Anchorage, AK Real Estate News

By Yvette Belisle, Associate Broker, REALTOR®
(Alaskan Spirit Realty Brokered by Realty ONE Group Aurora)
Any house that has been in the market for several months reflects a bad impression over potential buyers. The first and most common reflection is about some hidden deficiencies in the house because of which it has been rejected until now. However, you might end up with the best deal possible with that house and we are going to discuss the most important reasons to buy that house. Get lower price offerings on your dream house One of the primary reasons out of which a house is not sold is because of a comparatively higher asking price. Every buyer would prefer a house that is competitively-priced and they usually ignore listings above their budget. Buyers often believe that sellers will not accept lower price for the house. However, that is not the case and in most of the cases, sellers a...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Whitehawk Neighborhood in Anchorage AlaskaFull details and photos of homes for sale in the Whitehawk Neighborhood in Anchorage Alaska. Comfortable and friendly established Anchorage neighborhood near Hospitals, UAA, and JBER.  You will love coming home to this friendly and convenient location with an easy walk to several parks and trails.  Request a custom evaluation for your Whitehawk Neighborhood in Anchorage Alaska home.   Comfortable Spacious Homes3 to 5 bedroom homes are between 1400 to 2500 square feet.  Floor plans feature big kitchens, family rooms, fireplaces, spacious bedrooms.  Master bedrooms have private bathrooms and walk-in closets.  The homes in Whitehawk Neighborhood in Anchorage Alaska were built from 1997s to 1999.  Each home has an attached and heated garage with spa...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Home Prices in Anchorage Alaska for June 2014 Real estate market data for Anchorage, Alaska provided by Katrina Benton of Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group.   Call 907-301-0189 if you would like more detailed market information specific to your neighborhood.   Anchorage Home Prices   We have seen 7 straight months of listing price increases on home prices in Anchorage and don’t expect things to slow down anytime soon.  If you are considering buying a home you can still find deals on a house in Anchorage but having a good real estate agent who understands the market is a must.  Don’t wait on the sidelines for too long, many of our listings are starting to sell within a few days of hitting the market. As you can see from the graph below, listings are not selling exactly for asking pric...
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By Pauline Hofseth, Daring to Care
(Prudential Jack White/Vista Real Estate)
Anchorage Festival of Flowers 2014 They say that April showers bring May flowers.  Here in Anchorage, the showers are continuing through the end of May.  But that just means that the flowers are plentiful.  Help celebrate these beauties at the Anchorage Festival of Flowers 2014 this Saturday, May 31st at Town Square Park. What: Anchorage Festival of Flowers 2014Where: Town Square Park (544 W 5th St)When: May 31, 2014 12pm to 6pmCost: FREE admissionContact: Anchorage Downtown Partnership (907) 279-5650 The Anchorage Festival of Flowers 2014 is a single day of family-friendly fun.  Everyone gets in free of charge.  And the kids will be able to take home a complimentary flower of their very own.  Events include: VIP Wine Tasting (4:30pm to 6:30pm) Wine and Beer Garden Food Vendors Photo Bo...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Liberty Square Condos For Sale in Anchorage Alaska Find similar condos for sale to the Liberty Square Condos in Anchorage Alaska Liberty Square condos are affordable, convenient 1 story duplex style condos super close to JBER, parks, shopping, trails, and MORE!  Is it time to sell your Liberty Square Condo in Anchorage Alaska?  Visit my website to find out your home's value and read about our property marketing plan for homes in Anchorage Alaska.    Affordable East Side Condos Near JBER Open floor plans with vaulted ceilings in the kitchen and living room with a gas fireplace plus a balcony off the dining area. Large master bedroom with walk-in closet. Units have 3 bedrooms each.  All condos have 2 full bathrooms.  Each home is 1292 square feet.  Construction for Liberty Square condos ...
