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Selling a Luxury Home? These are the TOP Must Have Items

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If you are considering listing a luxury home for sale at Lake of the Ozarks, this has been an amazing time to sell. Not only are home selling quickly, but the interest rates for mortgages have been encouraging. All of these combine to create an amazing seller's market, and if you are thinking about selling, there is no time like the present. Luxury homes are magnificent, especially at the Lake, and they practically sell themselves in the way they are styled, designed, and those amazing amenities that make these million-dollar homes stand out.

Here are a few things that home buyers want in a luxury home. If your home has them and you’ve been thinking about listing - we can help! Even if your home doesn’t have all of them, it’s still a great time to list, and you could even add them before listing.

TechnologyA majority of luxury homeowners are looking for technology in their homes. The ability to be able to adjust the lights, HVAC, security system, and even lock the doors from your ph…

Popular Luxury Interior Design Trends

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As you may be spending more time in your luxury home at the Lake of the Ozarks, we wouldn’t be surprised if you are itching for a new design. Something fun, new, playful, professional - no matter what you are seeking out of your new interior decorating in your luxury home, this could be the perfect year to finish your designs! Here are five of the top styles and designs that are trending amongst luxury homes and how you can style your own home in that way.

Contemporary & Modern DesignThe contemporary designs tend to get a little mixed with modern, and while they do have some similarities, there are also some significant differences. Contemporary tends to be absolutely in the moment where modern is very futuristic. Another main difference is that contemporary styled homes have more flexibility with the pieces. More round and soft pieces can be used and still stay completely within the style, while modern is much more linear.

If you are looking to create a contemporary design in your…

The Art of an Luxury Indoor-Outdoor Space

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One trend that is circulating the luxury home markets is spaces that are both indoor and outdoor. This phenomenon can be accomplished in many different ways, but as easily as with the slide of a door a space can go from being an indoor space to an outdoor area. Part of what makes these spaces stand out is that they are ideal for entertaining and can be closed off during inclement weather but opened up when you want to enjoy the beauty that the Lake of the Ozarks has to offer. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you design an indoor-outdoor space in your own luxury home at Lake of the Ozarks.

The Creation of SeparationAn indoor-outdoor space can be created in many different areas of an already existing home. A popular choice is on a patio, screened-in porch, or any area that is close to the outdoors and can be tied into the indoors. Depending on how you want to make this space function, large glass windows, glass doors that move with the push of a button, or even large romantic cur…

Luxury Listings Are Selling Fast at the Lake of the Ozarks - Part 2

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We have been pleasantly surprised by the busy season that has come upon the Luxury real estate market at Lake of the Ozarks this year. We can't hardly keep these listings on the market long enough to show them off! If you have been considering selling luxury real estate at Lake of the Ozarks this is an amazing time to get the process started. Here are two listings that we have sold recently to inspire you, and if you want to see more, be sure to check out last week's blog (Luxury Listings Are Selling Fast at the Lake of the Ozarks - Part 1) where we covered the first two properties - they were exceptional!

The Home on Monterey Place This luxury residence located on the 3-mile marker of the Big Niangua is the perfect spot! Large home with 5 bedrooms (possibly 6), 3 living areas, along with 2 large decks plus a 14X63 foot patio, over 1500 square foot! This home was built for entertaining & large gatherings (seller once had 62 people visit)! If garages are your thing, this one…

Luxury Listings Are Selling Fast at the Lake of the Ozarks - Part 1

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This has been a phenomenal year for real estate, and if you’ve been considering selling your home, THIS is the time. The market has been incredibly strong, to the point that I can’t keep luxury real estate at Lake of the Ozarks for very long. In the last few weeks, we’ve had some incredible listings sell, and honestly, we need MORE listings! Check out the details of these beautiful luxury homes at the Lake of the Ozarks in this first part of our series to see what is selling fast around here.

The Home on Breezy AcresThis home was a wonderful lake residence that came with all of the amazing features. You name it this house has it: flat driveway, beautiful front yard, 3 car garage, cove protection, BIG main channel views with lots of decking, cart path to the water and most importantly the home has been meticulously maintained. If something was in need of repair, it was done.

Great floor plan with the master bedroom, living room, and kitchen/dining upstairs with three additional bedrooms…

Celebrate Fourth of July at the Lake in Style

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The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and if you’re planning on celebrating at the Lake of the Ozarks - it’s time to celebrate in style. Whether you’re planning a small party, a venture out on the yacht to watch fireworks, or some other way of celebrating, we have a few tips to help you keep it fine and fashionable.

Ice Cold Summer CocktailsWhether you’re kicked back on your patio enjoying some sun and a dip in the pool, or you are cruising down the main channel on your luxury boat, there’s nothing better than an ice cold drink in your hand. Here are a few recipes that are going to get you in the summer freedom spirit!

Berry-Lemon-Basil Sangria
Ginger-Grape Sangria
Caipirinha
Mojito
Passion Fruit Mai Tai
Blackberry-Mint Moscow Mule
Grapefruit Ginger Paloma
Raspberry Daiquiri
JalapeƱo Mango Margarita

Want to see more? Check out this article from Good Housekeeping filled with summery and delicious recipes.

Grilling & CookingIf you are ready to get out the grill, fire up the oven and get…

Preparing Your Luxury Home to Be Listed

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Every season has it’s appeal when selling a luxury home at the Lake of the Ozarks, but there’s something special about summer. Maybe it’s the warm breeze blowing in off of the shining water, maybe it’s the scent of lush greenery and bright flowers, or maybe it’s just the way everything looks so much more vibrant and alive. Summer is an incredible season at the Lake, which is part of what makes us a popular vacation destination, so naturally, selling your lakefront home in the summer can be an excellent choice.

If you have been considering listing your luxury home at Lake of the Ozarks, the team at Luxury Lake Home would be honored to assist you through this process. Here are a few ways you can prepare your luxury home to be listed and how our associate with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices can be beneficial to you.
Curb Appeal FirstWhen selling a luxury home, you want to make sure that the outside is gleaming. It’s obviously doing to be the first impression that your home makes in perso…