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5 Home Buying Tips

 The process of buying a home at the Lake of the Ozarks  can be daunting, and for one of the largest investments you'll likely make, it's wise to have a well-defined course of action. One of the most notable things you can do to ease the navigation process is hiring a real estate agent at the Lake of the Ozarks.  At the Fran Campbell Team, we understand the Lake area market as well as your wants and needs as a client. That's why we're here today to offer you 5 tips to consider when purchasing real estate at the Lake. Read on to learn more! 1. Make a Plan & Get Pre-Qualified Making a strategic plan for your home buying experience is a great way to ensure that you remain focused on the essentials during the, sometimes cumbersome, process. Preparing a binder can greatly assist as you gather paperwork on real estate listings, financing, agents, and other interested parties. One of the first steps towards house hunting should be getting prequalified. Contacting a lender

Expert Advice for Hosting a Great House Warming Party!

 So, you've just finished buying a home at the Lake of the Ozarks . Firstly, congratulations! Now that you've gotten the hard part out of the way, here comes the fun! Hosting a housewarming party at your new residence is a great way to break-in the new home. This gives you an opportunity to show off your fabulous new asset to friends and family in a celebratory and memorable way. In this week's blog, the Fran Campbell Team is giving you a few housewarming essentials to showcase your new home at the Lake of the Ozarks ! Create a Fun Theme! Having a theme in mind when celebrating your home purchase can be an effective way to ease the planning process for some of the housewarming items such as menu and decoration. It also allows guests to narrow down their choices for dress, gifts, food, and other items that are often considered when attending a housewarming party. Make Your Home Enticing You're inviting guests over to celebrate your purchase of a new home, make sure that

Steps to Ensuring your Home is Safe During Showings

  Selling a home at the Lake of the Ozarks  is an exciting experience, but one of the concerns that we hear often is about home safety. "How secure is my home during the showings?" Your home is your castle, and as such it holds valuables and memories alike, so wanting to ensure it is secure during the showings as strangers tour your home only makes sense. At the Fran Campbell Team, we understand the importance of protecting your home during showings, this is why we take diligent precautions to ensure the safety of your home during these viewings. In this week's blog, we will give our expert advice on how to safely show your Lake of the Ozarks home. Depersonalizing Your Home The first and most essential step in safely showing your home is to depersonalize it, for two key reasons. First, you allow buyers to envision building their lives in your home, rather than distracting them with personal family photos and memorabilia. Secondly, your valuables are no longer in the home,

Benefits of Listing your Home Over the Holidays

 With the holiday season quickly approaching excitement is in the air! This is the time of year to plan seasonal vacations, celebrate with friends and family, and make warm memories for the years to come. However, there is one thing you may not have considered planning during the holiday season, listing a home at the Lake of the Ozarks . There are several benefits to buying or selling real estate during the holiday season and the Fran Campbell Team is here to tell you why! Fewer Homes on the Market Many homeowners take their homes off the market during the holiday season, focusing their efforts elsewhere. While new sellers will likely wait until after the first of the year or the spring months to list their homes for sale. It's all about supply and demand here, as the inventory of homes on the market decreases, yours become more in demand. When you accompany this enhanced traffic viewing your home with a price to sell method and quality staging, your chances of landing the sale go