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5 Foolproof Ways to Draw in Offers on Your Home

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Are you planning to sell your home at the Lake of the Ozarks this Spring? Listing your home can be nerve-racking because everyone wants their home to sell quickly. Unfortunately, in some cases, it can take a while for your home to sell. The good news is, the Fran Campbell Team has some great techniques to draw in offers on your home. Here are five foolproof ways to draw in offers on your home.


1. Staging is Important
With the increase in popularity of HGTV home improvement shows and home d├ęcor magazines, we live in a world where looks matter, A LOT! If you want to gain offers quick, you may need to go beyond decluttering your home. Not all homes will benefit from major home upgrades, but most homes will benefit from taking the time to stage your home. Doing small things like painting and adding new light fixtures can make a big difference. Even just trimming your hedges can increase curb appeal and draw more buyers into your home.

2. Use Professional Photography In today’s digital wor…

Small Home? Try These Hacks to Open Up Your Space

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Even if you have a small living space, you can still make it look big. There are tons of hacks to make any room of your home seem more spacious. Whether you have just purchased a new home or condo; or you are getting ready to list your Lake of the Ozarks real estate, the Fran Campbell Team is here to help you improve the space in your home. This week, our blog will feature seven hacks to make your home feel more spacious.


1. Hang Mirrors in Small Rooms
If you have a small room in your home, mirrors are a great way to make the room appear bigger. The light that reflects from the mirror can make the room feel larger. Hang your mirror directly across from a window for best results. This will maximize the amount of light coming in from the window. Another method is to hang a mirror across from the doorway. This will enhance the depth of the room and give the perception of a larger room.

2. Adjust Your Curtains 
There are a few methods to make any room of your home feel more spacious just …

6 Tips for Staging Your Home for Sale This Spring

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Spring is here, and the Lake community is gaining momentum for another great summer season. Hopeful homeowners are visiting the Lake Area almost every weekend, looking to become permanent residents of our beautiful area. With so many people currently looking to buy Lake of the Ozarks homes, now is is a great time to list your house at the Lake of the Ozarks. If you're trying to sell your home at the Lake of the Ozarks this spring, don't forget these important spring staging tips.


1. Bust Out The Bright Colors
Winter color schemes are traditionally dark and subdued. When spring returns, buyers are looking forward to warm weather and putting the need for warmth and coziness behind them. As you stage your home for spring, try to cultivate a bright, cheery environment that will make buyers excited to see what's in store.

2. Put Some Spring In Your (Front Porch) Step
Nothing says "spring" like flowers on your front porch! Potted flowers or greenery are a key way to boos…

Understanding the Benefits of a Comparative Market Analysis

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Knowing the current market value of your home is most important when thinking of selling, especially if the proceeds of the sale are needed to purchase another home. When planning to sell a home, obtaining a reliable and comprehensive “Market Analysis Report” is a very important consideration for homeowners. There are many benefits this report offers to both buyers and sellers and we'll share some of those with you. But first, let's take a look at what a comparative market analysis is.


What is a CMA?
A comparative market analysis is an examination of the prices at which similar properties in the same area recently sold. Real estate agents perform a comparative market analysis for their clients to help them determine a price to list when selling a home or a price to offer when buying a home. Since no two properties are identical, agents make adjustments for the differences between the sold properties and the one that is about to be purchased or listed to determine a fair offer o…

7 Simple Home Improvement Projects to Tackle this Spring

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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. Fran Campbell Team is here to help you make the most of your time by offering this quick list of 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 several months can cause extensive (and expensive) damage. During the rainy days ahead, take the opportunity to check your home thoroughly for any unwanted water that may be coming in and take steps to remedy it. Better yet, hire a professional roofer to come out to inspect your roof BEFORE the rain has a chance to do any damage!

2. Install A Programmable Thermostat
A programmable thermostat allows you to set different temperatures for your home for different times of day. For example, you can set your home to be a little warmer during the d…