Buying a Home at the Lake of the Ozarks

  • The size of home – How many bedrooms and bathrooms are ideal? What lot size would you like? What size of floor plans are you looking for?
  • Location – What sort of proximity to your work, schools, Lake, and entertainment venues are you looking for?
  • Neighborhood – What kind of community are you looking to move into? What about schools? Recreational facilities?
  • Other costs – What are the local price and valuation trends? Are there other taxes or maintenance fees to consider?
  • Lifestyle Do you do a lot of entertaining? Do you need a guest room? Do you have pets that need a large yard?
  • Boating – Do you want lakefront? Do you need a dock?

Your Wants and Needs

Regardless of where you’re searching for properties, we can help you find the perfect home. Here are some things to think about as you begin looking at homes for sale.

General:

  • Do you have a preference for when the house was built?
  • Do you want a house in move-in condition, or are you willing to do some work on it?
  • When people come to your home, what do you want your home to say about you?
  • Do you want to have a swimming pool or hot tub?
  • Are you looking for any additional structures such as a greenhouse or shed?

Property Exterior:

  • What type of home are you looking for – single-family, condo, townhouse, multifamily?
  • Approximately what size house are you looking for?
  • How many stories?
  • What architectural styles do you prefer?
  • What type of exterior will you consider?
  • What size lot would you like?
  • What kind of landscaping are you looking for?
  • Do you want a porch or a deck?
  • What are you looking for in terms of parking – driveway, garage, carport?
  • What other exterior features are important to you?

Property Interior:

  • What kind of style do you want the interior of you home to have – formal, casual, cozy, traditional, modern or eclectic?
  • What kind of floor plan do you prefer – open versus walls between all living spaces?
  • What kind of lighting do you prefer?
  • Do you have flooring preferences?
  • In general, what are your likes and dislikes for the interior of your home?
  • Are there specific room needs for your kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms or other living areas?