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Prime Time To Buy Lake Property OR .......  4 reasons to shop Shell Knob Lake homes in the winter 1. Less competition      Winter is the least enjoyable time to be evaluating lake property.  Everything looks more inviting when springtime blossoms, or lakes invite you to cool down in summer heat. ...
01/21/2011
As a resident of Shell Knob on Table Rock Lake, I've noticed a distinct corollary  between the start of the winter boat shows and  area residents getting Bass Fever. Boat Shows are a terrific way to get out of the house and avoid thinking about the two inches of snow that dropped in.  And this is...
01/20/2011
Boaters on Table Rock Lake and other Missouri lakes, will be seeing changes this spring in  the Water Patrol.   January 1, 2011  the Missouri Highway Patrol and the Water Patrol merged.  The Water Patrol will now be wearing the blue patrol uniforms of the Highway Patrol and receiving the same tra...
01/19/2011
In boom times, Real Estate License schools had full classes.  Ozark Brokers had the pick of the crop to  boost their company sales.  I didn't keep track in Shell Knob of  new members added to our local board in recent years, but the rolls filled out. Some have said that slow markets in  real esta...
01/14/2011
Should you list your  home with the realtor who gives you the highest Market Evaluation? Typically here in Shell Knob, and I suspect in most locations, a homeowner getting ready to sell their house will contact 2 or 3 real estate companies to interview and acquire a suggested market price. Most o...
01/11/2011
Seawall Not Needed in Shell KnobWaterfront property owners need not be concerned about constructing or maintaining an expensive seawall in Shell Knob on Table Rock Lake.      Typical small lake seawall         Many lakes do require seawalls.  The lake I lived on in Indiana, before moving to the O...
01/10/2011
It was recently reported in Shell Knob and nationally,  that a large percentage of people say they  no longer  get their news and information from newspapers.  This must mean they are either watching tv or the internet, are just too busy to be alert to national news, or live in La-La Land! This h...
01/10/2011
We've all heard and quoted that old saw:  LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION!! Location could mean several things, depending upon the part of the country you are in.  My Shell Knob, MO market on Table Rock Lake is a recreation and retirement location.  Location in this setting might take into considerati...
01/07/2011
It may have seemed that sales of property were slow around Table Rock Lake and Shell Knob last year.  The phones weren't ringing or potential buyers walking in the front door as often as desired, but the final talley was greatly improved from 2009.     The average home sold for $200,523 in 2010. ...
01/05/2011
Winter in Shell Knob, MO brings our favorite visitors - the American Bald Eagles.  As I have had two calls today regarding an article I posted on this subject in 2008, I thought I might revisit that article http://actvra.in/zP.  Eagle Days the Missouri Department of Conservation puts on, may be a...
01/05/2011
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Joan Snodgrass

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This blog is where I share my thoughts on real estate sales in Shell Knob, MO on Table Rock Lake - plus other topics or news which interest me.