Lebanon, MO Real Estate News

By Lissa Uder, Your Lebanon MO Real Estate Agent
(RE/MAX Next Generation, LLC)
Common Meth IngredientsWould you swallow a spoonful of drain cleaner? Does the thought of injecting brake fluid into your arm appeal to you? Care to top off your dessert with a bit of rat poison? How about a big drink of starting fluid to start the day?These are just a few of the common ingredients in Meth. One reason behind the explosive growth in Meth labs is the availability of the components. When users smoke, inject or drink Meth, this is what they are sending to their brain, cardiovascular system and throughout their bodies:◙Alcohol - Gasoline additives or Rubbing Alcohol ◙Ether (starting fluid) ◙Benzene ◙Paint thinner ◙Freon ◙Acetone ◙Chloroform ◙Camp stove fuel ◙Anhydrous ammonia◙White gasoline◙Pheynl-2-Propane◙Phenylacetone◙Phenylpropanolamine◙Rock, table or Epsom salt◙Iodine c...
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By Lissa Uder, Your Lebanon MO Real Estate Agent
(RE/MAX Next Generation, LLC)
Meth can be manufactured anywhere, including in a "cook's" home. This may be a property you own and are leasing to the "cook", or a house that you are considering purchasing. These home labs leave contamination and severe health risks even after the drug is no longer being manufactured in the residence. A methamphetamine laboratory is typically not a large, permanent facility. It can even be manufactured in a coffee pot. The ingredients are common and generally easy to come by. In fact, meth can be made in makeshift labs small enough to be stored in a suitcase and set up anywhere. These labs have been discovered in the country, in small towns and in the largest cities, in homes, garages, apartments and motels. Being in or near a Meth lab is extremely dangerous. The toxic nature of the i...
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By Lissa Uder, Your Lebanon MO Real Estate Agent
(RE/MAX Next Generation, LLC)
OUCH!!! He got me! Sometimes, no matter how careful you are, a dog will bite. If you do suffer a bite, get to water and wash the wound immediately. This will decrease the chance of infection. Seek medical care as soon as possible. If it was your own dog that bit you, confine it and call your Vet to check your dog's vaccination records. If someone else's dog bit you, contact authorities and tell them everything you can about the dog, including owner's name (if known), color, size, and breed of dog, where the incident took place, circumstances leading up to the attack, and any ideas you may have on where the dog may be.What if my dog bites someone else?Even if the bite can be explained or was provoked, it's important to take responsibility for your dog's actions. Restrain the dog immediat...
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By Lissa Uder, Your Lebanon MO Real Estate Agent
(RE/MAX Next Generation, LLC)
OH NO!! Here comes Butch, and he doesn't look happy!There are usually warning signs before a bite occurs, but these can be very subtle and might be missed. Signs that the dog is telling you "I am nearing the end of my patience" may include:He turns his head away from you or gets up and moves away.He looks at you with a pleading expression.He yawns, licks his chops, suddenly starts scratching, or licking himself when you're approaching or interacting with him.He is wagging his tail with a slow deliberate wag with the tail held straight and parallel to the ground or high over the back. A nervous dog may also wag his tail between his legs or just wag the tip of his tail.If he lowers himself to the floor and stares at you, chances are he's getting into a position to jump at you. On the othe...
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By Lissa Uder, Your Lebanon MO Real Estate Agent
(RE/MAX Next Generation, LLC)
Practicing Safe Behavior Around DogsNot only do we need to train our dogs to behave properly, we need to train ourselves safe dog practices. Just like with a dog, after a little practice, these things will be second nature. Don't forget to train the kids too.NEVER leave a small child unsupervised with a pet or let your dog sleep in the baby‘s room. It is natural for a child to want to hug the dog, but dogs don't necessarily want to be hugged. The bite that may occur will most likely be in the face since this is the closest part to the dog. 77% of injuries to children are facial. That's approximately 44,000 per year. Remind your child not to pull on the dog's ears, tail, or fur and not to sit on the dog's back. Dogs don't like to be confused with horses.Teach your child not to tease dogs...
