Showing posts from April, 2017

6 Common First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

Purchasing real estate is always a major undertaking, but it can be especially daunting if it's your first time. Mountains of paperwork and countless steps lie between you and those coveted keys, and navigating the process can be intimidating. When buying your first house at the Lake of the Ozarks , guidance from an experienced real estate agent and reliable title company will likely be invaluable. This week, our Lake of the Ozarks title company is here to help by making you aware of some common mistakes first-time buyers make and how you can avoid them. Mistake #1: Only Visiting The Property Once When you settle on the home you think you want to buy, most experts recommend that you walk through the property several times. The first time you see it, you'll likely be too caught up in the excitement of it all (or too tired from the seven other houses you visited that day) to pay close attention to the little details. Subsequent visits will give you time to examine the detai

67th Annual Dogwood Festival

If you've spent any time at the Lake of the Ozarks before, you know that there's always something fun to do for both locals and vacationers. Fundraisers, family-friendly attractions, and countless other events are always lined up for anyone and everyone who may interested. This weekend marks the return of one family-favorite annual event: the 67th Annual Dogwood Festival. Dogwood Festival In Camdenton, Missouri April 20-22, 2017 The Dogwood Festival is a weekend-long festival held every spring. With a variety of events geared towards people of all ages, this fun-filled event is anticipated by many and enjoyed by all.  Events are held in a variety of locations around Camdenton, including the Camdenton Square, Camdenton Middle School, and the Camden County Museum. Attendees will enjoy access to a variety of different events, including... Parade Fine Art Display Golf Tournament Pageants Fish Fry Melodrama Garage Sale 5k Run/Walk Carnival Craft Show Food

You Might Be Ready To Buy Your First House (And Not Even Know It)

To buy or not to buy? That's the question! As you prepare to enter the world of adulthood, one of your first responsibilities will be securing a place to live. Renting may seem like the obvious solution for now, and it may not be a bad one. However, if you rent for too long and don't ever buy a place of your own, you may find yourself stuck in a cycle that is difficult to escape. Arrowhead Title, Inc. is here to help educate you on this dangerous cycle and how you can avoid it. Starting Out When they first start out on their own, most young people choose to rent apartments, townhomes, duplexes, small houses, or condos rather than plunging straight into the world of homeownership. In many cases, renting initially is wise. Most young adults plan to move several times within the first few years of their lives before settling down on a place to call home. Since it usually takes a minimum of three years for the cost of continued rent to outweigh the initial cost of buying

What Does A Title Company Do During The Closing Process?

Selecting a title company to facilitate your closing is an important part of buying a house at the Lake of the Ozarks . Your title company will fill an important role in the transaction process, so it's crucial that you find a reliable, accurate company you can trust. Most homebuyers have heard this advice several times. They know that selecting a good title company is important, but many homebuyers know very little about what a title company truly is or what we actually do. This week, Arrowhead Title, Inc. is here to help explain the important role we fill as a title company at the Lake of the Ozarks . Ensuring Validity Of The Title When you come to us to facilitate a closing, our first step is to confirm the validity of the title in question. We will conduct a thorough title search to confirm that the sellers do, in fact, currently have legal rights to the property. We will also look for things that may limit the new owners' right to or enjoyment of the property, su