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Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae Set Maximum Loan Limits for 2012

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Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae
Maximum Loan Limits Set For 2012
Greetings from the Fran Campbell team! We hope your holiday weekend was wonderful and relaxing. We strive to always keep our followers on our Blog, Facebook page, Twitter Feed, and other social media channels up to date with current real estate news.

Here is the latest and greatest on loans offered by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.

The biggest loan that comes with a Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac guarantee will remain the samein 2012 for the entire US with the exception of Fairfield County, Connecticut where where the limit will rise to $625,500 — the same maximum loan size available in other high-cost areas.
In a nutshell, here are the limits:

$417,000 for mortgages on one-unit properties$533,850 for mortgages on two-unit properties$645,300 for mortgages on three-unit properties $801,950 for mortgages on four-unit propertiesTo view the full article on loan limits - http:/bitly.com/tSjmN7

Here is a link to check the loan limit in the Lake…

Rum Cake for the Holidays!

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Fran Campbell Team!

We thought we'd share another one of our favorite recipes for the holiday!


Build in Porto Cima

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Excellent building site surrounded by magnificent homes located in prestigious La Riva Estates. Build your dream home on this great water front A lot today. Seller also has MLS# 3081647 for sale. Porto Cima sports membership for buyer of first lot to sell.


$79,500
Waterfront Lot
MLS#3081648

The Fran Campbell Team
LAKE OF THE OZARKS BEST REALTORS
www.FranCampbell.com
573-302-2390

Fran@Francampbell.com

Happy Thanksgiving from the Fran Campbell Team!

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Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!

The Fran Campbell team would like to thank all of our clients and friends at the Lake of the Ozarks for a wonderful year and we wish everyone a happy holiday season. There is so much going on at the lake during this time of year and we will be posting many events via our blog, Facebook page, Twitter feed ,and YouTube channel.


One of Our Favorite Holiday Recipes

Chocolate Granola Pie

1 frozen pie crust
½ c. butter
½ c. brown sugar
¾ c. corn syrup
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
½ tsp. salt
8 Nature’s Own oats n’ honey bars crushed (they come 2 per pack so 4 packs)
¼ c. Oatmeal
½ c. walnuts
¼ c. chocolate chips

Melt the butter and brown sugar together in the microwave, then mix together with the remaining wet ingredients. Mix in the dry ingredients and pour into the pie crust. Place the pie in the oven on top of a small baking sheet to prevent bubbling over. Bake 45 minutes at 350 degrees.

Enjoy!

Let us know of your favorite holiday recipes ... we'd love to share them!

Happy …

AMAZING LOCATION TO BUILD!

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Build your dream home on this fabulous golf course lot. Enjoy the beautiful golf course and main channel views. This gentle lot overlooks the 15th and 16th holes of the prestigious Jack Nicklaus golf course. Seller also has MLS 3081648 for sale. Porto Cima Sports membership for buyer of first lot to sell.

$125,000
MLS# 3081647

The Fran Campbell Team
LAKE OF THE OZARKS BEST REALTORS
www.FranCampbell.com
573-302-2390

Fran@FranCampbell.com

Price Reduced! Spacious 3 Bedroom Condo!

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PRICE REDUCED! What an opportunity to purchase this well maintained 3 bedroom, waterfront condo on Horseshoe Bend at the Beautiful Lake of the Ozarks. Unit features open living, dining & kitchen areas with spacious breakfast bar. Each bedroom has it’s own private bath. This condo comes turn key with a 10x30 boat slip and lift. There are two separate screened porches for relaxing or entertaining. Everything is here for you to start living the lake life today!


$134,900
3 bedrooms/ 3 bathrooms
1,500 square feet
MLS# 3081506

The Fran Campbell Team
LAKE OF THE OZARKS BEST REALTORS
www.FranCampbell.com
573-302-2390

Fran@FranCampbell.com

The Fran Cambell Team helping the Lake Community

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The Fran Campbell Team Helping the Lake Community

The RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks Charitable Foundation recently approved a grant to the holiday food drive that Jane Kelly started a few years ago. The Foundation has taken over the food drive, and would like to invite all of you to participate in this event with us.

This year, we will be supporting the Hope House, Lamb House and CADV. Each of the wonderful charity's have given us a list of items that they are desperately in need of. The foundation will be taking $200 for each charity and buying food items/supplies that they have asked for. We hope you all will join with us and bring in additional items for the drive.

List of Items needed:

Lamb House- (Kid friendly food) Soups, canned pastas, canned meats, cookies, crackers, peanut butter & jelly, Ramon noodles, macaroni & Cheese, cereal etc. Also dry/paper goods- toilet paper, paper towels, etc. & Personal Care Items- Shampoo/Conditioner, soap, tooth brushes, tooth paste, e…

This Condo Lives Large!

