San Diego Union Tribune: Housing Scene: Frustrated sellers find short-term renters in the corporate pool

By Lew Sichelman 2:00 a.m. January 18, 2009 WASHINGTON — Sellers who are having difficulty finding buyers in the current apathetic market might want to consider entering their places into the corporate housing pool. That’s what Doug Black did, and he couldn’t be happier. When the Denver, Colo., businessman found it too difficult to carry two condominiums, he moved into the one he was renovating and put the one he was living in up for sale. But when he found no takers, he decided to list his fully furnished apartment with a do-it-yourself Web site called CorporateHousingbyOwner.com. Black immediately landed...