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USA Today | Here Come The Summer Vacation Rental Fees. Which Ones are Legit and Which are Robbery?

Summer’s just begun and vacation rental booking is up 282%. Deni adds some info about the fees some of the fees charged to vacationers.

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GOBankingRates | The Potential Pitfalls of Buying the Cheapest House Available

Why shouldn’t you buy the cheapest house in the neighborhood? Brian chats with GOBankingRates.com about the risks of buying the runt of the litter.

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NextAdvisor | The Best House Hunting Advice You’ll Ever Get, According to the Experts

Information and tips on what specifically is needed when you begin a home search including some good advice from Deni.

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GOBankingRates | How to Politely Handle Negotiations When Buying a Home

Negotiations may be hard fought, but that doesn’t mean you can’t engender some good will in the process. And perhaps walk away with a better deal because of it.

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RENTCafe | 17 Experts Share the Best Budgeting & Saving Advice for Renters in 2021

Brian recommends taking 15 minutes each month to track two simple numbers: savings rate and FIRE ratio.

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Fatherly | 7 Passive Income Ideas For Anyone Who Wants a Side Hustle

Brian gives suggestions to Fatherly on the seven ways in pulling some extra revenue.

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FortuneBuilders | A No-Fail Script For Talking With Motivated Sellers

Brian chats with FortuneBuilders about how to score the best deal on real estate properties by finding motivated sellers.

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SuperMoney | How to Invest in Real Estate: 10 Expert Strategies

Brian offers some tips for beginners who want to invest in real estate.

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MoneyWise | How Will the Pandemic Affect Future Young Home Buyers?

Millennials are making tough choices on living expenses. But if they choose to rent, the best is to use our Free Rental Application, according to MoneyWise.

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Dallas Morning News | Prepare to Pay a Bit More Then You Expect When Refinancing

Brian adds to this informative read which will have you thinking twice before refinancing a home.

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Agent Advice | Phenomenal Women In The Real Estate Industry

Spark Rental’s own Deni Supplee made this phenomenal list.

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Go Banking Rates | Common Real Estate Myths That You Need To Know

Deni contributes to this slideshow on the various myths of real estate.

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Prop Stream | 5 Things Successful Things Brokers Do Each Week

This read is a combination of PropStream’s own best practice suggestions and advice from our expert community including Spark Rental’s own, Deni Supplee.

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Porch | Home Buying and Selling Q&A: Tips and Advice from the Experts

Brian adds to this commentary about what you can expect from the buying process itself, plus tips to make life easier after you buy your first home.

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The Telegraph | 5 Times Landlords Are Willing To Renovate Your Apartment—and Even Pay for It

Under certain circumstances, landlords will allow for upgrades—and sometimes, they’ll even foot the bill. Brian adds his own information to this interesting piece.

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Realtor.com | 6 Killer Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make When Buying in the Winter

The coronavirus sure changed the atmosphere of the winter buying market, this fascinating read includes a quote from Deni.

The Financially Independent Millennial | How to Improve Your Credit Score – The 29 Best Ways

Simply put ways to improve your credit scores. Try these tips to boost your credit starting today, including one from our own Brian Davis.

Legal Reader | Does Homeowner Insurance Cover Water Damage?

 How to handle water damage, in general? You can find that and a lot more in just a click, including one golden ticket to rental automation from Spark Rental.

Wealth Expose | Achieving Financial Independence Through Real Estate Investing – FIRE Strategy

Do you often dream of quitting your J.O.B. and becoming financially independent? Then you can follow the article where Brian shares his FIRE journey with some exclusive tips and strategies.

Landlording for Life Podcast | Best Practices in Automating Landlording Systems

At what point landlord should consider automating the process? Sean Morrissey hosts our very own Brian Davis on the Landlording for Life podcast to talk rental automation!

Forbes | Inflation Outpaces Fixed-Term Rates: Is Bitcoin The Solution?

That’s a good question and it’s been explained adequately. Robert Kiyosaki, the author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad, said, “information is the key to the future and you have to be up to date.”

Outwit Trade | Tips For Selling Your Home: 24 RE Agents, Realtors & Home Sellers Comment

Killer tips from Deni for selling your home. You can find others too.

Wealthtender | Real Estate Blogs

Deni shares a bit of her real estate investing journey. Check out Wealthtender for highly-rated real estate and personal finance blogs!

Just Business | What Kind of Business Should I Start? 6 Steps to Your Best Answer

Brian shares a Japanese concept called ikigai. Do you know the meaning of it?

Dr Wealth | How To Invest In A Post-COVID-19 World – 45 Financial Experts Weigh In

Brian is not Dr. Strange but his experience along with other financial experts is more valuable than Strange. Just sayin’.

