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Rent or Buy - Which is Right for You?

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Owning a home is the American dream. But it isn't always right for everyone. If you're considering whether buying or renting is best for you, there are several factors you need to be considering. While Team Andy Gibson wants to help make your dream of buying a home at Lake of the Ozarks a reality, we also know that it may not be the right time. So this week, we're taking a look at the advantages and disadvantages of renting vs buying to help make your decision making easier:

Advantages of Buying Unlike renters, homeowners build equity over time. Several tax benefits cater exclusively to homeowners, saving money every year just for owning. When you own, you're free to get creative with your home. You can paint walls, add new bathroom fixtures, update your kitchen, finish your basement, or build a patio or deck to your heart’s content. Since homeowners tend to stay in their homes for longer than renters, they’re more likely to put down roots in their communities. And whe…

5 Tips to Get Your Home Noticed!

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Nothing is more frustrating than listing a home for sale at the Lake of the Ozarks with hopes that it sells quickly, and realizing that several months have gone by and you've still not received any offers. This could be an indication of many things that are preventing buyers from pulling the trigger. Team Andy Gibson, the best real estate team at the Lake of the Ozarks, understands that frustration and wants to help you overcome this issue. So this week we've come up with 5 tips to get your home noticed by buyers:

Depersonalize and Declutter Remove as much clutter as you can, even if you have to store your stuff in storage. Clear off tables, desks, and countertops to show as much surface space as possible. Remove the majority of family photos from walls, shelves, and the fireplace mantle. It may be difficult for potential buyers to picture themselves living in your house if all they see is your family pictures and memorabilia covering the walls. Remove any unnecessary furnitur…

MUST SEE - The ULTIMATE Lake Front Home!

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Now is a great time to relocate to the Lake of the Ozarks. And if you're looking for a luxury home at the Lake of the Ozarks, look no further! Team Andy Gibson has just what you're looking for - This week's featured property is a MUST SEE! It was designed with elegance and luxury in mind. Feast your eyes on this beautiful waterfront property located in the Four Seasons area:

415 Regency Cove, Four Seasons, MO This stunning 3 story lakefront home features 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, plus an office and a bonus bunk room. Enjoy an updated kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless appliances, which flows conveniently into the family room. The gorgeous family room includes a full stonewall gas fireplace with access to a large concrete main level deck. The lower level is THE entertainment area, complete with a pool table, bar area, and beautiful built-ins for a home entertainment system. The expansive master suite is a must see! From the gigantic walk-in closet (with wash…

Team Andy Gibson Spotlight - Getting to Know Andy

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Part of selecting a real estate agent at the Lake of the Ozarks to represent you when selling or buying a home is getting to know the agent you'll be working with. Team Andy Gibson wants to make sure you feel comfortable with our agents.  So to help you feel at ease and confident in our agents, we'll be occasionally featuring blogs spotlighting members of the team so you can get to know them better. This week, our spotlight agent is Andy Gibson - Broker/Broker Associate and Team Leader for Team Andy Gibson!


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Andy Gibson is no novice to real estate at the Lake of the Ozarks. He began his real estate career as a long-term leasing manager for Keys to the Lake in 2010. Within his first year, he had doubled the company’s rental inventory and doubled it again the following year. With his continued success as the Long-Term Leasing Director and Real Estate Salesperson, he went on to become Vice President of Operations for Keys to the Lake. Andy’s extensive experience as a pr…