Homesuite Blog - Monthly Furnished Housing

The Definitive Guide to Finding Corporate Housing in San Jose

Posted by Jon F. on Apr 19, 2017 8:30:00 AM

The San Jose area is home to many massive international businesses, such as Apple, Intel, Adobe, Cisco, Ebay, Netflix and others. These companies are bringing in thousands of new hires and temporary contract workers. Despite a booming economy, finding corporate housing can be a very difficult task. We at Homesuite have put together an overview of finding furnished apartments in San Jose to make it just a bit easier.

(Wondering what exactly the definition of "corporate housing" is? CHPA has a great explainer video here.)

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Topics: business travel, corporate housing, San Jose

What to expect from Airbnb in 2017 and 2018

Posted by David Adams on Apr 12, 2017 7:35:00 AM
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Topics: business travel, sharing economy, Airbnb

Office Admins: How To Book A Furnished Apartment For Your Coworker

Posted by Jon F. on Apr 10, 2017 8:30:00 AM

If your company ever helps to find furnished housing for interns or employees on temporary assignment outside of their hometown, and you've been tasked with helping, this post is for you. Say you just got asked to help find and book a nice place to stay for one of your coworkers going on an extended business trip. That feels like a lot of pressure, doesn't it? Where to go from here?

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Topics: Advice, business travel, furnished apartment

5 Secrets to Finding Extended Stay Housing in San Francisco for Less Than $50 Per Night

Posted by David Adams on Mar 29, 2017 8:39:28 AM

How extended stay business travelers can find a great deal with Homesuite.

For many of our business travel customers, the money they save on housing for their employees goes straight to the bottom line. One of the reasons they love Homesuite is because of our affordability. Let me share some tips on how people are saving money with Homesuite. Many are renting in cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles and getting prices less than $50 per person per night for fully furnished places.

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Topics: Advice, business travel, corporate housing, Costs, furnished apartment

Ditch the Hotel Boardroom: How to Find Unique Meeting Rooms While On the Road

Posted by Jon F. on Mar 27, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: business travel, events, venue rental

Business Travel’s Modern Makeover

Posted by Jon F. on Feb 28, 2017 12:48:52 PM

Corporate Housing Beats Out Hotels in Both Comfort and Price

Say you have a temporary work assignment in the San Francisco Bay Area for the month of June. Maybe it’s an internship, or you’re a traveling nurse, or you’re a construction contractor working on the new Salesforce tower. Any kind of business travel that requires a stay of 30 or more days. You’ll want a furnished place that feels like home.

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Topics: business travel, corporate housing, furnished apartment, Searching For Housing, Types Of Housing, Uncategorized

How to Maximize Profits Finale - Landlord Showcase

Posted by Noel McCann on Jan 20, 2017 9:00:47 AM

Welcome to the finale of our 4-part series on maximizing your profits with monthly furnished rentals. We introduced the series with the goal of helping landlords maximize their profits. In the series thus far, we discussed about the importance of pricing your furnished rental. We also covered the financial cost of furnishing a property, and we showed how leasing your property monthly can recover these costs. Additionally, we compared the revenues generated from monthly and nightly rentals, and we explored how HomeSuite can help landlords make the most of their monthly furnished rentals.

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Topics: Apartments, Housing, Landlords

How to Maximize Profits - Nightly Rentals vs. Monthly Rentals

Posted by Noel McCann on Jan 18, 2017 9:30:59 AM

Hello once again to our 4-part series on maximizing your profits with monthly furnished rentals. We introduced the series with the goal of helping landlords maximize their profits. We also explained what furnished rentals are and the different types of monthly rentals the average tenant can run into.  In yesterday’s article, we discussed about the importance of pricing monthly rentals. Additionally, we tackled the financial cost of furnishing a property, and we revealed how leasing your property as a monthly furnished rental can recover these costs.  You can access Part 1 of our series here and Part 2 of our series here.

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Topics: Costs, How To, Landlords, Uncategorized

How to Maximize Profits - The Costs and Benefits of Furnished Properties

Posted by Noel McCann on Jan 16, 2017 3:39:34 PM

 

Welcome back to our four-part series on maximizing profits with monthly furnished rentals. Yesterday, we talked about the rise of demand for rentals and how furnished properties help reduce vacancy. We also previewed what this series will cover over the next few days and why this series can help landlords maximize profits. Click here to read Part 1.

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Topics: Costs, Housing, Landlords

How to Maximize Profits with Monthly Furnished Rentals - An Introduction

Posted by Noel McCann on Jan 12, 2017 12:02:58 PM

Demand for urban rentals has risen. By December 2015, over 180,000 apartment units were completed in the US.  During that same year, vacancy rates climbed to 4.4% from 2014’s 4.3%. A 0.1% increase in vacancy might not seem like a significant difference. However, this trend hints at the challenges landlords face as they try to make their properties profitable. If landlords don’t target the right tenants or price their properties well, they risk owning empty units.

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Topics: How To, Landlords, Tips