10 Things to Know About Short Term Rentals, Pt 2

Can I just call to let someone know when I’m leaving?

No. Send your notice in writing! Your lease requires it. In writing can mean a physical letter sent to the provider, or an email. Check with your provider to make sure they will accept email. The notice becomes effective on the date the notice was received by the provider. Get confirmation from your provider that they received it,    DON’T TEXT! Text does not serve as official notification.   short term no call


What are all these fees?

Apartment communities charge various fees for the application. There can be an application fee and an admin fee. Additionally, there are installation fees for cable, electricity, and other utilities. Is your security deposit refundable? That’s important to know, too. Your corporate housing provider will often include all those fees in your monthly rental charge, so you just write one check every month. Stress free, right?

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I don’t want to move my furniture twice. What about furniture rentals?

Furniture rentals for individuals can be pricey. Unless your company has an account with a nationwide furniture rental company, you will pay more for furniture. When you work with a corporate housing provider, you will get a better deal on furniture that is included in your package.

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Should I get renter’s insurance?

Renter’s insurance is always a good idea. In your furnished apartment, your provider is responsible for the furnishings and housewares, however your personal property is not. It often costs just a few dollars a month, to have peace of mind that you are covered.

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I can save money by setting up my own temporary home, right?

Of course! You could, but every choice has a hidden cost. There is the cost of time: the time you spend coordinating the utilities, the cable, furniture rental. Time from work to oversee the delivery of rented furniture and installing the cable. Instead, you could be using that to focus on your work or taking care of your family. The choice is yours!

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Corporate housing is more than just a furnished apartment. It’s people who ensure you have a worry free stay. You can  do all the work yourself, or leave it to us.


10 things to do in Del Rio, pt. 2

If you missed the first part, click here.

Curious what else there is to do here? Read on!

6. Whitehead Museum.

The Whitehead Museum offers a unique look into Del Rio’s past. Founded by the Whitehead family, the museum boasts of a small pioneer village in the middle of the exhibits. Children love towhitehead museum explore the Perry store, and a replica of Judge Roy Bean’s famous Jersey Lilly. A town favorite is the Archaeology Fair, hosted by the National Parks Service every October. Relive history by grinding corn into meal on a grindstone or making an adobe brick. Visiting the Whitehead Museum is considered one of the top 7 things to do in Del Rio, whether you are visiting, or you live here.

7. Del Rio Council for the Arts.del-rio-council-for-the

The Del Rio Council for the Arts is housed in the historic Firehouse located downtown on Garfield St. First Friday Art walks, held every 1st Friday of the month, allow local artists to display their creations for visitors to view and purchase. Through the fall and spring, classes are available for children and adults of all ages who want to try their hand at some new craft. If you love to cook, then check out the Philip Mahl memorial Kitchen, where something good is always cooking up. Click on delrioarts.com for more information.

8. Laughlin Heritage Foundation Museum.Laughlin AFB, Del Rio, TX

How important is airpower for national security? Few understand the incredible role the Air Force plays in protecting our freedom. A visit to the Laughlin Heritage Foundation Museum will help you appreciate the proud history that Laughlin Air Base has here in Del Rio as a pilot training base. Click this link for more information.

9. Fort Clark Springs.

ft-clark-springs-golfHistoric Fort Clark Springs is located along US Hwy 90 in Brackettville, TX. A popular toursit atrraction, the fort offers recreational and historic pleasure to visitors. Visit the Guardhouse Museum to learn about the indigenous military history of the fort. If swimming is your thing, then you’ll want to take a dip in the cool waters of the 300 foot walled swimming pool fed by the Las Moras Springs. Golfers enjoy hitting a few balls on this 18 hole golf course. The short drive to the Springs is worth it! For more information, click on this website for Fort Clark Springs.

