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A Company Wants To Buy Our Solar Energy Certificate. Should We Sell? Homes & Real Estate October 11, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, by money expert Clark Howard. We Just Bought Solar…
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Report: How Much Downsizing Can Save You in 20 Cities Homes & Real Estate October 1, 2021
Downsizing has many advantages, and saving money is at the top of the list. You'll likely cut your expenses if…
Why Rent Prices Are Skyrocketing Right Now
Why Rent Prices Are Skyrocketing Right Now Homes & Real Estate September 14, 2021
Are you seeing rent prices going up, up, up? No matter where you live in the United States, you're not…
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Is It a Good Idea To Roll My Credit Card Debt Into My Mortgage? Mortgages August 4, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, bymoney expert Clark Howard. Should I Roll My…
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What Is the Best Way To Keep Track of My Mortgage Payments? Mortgages July 26, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, bymoney expert Clark Howard. How Can I Keep…
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Our Mortgage Has Been Held by 5 Banks. Can I Ask My Credit Union To Purchase My Mortgage? Mortgages July 19, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, bymoney expert Clark Howard. Can I Ask My…
The Only Reason You Should Make an Improvement to Your Home
The Only Reason You Should Make an Improvement to Your Home Homes & Real Estate June 30, 2021
If you’re planning a home improvement project this year, money expert Clark Howard has one thing he wants you to…
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Is Now a Good Time To Build a House? Homes & Real Estate June 16, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, bymoney expert Clark Howard. We’ve Bought Some Land,…
Will the Housing Market Crash?
Will the Housing Market Crash? Homes & Real Estate June 8, 2021
Rising home prices have led people to wonder whether the United States is in a housing bubble. More importantly, are…
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If You Buy a House With Cash, Does It Change Clark’s 10-Year Rule? Homes & Real Estate June 7, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, bymoney expert Clark Howard. If I Pay Cash…
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DIY Decor: Ways To Upgrade Your Home for Cheap Homes & Real Estate May 27, 2021
Are you looking for ways to upgrade your home with some do-it-yourself projects? The COVID-19 pandemic has given many of…
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Use These Tips To Pay Off Your Mortgage Early Homes & Real Estate May 24, 2021
Paying your mortgage: something you do every month for decades of your life. It's great to be able to be…
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Follow These Steps When Making a Major Purchase for Your Home Homes & Real Estate May 3, 2021
If you’re thinking about making a big purchase, there are some ways to go about it that can save you…
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Report: When Is the Best Time To Sell Your House? Homes & Real Estate April 30, 2021
If you’re thinking about putting your house on the market, you want to give yourself every advantage as a seller.…
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Where Do We Get a Homeowners Warranty on Appliances? Homes & Real Estate April 14, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, bymoney expert Clark Howard. Wanted: A Homeowners Warranty…
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Does Making Your Mortgage Payments Early Have Any Benefit? Homes & Real Estate February 15, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, bymoney expert Clark Howard. Is There Any Benefit…
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Report: 10 Places Where Rent Is Getting Cheaper Homes & Real Estate February 11, 2021
Rents are edging down in many of the largest 100 counties in the United States according to a new report…
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Should I Pay a Company To Lock Down My House Title or Is It a Scam? Homes & Real Estate February 10, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, by money expert Clark Howard. Do You Need…
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Report: Home Prices in These U.S. Metro Areas Will Grow the Most in 2021 Homes & Real Estate December 9, 2020
Sale prices for existing homes are predicted to grow by 5.7% in 2021. Also, there should be about 7% more…
There is a difference in the mortgage interest rate and the APR you will pay on the loan.
Rate vs. APR: What’s the Difference for Your Mortgage? Mortgages October 19, 2020
When you're shopping for a new mortgage or mortgage refinance, it's important that you make an apples-to-apples comparison of interest…
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5 Cheap Curb Appeal Tips to Help Sell Your Home Homes & Real Estate October 8, 2020
If you’re thinking about selling your home, one of the best ways to attract buyers is to make sure your…
Mortgage points, which are sometimes called discount or origination points, can lower your mortgage interest rate.
Mortgage Points: What Are They and Should I Pay Them? Mortgages October 7, 2020
If you've been shopping for a new home or if you're looking to refinance the mortgage on your existing home,…
Refinancing a mortgage could save on monthly payments and interest owed.
How and Why to Refinance Your Mortgage: A Step-By-Step Guide Mortgages September 18, 2020
Have you decided that the market conditions may be right to refinance your mortgage? If this is your first time…
No closing cost mortgages can be a great way to lower your interest rate without paying fees.
When Should I Refinance With a No Closing Cost Mortgage? Mortgages September 4, 2020
The idea of getting a mortgage that has no closing costs may seem too good to be true, but they're…
What Is Your Flood Risk on a Scale of 1–10?
What Is Your Flood Risk on a Scale of 1–10? Homes & Real Estate September 2, 2020
If you're thinking about buying a home, one of the things you need to know up front is whether the…
Clark Howard has a break-even method for mortgage refinancing decisions.
Clark Howard’s Special Rule for Refinancing Your Mortgage Mortgages August 28, 2020
Do favorable interest rates have you contemplating refinancing your mortgage? Before you take the leap and pay for things like…
Market conditions may be right for refinancing a mortgage.
A New Fee Is Going to Make Many Mortgage Refinances More Expensive Mortgages August 28, 2020
If you've been sitting on the sidelines and watching others refinance their mortgages in recent months, now may be the…
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4 Renovation Projects Under $10,000 That Add Value to Your Home Homes & Real Estate August 21, 2020
Like many of us, you may find yourself at home for long periods of time due to the pandemic. How…
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Report: The 7 Cheapest States to Buy a Home Homes & Real Estate July 27, 2020
If you're looking to buy a home and can afford to move, you may be able to find cheaper options…
How to Get a Mortgage
How to Get a Mortgage in 8 Steps Homes & Real Estate July 22, 2020
Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or looking to move into a different house, chances are you’re going to need…