Best Company | Buying a Foreclosed Home—The Complete Guide

Is it safe to buy a foreclosed home? Brian shares his real-life experience.

Apartment Therapy | 5 Things Worth the Extra Money for Your Laundry Area, According to Experts

Where should you locate your laundry room? Deni suggests, “It’s close to the bedrooms in the home.”

Cheapism | This is why so many people feel like they’ll never get to retire

Brian talks about the true fact of buying power of Social Security beneficiaries and the Gig economy.

Apartment Therapy | 4 Things You Should Never Do If You Live in a Loft

Safety First! Find what Deni recommends and how to avoid some of the common mistakes of loft life.

Fit Small Business | How to Buy Multiple Rental Properties

Always do your own research before buying a property. Brian suggests portfolio lenders like Visio and LendingOne, private lenders as a powerful ally to any real estate investor.

Fairfax Times | Seven best things about buying a house in the Fall

Brian points out you’ll always find some motivated sellers in the Fall. It might be the best season to find the perfect property.

PropStream | The Impact of COVID-19 on Multi-Family Investing: 7 Powerful Tips

During these unprecedented times, some practical advices from experts can be helpful for you. Learn more what Deni and other experts said.

Inman | Why investors make the best clients — and how to land them

If you’re an agent then this one is for you.

Chime | 5 Ways to Negotiate a Better Deal on Rent

Who doesn’t want a better deal while negotiating on a rent? Brian shares a small trick to get cheaper rent.

Agent Advice | Should Real Estate Agents Invest in PR

Deni talks about the importance of PR in this internet era. Your name can be a brand in real estate.

Outwit Trade | How Accurate Is Zillow? RE Agents Comment

When you’re running a business, it’s important to make the right decision at the right time. Deni gives OutwitTrade an honest review of Zillow.

Home Light | Should You Sell Your Rental Property, or Keep Holding On?

Maintaining a rental property isn’t a cup of tea. For your convenience, Brian suggests a free rental cash flow calculator.

Agent Advice | 6 Resources and Tips for your Military and Veteran Home Buyers

Are you a Veteran looking to buy a new home and you don’t have any experience? No worries. Take a look at this article where Deni gives her important suggestions for you.

Next Advisor | Should You Rent or Buy? Ask Yourself These Questions to Decide

There is a lot of space between owning a home and maintaining your homeownership. What should you do?

Rocket Mortgage | A Gender Gap You May Have Never Heard About: The Women’s Housing Investment Disparity

Are single women losing money on real estate investment? Brian shares an awesome tip while negotiating a great deal on a home.

Go Banking Rates | 28 Dumb Ways You Could Lose It All by Trying To Get Rich

Don’t get deceived by numbers. Learn what Brian says about his early investing days’ mistakes.

Apartment Therapy | 5 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Move, According to Real Estate Pros

A few real estate experts including Brian tells how you can save money from moving companies and in some other ways.

Turnkey Blog | How Much Money Can You Make From a Vacation Rental?

Some vacation rentals earn much more than others. But why? Professionals like Deni can point you in the right direction. Curious to know? Take a look and learn what other experts also say.

The Penny Hoarder | Thinking About Renting Out Your Home? 14 Tips to Maximize Your Income

Have you ever thought about maximizing profit as a landlord? In this article, you will get some awesome tips from experienced real estate professionals. Deni and Brian also gave their suggestions.

Finance 101 | Beyond Credit Scores: How Lenders are Vetting Consumers in Creative New Ways

As a former loan officer, Brian shares his experiences which will help you to improve your credit score.

Outwit Trade | Tips & Advice For Real Estate Agents (By Actual RE Agents)

There are so many tips and advice from highly experienced real estate agents including Deni. Know about their strategies and tactics. It’ll worth your time.

Financial Independence Hub | 8 Creative Financing options for the New Normal

Small businesses have been hit hardest during the pandemic and making it harder for getting funds. Take a look at this article where Brian shares his creative idea for businesses looking for funds.

USA Today | You’ve Found a Home You Like. Now What?

Deni adds some tips about purchasing homes. It is not just all about looking and offering. There is much more.

Joe Fairless Best Ever Show | Improving Tenant Renewal Ideas With Brian Davis

Joe Fairless hosts Brian on his Best Ever Show real estate investing podcast on improving renter renewals. It’s a must hear!

InvestmentZen | 48 Financial Experts Reveal How Much Money They Need To Retire

Interesting read with info added by Brian on just how much money does one need to retire.

Best Life | 40 Surprising Signs There’s Something Wrong With Your House

What are some common problems that come up with a home? Find out in this article witih a contribution by Brian.

Legal Zoom | Tips and Tricks to Repair Your Personal Credit

There are little tricks to repeir your credit and Brian adds his own little trick in this informative article.

