Homes & Real Estate / Home Ownership

  • Installing Solar Energy at Home Is Hot

      

    Are you paying too much for your home's energy expenses? Putting in solar energy can help lower that bill. Solar energy is Clark Smart for your wallet! Residential solar installations...

  • You can lower your existing bills

      

    You could save hundreds each month just by negotiating with the companies you have contracts with.

  • How To Hire The Best Moving Companies

      

    People are moving again in larger numbers and it's a good time to take a look at how to hire a reputable mover. The price quotes in the moving industry are dictated heavily by supply and...

  • 13 Things a Burglar Won't Tell You

      

    Reader's Digest recently ran an article titled "13 Things a Burglar Won't Tell You" that offers some sobering caveats from convicted burglars. Here are 13 secrets of home...

  • YouTube repair tutorials will save you hundreds

      

    TRANSCRIPT:  I had a problem on my car where on the back hatch, the handle had broken and the dealer was going to charge me $400 to fix it. A friend of mine who is really handy said...

  • 4 Simple Tweaks That Will Enhance Your Home's Value

      

    ShopSmart magazine did a Top 10 list of things you could do to your home that have the greatest payoff in enhanced value. These easy DIY projects will increase your property's...

  • Solar panels pay off quickly and save you big

      

    Related: Solar Panel Installation Guide:  TRANSCRIPT: Solar was something that was really exotic and people had to be a little crazy to put solar panels in a house. Not anymore. You're...

  • 6 Steps To Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

      

    Should you pay off your mortgage early? It's a question personal finance experts have been debating for years. Some say it makes financial sense to invest that money in the stock market,...

  • 5 Things Millennial Home Buyers Should Know

      

    It’s no secret; millennials are struggling to get into the housing market. Many millennials prefer the flexibility of rentals, and others struggle to accommodate saving for a home on top of...

  • Cheap Customizable Furniture Is the Wave of the Future

      

    The Internet offers all kinds of ways to do things better, cheaper, faster. Now that promise is coming to the staid furniture industry. I’m very familiar with the furniture business. I...

  • New Mortgage Settlement Helps 48,000 Homeowners Who Faced Foreclosure

      

    SunTrust has come into the crosshairs of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the latest round of continuing fallout from the nation's robosigning scandal. According to the CFPB,...

  • Replace lost keys for less money than a locksmith

      

    Lost your keys? Locksmiths can be time consuming and expensive. Here’s an alternative that will get you back in the door without paying a ton of money.

  • Sizzling Deal: The Best LED Bulb Deal Ever

      

    LED bulbs will save you so much money over their lifetime that they are still a good deal at full price. Even so, purchasing your bulbs on deep discount is obviously the best way to go. Prices...

  • Is a Biweekly Mortgage Plan a Good Idea?

      

    While listening to the Clark Howard Show a few months back, a listener called in to ask if a biweekly mortgage plan (a program where you make half your mortgage payment every two weeks rather than...

  • Websites To Comparison Shop Owner's Title Insurance

      

    When you buy a home or refinance one, you need a simple insurance policy that I just can't get people to buy…even though being without it can be deadly to your finances. Picture...