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By Lissa Uder, Your Lebanon MO Real Estate Agent
(RE/MAX Next Generation, LLC)
What made Muffy bite?A dog's tendency to bite depends on such factors as heredity, obedience training, socialization, health, and the victim's behavior. Dogs believe that they own things. Their toys, food dishes, you. It is their natural instinct to protect their belongings. Their resting place and your property are also its possession. When it comes to children, the dog considers itself dominant. Sometimes, a little nip is nothing more than "behave" from the dog's point of view. It can also be a "hey, that hurt" when you accidentally step on its tail or pull on its ears. Accidental bites when you offer it food or a toy can be prevented by teaching the dog bite inhibition. He isn't trying to take your hand off in this situation, he simply doesn't understand that he is biting too hard. S...
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By Lissa Uder, Your Lebanon MO Real Estate Agent
(RE/MAX Next Generation, LLC)
Dogs are great, aren't they? What would you do without your dog? He's always there when you need him. He calms your mood, is a great playmate, and hunting companion. And regardless of what your husband or wife is mad at you for, your dog still loves you! We have shared our lives with dogs for over 12,000 years. More than 53 million dogs in the US have human families! That's about 1 in 3 homes. Evidence shows that this companionship has contributed substantially to our quality of life. They truly are "man's best friend". So, why are we here? We have invited you to my blog today to talk a little about dog bite prevention. Dog bites have become a serious public health problem in the United States. The number of dog bite instances continues to climb. About every 40 seconds someone in the US...
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By Lissa Uder, Your Lebanon MO Real Estate Agent
(RE/MAX Next Generation, LLC)
It's the time of year in Lebanon Missouri when things are heating up. Today has been a beautiful day with sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 70's. Yes, Spring is right around the corner. Not only are things getting warmer with the weather, they are in the Real Estate Market as well. As of this afternoon, there were seven hundred, thirty four (734) properties listed with the Lebanon Board of REALTORS. That's $116,122,555 worth of land, commercial, industrial, multifamily, and residential property just waiting for the right people to come along and snag them up. If you're thinking about purchasing a home for your family, now is definately the time! The interest rates are still fairly low and there is plenty to choose from. Four hundred and twenty nine (429) of these listings are re...
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By Lissa Uder, Your Lebanon MO Real Estate Agent
(RE/MAX Next Generation, LLC)
Are you looking for a place to get away, a place to hang out for a little while? Maybe a place to go on a Saturday night that has live music without the alcohol? A place to sit down with a great cup of coffee and free wifi? You'll find it at Django's Coffee House. The name is deceiving. Django's is much more than just a coffee house. In my opinion, they serve the best lunch in town at very reasonable prices. Whether you're in the mood for Honey Pecan Chicken Salad or Lasagna, this is the place to go. They feature daily specials, such as Homemade Chicken & Dumplings, Lasagna, Chicken Pot Pie, and Ham & Beans, just to name a few.Popping in for a cup of joe on your way to the office? Don't forget to pick up one of the best scones you'll ever taste (being a chocoholic, I enjoy the Chocolate...
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By Lissa Uder, Your Lebanon MO Real Estate Agent
(RE/MAX Next Generation, LLC)
Want a fast machine with a smooth ride? The thrill of a motorcycle with the safety of a car? You need to stop in and check out the wheels at C.A.'s Trikes & Trailers. These things are awesome! You can get anything from a beastly machine to a luxurious road trip cruiser. I'm impressed! And they build them right in their shop. You can even take your bike and have it customized into a trike in front of your very own eyes. If you're mechanically inclined and are looking for a project that'll turn heads, they can sell you a kit to customize your bike yourself.     I checked out the front of the store too, and found everything a rider could possibly need for a fraction of what it would cost me at a motorcycle dealership. I mean, leathers, headgear, helmets, jewelry, accessories, clothing, and...