10. Shopping in Mexico.

Violence along the border in recent years has affected tourism in the sister city of Ciudad Acuna, but smart precautions can make for a pleasurable experience to pick up souvenirs across the Rio Grande. The city is built around the main plaza and its cathedral. You can taste authentic Mexican food at one of the vendor carts parked along the plaza, as well as pick up souvenirs of your visit. Visit the famous Corona Club, featured by Robert Rodriguez in two of his films, one including Antonio Banderas as “Desperado”. For smart travel in Mexico, see our blog post on Three Tips to Stay Safe While You Visit the Mexican Border.Mexican hats

Whether you are here for a week, a month, or longer, be sure to enjoy the attractions we have to offer in our border town, Del Rio, Texas. “The Best of the Border”



At Capri, we would like to be your #1 place for short term furnished housing.  Click this link and we will contact you to see how we can help you the next time you come to Del Rio, TX.


Quotes to Finish Strong

Here are some quotes for the end of the month to keep you motivated to finish strong.

“Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

“You never know what’s around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you’ve climbed a mountain.” –Tom Hiddleston

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” John Quincy Adams

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” John Quincy Adams

“When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.” — Napoleon Hill

“You will face your greatest opposition when you are closest to your biggest miracle.” — Shannon L. Alder

“Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year – and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade.” – Tony Robbins

Discipline yourself to do the things you need to do when you need to do them, and the day will come when you will be able to do the things you want to do when you want to do them! — Zig Ziglar

“Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” — Denis Waitley.

There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning.–Louis L’Amour

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.”

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.”


It’s not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.–John Wooden

When we make progress quickly, it feeds our emotions. Then, when there’s a period of waiting or we hit a plateau, we find out how committed we really are and whether we’re going to see things through to the finish or quit.– Joyce Meyer

“The problem is that most people focus on their failures rather than their successes. But the truth is that most people have many more successes than failures.”– Jack Canfield

“We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.” — Frank Tibolt


At Capri, we are gearing up for a busy and productive fall. If travel is in your plans or you are sending employees to Del Rio, Eagle Pass, or Laredo, Texas, call us at 800-258-3959 to see how we can make your stay feel more like home!



Due to the increasing demands of the world today, business and travel have been greatly on the rise. On the other hand, some business trips last for weeks or even longer. Prolonged stay in a hotel room is not always the best setting for business managers and leaders.  The longer the stay, the more they would long for a place that will make them feel close to home. This is the main reason why corporate housing is also experiencing an enormous growth. Corporate housing as defined by Corporate Housing Inc. as a “furnished apartment, condominium or house made available for rent or let on a temporary basis, primarily for 30 days or more.” There are a number of benefits why corporate housing is an excellent choice when one is travelling for quite some time. Here are the top 5 benefits we can think of.

  • Good Location

Most of the corporate housing units are situated in the heart of the major cities. This eliminates   the need for long hours spent on commuting and just be readily accessible to the commercial areas.

  • Equipped, fully furnished

One of the many good things about corporate housing is that the units are complete. This would typically include the furniture, full kitchen, private bath, linens, housewares, electronics and utilities. Housekeeping services may also be available. This makes one’s stay hassle- free and more comfortable!

  • Cost-effective

The company is usually, if not at all times, is held responsible for the expenditures of business trips. Hence, the goal is to get affordable terms without having to sacrifice the comfort of the employees and this is what corporate housing is all about. Everything you need at a lower cost!

  • Better living conditions

After a long day at work, you would want to be in a warm and relaxing environment rather than be in an impersonal hotel room. Guests can do their own cooking which saves them from expensive dinners.

  • Feeling of being home

It always feels great to be home! It doesn’t really mean that when you’re travelling, you won’t be able to attain that feeling anymore. The atmosphere that corporate housing units have are aimed to keep this feeling even when you’re away. No one wants to travel and be lonely anyway.

We at Capri Temporary Housing understand the overwhelming task of finding temporary housing in a place you’ve never been before and we’re here to help. Call us at 800-258-3959 to see about your next hassle free stay anywhere in the United States.



Happy travelling everyone!