Showing posts from February, 2017

Why YOU Want to be Living at the Lake Year Round

We all know why people choose to visit the Lake of the Ozarks for the summer year after year, but what drives those who stay to dig their roots here? If you haven't taken the opportunity to visit the lake in the off-season, you really have no idea what you might be missing. From some of the best shopping around to some amazing hidden gems, the Lake of the Ozarks has a little bit of everything to suit anyone's desires. Attractions Photo Credit: In 2016, Ha Ha Tonka State Park was ranked as #1 on Trip Advisor for "top things to do in Lake of the Ozarks ". If you've ever been, you know why. If you haven't, what are you waiting for? This park features more than 15 miles of trails leading to lake access, caves, natural bridges, sink holes and a bluff-top castle. This is the place to go for any nature enthusiast. Enjoy the changing of the fall leaves, or the budding of spring flowers at one of the most beautiful places around. Don

5 Benefits of Owning a Second Home at the Lake of the Ozarks

With the market booming and interest rates still low, now is a great time to think about investing in real estate at the Lake of the Ozarks . Not only is the Lake of the Ozarks a great place to live full-time, but the area offers an amazing location for second homeowners as well. Keep reading to learn some of the benefits of owning a second home at the Lake of the Ozarks . 1. The Convenience of Always Having a Place to Stay on Vacation. The Lake of the Ozarks is the premier vacation destination in the Midwest. In fact, it was voted the #1 recreational lake in the country! If you love vacationing at the Lake of the Ozarks and find yourself here multiple times, year after year, you might consider purchasing a second home at the Lake of the Ozarks. Rather than searching for a hotel, motel or rental home each time you make the trip, you'll have a great place to stay every time you're here. You can even leave items such as watersports equipment, boating accessories, and commo

4 Tips for Decluttering Your Home

When you're ready to sell your home at the Lake of the Ozarks , one of the first steps you should take is to declutter your home. From the attic to the basement and everything in between, you want to go through every room in the house. While it may be difficult, try not to be sentimental, if you don't use it, get rid of it. Potential buyers are seriously put off by clutter. Keep reading for tips on de-cluttering your home from the Fran Campbell Team ! 1. Set Goals.  The thought of decluttering your home can be overwhelming. Where do you even start? Making a plan and setting goals will help you stay focused and be efficient in decluttering your home. Start with a list or map of all the rooms and specific areas that need tackling. Then prioritize them by which area needs the most work. Set goals for when you want each area completed and be sure to set aside specific time to work on the project, especially for the areas that may take longer like the garage or the baseme

Preparing for an Open House - What to Know!

When your home is on the market, it's a possibility your real estate agent will suggest an open house. When you list your home with Fran Campbell Team RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks , we bring our experience to you. Our agents want to help you sell your home in the shortest amount of time and for the best possible price, and we understand the importance of an organized and well-prepared home. If you're considering selling or your home is currently on the market, you may want to consider these tips for preparing your home for an Open House .  Make a great first impression. The minute your home hits the market you want to address the curb appeal. Freshen up the landscaping and exterior by removing debris and leaves. If your home needs some updates, consider putting some money into a new paint job or a new front door and hardware. Take a look at you mailbox and walk the property with the eyes of a potential buyer.  Clean gutters and windows. Check and replace outdoor light bu