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Due to the internet, selling real estate today is a whole new ball game. Latest reports show nearly all homebuyers (94%) begin their real estate search on the web. This is especially true in the Branson market, where 50% of all our transactions are vacation homes bought by out-of-town buyers. Only the Internet has the real time power to reach across states, countries and continents to these faraway buyers searching for Southwest Missouri real estate.

Local buyers prefer the Internet for their home search as well, even though they have the option of picking up an area newspaper or real estate magazine - which only offers properties of agents who paid to advertise their listings. Next, they must comb through pages of residential and commercial properties of all prices and types to perhaps spot only one that fits their search criteria. What a waste of time.

A better choice for buyers is to search this website, one of the top real estate search sites for the Branson Tri-Lakes area. Simply type in specifics of the property you want, price range and neighborhood. In mere seconds, this website obligingly showcases everything in the local MLS (Multiple Listing Service) that meets your criteria. For today's local home buyers, choosing to search on the Internet is a no-brainer.

If you've decided to sell your property, the presentation and Internet syndication are the main components to marketing it to the most potential buyers and investors who may be looking for it across the globe.

First impressions sell homes

Your home's online presentation is usually its first introduction to both buyers and real estate agents. If your home looks good in the pictures when buyers and agents first see it, in their minds it always looks good. This is because first impressions are the ones that stick. So the challenge is to get your home picture-perfect for the photo shoo - which enables us to use buyers' and agents' first impressions to your greatest advantage.

When you choose me as your listing agent, you get a Realtor who not only has a marketing degree from Missouri State University and award-winning marketing experience, but one who also understands the value of 'selling the sizzle, not the steak.'

I treat each online presentation as though it were my own property. I give sellers final approval before advertising their presentation on hundreds of internet search sites. One recent seller was so proud after seeing her home's presentation she called in tears. "I'm so happy you showed what needed to be done and encouraged me to do it," she said. "My home virtual tour looks amazing!"

Simply put, ready buyers on the Internet are hungry for information. As your listing agent, I'll place your property's details online with plenty of high-quality photos shot by a professional photographer and a virtual tour that feels personal. With easy online access to this much attention-getting and interest-generating information, a buyer is much more likely to request a showing or make an offer on your home over one that's comparable but has not been made to look outstanding! It's simply amazing, that in today's market, there are still so many properties advertised with little information, fewer photos and/or no Virtual Tour offered.

My marketing and real estate experience has taught me that putting so much up-front emphasis on your home's internet presentation always pays off at the closing table for the seller.

My network becomes your network

Kay and Duane Gerken, my mom and dad, started Gerken and Associates over 45 years ago, making Gerken and Associates the oldest real estate agency in Branson.

One of the principles my parents instilled in me is that it takes a thousand years to build a good reputation, but only minutes to destroy it. I never forget this, especially when working with other local real estate agents. This is because they're out there selling my listings to their buyers, which makes these agents my prospects.

As a home seller, your listing agent's reputation and standing within the local real estate community is a critical factor in selling your home at top dollar. Branson Realtors know my reputation as a hard working, ethical professional and easy to get along with agent who's easy to do business with. We like working together and they want to show my listings. And when you choose me as your listing agent, my network becomes your network, increasing exponentially the number of buyers and investors exposed to your home.

The secret to real estate negotiations

Negotiating is definitely an acquired skill, but I'm amazed at the information buyer's agents will unwittingly give away when submitting offers on my listings.

Early in my career, I received extensive training in negotiating when I took the extended education courses, including Sellers Representative Specialist, offered by the National Association of Realtors. This training - which earned me the SRS designation - puts me ahead of other agents when negotiating real estate deals, including agents who've been in the business for decades.

Knowing what to say, when to say it, and when to be silent, has put thousands of dollars in my sellers' pockets. Of course, every transaction is its own animal, but typically, my sellers don't bring money to the closing table or are talked into ;deals they're uncomfortable with.

Your money is real money. I truly understand the value of the dollar and how hard we work for it. And because I do, I'm focused on negotiating the most money for the sale of your Branson home.

