Showing posts from October, 2019

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

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 y

Questions to ask When Hiring a Luxury Real Estate Agent

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 long have you been in business? There are some amazing agents who are still new to the industry, but with that being said, finding out that your agent has been based in the area for a long time, or has a lot of experience with buying and selling luxury properties can be very reassuring. There are several ways that agents will increase their education, but one of the biggest factors is learning on the job. The more sales an ag

Luxury Staging Tips When Listing Your Home

When selling a luxury home at the Lake of the Ozarks , there are a few things that set listings apart. High-quality staging can make a huge difference when posting your listing, and because you are appealing to a unique and sophisticated market, it’s important to appeal to them. Staging can be an easy way to take your home to the next level, so we wanted to cover a few important staging tips to remember as you start the listing process. Keep It Real When adding floral and greenery to your home, there is just one thing to remember - keep it real. Don’t bring the dead energy of dead or silk flowers into your luxury home. Instead, work with a florist or a stager to find arrangements that last the longest. You can also make a huge impact in a space with live trees and plants. Fiddle leaf fig leaf trees are incredibly popular right now, and if you notice, you’ll find them in many published articles and arrangements. As you approach the holidays, if you want to stage your home in tune

Winterizing Your Luxury Summer Home

The time has come, as much as we hate to see summer go, these cooler temps that are showing up at the Lake are reminding us that winter is coming. Vacation homes at the Lake of the Ozarks can be vulnerable if there isn’t a plan in place to care for them. Many luxury homeowners can make the task simple by hiring a company to come in and care for their home, make sure that everything is functioning properly, and even clean while they are away. Whether you have hired someone to take care of your luxury vacation home at the Lake of the Ozarks , or you plan to care for it yourself, here are a few things that need to be checked before winter sets in. Check Your Insurance Policy First and foremost, one thing you should do before winter sets in is to make sure your home owner’s insurance is covering what you need it to. Some policies will not cover you if you leave your home unoccupied for a long period of time. The exact length of absence you’re allowed will vary by region and provid