Showing posts from January, 2020

4 Benefits of Owning Lakefront Property

With spring right around the corner, if you’ve been considering buying a lakefront property at the Lake of the Ozarks now is a great time of year to start your property search. If you’re still on the fence about buying a home at the Lake of the Ozarks , what’s holding you back? The lake area is absolutely gorgeous and there are many perks of owning lakefront property. Read on to find out four reasons to invest in lakefront property! Photo Credit: 1. Higher Level of Privacy A huge benefit of waterfront homes is that they offer a higher level of privacy. Rather than staring at the back of another home, you can enjoy watching boats pass by on the Lake or enjoy watching sunrises and sunsets. And since it's not really possible for developers to build on the Lake, you can rest assured that your view won't be compromised. Privacy is in short supply these days and you’ll have a tad more while living in a waterfront home at the Lake of the Ozarks. 2. Healthier

Make Finding a Home EASY With 6 Tips!

When it comes time to buy a home at the Lake of the Ozarks it’s an exciting time! Although exciting, sometimes navigating through the real estate process can be a challenge or stressful. Buying a home should be exciting - especially at the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks! Today, our real estate team at the Lake of the Ozarks has six tips for finding your dream home!  1. Consider the Location When searching for you new home, consider the location. How far are you willing to commute to work? How far is the drive to schools, shopping, grocery and other amenities that you will need. Is the home next to a vacant lot or neighbors? How is the upkeep of the surrounding neighbors, building etc? 2. Do Your Research It goes without saying that we have a wealth of information at our finger tips with one simple Google search. Use this to your advantage to access information about recent home sales, number of homes on the market, comparable home sale prices and community information.

4 Reasons Experience Matters When Buying and Selling a Home

If you’re considering selling your home this year, often the difference between getting your home sold and it sitting on the market comes down to experience! When it comes time to choose a real estate agent at the Lake of the Ozarks , experience matters! You can count on the Fran Campbell Team to bring plenty of experience to the table to help you sell your home. Read on to learn more about the experience you gain when you hire the Fran Campbell Team !  Hometown Experts When you choose a Fran Campbell Team associate to sell your home or help you purchase a new home, you'll experience a whole new level of service. First, our associates are "The Hometown Experts With a World of Experience." We make our living in the same communities in which we live. We're the people next-door, or just down the block. To top it off, RE/MAX Associates lead the industry in advanced real estate education and production. That's why we're known as "The Real Estate Leaders®&q

Pre-Qualified Vs. Pre-Approval

When you decide to buy a house at the Lake of the Ozarks , searching for the perfect property can be a lot of fun! However, before you start looking it’s important to make sure that you know how much house you can afford. Did you know the difference between being “Pre-Qualified” and “Pre-Approved”? It’s important to understand the difference and today, our real estate team at the Lake of the Ozarks has the answer! What it Means to be Pre-Qualified This gives you an idea of how much you might qualify to borrow. This process usually requires that you provide information to your mortgage lender but the information has yet to be verified. You have not actually applied for the loan yet, the information has not been verified, your credit history has not been reviewed and the loan is NOT guaranteed. A pre-qualification letter merely states that you MIGHT be approved for the mortgage amount. What it Means to be Pre-Approved When you are "pre-approved" for a loan, your m

4 Tips for Decluttering Your Home

2020 is officially here and if you’re thinking about selling your home at the Lake of the Ozarks this year, it’s never too early to start thinking about the selling process. One of the first things you will need to start thinking about is getting your home ready for showings. It’s important to not wait until you list your home to get it ready for showings because it’s possible a potential buyer will want a showing on the first day your home is on the market. A cluttered and unorganized home can turn away buyers, so if you know that you plan to list your home soon, it’s never too early to start decluttering your home and getting organized! Read on to get a few tips for decluttering 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 t