Homesuite Blog - Monthly Furnished Housing

How to Maximize Profits with Monthly Furnished Rentals

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

How to Furnish Your First Rental

Posted by Noel McCann on Jan 10, 2017 12:03:24 PM

The phrase ‘furnished rentals’ used to bring to mind dingy couches, lumpy beds, and the very dullest of kitchen knives. However, that’s no longer the case. Today, the sharing economy and the internet have revolutionized the rental market. As a result, furnished rentals these days can feel like home, and it's easy for a newcomer landlord or property manager to furnish his or her first rental.

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Topics: How To, Landlords, Tips

Six Ways You Can Boost Your Furnished Property's Rental Value

Posted by Noel McCann on Jan 5, 2017 9:00:07 AM

The short-term rental market is growing, and we know landlords always look for convenient ways to generate income.  That’s why Homesuite helps landlords foster a more direct connection with their tenants. Having the ability to set your own price is invaluable, but it requires research to use that knowledge effectively. It also requires keeping your property in good shape. So what can you do to ensure your furnished property has the best rental value possible?

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Topics: How To, Landlords, Tips

How to Deal with Disruptive Neighbors

Posted by Noel McCann on Dec 27, 2016 9:00:02 AM

It's late at night. You just came home, feeling accomplished after impressing your colleagues and manager with your project. It was an awesome day, but you've spent more time than you expected at the office. So all you want to do now is change into your pajamas and watch The Grand Tour while eating a pint of ice cream.

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Topics: Advice, How To, Tips

Seven Ways to Liven Up Your Home for the Holidays

Posted by Noel McCann on Dec 15, 2016 9:00:11 AM

Ah, the holidays! Tis the season for friends, family, and neighbors to appreciate all that we share. Whether we’re kicking back with colleagues or sipping some eggnog with our loved ones, what we all need is a time to unwind. The last thing we want is to be stressing about getting our furnished rentals ready for the holidays.

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Topics: Advice, How To, Tips

10 Insider Tips to Enjoying San Francisco’s Mission District

Posted by Noel McCann on Nov 30, 2016 9:00:25 AM

You may have heard of this quaint little burg called San Francisco. It’s our hometown, and we love helping tourists, business travelers, and new locals alike settle in. While the city’s reputation, beauty, and businesses may have caused local prices to spike, it’s most definitely a must-see, must-stay, must-feast stop on any serious itinerary. And it doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. If you swing through one of its more unique neighborhoods — like the Mission District — you'll have a blast without breaking the bank.

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Topics: Food And Drinks, Neighborhoods, Places to go, Things to do, Tips

The Seven Best Laptops for Business Travel

Posted by Noel McCann on Nov 23, 2016 9:00:20 AM

Hitting the road on a business or consulting trip can be a brilliant experience.  However, you can totally crash and burn if you don’t prepare. You'll need to remember to pack light. You'll need to square away suitable lodgings, such as longer-term furnished rentals if you’re going to be away for a while. And then, to ensure all your business endeavors succeed and your boss loves you, you’ll need a proper laptop.

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Topics: How To, Tips

The Best Indoor Plants for Your Furnished Apartment

Posted by Noel McCann on Nov 1, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Do you have a green thumb? It's OK to say no — plenty of us are well aware of what it's like to struggle with keeping plants. If it feels like every time you bring a plant home it dies in short order, you aren't alone. The root of the issue isn't likely to stem from an inherent inability to garden, though. Have you considered that you might just be bringing the wrong plants home? When you're living in a furnished apartment, keeping the best indoor plants requires a little bit of planning ahead.

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Topics: Tips

15 More Things You Should Know About New York City

Posted by Noel McCann on Oct 25, 2016 9:00:49 AM

Planning to move to New York? Be prepared for an exciting transition. In New York, you’ll have the world at your fingertips. Everything from shopping and dining to culture and education is right here in the city, and as a bonus you won’t need to own a car.

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Topics: Best Of, Neighborhoods, Nightlife, Things to do, Tips

Budget for these Seven Moving Expenses Ahead of Your Big Move

Posted by Noel McCann on Oct 6, 2016 9:00:09 AM


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Topics: Advice, Costs, Relocation, Tips