Keith Hughes's Blog Posts

Stunning New Pinnacle Real Estate Magazine

Our brand new Pinnacle Real Estate Magazine is hot off the press! If you would like to advertise in the Spring issue, contact Heidi Green at 573-613-9036 and she can give you all the details.

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Fun Holiday Events At The Lake Of The Ozarks

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Why 5 Mortgage Rates Are Still A Ways Off

Whether you like it or not, mortgage interest rates are a big driver of the housing market. We’ve been spoiled with ultra-low rates the past few years, with many experts predicting that 2014 would

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How Does Age Factor Into Your Credit Score

The average age of your credit accounts one of the five major factors determining your credit score. Say you took out a student loan and opened a credit card at age 18, and they are your only

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Vehicle Sales To Reach Highest In Eight Years

Vehicle Sales to Reach Highest in Eight Years Posted in Economic Updates, Economist Commentaries, by Lawrence Yun, PhD., Chief Economist and Senior Vice President

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REALTORS Expect Modest Price Growth In Next 12 Months

With rising inventory  and modest expectations of demand growth,  REALTORS®  responding  to the  October 2014 survey expected home prices to increase modestly in the

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Short Sale Home Sellers Face Huge Tax Bills If Breaks Arent Reinstated

The wrangling in Congress that has prevented a package of expired tax breaks from being reinstated threatens to slap massive tax bills on thousands of Americans who have given up their

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Mechanical Calculators

All these moving parts, just to do math. In this series of pictures he calls simply Low Tech, photographer Kevin Twomey reveals the complicated guts of mechanical calculators,

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The Nutcracker Coming To Lake Of The Ozarks

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — A Christmas classic is returning to the Lake area. For two days only, The Nutcracker will be performed at School of the Osage’s Cummings Auditorium.The show is scheduled for

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Horsedrawn Carriage Rides Begin Thanksgiving Day At Lodge Of Four Seasons

LAKE OZARK, Mo. — For the second year in a row, The Lodge of Four Seasons is bringing the nostalgia of horse-drawn carriage rides to The Lake of the Ozarks—an experience typically found in a

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Rock Island Trail

Ameren has agreed to abandon and rail-bank the Rock Island Line. In time, Missouri State Parks will become curators for approximately 145 miles of rail and plans to transform them into the Rock

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The Most Expensive Home In America

At the moment, the most expensive property on the market is a $139 million palace in Broward County, Fla. What does one get for that hefty sum, you ask? Plenty. The place is practically a giant

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Fishing Tips For Cooling Days

LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — Temperatures dropping and days shortening means bass shift into fall feeding patterns, and local angler Jim Dill is on the water every week, tracking what those patterns

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RAFFLE FOR BIPLANE RIDE

CAMDENTON, Mo. — The Lake of the Ozarks Air Show Fundraising Committee is offering raffle tickets for a 30-minute ride in an open-cockpit Stearman biplane, at the Lake of the Ozarks Air Show on

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Share The Harvest

With deer season just around the corner, the Missouri Department of Conservation wants to make hunters aware of their local Share the Harvest processors. Share the Harvest is a statewide program

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Homebuyer Turnoffs

1. Dirty or cluttered homes:  It can’t be overstated how important it is to keep your home spotless for a showing. No visible dirt or disarray, and above all, no smells. Keep buyers

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What You Need To Know To Help Save A Life

Defective electrical dock wiring kills or injures people nearly every year here at the Lake of the Ozarks.  Please read this very important story in the LakeExpo.com http://lakeexpo.com/news

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Rubber Ducks For Charity At The Lake Of The Ozarks

Ducks will fall from the sky again Aug. 2, with one happy duck-owner winning $5,000. The Annual Great Bagnell Dam Duck Drop is a fundraiser for the Kiwanis Club of Ozark Coast.

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Its Aquapalooza Time At The Lake Of The Ozarks

This Saturday July 19th, the Lake’s biggest family boating event returns to Dog Days at the 19 Mile Marker from 12–5 p.m. Tribute bands will feature music by Journey, AC/DC, and other

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Lake Area Midwest Wine Brew Festival Coming Soon

The Lake Area Chamber will hold its annual Midwest Wine & Brew Festival Saturday, August 9, at the Country Club Hotel and Spa from 2-5 p.m.  Admission is $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

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July 4th Fireworks At Lake Of The Ozarks Starting At Dusk

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Isla Del Sol Causeway Construction To Begin In Mid September

The island development located on the 3.5 mile mark on the main channel of the Lake of the Ozarks. Known for years as Hawaiian Island, then as Atlantis Island and now Isla Del Sol consists of

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Beautiful Purple Martins In Missouri

Purple martins are usually found around Missouri's lakes, rivers and wetlands. Male purple martins have purple-blue bodies with mostly black wings and tails. Early cold snaps of just a few days 

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Horse Rescue And Sanctuary Fund Raiser

The Missouri Forget Me Not  Horse Rescue and Sanctuary 3rd annual garage sale fundraiser will be Friday and Saturday the 20th and 21st. This years will be located at the Just A Little Store-

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Forest Park Muny Is Americas Oldest Outdoor Theater

The Muny established in 1914 located in the beautiful and historic St. Louis Forest Park in St. Louis, MO. The Forest Park is best know as the location of the 1904 Worlds Fair.  

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Dogwood Festival Coming To Camdenton Missouri

The 64th annual event has become a highlight of the community. This year’s festival is scheduled from Thursday–Sunday, April 24–26. There are many events to enjoy including the 

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Attracting Monarch Butterflies

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The sight of a beautiful orange and black monarch butterfly in Missouri is likely to be less common this year, but you may be able to help the ones that do arrive

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Reverse Mortgage Pros And Cons

Pros of Reverse MortgagesAllows the homeowner to stay in the home.Can pay off existing mortgages on the home.Simple to qualify for because no minimum credit score and generally no income

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Riprap VS Seawalls At Lake Of The Ozarks

The placement of riprap is now the preferred method for bank stabilization here at Lake of the Ozarks. Riprap absorbs wave energy and greatly reduces shoreline erosion. The rough surface

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Four Leaf Clover

The four-leaf clover is an uncommon variation of the common, three-leaved clover. According to tradition, such leaves bring good luck to their finders, especially if found by accident. 

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Pepperoni Pizza Bake

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Two Common Reasons For Small Business Failure

The two most common reasons for small business failure are the lack of a good business plan and financial backing. A sound business plan shows potential investors or lenders that a prospective

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The Beautiful Rock

The views from these bluffs are not only spectacular but historical as well. Early Indian tribes appreciated the bluff's beauty and established several villages nearby. This bluff was first

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Presidents Day Trivia

The 3rd Monday in February is designated as Washington's Birthday, more commonly known as Presidents' Day. Did you know that the newly formed United States celebrated Washington's Birthday in the

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Polar Bear Plunge Lake Of The Ozarks

On February 22nd the annual Lake of the Ozarks Polar Bear Plunge will be once again be upon us.  At least those among us crazy enough to plunge into the icy lake waters this time of

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Why Do We Give Chocolate On Valentines Day

Why is chocolate the most popular candy given on Valentine's Day?  This year some 36 million boxes of chocolate candy will be sold.  In the 1600 century explorer Christopher Columbus

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Did You Know

The beautiful Lake of the Ozarks located in central Missouri has the longest shoreline of any man made lake in the world!  With 1,150 miles of shoreline covering 55,000 acres of water it

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