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Clark Howard: Here’s my experience selling a home with an iBuyer Homes & Real Estate September 11, 2019
You might have heard of some relatively new real estate services like Offerpad, Opendoor and Knock. They're called iBuying services…
Cheapest and most expensive states to buy a home
Cheapest and most expensive states to buy a home Homes & Real Estate September 9, 2019
In the modern era, homeownership has become attainable to more Americans, but prices are steadily rising. Still, there are locations…
Thermostat
You might not like the government’s new suggestions for your thermostat settings Homes & Real Estate August 22, 2019
The U.S. government-backed energy efficiency program Energy Star has some new recommendations out for where you should set your home…
Open home safe
How to choose the right home safe for your needs Homes & Real Estate August 21, 2019
After we recently told you that money expert Clark Howard prefers to store his valuables in a home safe rather…
Saving money to buy a house
How to save for a house Homes & Real Estate August 20, 2019
Saving up enough money to buy a house is a noble goal, but it might require a lot more foresight…
Home fix-it bill
Why you need a home fix-it fund Homes & Real Estate August 8, 2019
If you own your home or are thinking about buying one, are you prepared for the costs associated with fixing…
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What credit score do you need to buy a house? Mortgages July 26, 2019
If you've ever wondered what kind of credit score you need to buy a house, the answer is that it…
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Are home warranties worth it? Homes & Real Estate July 23, 2019
Maybe you've seen or heard one of the many advertisements out there for home warranty companies — they're pretty hard…
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Clark’s DIY Project: Patio flooring Homes & Real Estate July 19, 2019
What do you do when you're trying to sell a house and you need to make some small fixes before…
Moving company
How to find a good moving company Homes & Real Estate July 17, 2019
If you've ever done a big move, you know that it can be a stressful experience. A big part of…
Starter Home
Here’s how much a starter home costs in every state Homes & Real Estate July 12, 2019
Despite what they're intended for, the price of a starter home can be prohibitive in some places. Although a starter…
Family buying house
Clark Howard: This is the only reason to buy a house Homes & Real Estate July 10, 2019
If you're thinking about buying a house with visions of exponentially growing your net worth and setting yourself up for…
New report: The most popular cities for baby boomers
New report: The most popular cities for baby boomers Homes & Real Estate July 9, 2019
Baby boomers are flocking to big cities, according to a new report. Aging Americans are increasingly looking for the amenities…
Mortgage refinance loan
Should you refinance your mortgage now? Homes & Real Estate June 26, 2019
Mortgage refinancing rates in recent weeks have been dropping at a pace we haven't seen in quite a long time.…
How to get out of a house or apartment lease
5 ways to get out of a house or apartment lease Homes & Real Estate June 26, 2019
If you happen to be dealing with an uncooperative landlord, it's normal to want to just break the lease to…
Should I replace or repair my broken air conditioning system?
Should I replace or repair my broken air conditioning system? Homes & Real Estate June 26, 2019
The summer heat can mean a painful rise in energy bills, but that's nothing compared to the strain on your…
Are rent to own homes a good idea?
Is it a good idea to rent-to-own a home? Homes & Real Estate June 21, 2019
While home-ownership has long been romanticized as part of the American Dream, the truth is that many people can't afford…
10 home renovations that make financial sense
10 home improvements that make the most financial sense Homes & Real Estate June 20, 2019
If you're thinking about renovating your home, the immediate benefits you see could also lead to some profits down the…
How to buy a house
How to buy a house in 9 steps Homes & Real Estate June 18, 2019
Owning your own home is fantastic. It’s your castle, your place. And one of the greatest benefits of owning a…
Is my air conditioning system going to be obsolete soon?
Is your air conditioning system going to be obsolete soon? Homes & Real Estate June 14, 2019
Aside from knowing how much the energy bill is, relatively few people concern themselves with what flows through the coils…
How to deal with an uncooperative landlord
How to deal with an uncooperative landlord Homes & Real Estate June 12, 2019
It's played out many times for people all over the place: You've found the perfect apartment or home to rent.…
Knock home page
Knock lets you ‘trade in’ your home: Here are 6 things to know Homes & Real Estate June 7, 2019
A cottage industry of new services has developed around buying and selling homes. Now, you can even "trade in" your…
Unison Home Co-Investing
Is Unison home co-investing legit? Homes & Real Estate June 6, 2019
You may have seen ads for or heard about fairly new company called Unison, which offers an alternative to home…
how does opendoor work?
How does selling your home on Opendoor work? Homes & Real Estate June 5, 2019
Anyone sells their home wants it to happen quickly. The longer a home lingers on the marker, the less attractive…
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Should I get a second mortgage? Homes & Real Estate May 10, 2019
If you've been in your home for a while, chances are the value has increased or at least held steady…
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Why you should never get a mortgage from a big bank Homes & Real Estate May 6, 2019
When it's time to get a mortgage, there are any number of places you can shop: Credit unions, online lenders…
Mortgage
How to shop for a mortgage Homes & Real Estate May 3, 2019
When you're shopping for a mortgage, there are a lot of moving parts to the process. In this article, we'll…
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How to sell your house by owner Homes & Real Estate May 2, 2019
Spring home selling season is here and you may be wondering about how to sell your house by owner. Truth…
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10 U.S. metro areas where home ownership is most affordable Homes & Real Estate April 28, 2019
Home ownership rates are on the rise in our country, but low salaries can still be an impediment when you…
Home For Sale Sign in Front of New House.
How much does it cost to sell your house? Homes & Real Estate April 19, 2019
Spring is upon us and that means home selling season is here! But before you list your home on the…