Ben Mizes

Ben Mizes

Ben Mizes is the co-founder and CEO of Clever Real Estate, the free online service that connects you with top agents to save thousands on commission. He’s an active real estate investor with 22 units in St. Louis and a licensed agent in Missouri. Ben enjoys writing about real estate, investing, personal finance, and financial freedom.

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Piggyback Loans: How to Avoid PMI

You can eliminate PMI payments without a traditional 20% down payment. Piggyback loans offer the best of both worlds — but at a cost.

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12 Tips How to Build Home Equity Faster

Own a home? The equity can be tapped to finance things like college, major renovations and repairs, or even to invest in other properties. Increasing your home equity will increasing your borrowing power with HELOCs and home equity loans.

Can you buy a house during a divorce?

Can You Buy a House During a Divorce?

Buying a home can be difficult as it is, but it can be particularly challenging while going through a divorce. Learn what to consider and what to avoid.

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