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Holiday Hostess Tips For Luxury Homeowners

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’Tis the time of year for elegant gatherings, luxurious parties, and ways to enjoy the season with your friends and family. While the winter months aren’t the prime time when homeowners stay in their luxury homes at the Lake of the Ozarks, it can still be the perfect time to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city and enjoy some quiet yuletide time in your home. Of course, you can always bring the season to your home and do a little rocking around the Christmas tree! If you’ve been planning a fun and elegant Christmas party at your vacation home at the Lake of the Ozarks, here are a few tips to help make you the hostess with the mostess.


Start with the Invite Make a good impression from the start by sending a tasteful invitation to your guests. There are many options, but for a truly elegant affair, you can hire a graphic designer to design and print breathtaking and luxurious letterpress invitations. Not sure what trending right now? Your designer can guide you towards…

A Luxury Home for the Holidays

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As the holiday season approaches, it’s time to start making your list and checking it twice! From gifts to give, meals to prepare, and decorations to put up - your weeks are probably filled with holiday merriment. Of course, if you’re going to be enjoying the holiday season at your vacation home at the Lake of the Ozarks, it’s going to require a bit more unique planning because you’ll be in a different space, but it could be the perfect touch for the Christmas spirit. Here are a few Christmas color and style trends that you’ll want to check out before you get started!


Nature Inspired For Christmas 2019, try incorporating nature into your design palette. You can still make use of tinsel and baubles, but you can also use pine cones, twigs, and bark-like textures. This will create a contemporary and welcoming look in your space. Natural ornaments can also grace the boughs of the tree as well, and you can scatter wooden candle holders and lanterns to really add the final touch.

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Recently Sold Listings With Luxury Lake Home - Part 1

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Luxury Lake Home is proud to represent both buyers and sellers of luxury homes at the Lake of the Ozarks. We are affiliated with Berkshire Hathaway Luxury HomeServices, which gives us an edge in the million-dollar home market at the Lake of the Ozarks, but it also gives us the consistent education and training to continue offering you the best real estate services at the Lake of the Ozarks. Here are a few of our recently sold homes, somewhere we represented the seller, somewhere we represented the buyer - all ending in a successful sale!


Luxury Home in Four Seasons, MO Quality built home on a one of a kind lot in Four Seasons. This nearly 6,000 sq ft home had features that would meet everyone in the family’s needs. It all started with a gentle lot and 115 feet of shoreline in a protected cove. No steep driveway or steps to the lake here! An easy walk to the waterfront pool and cabana, as well as the concrete dock with cruiser slips. Inside the home, buyers were blown away as soon as …

FAQs About Interior Designers

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If you’ve been dreaming about hiring an interior designer for your luxury home at the Lake of the Ozarks, the winter season can be prime time. Chances are likely that your home will be sitting vacant for much of the winter if it is a vacation home at the Lake of the Ozarks. If this is the case, then now is the perfect time to start looking around for your interior designer, and finding the best fit for you. Before you get started, here are a few frequently asked questions, and even some things your interior designer may want YOU to know before you get started.


Q: What does an interior designer do? While it’s true that your interior designer will help you choose fabrics and paint samples, that’s only a small part of what will be happening. Your interior designer will, in fact, help you with colors, fabrics, furnishings, and the surface level details, but they will also use their experience and certifications to offer additional advice in building codes, construction standards, project …

Questions for Your Real Estate Agent - Part 2

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When buying or selling a luxury home at the Lake of the Ozarks, one of the first and most important decisions you make will be choosing your real estate agent. Luxury Lake Home makes it a point to stay on top of all of the latest research, marketing trends, and pricing for the area, which are all great things to look for. However, choosing a real estate agent at the Lake of the Ozarks is just as much of a personal decision as it is logical. Here are a few questions you should ask when hiring your luxury real estate agent at the Lake of the Ozarks.



Q: How Will You Help Me Find Other Professionals?
Your real estate agent at the Lake of the Ozarks can assist you with finding other professionals to assist you through the process. This can include mortgage brokers, home inspectors, and title companies.

Q: What inventory is available?
As your REALTOR® at the Lake of the Ozarks, we know the market and the area like the back of our hand. We can help you obtain up to date information regard…

Selling a Home With Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Part 2

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When selling a luxury home at the Lake of the Ozarks, there is a certain level of care and expertise that is required. At Luxury Lake Home, we specialize in luxury properties at the Lake of the Ozarks, and with that as our specialty, we take great pride in assisting you in making this experience as luxurious as your home is. Because your home isn’t just a part of your family’s history, but also a significant investment, having a world-class brand in your corner is important. Here are a few reasons we take pride in working with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Luxury Collection at the Lake of the Ozarks.

If you would like to take a look at part one from our blog series, you can see it here: Selling a Home with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.


We Take Everything Into Consideration Our team is composed of experienced and highly-trained luxury home marketing professionals. It is exceptionally important to us that we represent you to all interest parties when selling your luxury home at …

Preparing Your Vacation Home for the Off-Season - Part 2

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Every homeowner at the Lake of the Ozarks is going to handle this time of year a bit differently (though, we’re sure it involves tears for all!). Some will completely winterize their luxury home at the Lake of the Ozarks and come back in the spring to enjoy it, others are only going to partially winterize it because they will still visit throughout the winter, or have someone who cares for it through the off-season. No matter what your solution, here are a few ideas to consider as you prepare your million dollar home at the Lake of the Ozarks for the upcoming off-season.

We covered part 1 a few months back, if you haven’t seen it yet, you can read it here: Preparing Your Vacation Home for The Off-Season - Part 1.


Pest Control We talked about the value of keeping your house a set temperature to protect the pipes, but there is one disadvantage: pest. A warm home can be the perfect place for pests such as squirrels or rodents making their home during the winter. Be sure that you keep …