Lucky Seven: The USA’s Seven Hottest Housing Markets in 2017

Home ownership can be a gamble. Forces beyond your control can have a strong effect on the value of your home. Economic trends, climate change, corporate relocations, your neighbors; there’s a hundred possibilities that can improve or harm your home value. But that’s true of many investments, and historically real estate has been a good place to spend your investment money. Nowhere has it a better roll of the dice in 2017 than in these red hot real estate markets. In markets like these, people are increasingly turning to corporate rentals to find great high-quality housing options. Seattle, Washington ...

Help! I Need Temporary Housing Fast!

Help! I Need Temporary Housing Fast!   Corporate relocations can be stressful, to say the least. In as little as eight weeks you may be asked to uproot your entire life in favor of greener pastures. One of the first items on your agenda may be to list and sell your current home. It’s a huge relief to get that financial burden out of the way and focus on housing in your upcoming new location. But some markets and/or some homes are so hot that before you know it, you’ve sold your home days, weeks, or months before you...

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...

Top 6 Questions about Temporary Living #2

CHPA, or the Corporate Housing Providers Association is the international trade organization for the multi billion dollar industry of corporate housing or more simply temporary living. Recently CHPA asked several corporate housing providers to clarify common questions of corporate housing guests. We thought this was great information for both corporate housing providers and tenants to know. The following excerpts have been approved for re-print by CHPA. Question 2: Temporary Living Why does availability change from day to day for Temporary Living / Corporate Housing? Availability fluctuations seem mysterious in the corporate housing world; however, the answer is simple. While...

A Message for Corporate Housing Providers Association Members

We wanted to pass along some news shared by the Corporate Housing Provider’s Association (CHPA) today. On March 20, the CHPA Board of Directors updated the definition of corporate housing to clarify the types of companies eligible for active membership in CHPA. The new bylaws clause reads as follows: ARTICLE III – MEMBERS, Section 2.  Eligibility, Section 2.1 Active Members: Any corporate housing provider is eligible for membership as an active member. A corporate housing provider is any firm, corporation or entity that receives direct compensation for providing corporate housing to non-employees, as defined, and holds a lease with a...

CHBO’s By Owner Corporate Housing Report Now Available in Kindle Reader Version on Amazon.com

Press Release from CHBO DENVER, March 06, 2013 – CorporateHousingbyOwner.com (CHBO), an online marketplace connecting private landlords of furnished, short-term rentals with tenants in need of temporary housing, makes the results of its 2012 By Owner Corporate Housing Annual Report available to millions of Amazon Kindle users around the world. For $.99, Kindle users can download the report, which is chocked full of stats, trends and insights for individual landlords managing furnished rental properties. Further, the By Owner Corporate Housing Annual Report also is available in paperback for $24.95 on Amazon.com. “Our Annual Report is an important tool that...

CHBO Case Study: How Corporate Housing Helped One Woman Find Temporary Housing

They say that the ups and downs of life have a funny way of working out. That’s exactlywhat happened for Denver photographer, Lisa Turner. After 20 years, Lisa reconnected via Facebook with a high school flame. The couple maintained a long-distance relationship (he in New York, she in Colorado) for more than a year before getting married and buying a home together in Denver. However, as most of us know, the best-laid plans don’t always go as planned… and trying to coordinate a lot of moving parts can sometimes go awry. To qualify for a home loan, the couple needed...

CHBO Helping Families Displaced by Sandy Find Temporary Corporate Housing

We are very saddened about the devastation Superstorm Sandy has caused our east coast neighbors in New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and other surrounding areas. Our hearts are hurting too even though we are not directly impacted ourselves here in Denver. We know this is a very difficult time for everyone affected – especially for those whose homes will need to repaired or even rebuilt. Many of you will need temporary housing more than ever as you move forward with your lives. If you are or know someone who is in need of short-term housing while...

When Disaster Strikes – Turn to Corporate Housing

Hopefully a family will never have to live through the experience of a natural disaster.  However, if a fire, flood, tornado or other unforeseen event occurs and a family is temporarily displaced from their home, corporate housing can be the answer. Oftentimes, insurance providers will place families in a hotel while their home is being rebuilt, or other housing options are being secured. Hotels can be very nice, but a corporate rental can be much more comforting to a family suffering from shock and loss. With a properly outfitted kitchen, furnishings and more of a traditional home space families...

Divorced and in need of temporary housing? Corporate housing rentals can help

Sadly America saw a once happily married couple, Jon and Kate Gosselin, fall apart on camera last night. The Gosselin’s announced on their TLC reality series, “Jon and Kate Plus 8,” that they will be splitting for good. The Gosselin’s are not alone. In fact, we have worked with many individuals going through the uncertainties and difficulties of a divorce. That’s because when a couple splits, inevitably one party is left to fend for their own shelter. The party looking for home usually ends up in a hotel or a friend’s couch because they don’t want to rush and buy...