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Featured Properties: View These 3 Incredible Homes For Sale

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Devine & Associates Real Estate specializes in residential sales localized in the Eldon area, but also in the surrounding counties. Additionally, we focus on commercial sales, investment properties, farms, lots, bank-owned properties, condominiums, and new construction. Below are some of our featured homes for sale in Eldon and Lake of the Ozarks:

The "Whole Package" and More!
109 W. High St., Eldon, MO
Let's start with a beautiful, spacious early 1900's home with all the modern conveniences, but the yester-year splendor left in tact! With over 3,300 sq. ft. of living space, 5 bedroom, 4.5 baths, updated kitchen, large rooms and plenty of storage. You'll want for nothing! Step outside to the lush landscaped and fenced yard that leads to your 24' heated pool complete with 1,000 + sq. ft. 1 bedroom, 1 bath apartment. Additional features of this estate include a large outdoor playhouse, full basketball court, and abundance of parking in a great neighborhood! T…

Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal With These Tips

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In real estate, an attractive home exterior can potentially make or break a sale. If you are selling a home at the Lake of the Ozarks, consider the way your home looks from the street. Many potential buyers think homes that are attractive and well-maintained on the outside, will be polished and well-kept on the inside as well. Generally homes with high curb appeal, will command higher prices and take less time to sell. Devine & Associates offers some tips below on how to put your home's best face forward:

Clean the Home's Exterior
Wash the dirt, mildew, and any stains off the outside of your house. By just washing it, you can increase the sales price in some cases. A bucket of soapy water and a long-handled brush can remove the dust and grime that has accumulated onto your wood, vinyl, metal, stucco, brick, and fiber cement siding. Power washers can reveal the true color of your stone walkways. If you do not own one, you can rent one from your local home improvement store…

Should You Fix Up Your Home or Sell It as a Fixer Upper?

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There are many people that move due to a job relocation, or because of a change in finances or a family situation. Whatever the reason, there are homeowners who find they are unable to finish all the home improvements they were hoping to when they purchased the home. Are you selling a home at the Lake of the Ozarks and wondering if you should fix it up home or sell it as is? Devine & Associates can evaluate the condition of your home, let you know the state of the current real estate market, and check the competing inventory to determine the likelihood of the return of investment. Here are some factors that may help you determine whether you want to fix up your home:

Do Home Buyers Want Fixer Uppers Or Fixed Up Homes?
Home buyers that want to buy a fixer upper generally just want to make some light cosmetic repairs. Most fixer buyers are willing to do simple repairs such as paint the walls, install new flooring, or replace light fixtures. Buyers who gravitate towards fixers are th…

7 Things To Do Before You Make An Offer on a Home

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You have looked at several homes with your real estate agent at the Lake of the Ozarks and are finally ready to pull the trigger. But, before you make an offer and make the home yours, there are several things to consider. Let Devine & Associates assist you through the home buying process to avoid problems with your purchase, so you don't get buyer's remorse. Below are 7 things to do before signing a purchase contract:

1. Research the Market
Your Lake of the Ozarks Realtor®, can let you know what type of real estate market your area is currently experiencing. A "buyer's market" consists of a large inventory of homes for sale. In a "seller's market", homes sell rapidly and buyer's have less pull. The more information you have, the better off you will be with coming up with an appropriate offer, and the more leverage you will have at the bargaining table.
2. Look at Comparable Listings
By researching the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for you…