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Thinking About Having Kids? It's Time To Buy A House!

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There are few things more exciting than planning to have your first child. It's like you and your spouse are standing at the start of a massive water slide - slightly terrified, but thrilled, excited, and filled with anticipation at the same time. Having kids will be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life, but it certainly comes with its fair share of important decisions and responsibilities.

If you and your spouse do not yet have a home of your own, our central Missouri real estate agents are here to encourage you to buy a house before you take the plunge and have a child. The choice is obviously yours if you would rather continue renting, but here are a few reasons why we believe parents should buy a house at the Lake of the Ozarks before having children.


4 Reasons To Own Your Own Home Before Having Kids

1.  Autonomy & Freedom
If you've ever rented a home, you know that renters are subject to strict limitations regarding what they can and can not do with the prop…

Lovely Family Home For Sale In Osage Beach!

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Tired of constantly making the drive down to visit the Lake Area on the weekends? Dreaming about moving to the Lake of the Ozarks so you can finally live here full-time?

There has never been a better time to make the move! Prices continue to hold steady and interest rates remain low. Devine & Associates Real Estate is here to help you kick off your home search by introducing you to this updated home for sale in Osage Beach, MO. This comfortable family home could be exactly what you're looking for!


Fantastic Home For Sale In Osage BeachMoving is a big enough task all by itself - why sign up for all the extra work required to fix up a home in need of repair? This home is move-in ready, so you can enjoy all the perks of a new home without having to deal with any of the headaches! 4741 Clearwood Lane, Osage Beach, MO 650653 Bedrooms2.5 Bathrooms1,806 Square Feet$129,900Comfortable and affordable, this lovely home is the perfect place for all phases of life - buying a house on your ow…

Eldon ~ The Gateway To The Lake

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We've all heard about the Lake of the Ozarks and the wonderful things it has to offer, but what have you heard about Eldon? Dubbed "The Gateway To The Lake," Eldon is the last town visitors driving west on highway 54 hit before they arrive at the Lake. As your go-to real estate agency in Eldon, MO, Devine & Associates is here to give you a brief overview of this great little town and all of the wonderful things it has to offer. (Information taken from EldonChamber.com)

Personal LifeStrong family values, unbeatable community spirit, churches of almost every different denomination, and more await you at this cozy little down. Located just fifteen minutes from the Lake of the Ozarks and thirty miles from Jefferson City, Eldon residents get to enjoy all the benefits of a small town while still having easy access to bigger communities. 
The Eldon community also features an award-winning school district with several different volunteer programs, including P.A.T., the Ameri-C…

5 Great Reasons To Have A Home Of Your Own

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The idea of purchasing your first home can be a daunting prospect to many buyers. It means you'll have to take out a loan for at least a hundred thousand dollars - which also means that, thanks to interest, you will have spent far more than that by the time you're done paying off your loan.

Why do it, then? Why sign up for such a massive financial commitment? We do it because the rewards of homeownership greatly outweigh any potential cons. Devine & Associates Real Estate is here to help you understand why buying a house at the Lake of the Ozarks might just be one of the decisions you ever make.


Reason #1: You Are Your Own Landlord
While some landlords are cooperative, many renters have to deal with difficult landlords who never respond to their concerns or maintenance requests in a timely manner. "Professional landlords" rent their properties out as a way of making money, and some of them focus more on their profits than their renters' satisfaction. As a homeow…