The Gerken and Associates sales team

When you choose me as your listing agent, you get the entire Gerken team supporting your property transaction. This includes a broad source of agents with over 150 years of combined experience in putting together, negotiating and taking real estate deals to close.

Communication is key to selling your home

Selling a home is a partnership between the seller and the listing agent. In any partnership the key to success is good communication. I want you to feel comfortable expressing your concerns and asking questions. I never mind explaining things in detail and enjoy sharing my experience and expertise.

As your listing agent, I'm on call for you. If you have a question late at night after things at your house have settled down, or even early morning, go ahead and call. Also, because our phones are answered at all hours, buyers from any time zone in the world who are searching the internet for Branson real estate can call about your property.

When a buyer interested in your property is online and emails me from this real estate website, I receive a text notification and email on my smart phone wherever I am. I can't count the times I've responded within a couple of minutes because I received the message while standing in line somewhere. These buyers typically express their happiness and surprise to have access to a Branson Realtor who's available so quickly or after hours.

Technology is a home seller's advantage

When it comes to helping my sellers profit, I believe in taking full advantage of everything real estate technology has to offer. I get a kick out of all the cool tools that streamline the ability to do a terrific job for my clients.

Our high-tech lock boxes are a great example of something seemingly insignificant that are a huge help to home sellers. They're programmed to text me when buyers and agents enter to tour a home. And since most sellers leave while their home is being shown; they often call to ask if the people are still there or if I know whether they went inside. I love being able to report, "Yep, they went in at 10:28 and they are now gone, you're welcome to go back anytime." Agents without this technology, have no idea whether other agents and buyers went inside, and if so, whether they're still there looking.

Another example is the instant electronic survey sent to each agent who shows a seller's home. It includes the home's photo and asks for buyer and agent feedback. This information is recorded, and both the seller and I are sent feedback. Given these showing reports, you'll soon know all the pro's and con's of your property perceived by buyers.

As your listing agent, I put these examples and other high-tech tools to work for you. It's not necessary for you to be a tech geek to benefit from today's advanced technology. I got you covered!

With me, 'Service' is not a cliché

In a market like Branson where 50% of the transactions involve vacation homes, I often do business after hours and on holidays when buyers are in town vacationing. I've put property under contract on Halloween and New Year's. Last Christmas day, I helped a seller load her U-Haul.

My attitude toward service is that I'm honored to help. Whatever you need; I'll find a way! Hannibal said it best when responding to his generals who'd declared it impossible to cross the Alps with elephants: "I'll either find a way, or make one."

Please be sure to check out my bio to see if I'm the right fit for you. When you're ready to put your property on the market, please contact me at 417.527.8435 and let's talk. I hope to hear from you.

Averages for Shell Knob, Branson, Lampe, Hollister, Kimberling City, Branson West, Kirbyville, Rockaway Beach, Merriam Woods, Walnut Shade, Ridgedale, Forsyth as of 01/22/2021

Average Property Stats
January 2021

Beds

3

Baths

2

SQFT

3556

Acres

10.3

Current Listings
January 2021

Average Sales Price
January 2021

$278.8K
$6 - $9.5M

Average Build Age
January 2021

1902 - 2021

Average Days on Market
January 2021

3
Days

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48 Photos 689 High Mountain Drive Hollister, MO 65672

689 High Mountain Drive
Hollister, MO 65672
N/a
Residential

MLS# 60168461 / Active
3 br, 4 ba, 1 Half Bath, 3199 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

809 high fenced acres! This gorgeous Property includes 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath 3000 sq. ft. house, 100 x 42 shop with 2 bath bunk house, stable, stall... 

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$3,950,000
15 Photos 532 Gravely Holler Road Forsyth, MO 65653

532 Gravely Holler Road
Forsyth, MO 65653
N/a
Farm

MLS# 60155981 / Active
1233.00 Acres, n/a Lot(s)
Type: Single Family Residence

Rustic 2079 acres (m/l) Exceptional for hunting and recreational. Property has four(4) bedroom Three(3) story cabin overlooking a spring fed pond. ... 

