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Spring Home Improvements: Repair, Replace, Enjoy!

1/28/2016

Spring Improvements!!

4/23/2013

Spring Home Improvements: Repair, Replace, Enjoy!

Besides cleaning closets,  planting flowers and spring cleaning. Repairs and replacements wont just help owners enjoy their properties more; theyll also keep energy costs down as hot weather rolls in and attract more buyers, many of whom have become meticulous about inspecting roofs, appliances, and HVAC bills.

While most home owners need to prioritize costs, these 10 improvements are at the top of many contractors lists. Some of them are even more affordable then they would think.

1. Replace windows
2. Install a new heating system and change filters
3. Clean air conditioning units
4. Install more insulation
5. Switch out inefficient appliances.
6. Repair or replace roofs, gutters, and downspouts
7. Paint
8. Prune trees.
9. Mulch plantings
10. Replace lightbulbs

Before you hire anybody to do any work, get a written estimate first. Better to be safe than sorry.Could end of being a headache!

Are you looking for Lake of the Ozarks Properties?

4/9/2013
Now is the time to buy!!! Are you looking for the perfect Lake Ozark property this upcoming Spring or Summer? The easiest way to begin your search is with our RE/MAX.com property search tool, which includes all of the home currently listed for sale in the Lake of the Ozarks area. Osage Beach, Sunrise Beach, Camdenton, Eldon, Versailles, and more are all included in this link. Please feel free to call me or drop me an email with any questions! I would be happy to assist you with all your real estate needs.

Denise Maher
573-302-2316

http://www.denise.remax-midstates.com/remaxmidstates/index.asp?ia=93652


Market continues to improve

4/5/2013
We are excited to finally see the trees starting to bud and warm weather on its way! The market continues to improve and we are very excited about new things happening here at Lake of the Ozarks! So if you are looking to buy or sell please give me a call and I would be happy to assist you!

Denise Maher
RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks
573-302-2316

DID YOU KNOW BUYERS START THEIR SEARCH ON THE INTERNET??

3/26/2013

We are the person in the buyers quest when searching for their property, so we need to be tech savvy!

It is a fact that a mast majority, 90 percent of home buyers use the internet to start their search for property.

Today most buyers are mobile. They arent just sitting at a desk at home online looking for a home. Mobile applications are also a choice for buyers when surfing  the web for their home or condo, so some mobile apps are more buyer friendly then others.

Also nearly 30 percent are smart phones, not computers and are home shopping while waiting in line at the grocery store, ; 27 percent are searching over dinner and 26 percent are guests at someones home and likely just bored stiff so what better way to kill time then to house hunt.

On average a person conducts around 11 searches before making a move, like calling in an agent, attending an open house or otherwise submit criteria for their search.

So if you are looking for real estate here at Lake of the Ozarks let me know I would be happy to help! You can reach me at 573-302-2354 or 573-216-5256.

Denise Maher
RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks
denise@janekelly.com
www.http://denise-maher.com

 

LAKE OF THE OZARKS ST. PAT'S DAY PARADE

3/12/2013

Weather is supposed to be awesome this weekend at Lake of the Ozarks! So come on down for the 29th St. Pat's Day parade and celebration! The parade will be on Saturday March 16 starting at 1 p.m. on Business 54 strip area at Lake Ozark. So come on down and  join in the fun of an old fashioned parade with floats, marching bands, candy, goodies, cornbeef and cabbage for the young and young at heart.

Dierberg's Lake of the Ozarks Coming Soon!!

2/4/2013
We are very excited and patiently awaiting the opening of the new Dierberg's in Osage Beach at Lake of the Ozarks. The scheduled opening date is April 16th at the  Dierbergs Lakeview Pointe Shopping Center in Osage Beach. The location is within a quarter mile of the new Passover Road interchange off of the recently completed Highway 54 expressway across from the Osage Beach Premium Outlet Mall. The center will be anchored by an approximately 77,000 square foot grocery store, along with two restaurants and retail stores with an outdoor patio and 5,000 square foot mezzanine overlooking Lake of the Ozarks.