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By Debbie DiFonzo, Lebanon MO and Buffalo Missouri Real Estate
(Debbie DiFonzo - United Country VIP Realty, SW Missouri)
Southwest Missouri in the fall is a wonderful place to be! The grass is still green, the sky still blue and the leaves are just starting to turn. The air is beginning to turn cool - sweater weather at night. Being outdoors is still a family affair - for all the right reasons: playing at the park, raking leaves, taking a hike or casting a line. My daughter and I headed out to Bennett Springs State Park this past Sunday. I wanted to share just a few of the photos she took - ENJOY!              
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By Debbie DiFonzo, Lebanon MO and Buffalo Missouri Real Estate
(Debbie DiFonzo - United Country VIP Realty, SW Missouri)
This post is a submission to an ActiveRain contest: Buyers Challenge! By: Debbie DiFonzo, United Country VIP Realty, Lebanon, MO   Dear Mr. Anderson: Thank you for contacting United Country VIP Realty. We're located in south central Missouri and I think you'll find our area the perfect place to call home! Below, you'll find information on our area, a few options for financing and a small sample of homes available in Lebanon, MO. Lebanon, Missouri is the county seat of Laclede County and is located about two and a half hours from St. Louis. We're about the same distance from Kansas City; forty-five minutes from Lake of the Ozarks; two hours from Branson.  We really are convenient to almost everywhere!Fort Leonard Wood, the army's largest installation in the US is less than forty five min...
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By Debbie DiFonzo, Lebanon MO and Buffalo Missouri Real Estate
(Debbie DiFonzo - United Country VIP Realty, SW Missouri)
Market Report for the Lebanon Board of Realtors, January 1, 2007 thru April 30, 2007The Lebanon Board of Realtors mainly serves Lebanon, MO plus the surrounding areas. Residential:(2007)      111 properties sold for a total of $13,213,481 (2006)      134 properties sold for a total of $13,605,684 Land:(2007)     21 properties sold for a total of $858,150(2006)     25 properties sold for a total of $2,217,900 As of May 5, 2007 there are 9 pending residential sales and 5 pending land sales. For more information on Lebanon, MO please visit our website!
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By Debbie DiFonzo, Lebanon MO and Buffalo Missouri Real Estate
(Debbie DiFonzo - United Country VIP Realty, SW Missouri)
  The Cowan Civic Center opened in 1998, bearing the name of Kenneth Cowan, Lebanon's late mayor who began the dream of such a facility. The Civic Center has a 46,000 square foot exhibition hall, which is host to such events as ice shows, rodeos, conventions, and trade shows. The hall can seat 5,000 people. A 675-seat theatre is used for everything from theatrical productions to musical concerts to corporate seminars. Both the theatre and exhibition hall feature state-of-the-art acoustics and lighting.Additionally, the Civic Center is equipped with an NCAA approved lap pool and a gymnasium with a regulation size hardwood basketball court. Adjoining the gym is a room with a rubber "sports" floor, used for tennis, volleyball and walking. A wellness center includes treadmills, stationary b...
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By Debbie DiFonzo, Lebanon MO and Buffalo Missouri Real Estate
(Debbie DiFonzo - United Country VIP Realty, SW Missouri)
LEBANON, MO 2006 MARKET SUMMARYLebanon is the county seat of Laclede County in southwest Missouri with a population of 13,500 or so. Our local board of REALTORS is 105 members strong, with 18 different companies competing for the business. Here is a summary of 2006:516 units sold for just under $57,550,521432 Residential Homes      10 - 40 acres       42      41 - 80 acres         9      81 - 120 ac           4      121+                    5 74 Land parcels     10 - 40 acres       21     41 - 80 acres        7     81 - 120 ac          6     121 - 299 ac        5     300+ acres          26 Commercial parcels4 Multi-Family 585 units sold out of the Lebanon Board of REALTORS in 2005 for just under $62,465,000
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