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Buy, Sell, or Wait?

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The question on everyone's mind is how is the real estate market at the Lake of the Ozarks? It's day by day, hour by hour right now. Some of our buyers and sellers are telling us that they want to hold off for now and we are supporting them in their decision by continuing to communicate and keep them aware of what's happening next. Some of our clients need to buy now or need to sell now and we are doing that with all the appropriate safety protocols - smart marketing, virtual showings, and more to get the job done.


How are we adapting to keep you safe and still serve our clients?1. Virtual video listing/buying consultations using Zoom, FaceTime or Skype
2. Digital documentation and electronic signatures
3. Antibacterial and sanitizing processes to keep you safe while homes are being shown.
4. The option of virtual showings to buyers.
5. Virtual open house events so buyers can tour homes without risk of exposure.
6. Negotiate offers with digital documentation and audio/video conf…

Smart Kitchen Upgrades

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The kitchen is one of the most looked at rooms of your home when potential buyers are looking for homes for sale at the Lake of the Ozarks.  The kitchen is the heart of the home and if you’re thinking about selling your home, making a few kitchen upgrades could help attract potential buyers. Read on to get a few tips for making kitchen upgrades from our real estate team at the Lake of the Ozarks.


1) Bring your Cabinets All the Way to the Ceiling Cabinets collect dust and typically have accessories that are unnecessary. More Cabinets will give you more storage and will eliminate unused dusty areas. Plus the look of floor to ceiling cabinets can be absolutely stunning!
2) Invest in Quality Cabinets  This is NOT the place to cut corners. The drawers and doors of your cabinets will be opened and closed multiple times daily. Be sure to get solid hardwoods, quality finishes, and sturdy hinges. Your potential buyers will notice if you've installed poor quality cabinets.
3) Create a Func…

St. Patrick's Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks!

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Due to Public Health Concerns, the St. Patrick's Day Parade is canceled. 

Saint Patricks Day is almost here and the celebrations will take place this weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks. If you're looking for a fun way to celebrate Saint Patrick's, the Lake of the Ozarks will have three events happening over the weekend - Water Parade, Pub Crawl, the Bagnell Dam Parade! If you're going to be at the Lake this weekend or looking for something fun to do, make plans to join in on the festivities! Read on to get all the details for Saint Patrick's Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks from your favorite real estate agents at the Lake of the Ozarks.


36th Annual Lake of the Ozarks St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:00 pm Bagnell Dam Strip, Lake Ozark, MO Sponsored by: The Bagnell Dam Strip Association
Bring the whole family and dress in green for the 36th Annual Lake of the Ozarks St.Patricks Day Parade on the Historic Bagnell Dam Strip. Have fun watc…

RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks Gives Back to Our Community in 2019!

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The Fran Campbell Team is proud to be a part of the RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks office! In 2019, our office was the #1 RE/MAX Office in Small Markets World Wide! We are very humbled by our successes and because of this, our office makes it a mission to give back to our community! Read on to find out how we give back to our community!


RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks Charitable Foundation  On 2011, the RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks Office created the RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks Charitable Foundation. 
RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks is proud to be an active community partner. Our associates believe in giving back and being part of the solution, helping solve the challenges our communities face. When you buy or sell property through a RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks associate a portion of that transaction is donated to the RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks Charitable Foundation. The goal of our members is to make a positive and measurable impact in our community. Since founded in 2011, the foundation has given over $300…

Steps for Making an Offer

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When you finally find a home at the Lake of the Ozarks that you’ve fallen in love with, the next step is to make an offer! When it comes to making an offer, deciding a fair price can be tricky. There are a lot of factors involved that determine a fair price but it’s ultimately up to the sellers if they want to accept your offer. Having a trusted real estate agent at the Lake of the Ozarks to help you navigate through this process can help you make a fair offer. Read on to to get a few tips for making an offer on a home!


The Negotiation Process When you find the home you want to buy, your first step is to submit an offer. Among other things, your offer should include:
Suggested sale priceAny furniture or miscellaneous items you want to be included in the saleSuggested closing dateAny repairs that must be made before the closing dateHow much time the sellers have to respond to your offer From there, the sellers will review your offer and choose whether to accept, deny, or counter. If the…

Spring Home Staging Tips

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Spring is quickly approaching and if you’re planning to list your home at the Lake of the Ozarks, now is the time to start planning. If you’re trying to sell your home at the Lake of the Ozarks this spring, ensuring your home is “show ready” is important for attracting potential buyers. Read on to get a few tips for spring home staging from our real estate team at the Lake of the Ozarks.


1. Bust Out The Bright Colors
Winter color schemes are traditionally dark and subdued. When spring returns, buyers are looking forward to warm weather and putting the need for warmth and coziness behind them. As you stage your home for spring, try to cultivate a bright, cheery environment that will make buyers excited to see what's in store.

2. Put Some Spring In Your (Front Porch) Step
Nothing says "spring" like flowers on your front porch! Potted flowers or greenery are a key way to boost your home's curb appeal in the springtime. Don't forget to prune the flowers/bushes in any e…

Tips for Listing Your Home from the Fran Campbell Team!

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Spring is quickly approaching and if you’re planning to list your home at the Lake of the Ozarks, now is the time to start getting your home ready! It’s important to get your home ready before you list. Photos will need to be taken for your online listing and you could have showings right away. Not sure what to do to get your home ready? Read on to get 4 tips from the Fran Campbell Team!


Fresh Look and Smell  A home that does not feel fresh or smell clean will turn your potential buyer off immediately. You do not want your buyer's first impression to be a foul odor because it is, there is a good chance your home has just been marked off their list. Buyers' sense of smell is directly tied to the "emotion" they feel towards the home and can determine whether they feel the home is clean, cozy and warm. You want to make sure to clean your floors and carpets, touch up or repaint walls if necessary, and make sure your appliances are clean. Buyers will not be fooled by air …