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Great condo living in this walk-in unit with huge view of the main channel. This oversized unit (3 bedroom 3 bath with an office/den) has plenty of room for you and your guests to enjoy the beautiful scenery from the large screened in porch. The many amenities of this condominium include a Large Pool, Tennis Courts, Playground & Club House,(the association has updated the clubhouse with new flooring, window treatments, air hockey, and 50 inch flat screen TV). High Speed Internet available. This well established, 3 bldg complex is very well maintained. The Seller has 3 dock slips to offer. 12x30 with the unit and a 12x43 & 12x17 for extra money. The offered slips are back to back and could be converted back to 12x30 each.

$169,000
3 bedrooms/ 3 bathrooms
1,940 square feet
MLS# 3081446

The Fran Campbell Team
LAKE OF THE OZARKS BEST REALTORS
www.FranCampbell.com
573-302-2390

Fran@FranCampbell.com

How to Silence Door Squeaks

7 things every home owner should know: 1) Fix a leaky toilet
2) Repair drywall holes
3) Adjust cabinet doors
4) Open a stuck window
5) Stop a leaking faucet
6) Turn off the main water line
7) Silence Door Squeaks
We are wrapping up our a video series on home maintenance tips. Today is #7 - Silence Door Squeaks
Take the squeak out of doors by lubricating top and bottom hinges with a little WD-40 or white lithium grease. If you don’t have any on hand, olive oil is a quick but temporary fix.
Watch the video below for a short "How To" demonstration! http://youtu.be/sWcUpCRWDA8
We hope you enjoyed our video series!

Be sure to "Like"our Facebook page, "Follow"us on Twitter, and "Connect" with the Fran Campbell Team on LinkedIn. This week the Fran Campbell team is sharing ways to maintain your Lake of the Ozarks home. Check back each day for a new tip!
Contact Fran Campbell Team at RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks for all your real estate needs.
Fran …

How to Turn Off the Main Water Line

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7 things every home owner should know: 1) Fix a leaky toilet
2) Repair drywall holes
3) Adjust cabinet doors
4) Open a stuck window
5) Stop a leaking faucet
6) Turn off the main water line
7) Silence Door Squeaks
We are wrapping up our a video series on home maintenance tips. Today is #6 - Turn Off the Main Water Line
Don’t wait until water gushes into your house to search for the main water line. When things are calm and dry, locate and practice turning it on and off.
Watch the video below for a short "How To" demonstration!

Watch for video #7 tomorrow!
Be sure to "Like"our Facebook page, "Follow"us on Twitter, and "Connect" with the Fran Campbell Team on LinkedIn. This week the Fran Campbell team is sharing ways to maintain your Lake of the Ozarks home. Check back each day for a new tip!
Contact Fran Campbell Team at RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks for all your real estate needs.
Fran Campbell Team
Lake of the Ozarks BEST Realtor
www.FranCam…

How to Stop a Leaking Faucet

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7 things every home owner should know: 1) Fix a leaky toilet
2) Repair drywall holes
3) Adjust cabinet doors
4) Open a stuck window
5) Stop a leaking faucet
6) Turn off the main water line
7) Silence Door Squeaks
We are wrapping up our a video series on home maintenance tips. Today is #5 - How to Stop a Leaking Faucet
A dripping faucet can waste 5 gallons of water per day. If you can’t replace the faulty part immediately, tie a string around the faucet and let it fall into the drain: Dripping water will silently flow down the string.
Watch the video below for a short "How To" demonstration!

Watch for video #6 tomorrow!
Be sure to "Like"our Facebook page, "Follow"us on Twitter, and "Connect" with the Fran Campbell Team on LinkedIn. This week the Fran Campbell team is sharing ways to maintain your Lake of the Ozarks home. Check back each day for a new tip!
Contact Fran Campbell Team at RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks for all your real estate…

How to Open a Stuck Window

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7 things every home owner should know: 1) Fix a leaky toilet
2) Repair drywall holes
3) Adjust cabinet doors
4) Open a stuck window
5) Stop a leaking faucet
6) Turn off the main water lineThis week we are running a video series on home maintenance tips. Today is #4 - Open a Stuck Window
Windows stick when paint, dust, or moisture builds. Use a utility knife (or a pizza cutter) to remove old paint. Be careful not to gouge the wood sash. If high humidity is making windows hard to move, run a humidifier that sucks moisture out of air.Watch the video below for a short "How To" demonstration!


Watch for video #5 tomorrow!

Be sure to "Like"our Facebook page, "Follow"us on Twitter, and "Connect" with the Fran Campbell Team on LinkedIn. This week the Fran Campbell team is sharing ways to maintain your Lake of the Ozarks home. Check back each day for a new tip!
Contact Fran Campbell Team at RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks for all your real estate…