SparkRental in the Press (2018-2019)

Quotes, References, Shout-Outs… Why the Press Loves Us as Much as Landlords & Renters!

Around the Web in 80 Seconds with SparkRental: | How to Find Out if Someone Died in Your House

Let’s face it, people pass away in homes every day. But if you need, there are ways to find out. Deni provides pointers on how to get this information.

Inman | ‘Being tardy’ and 6 other ways real estate agents annoy clients

In an age where clients have technology to help them find a home, it is important to discern finding a good match of a Realtor. Deni provides some information on this to Inman.

Apartment Therapy | More Single Women Are Buying Homes Than Ever Before—We Talked to 4 of Them

Deni speaks to the folks at Apartment Therapy and reminisces about a time when there were very few single women home purchasers compared to today.

REthority | Real Estate Continuing Education: Your Complete Guide

Getting a real estate license is not a one and done. Deni explains how important it is to keep up with the trends and changes when choosing to be licensed in the sales and management of real estate.

Trulia | 6 Things Home Sellers Are Legally Required To Disclose

Sellers Dsiclosures can be a slippery slope for home sellers. For that reason this article points out 6 important items to disclose with input from Deni.

Roofstock | Experts Share 6 Tips to Help Maximize Rental Property Income

Deni talks to Roofstock speaking of the importance of finding the right tenant in order to maximize your bottom line .

Cafemom | Money Managing Experts Dish 19 Tips on How To Save After an Expensive Holiday

Too often, we all let the holidays drain us financially. Deni provides a savings tip in this great blog read.

Forbes | 7 Ways To Use Age To Your Advantage When Starting A Business

Age does have it’s advantages. Deni shares how flexibility is now an option for her. | What Is a Writ of Possession? A Guide for Tenants Facing Eviction

Great information on exactly what a Writ of Possession is. A must read for every landlord. | Can You Break a Lease Because of COVID-19? What Renters Need To Know

Deni speaks to about whether or not one can break a lease during Covid-19. | Sale Pending Explained: How Long Will It Take Before You Can Finally Get the Keys?

The term “sale pending” can be quite confusing. Deni adds to this informative read describing what a sale pending is. | How to Rent a Home Sight Unseen: Smart Tips So You Don’t End Up in a Dump

Renting an apartment sight unseen is more the norm these days. Deni adds to this great article by

The Real Estate Solutions Guy| Landlord insurance – Why Your Homeowners Policy isn’t Enough

Great read on everything landlord insurance including the various types of insurance. Brian contributed great info as well.

Bankrate | How To Save For A House

Deni shares personal experience with supplementing income.

UpNest | The Best Blog Posts and Resources on Real Estate Investing in 2020

UpNest lists the best articles and online resources for real estate investors in 2020, including our guide to investment property loans.

Finder | How one couple is using real estate to achieve FIRE by 45

Our new series highlights stories from real people who’ve joined the financial independence, retire early (FIRE) movement.

AdditionFI | 7 Retirement & Investment Myths that are Costing You Money

Check out #4 Brian shares his experience with the myths.

NerdWallet | 3 Onerous Things Our Mortgage Lender Made Us Track Down

Brian adds awesome information on this article.

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

Sparkrental is mentioned for the awesome resources we provide.

Yahoo Finance | How to Refinance a Rental Property

Brian explains why lenders ask for more equity built up than with a traditional mortgage.

Neighbor Who Blog | Does a Pool Add Value to a Home?

Deni shares her opinion about pools and their value.

Motley Fool | Rental Property Investing Basics

SparkRental is mentioned for our free online rental property ROI calculator .

The Mortgage Report | How to Find Cheap Vacation Homes and Low Vacation Home Mortgage Rates

It is possible to find affordable vacation homes, if you know where to look. Brian adds some tips to this informative article.

U.S. News & World Report | What Is Revolving Credit – and How Can It Ruin Your Credit Score?

Brian speaks about how revolving credit can help or hurt your credit score, depending how you use it.

Quicken Loans | Condos: Pros and Cons for First Time Buyers

Purchasing a condo can be different, here is a great guide with a tip from Deni on first-time purchase of a condo. | Are You Ready to Buy a Vacation Home? 6 Questions to Ask First

Deni adds to this informative article about purchasing a vacation home. 

The College Investor | 10 Best Real Estate Websites to Learn Investing Tactics

SparkRental featured as one of the top 10 real estate investing websites in the world by none other than The College Investor, one of the best personal finance blogs on the web!

The Simple Dollar | How to Invest in Real Estate to Achieve FIRE

Brian discusses how to achieve financial independence & retire early (FIRE) with the sharp folks at The Simple Dollar.

Considerable | Your 12-Week Checklist for Selling Your Home

Check out what Deni says on Week 4 -“Prioritize your updates.”

Quicken Loans | Marketing Mistakes That Are Hurting Your Real Estate Business

Deni explains why building long-term relationships with clients is the foundation of a solid ongoing business.

IRA Financial Blog | How to Get Started in Real Estate Investing With a Self Directed Retirement Plan 

Brian explains the difference between direct v. indirect real estate investing.

Roofstock | What Should You Do with $50K

Brian shares what you should do if you ever have fifty thousand dollars laying around. | How to Win an Apartment in a Competitive Rental Market 

Brian shares how you can increase you odds of getting approved for an apartment.

