5 Tips to Save for a Down-Payment!

Are you thinking about buying a home at the Lake of the Ozarks but you're not sure how you will get the money for the down-payment? Taking out a mortgage is a big deal, and the bigger your down-payment is, the smaller your loan amount and monthly payment will be. So how will you save? Everyone comes up with creative ways to save money, but Your Favorite Real Estate Team has put together some tips for saving up for your Lake of the Ozarks real estate!

1) Automatic Money Transfers to Savings  One of the most popular ways to save for a down-payment is to set up automatic direct deposits into your savings account. This is a very convenient way to save but it will be up to you to make the commitment to not spend that money on anything but your down-payment.

2) Get a Second Job  Having a second job is a great way to quickly build up your savings account. This probably won't be the most popular choice, but trust us when we say it will be worth it in the end when you are enjoying a co…

Check Out this Lakefront Property!!

If you are looking to buy a lake home at the Lake of the Ozarks, we have the PERFECT property for you! This home features a gorgeous view of the lake located in Gravois Mills! This home is 2400 square feet with just four steps down to the three well dock! This property is the perfect home for summer fun at the Lake of the Ozarks! Check it out:

You will have room to park all of your guests with a two car garage on the second tier and parking right at the door of the home. And you can enjoy the huge view with cove protection. The home and property have been meticulously maintained and include many upgrades. The home boasts a cedar lined storage closet, a removable greenhouse, fenced garden area, custom poured lawn edging and a dock with everything you could ask for including sink, fish cleaning station, tons of storage, refrigerator, swim platform, PWC slips with lifts and enough covered entertaining space for the whole family. You won't believe the view from the Lakeside wall of wi…

Welcome to Our Blog

Welcome to our very first blog! We are excited to start blogging so we can go more in depth about our extensive knowledge in Lake of the Ozarks real estate! Your Favorite Real Estate Team, The Ed Schmidt Team are experts in their field and always strive to go above and beyond to help our customers buy and sell real estate at the Lake of the Ozarks. We specialize in properties at the Lake of the Ozarks and can't wait to assist you in your next real estate transaction!

About Ed Schmidt  Ed moved to the Lake in 1996 and has since become one of Lake of the Ozarks' top REALTORS®  and businessmen. Ed has a diverse background and has made numerous business and personal connections in the lake area, which makes him one of the most sought-after agents for buyers and sellers. Ed understands the market from residential and condos to commercial and land. Understanding the market is only part of the real estate process. True success comes in the negotiation of the transactions between the …