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$3,523,900
15 Photos 532 Gravely Holler Road Forsyth, MO 65653

532 Gravely Holler Road
Forsyth, MO 65653
N/a
Residential

MLS# 60155976 / Active
4 br, 2 ba, 1250 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

Rustic 2079 acres (m/l) Exceptional for hunting and recreational. Property has four(4) bedroom Three(3) story cabin overlooking a spring fed pond. ... 

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$3,523,900
66 Photos 4184 Round Mountain Road Walnut Shade, MO 65771

4184 Round Mountain Road
Walnut Shade, MO 65771
N/a
Farm

MLS# 60179162 / Pending
520.00 Acres, n/a Lot(s)
Type: Single Family Residence

Spectacular 520 acre Ranch & 1 Million Barndominium with Bull Creek Frontage! This unique and special property will knock your socks off! Upon ente... 

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$2,950,000
52 Photos 218 Lenhart Lane Branson, MO 65616

218 Lenhart Lane
Branson, MO 65616
Friendly Hills
Residential

MLS# 60176302 / Active
5 br, 6 ba, 5367 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

Branson's Vacation Rental hotspot is by Chateau on the Lake! Privacy and seclusion yet primed for development with construction on all sides. Gat... 

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$2,950,000
66 Photos 4184 Round Mountain Road Walnut Shade, MO 65771

4184 Round Mountain Road
Walnut Shade, MO 65771
N/a
Residential

MLS# 60178027 / Pending
3 br, 3 ba, 2000 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

Spectacular 520 acre Ranch & 1 Million Barndominium with Bull Creek Frontage! This unique and special property will knock your socks off! Upon ente... 

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$2,950,000
52 Photos 2866 State Hwy Dd Branson West, MO 65737

2866 State Hwy Dd
Branson West, MO 65737
N/a
Residential

MLS# 60169178 / Pending
10 br, 16 ba, 33048 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

Gated estate located on 104 lakefront acres with over 1,700 ft. of shoreline overlooking Table Rock Lake. This breathtaking 33,048 sq ft Smart home... 

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$2,950,000
Reduced -$2,650,000
118 Photos 205 Hunters Glen Lane Kimberling City, MO 65686

205 Hunters Glen Lane
Kimberling City, MO 65686
Hunters Glen Estates
Residential

MLS# 60178748 / Active
5 br, 3 ba, 3 Half Bath, 7400 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

***WE HAVE YOUR DREAM HOME***Everything you're searching for is right here in this beautiful home! PANORAMIC LAKE VIEWS, movie room, home office/st... 

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$2,500,000
46 Photos 369 Idylwild Drive Ridgedale, MO 65739

369 Idylwild Drive
Ridgedale, MO 65739
Table Rock Terrace
Residential

MLS# 60177178 / Active
5 br, 4 ba, 1 Half Bath, 4804 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

Lakefront Log Estate with Guest Cottage and Lakeside Pavilion near Big Cedar Lodge! 6.6 private and manicured acres, gated entrance, 2 waterfalls a... 

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$1,475,000
34 Photos 1491 Clevenger Cove Road Hollister, MO 65672

1491 Clevenger Cove Road
Hollister, MO 65672
Arcadia Landing
Residential

MLS# 60167372 / Pending
5 br, 5 ba, 7445 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

10.5 Gated Lakefront Estate! This unique luxury property features panoramic lake views, 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, 6000 + sq. ft., great room with floor... 

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$1,399,000
115 Photos 65 Big Timber Drive Branson, MO 65616

65 Big Timber Drive
Branson, MO 65616
The Timbers
Residential

MLS# 60171689 / Pending
4 br, 4 ba, 2 Half Bath, 7110 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

TABLE ROCK LAKE LUXURY! This immaculate custom built home has lake views from nearly every window. Enjoy those views from the beautiful great roo... 

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$1,299,000
91 Photos 2790 West State Highway Galena, MO 65656

2790 West State Highway
Galena, MO 65656
N/a
Residential

MLS# 60176520 / Active
6 br, 4 ba, 1 Half Bath, 5212 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

ON THE JAMES RIVER ARM OF TABLE ROCK LAKE BETWEEN BRANSON & SPRINGFIELD IS WHERE YOU WILL FIND THIS VERY PRIVATE AND GATED RUSTIC FAMILY HUNTING & ... 

