experts in corporate housing and not in home decor, I thought you could use some simple tips from a real decor expert – Kimberly Easy Ways to Upgrade and Make Your Corporate Rental Feel Like Home By Jennifer Lutz Renting out your...

Does Your Rental Property Need a Virtual Tour!

81% of U.S. tenants use Virtual Tours as a resource when they are considering a rental property. 15% tour the property in-person. Once you’ve spent an hour or less creating a virtual tour, you have essentially created a round-the-clock online Open House that buyers can conveniently experience from their home or office computer. Amazing, right? If a tenant is interested in making an appointment, he or she can immediately click on your virtual tour button and instantly make a decision on your property without contacting you for an appointment. Amazing again!  That said, a Virtual Tour isn’t a substitute...