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Clark’s DIY Project: Patio Flooring Homes & Real Estate July 19th, 2019
What do you do when you're trying to sell a house and you need to make some small fixes before…
Starter Home
Here’s how much a starter home costs in every state Homes & Real Estate July 12th, 2019
Despite what they're intended for, the price of a starter home can be prohibitive in some places. Although a starter…
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Clark Howard: This Is the Only Reason To Buy a House Homes & Real Estate July 10th, 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 9th, 2019
Baby boomers are flocking to big cities, according to a new report. Aging Americans are increasingly looking for the amenities…
Should I replace or repair my broken air conditioning system?
Should I replace or repair my broken air conditioning system? Homes & Real Estate June 26th, 2019
The summer heat can mean a painful rise in energy bills, but that's nothing compared to the strain on your…
Mortgage refinance loan
Should you refinance your mortgage now? Homes & Real Estate June 26th, 2019
Mortgage refinancing rates in recent weeks have been dropping at a pace we haven't seen in quite a long time.…
Are rent to own homes a good idea?
Is it a good idea to rent-to-own a home? Homes & Real Estate June 21st, 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 20th, 2019
If you're thinking about renovating your home, the immediate benefits you see could also lead to some profits down the…
10 home renovations that make financial sense
How To Deal With an Uncooperative Landlord Homes & Real Estate June 12th, 2019
It's played out many times for many people: You've found the perfect apartment or home to rent. The area is…
Mortgage
Ask Clark: What percentage of my income should I budget for rent or a mortgage? Homes & Real Estate June 7th, 2019
Wondering where you should set the cap on your housing expenses? Money expert Clark Howard has new advice that's been…
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Knock lets you ‘trade in’ your home: Here are 6 things to know Homes & Real Estate June 7th, 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 6th, 2019
You may have seen ads for or heard about fairly new company called Unison, which offers an alternative to home…
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How does selling your home on Opendoor work? Homes & Real Estate June 5th, 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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How to sell your house by owner Homes & Real Estate May 2nd, 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 28th, 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 19th, 2019
Spring is upon us and that means home selling season is here! But before you list your home on the…
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7 unique staging tips that will help your home sell fast Homes & Real Estate April 3rd, 2019
After you've cleaned until you can't stand the smell of pine, cleared out all the clutter from every inch of…
Home For Sale Sign in Front of New House.
The best time to list your home for sale is… Homes & Real Estate March 29th, 2019
The weather isn’t the only thing warming up around the United States, the real estate market is starting to heat…
16 ways to lower your energy bill
16 ways to lower your energy bill Homes & Real Estate January 2nd, 2019
Paying a high energy bill every month is like throwing your money away. Don't do it! Follow this advice to save…
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Why you shouldn’t do a cash-out refinance to pay off credit card debt Homes & Real Estate November 28th, 2018
Stuck with high-interest credit card debt that you can't seem to pay off? Maybe you've thought about tapping the equity…
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How I saved $200+ with this simple plumbing fix Homes & Real Estate November 27th, 2018
Shortly before the long Thanksgiving weekend, the handle on my kitchen faucet broke. I should have seen the day coming —…
How Paying Off a Mortgage in 2 Years Changed This Woman’s Life
How Paying Off a Mortgage in 2 Years Changed This Woman’s Life Mortgages November 21st, 2018
Kim Anderson approached her husband one day with an idea that caught him by surprise: "Why don't we just pay…
7 easy ways to save at The Home Depot
7 easy ways to save at The Home Depot Deals & Savings November 13th, 2018
If you work in the home improvement field or love do-it-yourself projects, there's a good chance you've spent some significant…
Lemonade Insurance reinvents home and renter’s insurance
Lemonade Insurance reinvents home and renter’s insurance Money & Credit November 13th, 2018
Lemonade is a new way of thinking about insurance You know the classic insurance sob story: You pay your premiums…
Mortgage rates are falling: Thank you, Brexit?
Mortgage rates are falling: Thank you, Brexit? Money & Credit November 13th, 2018
Prospective homeowners may be able to save a bit on a mortgage, courtesy of Brexit. (If you're want to know Clark's…
Home security camera doesn’t need electricity, offers flexibility
Home security camera doesn’t need electricity, offers flexibility Homes & Real Estate November 7th, 2018
Looking for a breakthrough product for small business or home security cameras? A new product from Netgear could be the…
How to drastically reduce your energy costs using home automation
How to drastically reduce your energy costs using home automation Homes & Real Estate November 1st, 2018
On its face, home automation relies on a principle of conservation so low-tech that your parents probably had it instilled…
Buying a home? Here are 9 costly mortgage mistakes to avoid
Buying a home? Here are 9 costly mortgage mistakes to avoid Homes & Real Estate October 29th, 2018
A house will likely be the biggest purchase you make in your lifetime — so you don't want to mess…
3 things you need to fix before applying for a mortgage
3 things you need to fix before applying for a mortgage Homes & Real Estate October 29th, 2018
Buying a home is a big decision that can have a considerable impact on your finances and your future. If you're thinking…
6 things you need to know about renters insurance
6 things you need to know about renters insurance Insurance October 23rd, 2018
Renters insurance is a roughly $15 a month policy that all renters need to protect personal property against damage or…