Showing posts from August, 2017

Improving Your Home's Value One Space at a Time: The Kitchen

There's no doubt that you and your family have extremely busy schedules. Between work, school, ball practices, meetings, and other extra curricular and family activities, you're probably not home a whole lot. But when you are home, what room in your house are you certain to spend time in? The kitchen. Regardless of the hectic day your family has had, you still have to eat - making the kitchen quite possibly one the most important rooms in your home. It's safe to assume that for interested buyers, the kitchen is just as important to them as it is for you. So, in this week's blog, the Fran Campbell Team offers some super simple solutions for improving your home's value through the kitchen.

Illuminate the Room
Well-positioned and proper lighting in the kitchen is not only important so you can see what you’re doing, but because it also serves to set a warm and welcoming mood. Lighting is a critical element for the kitchen because it affects functionality and can have a …

Improving Your Home's Value One Space at a Time: Landscaping

We've said it time and again: your home's exterior is the first impression potential home buyers get when shopping homes. So it's important to start here. A home with a gorgeous yard isn't just easy on the eyes. Studies have shown that homes with well-landscaped yards sell for up to ten percent more! So why aren't you paying more attention to yours? In this week's blog, the Fran Campbell Team offers some super simple solutions for improving your home's value through its landscaping.

Stage the Entryway
The main focal point of your home's exterior is typically the entryway. Stage this area to tie in with the season. So for Summer, use brightly colored potted plants, vibrant cushion covers on your porch swing, and bright lighting. Touch up the paint on your door jambs, railings and window panes to make your entryway seem brighter and more inviting.

Prune the Bushes and Trees
Regardless of the season, it's a good idea to tackle any overlooked pruning chor…

Helpful Tips for Purchasing Investment Property

Have you considered purchasing rental property at the Lake of the Ozarks? In addition to seeing gains from property value appreciation, rental income can provide a monthly cash flow. Rental properties can be great investments, and the best real estate team at the Lake of the Ozarks wants to help you find that perfect property. Follow these steps and start enjoying your rental property as well as pocketing some monetary gains as soon as possible.

Evaluate Your Options
As you look at properties, consider your options - you'll have many! From location and style of building, to how you plan to use the property personally. We want you to be happy with your decision. Buying a property in a good location is one of the best ways to ensure the steady flow of rental income and help you and your family utilize the best of what your investment has to offer.

Purchase With A Plan
There are several questions to ask yourself before you invest in real estate. Will you want to use the property part o…