Showing posts from February, 2020

Steps for Making an Offer

When you finally find a home at the Lake of the Ozarks that you’ve fallen in love with, the next step is to make an offer! When it comes to making an offer, deciding a fair price can be tricky. There are a lot of factors involved that determine a fair price but it’s ultimately up to the sellers if they want to accept your offer. Having a trusted real estate agent at the Lake of the Ozarks to help you navigate through this process can help you make a fair offer. Read on to to get a few tips for making an offer on a home! The Negotiation Process When you find the home you want to buy, your first step is to submit an offer. Among other things, your offer should include: Suggested sale price Any furniture or miscellaneous items you want to be included in the sale Suggested closing date Any repairs that must be made before the closing date How much time the sellers have to respond to your offer From there, the sellers will review your offer and choose whether to accept, d

Spring Home Staging Tips

Spring is quickly approaching and if you’re planning to list your home at the Lake of the Ozarks , now is the time to start planning. If you’re trying to sell your home at the Lake of the Ozarks this spring, ensuring your home is “show ready” is important for attracting potential buyers. Read on to get a few tips for spring home staging from our real estate team at the Lake of the Ozarks . 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 boost your home's curb appeal in the springtime. Don't forget to prune the flowers/b

Tips for Listing Your Home from the Fran Campbell Team!

Spring is quickly approaching and if you’re planning to list your home at the Lake of the Ozarks , now is the time to start getting your home ready! It’s important to get your home ready before you list. Photos will need to be taken for your online listing and you could have showings right away. Not sure what to do to get your home ready? Read on to get 4 tips from the Fran Campbell Team! Fresh Look and Smell  A home that does not feel fresh or smell clean will turn your potential buyer off immediately. You do not want your buyer's first impression to be a foul odor because it is, there is a good chance your home has just been marked off their list. Buyers' sense of smell is directly tied to the "emotion" they feel towards the home and can determine whether they feel the home is clean, cozy and warm. You want to make sure to clean your floors and carpets, touch up or repaint walls if necessary, and make sure your appliances are clean. Buyers will not be foole

Why is Curb Appeal So Important?

Spring will be here before you know it and if you’re planning to list your home at the Lake of the Ozarks this spring, now is the time to start thinking about getting your home ready to list. You’ve probably been focusing heavily on making sure the inside of your home is in tip-top shape, but as soon as it warms up it’s important that you head outside and spend some time on the exterior of your home too! Spring curb appeal is extremely important because it’s the potential buyers' first impression of your home. Read on to find out why Spring Curb appeal is so important. Why Is Curb Appeal So Important? First impressions matter, big time! Think about it, if you have a job interview you probably spent extra time getting ready, possibly rehearsed a good handshake, or reviewed some interview questions they might ask you. Why did you do that? The answer is you wanted to leave a good first impression. First impressions often make or break on whether or not you land the job you appl