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Hear from Our Real Estate Clients

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At Devine & Associates, we’re not your average real estate team. For us, it’s all about customer relationships. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in the Eldon real estate market or surrounding areas, our team works together to go above and beyond the hopes and dreams of our clients. Keep reading to hear what some of our clients have to say about our Lake of the Ozarks real estate team.

“My husband and I were looking for a house here in Eldon and met Vicki with Devine & Associates Real Estate. Vicki met the challenge and showed us around. We found our sweet home through her because of her extensive knowledge of the area. She worked so hard to help us achieve this dream and we highly recommend her to anyone who is looking for a home. I might add that her associate Susan kept assuring us that it would all come together and it did indeed. Thank You so much for all the hard work you did for us.” - Jason and Katie Faresres “They make buying a house easy & fun, very g…

The Ultimate Guide for First Time Home Buyers

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Buying a home for the first time can be a little nerve-wracking. This is probably the largest purchase of your life, so it’s important to have all your ducks in a row. Below is the ultimate list of tips for first-time homebuyers from your favorite Lake of the Ozarks real estate agents.


1. Take a Look at Your Credit Report. Your credit is one of the most important factors when it comes to getting financing for your home. It also helps lenders determine the interest rate you qualify for. Check your credit report to make sure there aren’t any mistakes on it, and if there are, get them fixed. If your credit score is less than desirable, start working now to improve it before you apply for a home loan. Once you start the home buying process, particularly the mortgage process, don’t open any new credit accounts. Your credit report will be looked at again just before closing, and any changes could have a negative impact on your final mortgage approval.

2. Start Saving for a Down Payment Earl…

What to Expect During a Home Inspection

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If you are looking to buy or sell a home, a property inspection is one of the most important processes to complete. It can point out major internal and external flaws in the home that you might not have noticed. Devine and Associates Real Estate, your trusted real estate agent at the Lake of the Ozarks, are here to help you with the home inspection process.

During a home inspection, you’ll have a certified inspector pointing out details and potential problems of the home, often times snapping photos and taking notes. A thorough home inspection is needed when you are buying or selling a house, and can usually save you thousands of dollars in the long run. Take a look at what to expect during a property inspection provided below, by Devine and Associates Real Estate.


About the home inspector The home inspector is here to help ensure that the house is safe to live in. A home inspector will do a complete walk-through of the house, and visually examine the physical structure of the house a…

Perks of Buying a Home with Land

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The benefits of buying a home with land are many, including more space, more privacy, and a pretty view. Owning more land than home also has property tax advantages. You know what you want for your property and your home, and Devine & Associates knows the mid-Missouri Real Estate market. Whether you want a starter home, a ranch, or a hobby farm, Devine & Associates can assist you during this home and land buying process. Your team of real estate agents in Eldon, Missouri want to ensure you are prepared for this milestone in your life. Devine & Associates have provided some helpful perks for home and land buyers below!


Privacy One of the main reasons to buy a home with land in mid-Missouri is to live privately. Fencing in or gating your new property will add your needed privacy and with effective tree planting and creative landscape design, you can isolate your home away from roads or other properties. The open country side, the fresh air and peacefulness, and the seclusion…