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By Victoria Roberts, Associate Broker, Bringing Homes, People and Communities Together
(EXP Realty - Unity Home Group)
  $245,000, 3Bd/2Ba Condo, 1476 sqft.     Victoria Roberts | Real Estate Brokers of Alaska | 907-351-9434 7092 Fairweather Park Loop, Anchorage, AK 99518 Life by Design 3Bd/2Ba Condo   $245,000 Year Built 2005 Sq Footage 1476 sqft. Bedrooms 3 Beds Bathrooms 2 Baths Floors 2 Parking Garage Laundry In Unit HOA/Maint $275 Website www.alaskabesthom...   DESCRIPTION Beautiful Campbell Creek townhouse that backs to greenbelt with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms including a master suite with a walk-in closet and deck. Condo is trailside to Campbell Creek Trail and short walk to Taku Lake. Features fireplace, deck off of dinging area, and large 2 car garage. Pets are okay in fenced units with no weight or breed restrictions.     Anchorage see additional photos below Unit Features - Living room - Din...
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By Pauline Hofseth, Daring to Care
(Prudential Jack White/Vista Real Estate)
Alaska Arbor Day 2014 The goal of the Anchorage Garden Club is to promote horticulture in and around the Anchorage area.  Officially, Alaska Arbor Day 2014 is May 19th.  However, William Tyson Elementary School will be celebrating on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. What: Alaska Arbor Day 2014Where: William Tyson Elementary School (2801 Richmond Ave)When: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1:30pmContact: Anchorage Garden Club (907) 566-0539 At the Alaska Arbor Day 2014 celebration at William Tyson Elementary School in Anchorage, the Anchorage Garden Club will donate trees that will be planted by the children.  This allows children to learn about the importance of trees to the lives of Anchorage residents as well as how to care for them.  The Anchorage Garden Club is part of one of the largest volunteer garden...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Home Prices in Anchorage Alaska for May 2014 Real estate market data for Anchorage, Alaska provided by Katrina Benton of Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group.   Call 907-301-0189 if you would like more detailed market information specific to your neighborhood.   Anchorage Home Prices   We have seen 6 straight months of listing price increases on home prices in Anchorage and don’t expect things to slow down anytime soon.  If you are considering buying a home you can still find deals on a house in Anchorage but having a good real estate agent who understands the market is a must.  Don’t wait on the sidelines for too long, many of our listings are starting to sell within a few days of hitting the market. As you can see from the graph below, listings are not selling exactly for asking price...
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By Yvette Belisle, Associate Broker, REALTOR®
(Alaskan Spirit Realty Brokered by Realty ONE Group Aurora)
Alaska Real Estate Market Statistics Below is a table showing Alaska's weekly market activity by each individual town for the week of April 26, 2014 thru May 5, 2014. The Anchorage market shows that we had 399 homes on the market. There were a total of 460 homes that were active during the week and we had 59 new listings. 65 homes pended during the week and 53 homes closed. We are seeing more homes coming on the market, however we are still in a HOT sellers market with our low inventory. We are seeing homes fly off the shelves in days with multiple offers! For assistance in pricing your home for the Market Call, Text or email me - (907) 868-2811, yvette.belisle@gmail.com or visit my website at www.alaskanspiritrealty.com  Provided courtesy of Yvette Belisle - Alaskan Spirit Realty Real ...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Sunchase Condos in Anchorage AlaskaFind similar condos for sale to the Sunchase Condos in Anchorage Alaska.  Is it time to sell your Sunchase Condo in Anchorage Alaska?  Request a custom market report for your home and learn more about our property marketing plan for homes in Anchorage Alaska.Super convenient midtown neighborhood at the base of the Chugiak Mountains.  You will love coming home to the friendly streets of Sunchase with several parks, trails, and shopping centers nearby.  Modern and Spacious Open Floor PlansSunchase condos range in size from 1322 to 1580 square feet.  Each condo has 3 or 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.  Construction of the Sunchase Condos in Anchorage Alaska began in 2003 with the last unit completed in 2006.  Townhouse style floor plans feature kitchens that ...
