Showing posts from December, 2021

7 Factors that Influence Your Home's Value

If you're planning to  sell your home at the Lake of the Ozarks , the burning question is typically, "what is my home worth?" There is a lot that goes into accessing the value of your home and to get a good idea of your much our home is worth, it's a good idea to get an official appraisal value. This will not only give you a good idea of what to list your home at, but it will also help you during the negotiating process with potential buyers. Get some expert advice for pricing your home from our  real estate team at the Lake of the Ozarks . What Is The Home Appraisal? At some point during the home buying process, the buyer will be responsible for ordering a home appraisal. This is the official process wherein a professional appraiser evaluates several different factors to determine the home's current market value. The number they come up with will be important to all involved parties: The buyer will probably not want to pay more for the property than the appraisal

Fun Christmas Games for the Kids!

Christmas is almost here! Soon the kids will be on break and the holiday festivities will begin. A fun way to keep the kids entertained during their break or at a family gathering is to have some fun games prepared for them to play. Holiday games don't have to be overly extravagant but having a few prepared can be a lot of fun and a joyful memory to be cherished for years to come. Today, our  real estate team at the Lake of the Ozarks  has a few fun games to enjoy over the holidays. Candy Cane Search Have you ever played "Hide the Thimble"? Put a Christmas twist on this classic children's game by using a candy cane instead. All you have to do is take turns hiding the candy cane around the house or one specified room and seeing who can find it first. For older children, use a miniature candy cane. Pin the Nose on Rudolph This one requires a little extra preparation ahead of time, but it's fairly easy. All you need is a bulletin board, construction paper, scissors,

4 Home Improvement Ideas for Cold Weather Days

The back and forth weather we've been experiencing this fall has us all over the place with our home improvement planning. One day it's nearing 70, and the next it's in the low 30s. But just because Mother Nature can't make up her mind and is throwing us for a loop on what weather to expect doesn't mean that you can't complete any home improvement projects. You may not be able to focus on the exterior while the weather is cold but there are still plenty of home improvement projects to keep you busy on those colder days. Consider completing these indoor home improvement projects this fall and winter! 1) Interior Painting  Nothing freshens up the home more than a new pop of interior paint! This activity is perfect for the winter and it is perfect for every DIY-er. This is a great way to get rid of the cold weather blues and to keep up with your home improvement to-do-list. 2)Upgrade your Flooring  This is another perfect winter time project that is not subject to

See What Our Clients Have To Say!

If you are thinking about buying or  selling real estate at the Lake of the Ozarks , you have more than likely discovered that there are a lot of  real estate agents at the Lake of the Ozarks . Real estate is an investment and it doesn't matter if you are investing in your first piece of real estate or you are selling your home in hopes of getting top dollar, your choice of real estate agent plays a large role in your success or failure. That's why it's import to ensure you choose an agent that is well qualified, experienced and has great references! The Fran Campbell Team has 30+ years of experience in real estate ! Don't just take our word for it though, see what our clients have to say below. "We met Julie in July when we were looking for a condo at the lake. She was very helpful and understood our needs. We had an issue with the appraisal a week before closing. Julie was very professional and was able to help us get to an agreement with the owners. I would reco