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A drive down a lake road in Camdenton, Missouri  Fall is a favorite season of mine, and drives down quiet lake roads like this one easily show one of the reasons why.  Although the colors this fall weren't as particularly vibrant as usual, there's still such a a beauty to them - particularly in t...
11/20/2008
District enrollment of k-12 students continues to increase.     4,335 were enrolled in the Camdenton Public Schools at the beginnning of the fall term this year, and breaks down by building as follows: - Camdenton High School  (grades 9-12)  1274 - Horizons (Alternative School)  (grades 10-12)  1...
11/20/2008
Google maps help realtors showcase their seller's listings, as well as facilitate the house-hunting process for buyers. With more than 1150 miles of shoreline, the Lake of the Ozarks extends thru 3 counties and several small communities.  Understandably then for those new or unfamiliar with the L...
11/06/2008
Saturday morning fixture at Camdenton Square in Central Missouri closes for the season. Part of a favorite Saturday morning ritual of mine (from April - October) is to stop by the Farmer's Market at the Square in Camdenton to look for in-season fruits, vegetables, herbs and plants.   And even tho...
11/05/2008
Realtors, builders, tradesmen and general public from Lake of the Ozarks to gather at Captain Ron's Bar & Grill to raise funds.  The inagural "Builders Bash" - a community effort to raise enough money, building material and in-kind services to build the ninth Habitat for Humanity home - will be h...
11/05/2008
Thru October of 2008, the median sales price of a single family residence at the Lake of the Ozarks has declined,  while the median price of a condo unit at the Lake increased.  Looking closely at the sales numbers, however, the apparent median price increase is easily explained:  a substantially...
11/05/2008
Lake of the Ozarks to be free of white foam Dec. 3 marks the deadline for dock owners to have replaced all non-encapsulated foam flotation with encapsulated floats approved by AmerenUE.   The problem with the non-encapsulated foam was that it would tend to break away from docks, creating a real e...
10/31/2008
European-style castle ruins resting upon the highest bluff in the Lake area is the focal point of one of Missouri's most fascinating state parks.   Built originally by a Kansas City businessman the castle was first utilized as a mansion retreat, and later as a hotel. Gutted by fire in the 1940's...
10/31/2008
$7500 tax credit for first-time homebuyers If you have not owned a home or condo in the past 3 years - or have never owned a home - this is a particularly good time to buy.  Area lenders have many good loan packages available - such as a USDA first-time homebuyers loan package - that not only off...
10/31/2008
Market report for Lake of the Ozarks 3rd quarter real estate report: Lake of the Ozarks Board of Realtors Obvious to anyone driving around the lake area, and noticing the "For Sale" signs that seem to have become part of the lawn's landscape for so many disappointed home owners; residential sales...
10/31/2008
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