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QuarterMania Auction 2016!

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There is always a lot going on at the Lake, and residents are always looking for ways to help out those in need. Fran Campbell Team is proud to be part of such a generous community, and we encourage our team members to give back to the community in any way they can. Tammy Rosenthal, one of our outstanding Lake of the Ozarks real estate agents, is a member of Professional Business Women - Heart of the Ozarks. This weekend, they're hosting their annual fundraiser: QuarterMania. If you are looking for a fun way to give back, you'll have to check out this great event!

QuarterMania

Date: Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
Time: Doors open at 1:00 PM, Auction starts at 2:00 PM
Location: Inn at Grand Glaize
Ticket Price: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

This "auction" fundraiser redefines everything you thought you knew about auctions. Participants drop quarters into a passing buckets for a chance to win each item as it is brought up to the auction block, and then numbers are randomly drawn …

6 Reasons Why LAKE Houses Are The BEST Houses

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It doesn't matter whether it's a full-time residence or a vacation home at the Lake of the Ozarks - your lake house will probably be your favorite house you ever own. Lake homes offer several great advantages that can't be found in any other type of property. Keep reading to see what we mean!

1. There Is Always Something Fun To Do
With private lake access, you'll never sit at home wondering how you should occupy yourself ever again. As the owner of your own lake home, you'll constantly have the water at your disposal. Boating, tubing, swimming, fishing, water skiing, wakeboarding, riding the jet ski, canoeing, kayaking... Countless fun activities are always mere seconds away.

2. You Will Never Have To Go To Someone Else's House
As the owner of a lake house, you'll hardly ever have to pick up and drive to another friend or family member's home - because YOUR HOUSE will be where the party is! Everyone you know will be anxious for the chance to get out and enj…

Should You Buy A Single Or Multi-Level Home?

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As you prepare to buy a house at the Lake of the Ozarks, you have a lot of important decisions to make. How many bedrooms/bathrooms do you need? What are your requirements for yard space? Do you want an inland or a waterfront home? Where do you want your home to be located? The list goes on and on.


The number of levels you want your home to have is another important thing to consider. Multi-level and single-level homes each have unique advantages, and it's up to you to determine which will best meet your lifestyles. Here are a few things to consider as you make this decision.

Lot Size
Because they have to fit all of their square footage into one level, single-level homes are typically much more sprawling than their multi-level counterparts. As a result, more of the lot space is typically taken up with the house itself, leaving less leftover for yard. If expansive yard space is a priority for you, this will be something important for you to keep in mind.

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If you've never thoug…

Buying & Selling Real Estate: Modern Techniques vs Old

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People have been buying and selling homes for hundreds of years, but the methods buyers and sellers use have evolved over time. The strategies and procedures used today are drastically different from the ones used as little as thirty years ago. As experienced real estate agents at the Lake of the Ozarks, we thought we'd take a quick look at some of the ways the real estate industry has changed over the years.


Contacting An Agent Is No Longer The First Step

If you are thinking about buying a house in Osage Beach MO, what is the first step you would take? If you're like most buyers in today's day and age, you probably go online to begin browsing the various homes for sale at the Lake of the Ozarks. Up until relatively recently, however, buyers would have never dreamed of doing this step first. Prior to the introduction and expansion of the internet, the first step people took towards buying a house was contacting a real estate agent. Their agent would then comb through the MLS…