Success Story! West Hollywood Homeowner Rents Out Guesthouse as Corporate Rental and Finds Sweet Success

Todd Hunter, a building manager of a 10-unit apartment building, decided to add “landlord” to his resume. In 2012, he bought a duplex with a back guesthouse in West Hollywood, California. His plan was to rent out the guesthouse to supplement his monthly mortgage payment. After closing on the property, one of Todd’s friends recommended that he furnish the guest house and rent it out as a corporate rental in lieu of a standard rental. “I honestly hadn’t even considered renting it out as a furnished rental because it’s not a particularly common thing in West Hollywood, at least...