This will also help create more jobs for Lake of the Ozarks. They are looking to hire 12-15 department manageers, 35 full-time, 65 part-time and 50-70 seasonal employees.



Things looking up at Lake of the Ozarks

1/31/2013
So today is the last year of January and we are seeing an increase in activity, much better than 2012.  We are seeing things pick up here at Lake of the Ozarks and are very excited for things to come in 2013. Here are the stats for last year!

There was 2151 Total Sales last year, an increase of 13.5% over 2011. We have also saw a increase in sales volume over 2011 and waterfront homes are up 15% and Condos are up 18%. Lake of the Ozarks market has also saw a decrease in foreclosures down 19% and only 6.5% were waterfront residential homes.

If you are looking to buy or sell at Lake of the Ozarks! I would love to help! Feel free to call or drop me an email.

Denise Maher
573-302-2316-Office
denise@janekelly.com- Email

What is an Accredited Buyers Representative?

1/21/2013
What makes an ABR®     is that the right choice for you?

The ABR® designation Accredited Buyer's Representative is only awarded to licensed real estate professionals who complete specialized training that gives them the edge in understanding a buyer's perspective and protecting and promoting their buyer-clients' interests. Before earning the ABR® designation, buyer's reps must also demonstrate proven experience in representing buyers. Further, they are committed to maintaining their professional edge by staying current on the latest issues and trends in buyer representation.

In addition to knowing the dynamics of the local market, REALTORS® with the ABR® designation understand the special needs of buyers. They have additional knowledge and experience that takes them a step beyond an agent who only concentrates on listing property for sellers. An ABR® can provide you with valued assistance throughout your transaction and help you make informed decisions that will lead to a successful home purchase. So if you are looking for Realtor in the Lake of the Ozarks area please feel free to call me!

RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks-Team Jane Kelly
Denise Maher, ABR, GRI
3525 Osage Beach Parkway
Osage Beach, MO 65065
573-302-2316-Office

LAKE OF THE OZARKS MOVIE THEATER TO OPEN LATER THIS YEAR

1/15/2013

Looks as if the Lake of the Ozarks is getting another movie Theatre. So Lake of the Ozarks movie goers will have another venue to choose from later this year.

Charles Misenheimer, deputy director/building official for the city of Lake Ozark, said although final plans had not yet been submitted, but developer Gary Prewitt had requested a foundation permit.Thomas Construction Company will be acting as the general contractor.

Wehrenberg HistoryWehrenberg, is based in St. Louis, is the oldest family-owned and operated theatre circuit in the nation.

The company was started in 1904 by Fred Wehrenberg who, after watching a film clip of passengers riding a train at the 1904 St. Louis Worlds Fair, rented a former bakery located next door to his saloon, purchased a piano and 99 kitchen chairs and launched the Cherokee Theatre in 1906. Business boomed, inspiring the Wehrenbergs to open the Airdome St. Louis first outdoor movie theater. Patrons sat on folding chairs and were cooled by breezes in the summer and warmed by potbellied stoves in the winter.

As the business expanded, more theatres were added to the circuit. Then, in 1948, Fred and his son-in-law, Paul Krueger, opened the first Wehrenberg Drive-In. The drive-in was named Ronnies after six-year-old Ronald Paul Krueger, Pauls son and Freds grandson. As a boy, Ron worked at the drive-in, running the miniature train around the playground and handling the pony rides and then later, working as carhop, usher and concessionaire before taking over as president of the company.

Over the years the company changed with the times, adding multiplexes originally theatres with two to six screens, but now housing ten or more screens. Wehrenberg also expanded outside the St. Louis area, building theatres in Springfield, Osage Beach which is located at the Osage Beach Outlet Mall and Cape Girardeau and then in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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