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Winter weather stalls real estate showings for a few days.   Aside from a few cold days here and there, the Lake of the Ozarks area has had a fairly mild winter this year. But this week we finally got to experience some of the delightful aspects of winter with our first snowfall of any significan...
01/28/2009
Many religions offer ceremonies for spiritually clearing homes.   Having lived in New Mexico for many years, with its convergence of so many rich cultures and traditions,  I have attended a number of house-warming ceremonies in which homes were blessed and cleared of any possible negative energie...
01/17/2009
Sales of single family residences down 30% from last year An analysis of recent sales figures reflects what we knew already: that the sales of single family homes in 2008 were down substantially from previous years.  To see it on a graph is even more impacting. Sales of single family residences i...
01/17/2009
First National Bank in Camdenton posts lowest rates in 37 years!   Every cloud has a silver lining, and here is the upside to our down market: First National Bank in Camdenton has posted interest rates below 5% for fixed rate loans including USDA first-time home buyer loans.    These rates are th...
12/19/2008
Short term real estate forecast for the Lake of the Ozarks is anyone's guess.  In a typical market, it's always easy to predict home-buying patterns in and around the Lake of the Ozarks and to advise homeowners accordingly. Typically, at the first sign of spring, inventories will begin to swell i...
12/15/2008
Simply rearranging furniture can have great effect!   Ten years ago I assumed that having a beautifully decorated or staged home required the assistance of a professional decorator or, at the very least,  making a trip to a furniture store and purchasing the nicest pieces my budget would allow.  ...
12/10/2008
Life-long residents say they wouldn't live anywhere else                                                                                 I have been working with a young couple in recent months trying to help them buy their first home.   Life-long residents of Macks Creek, their won't consider ho...
12/10/2008
Chateau Lake of the Ozarks is apt to bring national exposure to the lake area  John Q Hammons, one of the nation's premier developers of luxury hotels and resorts, expects to break ground on his $90 million dollar lakefront resort project this summer.   The Chateau Lake of the Ozarks will be a 15...
12/09/2008
Life-long residents say they wouldn't live anywhere else                                                                                   I have been working with a young couple in recent months trying to help them buy their first home.   Life-long residents of Macks Creek, their won't consider ...
12/09/2008
Amateur photographer, Rick Hebenstreit makes photography fun.   Rick Heberstreit's self-portrait During an internet search the other day I came upon a series of photos by Kansas City area photography hobbiest, Rick Heberstreit.  Following a link which lead me to his online photo gallery, I was ca...
11/24/2008
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