Blog Post What Are Security Deposit Best Practices for a Landlord?

What Are Security Deposit Best Practices for a Landlord?

As a landlord, you probably already know that requiring a security deposit for a residential rental property is a common best practice. But questions abound, including: How much should you charge? How should you incorporate the security deposit into your lease agreement? And what...
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Blog Post The Path to Achieving Anything Great

The Path to Achieving Anything Great

It's no secret that success doesn't come to us easily. For most of us, at least. It's something that must be greatly desired, valiantly fought for, and often eventually sacrificed for.That’s why we recorded an entire podcast episode on achieving great things, wh...
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Blog Post Not Moving Yet? Get Your Rental Ready!

Not Moving Yet? Get Your Rental Ready!

If you’re planning a move in the near future and considering listing your home as a rental, you’re probably thinking about all the steps you need to take ahead of time. Whether you have a new job lined up or family obligations taking you away from home, renting your p...
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Blog Post Strategies to Keep 'Professional Tenants' Out of Your Rental Property

Strategies to Keep 'Professional Tenants' Out of Your Rental Property

As a landlord, one of the biggest challenges you may face is dealing with problematic tenants, especially those commonly referred to as "professional tenants."These tenants are skilled at exploiting loopholes, manipulating the system, and causing headaches for property ...
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Blog Post Beyond Transactions: Building Lasting Client Relationships with Jeremy Tallman

Beyond Transactions: Building Lasting Client Relationships with Jeremy Tallman

Ever wondered how to keep a client for years or maybe even decades? Matthew, Evernest's Founder and CEO, and Spencer, Evernest's Director of Marketing, recently sat down with industry expert Jeremy Tallman to tease out just that. Jeremy shares his journey from being a rea...
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Blog Post The Benefits of Having a Professional Property Manager Cover The Turn

The Benefits of Having a Professional Property Manager Cover The Turn

Managing a rental property can be complex, and the turn process is no exception. From reviewing damage and facilitating repairs to preparing the property for new tenants, there are several tasks that need to be completed during this crucial period.Already a little anxious? Don&rs...
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Blog Post The Truth about Property Management: A Candid Talk with Marc Cunningham

The Truth about Property Management: A Candid Talk with Marc Cunningham

Do you know the truth about property management? Matthew, Evernest's Founder and CEO, and Spencer, Evernest's Director of Marketing, recently sat down with industry expert Marc Cunningham to tease out just that. The group talked about team retention, owner marketing, and ...
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Blog Post Can I Rent My Home If It Has a Swimming Pool?

Can I Rent My Home If It Has a Swimming Pool?

If you’re a landlord with a swimming pool on your property, you may be wondering whether listing the property as a rental is wise or even possible. The answer is yes but there are a few key considerations to remember.While a swimming pool is a unique selling point and enhan...
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Blog Post Navigating Growth and Vision in Property Management: A Deep Dive with Peter Lohmann

Navigating Growth and Vision in Property Management: A Deep Dive with Peter Lohmann

In our over fifteen years in the property management industry, we’ve seen our fair share of growth. In fact, since 2008, Evernest has grown from 30 doors to more than 16,000. And a clear vision has been at the heart of it all.So, it’s fitting that we recently sat down...
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Blog Post Getting Rental Property Insurance

Getting Rental Property Insurance

Rental Property Insurance, also known as Landlord Insurance, is an important layer of protection for anyone managing rental properties. Not to be mistaken for Homeowners Insurance, Rental Property Insurance coverage steps in to protect the owner and manager should any issues aris...
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