SparkRental Press in 2021

I mean, we’d say 2021 was a great year for SparkRental in the press, but so is every year. Modesty is overrated!

Here’s the love SparkRental got in the press in 2021:

Your $400k Home Is Probably Worth $520k Today

GOBankingRates | Why Now Is the Time to Downsize Your Home

Brian Davis enlightens us about the present opportunity to earn more by selling your larger home at its peak price and then downsize. That actually makes more sense than keeping your expensive home!

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Bankrate | Need a bigger mortgage? These 8 strategies can help

Aside from showing the money, our Deni  includes her special someone’s income to get the job done.

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Market Watch | 6 questions to help you decide what kind of business to start

A brilliant business idea is at the intersection of the four pillars of our professions, our Brian reveals.

Why Bouldfer is the best place to live | Here’s the Best Place To Live in 2021, for the Pandemic and Much More

Brian Davis exposes the most beautiful mountain towns to live in the country!

Cook and Make Enough for Leftovers | Homeowners To See Higher Property Taxes, Thanks to the Pandemic—Here’s What They Can Do

Homeowners and landlords will flinch on the price shock; base on the data our Brian has gather.

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GOBankingRates | 5 Simple Ways To Save $20 a Week

An extra bump of ingredients for your dinner can save up to $100 per week! Our Brian shares an amazing way to eat healthy and save wealthy!

The Tiered-Savings Approach

GOBankingRates | The Standard Emergency Savings Advice Was Wrong — How Much Do You Really Need?

Brian Davis reminds that there is no one-size-fits-all standard. He suggests a three tiered savings plan! 

Don’t Let the Market Make Your Decision

GOBankingRates | Weighing the Real Estate Pros and Cons: To Buy or Not To Buy?

The current market shouldn’t be the sole basis of making decision. There are a lot more to weigh in! Our Brian shares how not to get caught in the frenzied atmosphere in the real estate market.

Think Realty | 10 Things You Can Outsource for Your Property as an Investor

On number three spot: Spark Rental is the chosen best example of an online tenant screening app. | 9 Things Home Sellers Do During the Holidays That Scare Off Buyers

Our Deni Supplee offers tips about how to sell your home during the holidays for top dollar.


US News & World Report | 11 Courses to Jumpstart Your Second Career

US News & World Report feature’s SparkRental’s real estate investing courses to jumpstart your second career!


Mashvisor | Why the Holidays Are a Good Time To Buy a House

Denise Supplee explains why the holiday season can be advantageous for real estate buyers.


Retirement Investments | Best Investing Tips For Beginners: 25 Finance Experts Share Their Advice

New to investing? Read up on some easy investing tips from our cofounder Denise Supplee.


Real Homes | The Kitchen Renovating Mistake to Avoid, According to HGTV’s Tarek El Moussa

Our Brian Davis chimes in with HGTV star Tarek El Moussa on kitchen renovation tips for maximum ROI.

Mashvisor | Properties & Passports: Pursuing Financial Independence While Traveling the World

Hear it from Brian how he got on the road to financial independence through rental properties to be free to travel the world.


Best Company | My Mortgage Lender Sold My Loan: What It Means and What to Do Next

Brian shares a few tips that you need to know when you receive notice that your mortgage is sold.

ValueWalk | 21 Investing Myths that Just Aren’t True

Brian shares a few investing myths that all investors should recognize as false narratives.

GOBankingRates | How To Save Money on Your Apartment Hunt: A Guide for College and Post-Graduate Students

Brian shares some tips and tricks for college and post-graduate students, to help them find their first apartment rental.

MSN | How to Save for a House

Our cofounder Denise Supplee shares her story about how she used to save money as a cash-strapped single mom.

Financially Alert | Finding FI Interview #38: Living and Working Abroad with Brian of Sparkrental

Brian shared a story of having the privilege of generating his own income from anywhere in the world.

Steadily | The Ultimate Guide of How to Become a Landlord

Brian said there are some things you must know and do to become a successful landlord.


Apartment Therapy | Real Estate Agents Reveal the Sticky Situations They’ve Encountered During Breakups

Denise added six of the weirdest things real estate agents have seen during breakups.


HomeLight | How to Make Money Renting Houses: Advice From Experienced Investors

Rentals help you in making loads of money but learn from professional Investors so that you don’t lose money.


MoneyGeek | Renting Apartments and Homes for People With Disabilities

Disabled persons need to know their rights as they can live and apply for a rental unit.



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.


GOBankingRates | The Potential Pitfalls of Buying the Cheapest House Available

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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


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.


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.


Agent Advice | Phenomenal Women In The Real Estate Industry

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


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

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

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.

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!

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.

Best Company | Buying a Foreclosed Home—The Complete Guide

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

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.

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.

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.

Yahoo Finance | 7 Ways Rental Properties Can Help You Retire Early

Our Brian Davis elaborates the ideal way to reach financial freedom in your 40s.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. | 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.

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.

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.

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.

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..

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Never File Eviction Again: 3 Secrets to Getting Renters to Respect the Rules


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