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Travel Nurse Housing – Don’t be afraid to ask questions


travel nurse housing furnishingsWhen searching for housing, you should always ask questions to clear up any of your concerns. This should be done before you arrive at the property to make you feel more prepared for the move and to avoid a mad dash to the store upon your arrival.

Household items are everyday necessities that can easily be forgotten when discussing your move. Furniture rental is usually arranged on your behalf but this may not include everyday household items. It is customary to receive a detailed list of items to expect in your new apartment. Still, ask your housing coordinator what won’t be included in addition to what will be included in your new apartment home.

If household items are not included in the furniture rental, ask if they can be included and at what cost. Your travel nurse housing provider should be able to provide you with an acceptable solution such as a housewares package. You may not wish to purchase a vacuum cleaner, wastebaskets, cookware, and other household items for several reasons. These large, bulky items do not travel well and might be a waste of money to purchase for such a short stay. Also, shopping for household items might be considered a waste of your invaluable time since it is such a time consuming task.

The search for housing comes along with accepting a new travel assignment. This search can be effortless if you decide to work with a good travel nurse housing provider but there are still questions that you should ask to make certain that your stay is everything you envisioned.

Dan Gorman is a Certified Corporate Housing Professional member and an expert in the field of furnished housing for traveling nurses.  Please visit for more information about travel nurse housing solutions and locations or email at

About the Author:

The global marketplace makes many demands on workers. Moving to a new city for a month or two is often an expected part of job performance. After a long work day, who wants to spend an hour figuring how to work the cable box? Where is the best grouper dinner, beach hangout or the best wine selection? Is there a kayak launch for a downtown river tour? For Avenida guests, all these small but important details are attended to – help and answers are just a phone call away. Whether they need the name of a gourmet grocery, advice on reputable daycare, or recommendations on the right restaurant for a special occasion, the Avenida guest has no worries. And they know that Avenida proprietors Claudia and Dan Gorman treat every customer as the only guest. How is this possible? It’s possible because a unique story that begins in Brazil and comes together in Tampa, resulting in a relocation service that combines South American hospitality and North American efficiency. The story begins in the mid-90’s when a mutual friend introduced Brazilian native Claudia to Marine Corps sergeant Dan, then stationed in Rio de Janeiro. The couple married and started a family, regularly visiting their favorite vacation spot -Tampa. The family flourished over the next ten years as Claudia’s Brazilian hospitality and people skills made it possible for her to build a successful cleaning business. Meanwhile, Dan became a Marine officer, developing the virtues that would later serve his young business: integrity, adaptability, discipline and commitment to the highest standards. When he left active duty, Dan and Claudia knew one thing: they wanted to move to Tampa. Soon after arriving, they recognized that their unique skills could help others who were temporarily or permanently relocating to the Bay area. And so Avenida was born. Avenida guests enjoy all the benefits that come from working with a locally owned business operated with international sophistication. Each Avenida home comes with a customized welcome book giving in-depth information about goods and services specific to the area. Avenida homes are tastefully decorated for personal appeal and are set-up to the highest standards. This kind of service is what Avenida guests enjoy. Dan and Claudia’s latest focus is providing the absolute best in temporary furnished housing for the Traveling nurse and medical professional. Building upon the experiences of both Dan and Claudia’s personal and professional travels, Travel Nurse Housingcom has been created to cater to the specific individual needs of the traveling nurse. With many customizable options, is an easy to use, reliable, and economical way for the nurse staffing company or even individual nurse to book their temporary furnished housing without spending a lot of time and effort looking on their own.

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  1. WOW what a nurse housing services…makes sense. This is especially true if you’re just going to be on assignment for a month or two. Great article!

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