Quick ways to make great Property Style – The Lamp!

Yes, we all want Rental Property Style! As unique human beings we all seek our own personal style! Yes we do! If we didn’t we would all be wearing the same outfit every day and we would match everyone else. It is in our DNA to want to have choices and when choosing a rental property we do value great rental property style. It is just a fact. Some people are willing to pay more for that style, some people may value that style less and just want an efficiency when it comes to their rental property, however we all want...

Furnished rental tips to survive in the world of Expedia

5 steps to financial success and control of your furnished rental property! Yes, landlords got spoiled with their furnished rentals when the internet allowed them to efficiently and economically connect with potential renters around the world. Furnished, unfurnished, daily, weekly, monthly and annually leasing all got easier with the connectivity offered by the internet. Today a lot of these landlords are living in fear because those internet tenants are going away and costing more. How did this happen?  How can you, the landlord, protect yourself from financial ruin? Simple answer: Go Back to the Basics! No business, no landlord,...

3 Ways Landlords Can Make Renters Feel at Home in Corporate Housing

For many renters, moving across the country or around the world for a new job is an intimidating life change. Corporate housing is undoubtedly a huge help during this transitional period, allowing people to focus on settling into their new environments. With that said, landlords can significantly impact how at home tenants feel in their temporary homes, making them more likely to stay on as long-term residents. Consider these small additions to a corporate housing apartment that will guarantee a more welcoming, comforting home for new tenants. Homey Furnishings Most renters will agree the convenience of having a furnished...

Trends: Corporate Housing Real Estate Landlords

“Who is a Corporate Housing Real Estate Landlord?” is a question we get a lot at CHBO. Real Estate investors want to know if they would be a successful landlord and if their property would be a good match for the needs of the business travel. The following is what we found in the CHBO Annual Corporate Housing Real Estate Survey. Property Locations – Where is your property located? We received hundreds of survey responses from property owners and real estate managers across the United States including 32 states and the District of Columbia. Similar to last year, the...

City Spotlight: Atlanta Corporate Housing

Whether you are headed to Atlanta, GA for relocation, a business trip, or a longer than normal stay, you will want to have some information about the city, the best things to do while in town, and the top options for Atlanta furnished rentals. At CorporateHousingbyOwner, we strive to help you find the best, furnished rentals to stay at while in Atlanta or the region. In this spotlight, we are going to be sure you understand the very best that Atlanta makes available, but more importantly, we’ll make sure your stay is the best possible through a look at...

Rental Laws: Portland, Oregon – Portland Corporate Housing

Whenever you are offering short term housing, or looking for corporate housing, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the most important rental regulations and laws in Portland, Oregon. It is important for landlords who are offering Portland corporate housing to remember that even though they may be offering short term rentals, the same laws will apply. Landlord Disclosure Laws in Oregon When renting out housing in Portland, it is important that the landlord make certain things clear and understandable to their tenants before they move into the property. Let’s look at the most important disclosures...

DIY? To Manage or Not to Manage Furnished Rentals

That is the question! Do I? or Don’t I? Want to manage my furnished rental all by myself, with human help, withprofessional help or with computer help?  and at the end of the day will I need professional help from a physiatrist? STOP… Sorry the answer is not all about you. What does your customer/renter want? What does your customer/renter expect? What can you deliver? Success as a property landlord is all about setting and then meeting or exceeding the expectations of your customer/renter! And don’t forget about your most important marketing investment: The Tenant Review. Make sure your customer/tenant has a...

Homeowners: Insurance Adjusters and Corporate Housing

Corporate Housing is the solution smart insurance adjusters offer you when water and other damage forces you out of your home. Welcome to summer – tis the season for water damage! Maybe it is just me, but there seems to be more that our fair share of too much water. One of my neighbors was just washing a pair of baseball pants, turned the sink water on and forgot about it for a few hours. After a month of cleaning and drying the entire family, dog and cat all need to move out for at least 2 weeks while...

Corporate Housing: Rental Rate Increase

From time to time I always think it is important to pause in our crazy life of corporate housing to better understand the big picture and how we fit into it. I was recently helping market our new Managed Corporate Housing office: AvenueWest Phoenix and I know there is a big difference between the standard Serviced Corporate Apartments, Managed Corporate Housing and CHBO by Owner Corporate Housing but I was still really surprised at the positive reactions I had to the amazing rentals this office offers. Length of Stay: A lot of times when I am trying to describe the difference...

AvenueWest Corporate Housing Celebrates 15th Anniversary

This Colorado business shows staying power by finding solutions for customers in the economic and housing market’s ups and downs. DENVER, May 1st, 2014 – AvenueWest Corporate Housing, Inc., started as a small real estate management company but quickly grew to the largest provider of corporate housing rentals in Colorado, added a spin-off of Corporate Housing by Owner and is now the foundation for the national expansion of AvenueWest Global Franchise.  This month AvenueWest Corporate Housing is celebrating its 15th anniversary of doing business and providing solutions for property owners, corporate travelers and business owners alike. In 1999 Kimberly Smith...