Intuit Quickbooks | Pro Tips For Managing Your Rental Income Finances

Brian explains the importance of having the right finance infrastructure.

NAV | 7 Ways Entrepreneurs Are Leveraging Age to Grow Their Business

Age provides more than just experience when growing a business, Deni talks about one.

Teach A CEO | 24 Entrepreneurs Explain The Essential Skills One Needs To Be a CEO

Great read on some skills needed to be a CEO, one contributed by Brian.. | Nosy Neighbors? Here Are 4 DIY Hacks to Protect Your Privacy

Brian offers up a way to keep private when you have nosy neighbors..

Fit Small Business | Top 19 Tips for Real Estate Prospecting [+ Pro Advice]

Deni adds one of the nineteen great tips to increase your real estate clientele.

Saltwire | Avoid Buying a Haunted (or infamous) Neighbourhood Home

Deni speaks about purchasing homes that may be haunted.

Kitchn | The 5 Components That Make Up an Ideal Kitchen

Why is the kitchen so important when selling a home? Deni discusses this with the folks at | What Is a Sheriff’s Sale? Yes, Your Local Law Enforcement Is Involved

Deni offers information on exactly what a sheriff’s sale is.

LGBTQ Guide | Fair Housing in 2019

Deni provides advice on handling housing discrimination.

Retire Before Dad | Using Rentals & Leverage to Build Income Faster

Brian shares his personal experience to help others learn more about real estate.

GO Banking Rates | 18 Home Improvements You Should Never DIY

Brian gives some information on this  home improvement that should not be done by you.

OppLoans | 10 Money Pitfalls to Avoid When Renting

Brian explains the importance for renters to be aware of the condition of possible rentals.

Fit Small Business | Top 25 Tips for Selling a Rental Property From the Pros

Deni offers tips to stay organized and make sure your rental property sale goes through! | Vacation Rental Red Flags, and How to Avoid Falling for a Hoax

Brian offers great advice about what to look for in a vacation rental host.

Carolroth | The Best Perks Small Businesses Can Offer Employees

 SparkRental shares various perks that small businesses can offer employees.

CreditDonkey | Sources of Residual Income

SparkRental shares a list of property tax deductions that benefit homeowners and real estate investors.

Fox News | Looking to Rent a Home? Watch Out for These Red Flags

Brian chats with the folks at Fox about how renters can protect themselves from scams, unsafe properties, and unsavory landlords.

FitSmallBusiness: Top 25 Stock Market Tips from the Pros

Brian shares great tips about investing in stocks regularly and why.

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

Deni talks about why Philadelphia is a great place to invest. | These States Have the Highest Property Taxes, But a Possible Loophole Offers Hope

Deni speaks with about creative ways states are handling the new property tax deduction limitations.

Luxury Home Marketing | Want Celebrity Clients? Here’s How To Work With Them

Deni speaks with the folks at Luxury Home Marketing at what not to say to potential clients.

Up Journey | The Benefits of Reading (According to 26 People Who Read Every Day)

There are obvious benefits to reading. Proven. Successful people read often. Brian Davis shares his thoughts on the topic with those at UpJourney.

Fit Small Business | 21 Best Apartment Marketing Ideas to Make Your Listings Stand Out

Marketing an apartment correctly can be challenging. Here are some awesome tips to get you started. | Joanna Gaines Loves Fake What?! A Spring Trend That Boggles the Mind

Fake flowers, yes or no? Read and see what industry experts in design and real estate (including our Deni Supplee!) are saying about it.

Hostfully | How To Develop A Property Management Business Plan

Deni contributes to this informational piece on getting a plan together for your property management business.

FitSmallBusiness: Top 15 Pro Tips on How to Find a Contractor

Deni adds to this great piece about finding contractors, which frankly, can be challenging at best.

Roofstock: Experts Share 6 Tips to Help Maximize Rental Income

To earn the best ROI, investors must both maximize rental income and minimize expenses. Deni offers her take on this piece by Roofstock.

RentTrack: 18 Tried And True Online Property Marketing Tips to Fill Rental Vacancies Fast

Check out these informative ways to get those vacancies filled fast! Including one from SparkRental’s own Deni Supplee, of course.

GOBankingRates: Common Real Estate Myths That You Need to Know

Denise speaks about one of the many perceived barriers of entrance to the world of real estate investing covered in this informative article.

FitSmallBusiness: 28 Most Inspiring Management Quotes

Check out number 14 of this inspirational composition regarding management! Should you postpone retirement to pay off card debt?

Is too much credit card debt crushing your retirement dreams? Brian Davis weighs in some tips among the many excellent ones in this article about debt and retirement.

MarketWatch: How to Shop for a Home in This Challenging Market

6 Great tips to stay on top of the home purchasing task even in tough market conditions including 1 from our own Brian Davis.

FitSmallBusiness: 25 Cost-Effective Landscaping Projects for Fix & Flips

Brian provides quick and inexpensive ways to spruce up the outside of your home or investment property. Selling a House With Fire Damage? How to Do It and Not Get Burned

Denise Supplee discusses with how to sell a home that has been in a fire. Great information on whether to repair, or sell as is.

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