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6 Tips for Selling Your Home

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Sometimes, life just hands us the inevitable: just when everything seems right with your home, something happens and you have to sell your dwelling. No matter what your reasons are for selling a home at the Lake of the Ozarks, remember that now is no time to dawdle. The process of preparing a home for sale can take a month or more. So, here's how to start:


1. Take a Fresh Look at Your Home
Your home looks great to you, but a buyer wants to see it since he and his family will be living in it -- so take a fresh look at your dwelling. Hop in your car, drive around the block, and then scrutinize your home as a prospective buyer will see it for the first time. First, consider what's called "street appeal;" does it need washing or painting? Does the driveway need repair work? Is the landscaping in good shape? Remember, be very critical; your buyer will be.

Next, pull into the driveway and take a good, hard look. Is the yard neat and trimmed? What about the view from the fr…

Fran Campbell Team Named Among "America's Best"

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The Fran Campbell Team with RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks is among the 2,506 RE/MAX agents and teams featured in the 2017 REAL Trends “America’s Best Real Estate Agents” survey. The agents included in the survey represent less than one percent of all real estate professionals in the United States.

“We are focused on giving our clients the best possible home buying or selling experience. We believe that to best serve our clients, it is important to treat their real estate needs as if they were our own. We will earn your trust as we work together towards a common goal. Whether you are selling your own home or searching for a new place to call your own, here at the Fran Campbell Team, we will work hard to make sure that you are completely satisfied. Our team has the knowledge, experience, and dedication that it takes to get the results you are looking for.” The REAL Trends “America’s Best Real Estate Agents” survey ranks participating agents in the United States based on residential transact…

Simple Tips for Hosting a Successful Open House

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When selling a home at the Lake of the Ozarks, there are many ways to get your home noticed: online advertisement, sharing the listing on social media, listing the property in newsletters and newspapers, and putting a "For Sale" sign in the yard are just a few ways. But what about getting people to actually visit your home? Well, hosting an open house is the perfect solution to make that happen! The Fran Campbell Team wants to share with you some simple tips for making the most of your open house.

Prepare a Property Description Sheet Having property information easily available in the form of a flyer can really help to peak interest and offer buyers answers to questions they may have pertaining to your home. This is an easy way to share all kinds of information with potential buyers. And since the property description covers all the essential information one would need to know about your property, you don't have to worry about forgetting a key piece of information - it&#…

Freshen Your Home with These Painting Tips

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When considering selling a home at the Lake of the Ozarks, one factor that comes to mind is all the work you have ahead of you to get the home in show-ready condition. And we don't want to scare you, but sprucing up your home before it starts to show can be a great help in getting it sold. But that doesn't mean you need to go all out on a complete remodel. Adding a fresh coat of paint can really help to spruce up any room in your home. So put away those home remodel magazines and grab a paintbrush instead! The Fran Campbell Team has some tips for you to make painting your home a breeze:

Line your paint tray with a plastic bag or aluminum foil. Some trays will fit nicely into a small garbage or grocery bag AND you'll never have to buy a new tray or wash one.Use bed raisers, 2x4 scraps or wooden blocks to raise your furniture and avoid painting the floor or surface.Have a small area that you don't want to paint? Cover the area with Vaseline  - works great for screws or hi…