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$1,250,000
76 Photos 000 State Highway Galena, MO 65656

000 State Highway
Galena, MO 65656
N/a
Farm

MLS# 60171179 / Active
364.85 Acres, n/a Lot(s)
Type: Single Family Residence

365+/- Acres in the Ozark Hills just southwest of Crane, MO. The land has frontage on HWY 173 and on HWY FF. Fenced and cross fenced with good past... 

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$1,249,000
71 Photos 1343 Hideaway Road Galena, MO 65656

1343 Hideaway Road
Galena, MO 65656
Stone-not In List
Residential

MLS# 60174711 / Active
4 br, 2 ba, 2 Half Bath, 5250 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

Showcase Gated Lakefront Estate on Table Rock Lake. All Brick 4 Bed 4 Bath, 3 Car Plus Garage with 60x40 Detached Bldg. RV hook-Up. Wood Floors. I... 

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$1,249,000
90 Photos 106 Falling Leaf Court Branson West, MO 65737

106 Falling Leaf Court
Branson West, MO 65737
Carriage Oaks Estates
Residential

MLS# 60178934 / Active
4 br, 3 ba, 4910 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

This stunning, custom build was created atop one of Table Rock's tallest ridges with a view beyond words and the love of one extraordinary family. ... 

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$1,200,000
41 Photos 160 Cox Place Ridgedale, MO 65739

160 Cox Place
Ridgedale, MO 65739
Table Rock Terrace
Residential

MLS# 60181121 / Pending
5 br, 5 ba, 1 Half Bath, 3978 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

Stunning Lakefront Estate on 3.5 Acres! Mowed to the Water's Edge! Panoramic Lakeviews that will knock your socks off! This gorgeous home features... 

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$1,200,000
54 Photos 322 Wildflower Road Kimberling City, MO 65686

322 Wildflower Road
Kimberling City, MO 65686
Wildflower
Residential

MLS# 60177698 / Active
4 br, 2 ba, 1 Half Bath, 5381 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

Experience the Timeless Elegance of one of SW Missouri's most Awarded Builders as you walk through this Lakefront/Lakeview Luxury Home by Tom Schae... 

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$1,195,000
Reduced -$80,000
60 Photos 918 & 920 State Hwy Ridgedale, MO 65739

918 & 920 State Hwy
Ridgedale, MO 65739
N/a
Residential

MLS# 60166790 / Pending
11 br, 6 ba, 2 Half Bath, 8000 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

Fit for a KING is the only way to describe this one of a kind ESTATE. 2 homes spread across 3.38 acres with Hwy 86 frontage right around the corne... 

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$1,150,000
57 Photos 625 Peninsula Estates Lane Kimberling City, MO 65686

625 Peninsula Estates Lane
Kimberling City, MO 65686
N/a
Residential

MLS# 60177591 / Active
5 br, 3 ba, 1 Half Bath, 3953 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

Lakefront dream property with amazing 2 stall private dock on the shoreline below the home included. Wave runners and boats can be added for extra.... 

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$1,149,000
59 Photos 289 Water Point Lane Reeds Spring, MO 65737

289 Water Point Lane
Reeds Spring, MO 65737
The Point
Residential

MLS# 60172744 / Pending
6 br, n/a ba, 4 Half Bath, 6987 Sqft
Type: Single Family Residence

This beautiful Table Rock Lake front property offers 6 bedrooms, 4 baths, and a full finished, remodeled basement on a double lot. A circle drive w... 

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$1,100,000
Increase +$125,000
64 Photos 370 Lakefront Drive Branson, MO 65616

370 Lakefront Drive
Branson, MO 65616
The Lodges at Chateau Cove
Residential

MLS# 60155173 / Pending
10 br, 10 ba, 5496 Sqft
Type: Condominium

Gorgeous Table Rock Lake front property! This 10B/10B is turn-key and ready to welcome you and your guests and will make a great investment as a ni... 

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$1,099,000

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