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9 Air Conditioning Alternatives
9 Air Conditioning Alternatives Homes & Real Estate June 16th, 2021
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, three-quarters of homes in our country have air conditioning units, and we spend…
Will the Housing Market Crash?
Will the Housing Market Crash? Homes & Real Estate June 8th, 2021
Rising home prices have led people to wonder whether the United States is in a housing bubble. More importantly, are…
Ask Clark money column
If You Buy a House With Cash, Does It Change Clark’s 10-Year Rule? Homes & Real Estate June 7th, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, bymoney expert Clark Howard. If I Pay Cash…
Arctic Air Review: Can This ‘As Seen on TV’ Product Lower Your AC Bill?
Arctic Air Review: Can This ‘As Seen on TV’ Product Lower Your AC Bill? Homes & Real Estate June 2nd, 2021
If running the air conditioner all day is costing you a small fortune, you're not alone! Team Clark is always…
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DIY Decor: Ways To Upgrade Your Home for Cheap Homes & Real Estate May 27th, 2021
Are you looking for ways to upgrade your home with some do-it-yourself projects? The COVID-19 pandemic has given many of…
Pay off mortgage early
Use These Tips To Pay Off Your Mortgage Early Homes & Real Estate May 24th, 2021
Paying your mortgage: something you do every month for decades of your life. It's great to be able to be…
New Report: Best Interior and Exterior House Paints
New Report: Best Interior and Exterior House Paints Homes & Real Estate May 13th, 2021
With home improvement season upon us, you might be interested in adding a fresh coat of paint to your home.…
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Follow These Steps When Making a Major Purchase for Your Home Homes & Real Estate May 3rd, 2021
If you’re thinking about making a big purchase, there are some ways to go about it that can save you…
Saving money to buy a house
How To Save for a House Homes & Real Estate April 27th, 2021
Saving up enough money to buy a house is a noble goal, but it may require a lot more planning…
What Is an Amortization Schedule? Use This Chart To Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster
What Is an Amortization Schedule? Use This Chart To Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster Mortgages April 26th, 2021
If you're a homeowner, you probably received an amortization schedule during the closing process, but have you looked at it…
Ask Clark money column
Where Do We Get a Homeowners Warranty on Appliances? Homes & Real Estate April 14th, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, bymoney expert Clark Howard. Wanted: A Homeowners Warranty…
Here’s How Easy DIY Pest Control Can Be
Here’s How Easy DIY Pest Control Can Be Homes & Real Estate March 26th, 2021
Tired of spending $300 or more a year on pest control? You can cut that price by two-thirds by doing…
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What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy a House? Mortgages March 19th, 2021
If you've ever wondered what kind of credit score you need to buy a house, the answer is, "It depends."…
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Companies That Buy Houses for Cash Homes & Real Estate March 15th, 2021
If you're interested in selling your home, there is no shortage of companies that will buy it from you. This…
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Ring Security System Review: How to Install the DIY Home Security System Homes & Real Estate February 17th, 2021
I had a problem: The burglar alarm at our house was so old that it needed a full update and…
Ask Clark money column
Does Making Your Mortgage Payments Early Have Any Benefit? Homes & Real Estate February 15th, 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 11th, 2021
Rents are edging down in many of the largest 100 counties in the United States according to a new report…
Ask Clark money column
Should I Pay a Company To Lock Down My House Title or Is It a Scam? Homes & Real Estate February 10th, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, by money expert Clark Howard. Do You Need…
Becoming a Landlord: How To Find a Good Tenant
Becoming a Landlord: How To Find a Good Tenant Homes & Real Estate January 4th, 2021
The key rule in real estate is obviously “location, location, location.” We have all heard that before. If becoming a…
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Report: Home Prices in These U.S. Metro Areas Will Grow the Most in 2021 Homes & Real Estate December 9th, 2020
Sale prices for existing homes are predicted to grow by 5.7% in 2021. Also, there should be about 7% more…
Here’s How Much Money LED Christmas Lights Can Save You
Here’s How Much Money LED Christmas Lights Can Save You Life December 3rd, 2020
When it's time to deck your home with Christmas lights, the kind of bulb you choose can make a big…
How to Get the Best Deals on Rent
How to Get the Best Deals on Rent Homes & Real Estate December 1st, 2020
Looking for a deal on rent is challenging, but it can be done! Tips to Find a Great Deal on…
Will LED Christmas Lights Save You Money?
Will LED Christmas Lights Save You Money? Homes & Real Estate December 1st, 2020
I stopped by my local hardware store a few weeks ago to pick up some Christmas lights to hang around…
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8 Easy Ways to Cut Your Home Heating Costs Homes & Real Estate November 4th, 2020
The winter months can be brutal, bringing freezing temperatures and increased heating bills to homes across the country. Tips to…
8 Money-Saving Tips for Renters
8 Money-Saving Tips for Renters Homes & Real Estate October 16th, 2020
Do you click on money-saving real estate articles only to find that everything is geared toward homeowners? This time, dear…
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5 Cheap Curb Appeal Tips to Help Sell Your Home Homes & Real Estate October 8th, 2020
If you’re thinking about selling your home, one of the best ways to attract buyers is to make sure your…
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 2nd, 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 28th, 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 28th, 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 21st, 2020
Like many of us, you may find yourself at home for long periods of time due to the pandemic. How…