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By Visit Clarksville on August 26, 2020

Recently released numbers from U.S. Travel Association show tourism in Clarksville-Montgomery County hit a record-high $254 million in domestic and international travel spending in 2019, marking six years of consecutive growth.

Direct travel spending in Montgomery County increased $10 million over the previous year, a 4% growth rate. In 2019, local tourists spent an average of $697,000 per day. Tourism generated nearly $20 million in state and local tax revenue in 2019, approximately half of which directly supports public education. Those tax dollars also support public safety, health and human services, business and economic development. Revenue generated saved each household in the county $295 in taxes. Read more....

August 14, 2020

Mortgage closing costs run from 2% to 5% of the loan cost, including property taxes, mortgage insurance and more. Read more to understand what closing costs are and how much they will cost you when you buy a home.

August 3, 2020

Summer is more than just a great time for heading to the beach and enjoying a barbecue or two. In fact, knocking a few items off your summer home maintenance checklist can not only keep your home healthy and functioning its level best, but also (in some cases) boost the value of your property.

July 1, 2020

Many new homeschoolers wonder how best to set up their at-home learning space. The possibilities can seem overwhelming. Here are some tips as you envision and establish a practical spot in your home where homeschooling can be comfortable and productive.

June 10, 2020

It hasn’t been the best year for most of us, so perhaps big remodel projects probably aren’t at the top of anyone’s to-do list. Not only are these projects incredibly expensive, but they also just take a lot of energy—I mean, wouldn't we all rather be chilling in the backyard?