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Are Your Window Coverings Safe?

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The month of October is Window Covering Safety Month and our real estate agents in Eldon, MO want to help ensure you and your family are safe. As a homeowner, it's important to create a safe environment for everyone who enters your home - especially those who live with you at all times. While it seems like a harmless object in your home, window coverings present a number of dangers, especially for small children. Take a look below to learn a little more about window covering safety, in honor of this month.


Secure Lose Cords Mini blinds are a popular way to cover windows throughout many homes. Ensure the cord is secured at a safe level. Often times small children will crawl over and play with the cord. At this point they can get caught around the cord or pull too hard, leading to the entire set of blinds falling on your kids.

Keep Beds Clear of Windows When arranging your kids rooms, ensure the bed or crib is a safe distance away from all window coverings. From trying to pull on cu…

Why NOW is the Perfect Time to Buy

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As the crazy summer months wind down and the crisp fall air is upon mid-Missouri, you have a little more time to breath. The less crazy schedule allows more time for home shopping. If you're thinking about buying a home near Eldon, Missouri, now may be the perfect time for you! Our trusted team of real estate agents in mid-MO are here for your home shopping needs - no matter what time of year it is. While Devine & Associates are eager to help year-round, this week's blog focus on reasons why NOW is the ideal time to purchase a home.


Less Competition As the busy summer comes to a close, there are likely less home buyers on the market. This helps give you the advantage of less competition. Not as many buyers are looking at the same homes as you, allowing you to take your time during your search. Don't feel as rushed to buy a home that other buyers are interested in during the fall months.

More Housing Options Since less buyers are on the market, you may have the opportun…

Get In The Fall Spirit at the Turkey Festival

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It's officially fall and that means it's time for the Annual Turkey Festival in Eldon, MO! As we gear up for a great season for buying and selling, our town is getting ready for the 32nd Annual Turkey Festival. This exciting event is one the entire family can enjoy. As the best real estate agents in Eldon, MO, we've provided some information about the event that brings in locals and visitors from all directions. Take a look below to learn what you can enjoy at the festival this weekend - September 30th.



As you solidify your plans for the weekend, don't forget to add "Turkey Festival" to Saturday 9/30 from 9 am - 5 pm. Make your way to downtown Eldon, Missouri for this unique and entertaining festival. Gather all your friends and family to spend the day together. Crafters, entertainment, delicious BBQ, tasty treats, and a parade can all be found at this year's Turkey Festival.

Vendors: From crafters to businesses, there is a wide range of vendor booths for…

Why NOW is the Perfect Time To Sell

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Are you thinking about listing your Lake of the Ozarks home for sale? Good news - it's the perfect time! As your trusted real estate agent near Eldon, MO, our team is constantly evaluating the real estate market. If you would like to sell your current home and find the perfect place for your family, start preparing your home to sell. Take a look below for some of the reasoning behind our findings that NOW is the right time to list your home for sale near Eldon, MO.

Serious Buyers Are Looking The buyers on the market are serious about finding a home. Whether they are motivated by time constrictions or the desire to find a home, the buyers are looking. When serious buyers are looking to purchase a home, the seller has an advantage. From pricing to negotiations to being more picky - there are many perks of selling your home while active buyers outnumber the number of homes available.

Home Inventory is Down Unlike a few years ago with a TON of homes for sale and not as many buyers, th…

Top Reasons To Buy Land Today

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Rural land is part of what makes our area so great. With rolling hills of farm land to a number of wooded areas, it takes all kinds of land to make mid-Missouri so beautiful. Our Eldon, MO real estate agents are here for all of your real estate needs - land purchases included! We have an agent dedicated to land sale and purchase. Take a look below to find just a few of the great reasons to start investing in land near the Lake of the Ozarks today!

Hands Off Investment A piece of land does not require much upkeep. You can simply purchase the property and let it sit, if that's what you want to do. Unlike a property with a structure which includes constant maintenance and upkeep, land is a much easier investment.

A Great Place to Hunt this Fall Do you love to hunt? A piece of land is the perfect place to hunt for your prized animal this year. Do so from the comfort of your own land. Invite your hunting group over to your new property to make an entire day out of your hunting adventur…

5 Ways to Make Moving Day a Breeze

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The words "easy" and "moving" are typically not found in the same sentence. For many people, moving is a dreaded task, but it doesn't have to be. Don't be stressed out about your upcoming move. Whether you're moving across town or relocating to the Lake of the Ozarks, it can help to be prepared to make moving easy. The best team of real estate agents in Eldon, MO are here with tips to make your moving day a breeze. Take a look below for some tips to make your move that much easier.


1) Keep It Organized Organization is key when packing all of your belongings and relocating to a new home. Start early and pack items that you do not use very often. This is also a good chance to go through your items and get rid of the one's you don't need anymore. When you do start putting your belongings in boxes, make sure items from the same room are in the same box and label them accordingly. This can help keep your boxes organized and reduce the need to move th…

Catch the Fireworks this Labor Day Weekend

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There are a TON of fireworks displays around the Lake of the Ozarks this holiday weekend. Enjoy the beautiful shows from a number of locations. Whether by land or by boat, you can partake in breathtaking views all around the area. The best team of real estate agents in Eldon, MO are here to help you plan out your weekend. Whether you want to catch fireworks displays every night of the weekend or have your eye on a particular display, take a look below for a schedule of fireworks around the Lake of the Ozarks.


Old Kinderhook Labor Day Fireworks Fun Fest Date: Friday, September 1
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
20 Eagle Ridge Road; South of Camdenton
Free Festivities to include Clowns,Bounce Houses, Face Painting, Games for Children and Adults. Free Live Entertainment. Food and drinks available for a small cost.
Call for Details: 573-317-4314

Bear Bottom Resort Labor Day Fireworks Date: Saturday, September 2
Time: 9:45 pm
Hwy 5 to 123 Bear Bottom Drive in Sunrise Beach
View by land at Bear Bott…