Showing posts from November, 2021

Christmas Light Displays to Take In at Lake of the Ozarks 2021

What a wonderful time of the year at the Lake of the Ozarks! At Arrowhead Title , we can feel the holiday spirit in the air as we look forward to some of our favorite annual events here at the lake.  For those who have lived here for years, as well as those who have just finished closing on a house at the Lake of the Ozarks in 2021, the excitement of the holiday season has its own flavor at the lake. One of the things we do best for the holidays is our light displays!  There are several to choose from each year and they all have something worth seeing.  If you are looking for a great way to celebrate and enjoy the Christmas fun at the Lake of the Ozarks , read on to learn about the different light displays that are open to the public all around the lake this year!  (Source: ENCHANTED VILLAGE OF LIGHTS Drive-Thru Light Park Nov 20, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022 Laurie Fairgrounds 1 Fairground Rd, Laurie, MO 65037 Phone:  573-374-4871 Hours of Operation: Nightly 5:

5 Things You Should Do After Selling Your Home

So, you are in the process of selling your home at the Lake of the Ozarks and are looking forward to your next adventure!  Congratulations!  At Arrowhead Title , we know it can be a lot of work and a big relief once you have successfully closed.  Now that you are ready for the next chapter in life, we just wanted to share a few tips with you regarding things to do after your real estate closing at the Lake of the Ozarks .  If you would like to know 5 things you should be doing after selling your house at the Lake of the Ozarks , keep reading this blog! Keep Records It is very important that you keep all your paperwork together and easy to find in case you need to refer to it.  You will definitely need it when it comes time to file your tax returns. Even after you have filed, you will want to keep your papers for several years in case of an audit. Consult Your CPA Talk to your CPA about other implications the sale of your home may have on your tax situation and get advice on ho

Cyber Security and Real Estate Closings - 3 Ways to Protect Yourself

When it comes time to close on the purchase of your dream home, it is easy to be more distracted than usual as everyone is excited about and emotionally invested in the transaction. Furthermore, when you work with a trusted real estate professional at the Lake of the Ozarks you rely on their expertise and tend to trust any communication that comes from them. In fact, you look forward to communications from them because it usually means things are moving forward. But what if the communication you think is coming from your realtor or title company at the Lake of the Ozarks is actually coming from a cyber-criminal?   Unfortunately, it is happening more often as demand increases for digital and paperless real estate closings. At Arrowhead Title, we consider the expense of cyber-security IT a cost of doing business, and we take it very seriously. We also believe in educating our clients so they know what to look for and what to do (or sometimes more importantly what NOT to do) to protect

5 Tips for Preparing to Sell Your Home in the Fall or Winter

Yes, it is true, more houses sell in the spring and summer.  But fall and winter can still be great times to sell your house at Lake of the Ozarks .  At Arrowhead Title , we help people with real estate closings year-round and we see some of the things people do to showcase their homes and make them look appealing during the off-season.  If you are preparing to sell your home right now and would like to know how to make it appeal to buyers more during this time of the year, keep reading this blog! 1) Curb Appeal It may be a little more challenging to create the curb appeal this time of the year, but there are some simple things you can focus on that will help. Stay on top of the leaf blowing.  They may be falling daily when you are showing your house, so make a habit of clearing them regularly.  Consider having a winter planter box to add some interest.  If it is snowy when you show your house, clearing the sidewalks and plowing the driveway is essential for curb appeal and safety.