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How to Throw a House Warming Party

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Buying a home at the Lake of the Ozarks is exciting but can be a crazy ride all the way to closing. After you've successfully purchased your home and had a chance to move all of your stuff in, it's time to kick back and celebrate in your new Lake of the Ozarks home! A great way to celebrate buying a home at the Lake of the Ozarks is by throwing a house warming party to show off your investment! Not sure how to throw a house warming party? Get a few tips from the Fran Campbell Team below!


Make a Plan and Set a Date Choose your party time and type ahead of time. While most people tend to choose casual drinks and light bites, anything goes. Decide whether your event will be during the daytime or evening. You may want to open your home up for friends to come and go throughout the day or if your circle is a bit smaller, a more elaborate dinner party may better suite you. The size and scope of your party will dictate how early you will need send invites and start prepping.
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The Logistics of Owning a Vacation Home Rental

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Have you been thinking about investing in a vacation property at the Lake of the Ozarks? Owning a vacation home at the Lake of the Ozarks is a great way to have a place to stay while you're visiting the lake and potentially make a little extra income. However, before you decide to buy an investment property at the Lake of the Ozarks, there are a few things you need to consider. Read on to find to learn more about investing a vacation home below!

Photo Credit: funlake.com How Often Will You Want to Use It Yourself? One thing you need to consider before investing in a vacation rental property at the Lake of the Ozarks is how often you plan to use it for personal use. This will play a big role in how often your property is rented. If you plan to use your vacation rental frequently during the tourist season for the Lake of the Ozarks, you're going to cut down your the opportunity to make money. Plan in advance to use the property during off season months and try to avoid holidays,…

The In Water Boat Show at Dog Days Bar & Grill is THIS WEEKEND!

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It's that time of year again for Lake of the Ozarks Annual In Water Boat Show. If you're looking for a new boat or even some great boat accessories, you can't miss the In Water Boat Show! Boating season at the Lake of the Ozarks has officially kicked off so why not celebrate the season by attending the In Water Boat Show brought to you by the Lake of the Ozarks Marine Dealers Association THIS weekend, April 12th - April 14th at Dog Days Bar and Grill! Today, your favorite real estate team at the Lake of the Ozarks has everything you need to know about the In Water Boat Show below!

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When  April 12th - April 14th, 2019
Hours of Show  Friday, April 12, 1pm - 7pm
Saturday, April 12 10am - 7pm
Sunday April 14, 10am - 4pm
Where  Dog Days Bar & Grill
19 MM
1232 Jeffries Rd, Osage Beach, Mo 65065
Admission $6.00 Adults
12 & Under FREE
$1 of each adult ticket will be donated to benefit Kids Harbor
About Kids Harbor Kids’ Harbor, Inc., is a Child Adv…

3 Tips for Financing Your Next Home

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There is a lot to consider when buying a home at the Lake of Ozarks. We find that it's easy to get sidetracked with the excitement of buying a home that taking care of financing first sometimes gets overlooked - especially for first time home buyers. Most people do not have the cash on hand to buy a home outright, so financing is a huge piece of the puzzle when it comes to the real estate process. That's why today, our team of real estate agents at the Lake of the Ozarks from the Fran Campbell Team have some advice to consider to help make smart decisions when it comes to financing your next Lake of the Ozarks home.


1) Do Research on Mortgage Lending Not all mortgages are the same. First of all, you need to check mortgage rates and gather a few rate quotes. You also need to interview at least a few mortgage lenders to ensure that the mortgage and services they're offering are suitable for you. Ask questions before moving forward. Some mortgage lenders may be delayed in pro…