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Decorating Your Home For Fall

Hay bales, pumpkin patches, changing leaves: homes in Springfield are starting to change with the fall weather and it's time to start decorating your home for fall! Here are some of our favorite fall decor tricks for under $20. First of all, it's important to remember the spirit of the season. As the transition between summer and winter, fall combines the vibrancy and color of the ...

Homes Magazine-June 15, 2012

Homes Magazine is just one way that Franklin Realtors advertises your property when you list with us. You can see this issue below. An actual copy can be found by coming to our office in the 777 Building at the corner of Battlefield and Kimbrough. Or you can look in Walmart, Price Cutter, or any number of other locations.

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203(k) Home Rehab Loan

The 203(k) Home Rehab Loan is designed for homebuyers who want to purchase homes in need of repairs and/or modernizing. Previously, additional financing for rehabilitation involved interim financing with high interest rates and short amortization periods. With the 203(k) program, potential homebuyers can get one mortgage loan to finance both the acquisition and rehabilitation of the property. The mortgage amount is based on the …

Blog Nov 28, 2011 0 Continue Reading

Springfield Art Museum

Springfield Art Museum is dedicated to supporting the arts in the Ozarks. It was incorporated in 1928 as a volunteer-run museum that relies on community support. Located on the boundary of Phelps Grove Park, Springfield Art Museum has a large auditorium, new library, gift shop, and of course, exhibition galleries. Its permanent collection includes close to 9,000 art objects that span thousands of years. The …

Blog Nov 22, 2011 0 Continue Reading

Dinner and a Ballgame

If your nights out consist of a pleasant dinner and a movie, it is time to step up your game. The Dinner and a Ballgame promotion features fine food and baseball game tickets. Eleven restaurants and the Springfield Cardinals have teamed up with the Downtown Springfield Association to offer patrons a $5 field box ticket with purchase of an entrée from participating restaurants. This promotion extends through the …

Blog Aug 26, 2011 0 Continue Reading

Beating the Heat-Springfield Missouri experiencing hig...

There is no doubt about it: For much of the lower states, the summer heat has been unbearable. With eight days reaching triple digit temperatures and 21 days with highs of 95 degrees or higher, July 2011 was Springfield’s third hottest month on record according to the National Weather Service. Because it has been a dry summer, the Springfield area has heated up more quickly with high pressure effectively confining …

Blog Aug 19, 2011 0 Continue Reading

Get your kicks on Route 66!

U.S. Route 66, established in 1926, was one of the first and most famous highway systems in America. Originally, the highway ran for 2,451 miles from Chicago, Illinois, to Los Angles, California; it also ran through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. What began as a dirt and gravel road evolved into the first completely paved transcontinental highway in America stretching from …

Blog Jun 13, 2011 0 Continue Reading
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