Showing posts from March, 2018

DIY Home Improvement Projects that are Worth Your Time and Money

Once you've decided to sell a home, there are some things you should do to prepare your home before listing it. Don’t just list it without any advance preparation. A few minor touch-ups and attention to detail can go a long way towards making a favorable impression on potential buyers — and perhaps closing a deal. Here are just a few DIY home improvement projects that are worth your time and money to address before listing a home for sale at the Lake of the Ozarks . Think First Impressions It goes without saying that the first impression that any potential buyer gets of your home is when they pull into the drive. Your landscaping can make or break a great first impression, so it's without a doubt that you should spend time and money on making sure the curb appeal of your home is pleasing and low maintenance. Low maintenance landscaping saves you money, and adds value when you sell. Purchase plants that are native to your region or plants that are drought-tolerant. Not onl

4 Featured Properties to Check Out!

Now is the perfect time to start looking at buying a home at the Lake of the Ozarks! We've got a few featured properties that we think you'll LOVE! All of these properties offer gorgeous views of the Lake, as well as luxury features that every homeowner dreams of having. And the icing on the cake? The prices are super AFFORDABLE! Check out 4 of our featured properties right here: Single Family Homes 286 Ridgewood Dr., Four Seasons, MO 65049 $599,900 This unique lakefront home design offers main level living with gorgeous main channel views from almost every room! The elegantly furnished living room features vaulted ceilings, large windows and skylights allowing for natural lighting. Also included is a see-thru fireplace which peaks to the office/den. The beautiful kitchen is open to the formal dining room which offers gorgeous wood flooring. The spacious master suite allows for privacy with a jetted tub, glass walk-in shower, and amazing walk-in closet. The lower level

Tips for Selling a Home When You Have Pets

Selling a home is stressful enough for homeowners, but selling a home with pets can be even more stressful. In addition to the usual concerns homeowners have, those with pets also have to consider if they should move their animals out while the home is for sale, how much it will cost to repair any pet-related damage and if pet odor will deter potential buyers. Unfortunately for pet owners, the truth is that pets can turn away potential buyers and even lower the perceived value of their home if they are not addressed prior to listing. However, when properly prepared, homes with pets can be cleaned and staged in a way that makes the existence of the pets almost undetectable. So before listing your home for sale , consider making the following tips part of your to-do list right away. Eliminate Pet Odor Although you might have become accustomed to it and feel like your home doesn't have a pet odor, it's likely that the smell is pretty noticeable to those who don't have

Team Andy Gibson Awarded for Record Growth in 2017!

"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." - Henry David Thoreau For Team Andy Gibson , this couldn't be more accurate! 2017 was a whirlwind of changes, learning, growth, and endless hours of hard work and dedication to our clients! When your ultimate goal is to ensure your clients are well taken care of and are receiving the attention they deserve, the last thing on your mind is "what's in it for me." Awards and recognition have never been at the top of the list of reasons why we do what we do, so when we found out that we not only received one award, but FIVE, for our hard work, we were floored and overwhelmed with gratitude! Hitting Pinnacle Status Andy was honored to receive for the second year in a row the "Pinnacle Award of Excellence" presented by the Bagnell Dam Association of Realtors ®! In order to qualify for such a prestigious award, an agent must have sold $5,000,000 within the previous fiscal year.