Showing posts from October, 2021

5 Tips to Make the Process of Buying a House at the Lake of the Ozarks Easier and More Successful

Thoughts of living the lake lifestyle just won’t go away and now you are ready to make it a reality!  At Arrowhead Title , we have helped people attain the lake lifestyle since 1984, and it is still as fun today as it ever has been. Being a part of real estate closings at the Lake of the Ozarks for so long, we have learned a lot about how to make the process easier and more successful for our clients.  If you are thinking about buying a home in the lake area and would like to learn more, keep reading this blog for ways to be better prepared when buying a house at the Lake of the Ozarks !   1) Set a Budget. It is easy to just think about the monthly mortgage payment when deciding what you can afford when buying a home, but there are other costs involved.  You will want to remember things like down payment, inspection fees, title insurance, and other closing costs.  There will also be recurring costs after you have purchased the home such as homeowner’s insurance, home maintenance,

Appraisals and Inspections – What is the Difference?

As your trusted title company at the Lake of the Ozarks since 1984, we are asked this question a lot by our clients during the process of closing on a house at the Lake of the Ozarks . While appraisals and inspections both involve taking a close look at the home you are buying, they each serve different purposes.  The reason for an appraisal is to determine the value of your home at the Lake of the Ozarks . The purpose behind an inspection is to get a detailed understanding of the condition or quality of the home you are buying. The value of your new home will be important to your lender because they want to know they are not loaning more than the property is worth.  The inspection will be of great interest to you because you want to know there is no major problem with the house that you would consider a dealbreaker.  If you are interested in learning more about how appraisals and home inspections at the Lake of the Ozarks work, keep reading this blog! Appraisers Look at Value Th

Ozark Americana – 5 Events to Enjoy in October

What a great time of the year to live at the lake!  As your trusted title company at Lake of the Ozarks , we are so happy for our clients who trusted Arrowhead Title with their real estate closing at the Lake of the Ozarks .  We think about them enjoying the lake life and the beauty of the Ozarks as the seasons change, and we know there is something at the Lake of the Ozarks for everyone to enjoy. One thing that seems to attract people from across the state is the sense of good old Americana culture. So, in this week’s blog, we thought we would share with you 5 events you can enjoy this October to experience that all-American culture for yourself. (source: Jacob’s Cave Swapping Days Sep 30, 2021 - Oct 3, 2021 Jacob's Cave Meadowlands 23114 Hwy TT Versailles, 65084 Phone: 573-378-4374 Email: Hours of Operation: 7 am to 10 pm Missouri's largest swap meet featuring antiques, guns, fishing tackle, crafts, small animals, fowl, f