Freestand Home Solutions Featured on The Landlord Diaries Podcast
Do Single Family Homes Work For MTR Corporate Housing Professionals?
Today we talk with FreeStand Home Solutions CEO: Bob Wilson, and President: Brandon Harris. FreeStands motto is to chase perfection and hold the team to a standard unseen in this industry!” Hear how Bob & Brandon accomplish this with their 46+ properties in the Chicago, Illinois area. Check out this SUPER informative video!
In this episode we cover:
(Points organized in episode order)
- How FreeStand got started
- The value of long-term corporate leases with property owners
- Building a reputation in your local market that promotes future business
- How FreeStand raises the bar in business travel
- Identify what business travelers want
- Taking your entertainment amenities to the next level
- Market research and standing out in the crowd
- Why FreeStand chose 30+ day stays vs. short term
- Preparing your business to be flexible with each turn in the real estate market
- The value of providing housing and marketing in different areas of your city
- The power of lead gen diversity
- Honesty is the best policy and standard procedures with each guest
- Do professional videos provide value that outways the expense?
- The FHS brand may be coming to your state
- Should I join CHPA, Corporate Housing Providers Association?
- Day to day operations in corporate housing
- Building an all-star team & systems
- How long does it take to recoup your start up costs?
- When should I hand over the reins to someone else?
- Tips for getting started in mid-term rentals
- Testing out your area with a 2 week a/b testHow Furnished Finder can best support the corporate housing industry
About Landlord Diaries
Landlord Diaries is a real estate podcast all about exploring various experiences from landlords all over the country. We will discuss everything from investment strategy and hard numbers to things like making tenants feel comfortable, property management, and gaining five star reviews. By listening to our show, you’ll walk away with creative ways to maximize your property investment, create passive income, as well as some fun stories and solid advice. Landlord Diaries is brought to you by Furnished Finder, the leader in mid-term rentals. Furnished Finder is the go-to source for travelers all over the country seeking monthly furnished rentals. Whether it’s a traveling nurse or a relocating family, Furnished Finder has properties for all types of travel and needs. Best of all, Furnished Finder never has any booking fees, and has one simple, annual listing fee for property owners. Find your next tenant or home on FurnishedFinder.com!