NAA | Rx for COVID-19’s Impact: Boost Retention

Brian adds the this infomative article on boosting renter retention during Covid-19.

HSH | Dreaming of Becoming a Snowbird Learn How to Buy a Second Home

Brian speaks to the folks at HSH about purchasing that second home or how to be a snowbird.

Rentec Direct | HOW TO MANAGE RENTERS MOVING DURING COVID-19

Moving is stressful at anytime, however moving during Covid-19 is even more challenging. Good information with great tips from Brian.

Motley Fool | 70+ Resources to Learn Real Estate Investing — And Do It Right

Read this Fool.com article all about rental property investing.

Doorsteps | Noisy Neighbors? 3 Cheap, Easy Hacks to Soundproof Your Apartment

Noise is one of the major complaints from renters. Check out these tips on sound-proofing with some tips from Brian, himself.

RIS Media | COVID-19: A Looming Eviction Bubble for Rentals? Flexibility Is Key in Prevention

Covid-19 certainly has presented some challenges for the landlord, but there are ways to find a balance. Brian adds to this great read.

Creditcards.com | How to pay rent with a credit card

There are good reasons to pay rent with a credit card.

Cheapism | Why It’s Good to Be Retired During the Pandemic

Brian adds some of the upsides of being retired during the pandemic.

Realtor.com | What Does ‘Days on Market’ Mean How Buyers Can Take Advantage

You would be surprised at how many Realtors are part-timers. And even working part-time, a Realtor may be a great one. Listen this information by various experts including Deni.

Bob Vila | 14 Things Real Estate Agents Would Never Want in Their Own Homes

Realtor look at houses day in and day out. Check out these items Realtor would not want in their own homes, one by Deni, herself.

NextAdvisor | The Best House Hunting Advice You’ll Ever Get, According to the Experts

House hunting is more than simply going out and looking. Deni contributes to this piece about house hunting.

Best Company | Reflective Entrepreneurs Share How Their Fathers Inspired Them in Business

Deni speaks of her own father’s influence in this inspiring article.

Realtor.com | The Ugly Truth About Amazon’s Gorgeous $100K House

You would be surprised at how many Realtors are part-timers. And even working part-time, a Realtor may be a great one. Listen this information by various experts including Deni.

Motley Fool | Ways To Make Door Locks, Knobs, and Handles Safer

You would be surprised at how many Realtors are part-timers. And even working part-time, a Realtor may be a great one. Listen this information by various experts including Deni.

Huffpost | Your Guide To Moving During The Coronavirus Pandemic

You would be surprised at how many Realtors are part-timers. And even working part-time, a Realtor may be a great one. Listen this information by various experts including Deni.

CCN | More Money in 2020: Analysts Recommend 3 Simple Resolutions to Increase Net Worth in Uncertain Times

You would be surprised at how many Realtors are part-timers. And even working part-time, a Realtor may be a great one. Listen this information by various experts including Deni.

Motley Fool | Rental Property Investing Basics

It is important to know the basics. Great article with a contribution by Brian.

Fit Small Business | Part-time Real Estate Agent ― Can It Work

Great read about part-timer Realtors. Deni offers one solution to look for.

Click. Offer. Sold. | Do Banks Finance As-Is Homes

Financing a home in as-is condition may be challenging. Great read on ways to accomplish it including a discussion with Deni regarding FHA Loans.

Motley Fool | Bike Storage Strategies for Landlords

Brian adds a tip on how to create a savvy bike storage space.

Apartment Therapy | The 5 Components That Make Up The Platonic Ideal of a Kitchen

Selling or renting a home? The kitchen plays a large part on appeal. Deni speaks with the authors at Apartment Therapy and shares her take on this.

Go Banking Rates | 17 Surprising Things About Buying a Home During the Pandemic

The coronavirus crisis has led to some unique advantages for first-time homebuyers. Brian Davis adds a tip of his own to this informative article by GOBankingRates.

Carol Roth | How Small Businesses Have Been Personally Affected by COVID-19

The Covid pandemic has affected many businesses. Brian discusses this with Carol Roth.

Lend Genius | 22 Inspiring Business Quotes from Real, Successful Entrepreneurs

Running a business requires fortitude. And nothing like having inspiration from successful entreprenaurs to keep you going. Brian offers an inspiring quote as well.

Landlord Tips | What Neighborhoods in Philadelphia are Best for Rental Property Investment

Deni shares a bit about Philadelphia, a place where she grew up, worked and now sells real estate.

Trulia | Eight Warning Signs of a Bad Landlord

Not all landlords are bad, and some are not so good. Deni adds to this story that provides some tell-tale signs of a potential bad landlord..

Ownerly | Common Repairs Needed After a Home Inspection

Deni adds to this article all about home inspection repairs.

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