The Lake of the Ozarks has long been thought of as a top vacation destination in the Midwest, but the Lake Area has also been gaining increased attention as one of the best places to live in the Midwest. Those who still think of the Lake Area purely as a vacation destination, though, are sometimes surprised when they hear about people who are moving to the Lake of the Ozarks full-time. This week, Fran Campbell Team is here to help you distinguish the facts from the fiction about living in our beautiful area.
FICTION: Once Summer Is Over, There's Nothing To Do. FACT: There Are Family-Friendly Events Held All Year-Round! The belief that we "roll up the sidewalks" after Labor Day Weekend is possibly one of the biggest misconceptions anyone could have about the Lake of the Ozarks. While it's true that the busyness that comes with the summer vacationers mellows once fall arrives, there are still plenty of events that the locals (and second-home owners) get to enjoy. Fall Har…
If you're like most homeowners, you probably developed a list of home improvement projects as soon as you moved in to your new home at the Lake of the Ozarks - and just as immediately, you probably realized that this list will be unending. As you scratch certain tasks off your list, you will inevitably add new ones. This is a good thing, because it shows that you care about your property and are willing to put in the time and effort required to keep it in good condition.
Home improvement projects are a great way to keep your home in good condition and, when performed correctly, add value to your Lake of the Ozarks home in the process. With so much rain in the forecast for this coming week, Fran Campbell Team is here to help you make the most of your time by offering this quick list of rainy day home improvement suggestions.
1. Check For Leaks Leaks are often some of the most detrimental issues homes can develop. If left unchecked, water that leaks into your home over the course of se…
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…