Showing posts from March, 2016

Just Married? 30+ Things You Need For Your New Home

A new marriage is a brand new chapter - a chance to start fresh and experience all that life has to offer with your new spouse by your side. It's also the perfect time to take the plunge and buy a house at the Lake of the Ozarks . If you are thinking about moving into a new home after getting married, you'll need several items to set up your new household. Fortunately, a wedding registry is a great way to ask for many of these items as wedding gifts. Here is a quick list of some of the example items you may want to ask for on our wedding registry. Kitchen Silverware Dinnerware (dinner plates, salad plates, bowls, etc) Glassware (wine glasses, drinking glasses, cocktail glasses, etc) Toaster Blender Knife Set Waffle Maker Panini Maker Bedrooms Sheet Set Shams Comforter Pillows Blankets Bedside Lamps Bathrooms Bath Towels Hand Towels Wash Cloths Bath Mats Bathroom Accessories Sets (soap dispenser, toothbrush holder, etc) Cleanin

Easter Egg Hunts at the Lake

Another Easter Weekend is right around the corner. Like many holidays, Easter is much more fun when you get to spend it with your family. If you have young children in your family, your Easter festivities will probably be even more lively. There are several venues around the Lake of the Ozarks hosting free Easter egg hunts this year - if you've been trying to come up with a fun way to celebrate with your family, one of these could be exactly what you've been looking for! Easter Eggstravaganza Saturday, March 26th, 2016 12:00 PM First Assembly Of God Church 1395 N. East View Street Eldon, MO 65026 573-392-5781 This is a great event for anyone located in Eldon, Lake Ozark, Tuscumbia, Rocky Mount, or surrounding areas. Admission is free and participants will get to enjoy food, games, inflatables, entertainment, and egg hunts. 2nd Annual Osage Beach Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 26th, 2016 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Osage Beach City Park 950 Hatchery Road Osage Beac

Answers To All Your Questions About Title Insurance

Title insurance is arguably on of the most poorly understood forms of insurance. Many homebuyers hear about it as they prepare to purchase their homes, but they don't understand its true purpose - they simply accept it as a normal part of the closing costs. Nevertheless, securing title insurance at the Lake of the Ozarks is a critical part of the home buying process. Today, Arrowhead Title, Inc. is here to help by answering some of these common questions about title insurance. What Is Title Insurance? Title insurance, as its name suggest, insures the title to a property. It is homeowners' first line of defense against hazards that may threaten their right to their property, such as unknown heirs, unauthorized signatures, mistakes in public records, invalid power of attorney, etc. Essentially, title insurance protects your (and your heirs') right to use and occupy the land. How Much Does Title Insurance Cost? Actual costs vary from state to state and closing to

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Buying A Home

When you think of buying a house at the Lake of the Ozarks , what comes to mind? If you're like most people, you think of touring various properties for sale while searching for your dream home. While this is certainly an exciting process, it's only the tip of the iceberg. Once you settle on your perfect home and decide to submit an offer, there are still several steps that must be executed before the home can be declared legally yours. Arrowhead Title, Inc. is here to help you get a better understanding of the process. Earnest Money When you submit an offer to purchase a home, you must also include a check for earnest money. This check shows that you are serious about buying the property; the more money the buyer provides, the more serious he/she seems. Generally, earnest money amount ranges from about 1-3% of the asking price.  Loan Application If you haven't already, now is the time to begin applying for a mortgage loan. A lender will evaluate multiple finan

Spring Cleaning Checklist For Sellers

Spring is in the air! After a long winter, many people who have been thinking about selling their homes will finally take the plunge. Spring can be a great time to sell your house, but there are several steps that must be taken in order to sell quickly. Deep cleaning your home is one of the most important steps.  Spring is a popular time for many homeowners to tackle the disorganization and layers of dust that may have built up over the winter and the rest of the preceding year, but this process is especially critical for sellers. To help make the job easier, Arrowhead Title, Inc. has compiled a spring cleaning checklist for you. While you can certainly add to this list, completing these tasks at a minimum will help you set yourself up for a successful (and hopefully speedy) sale. Spring Cleaning Checklist - CLEANING Kitchen Wipe down all the counters Clean the oven and stove Sweep and mop the floors Wipe down the front of the refrigerator and the inside Scrub the si