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By Pauline Hofseth, Daring to Care
(Prudential Jack White/Vista Real Estate)
Big Alaska Travel Auction in Anchorage Have you been dreaming of an Alaska getaway?  Are you worried that there isn't enough in your family's budget to plan on one?  Put your fears to rest.  The Big Alaska Travel Auction in Anchorage takes place May 1st through May 3rd live on KAKM's Channel 7. What: Big Alaska Travel Auction in AnchorageWhere: KAKM Channel 7When: May 1-3, 2014 7pm to 10pmContact: KAKM Channel 7 (907) 550-8432 During the three day Big Alaska Travel Auction in Anchorage, everyone in Anchorage will have the opportunity to bid live for hotel stays, fishing trips, tours of the glaciers, rafting trips, airline tickets, cruises, ATV tours, dogsled tours and so much more.  The auction will be partnering up with the Alaska Travel Industry Association and Visit Anchorage to brin...
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By Yvette Belisle, Associate Broker, REALTOR®
(Alaskan Spirit Realty Brokered by Realty ONE Group Aurora)
Alaska Real Estate Market Statistics Below is a table showing Alaska's weekly market activity by each individual town for the week of April 19, 2014 thru April 25, 2014. The Anchorage market shows that we had 411 homes on the market. There were a total of 460 homes that were active during the week and we had 71 new listings. 46 homes pended during the week and 32 homes closed. For assistance in pricing your home for the Market Call, Text or email me - (907) 868-2811, yvette.belisle@gmail.com or visit my website at www.alaskanspiritrealty.com  Provided courtesy of Yvette Belisle - Alaskan Spirit Realty Real Estate Brokers of Alaska  The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." -Eleanor Roosevelt Alaskan Spirit Realty | (907) 868-2811 yvette.belisle@gmail.com | ...
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By Yvette Belisle, Associate Broker, REALTOR®
(Alaskan Spirit Realty Brokered by Realty ONE Group Aurora)
How Can You Market Your Home Online? Are you planning to sell your house this season? With the unexpectedly low market inventory, it might be the best time to get lucrative offers for your property. One of the most common things aspiring sellers hear is to put their property over internet and the rest of the process will be over automatically. It is true but putting up your property on Internet is not a good thing, rather it is the must-to-do thing nowadays. More than 90% of the buyers start their search online and you can capitalize on it with some effective online marketing strategies. Source: 2012 National Association of REALTORS® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers 3 Things to Remember in Online Home Listings Internet has millions of listing and how you market your property is crucia...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
College Gate in Anchorage AlaskaFull details and photos of homes for sale in the College Gate in Anchorage Alaska. Comfortable and friendly established East Anchorage neighborhood near JBER.  You will love coming home to this friendly and convenient location with an easy walk to several parks and trails.  Request a custom evaluation for your College Gate in Anchorage Alaska home.   Comfortable Spacious Homes2 to 6 bedroom homes are between 1100 to 3000 square feet.  Floor plans feature big kitchens, family rooms, fireplaces, spacious bedrooms.  Most of the homes in College Gate in Anchorage Alaska were built in the 1970s and early 1980s.  These homes have been remodeled and updated extensively over the years.  Some homes have added an attached and heated garage.Prices vary depending upo...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
4 Bedroom Home For Sale in Anchorage Alaska 99508 Find similar Homes for sale to this 4 Bedroom Home For Sale in Anchorage AK 99504. Is it time to sell?  Please review our property marketing plan for homes in Anchorage Alaska.  Request a free custom evaluation for your Home in Anchorage AK 99508. You will love coming home to this fantastic bright and sunny  completely renovated 4 Bedroom home in East Anchorage home near JBER with a spacious yard.  Located in established neighborhood with several nearby parks and trails, College Gate is a great place to live.   Spacious and Affordable Home Near JBER  3128 Regis Court, Anchorage, AK 99508 Anchorage Alaska MLS Listing # 14-5387 This tri-level, 4 bedroom 2 bathroom homes boasts 1,888 square feet of living space.  The spacious living room fe...
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By Yvette Belisle, Associate Broker, REALTOR®
(Alaskan Spirit Realty Brokered by Realty ONE Group Aurora)
Seller Advice: What is the Real Value Of Your Home? Are you excited about the profits you can make by selling your house? Most of the home sellers have a complete roadmap to their real estate success including paying off the current mortgages and saving enough money for the down payment of the next house. However, it is not about the value that you consider your home to be worth, but the money that the potential buyer is willing to pay. 5 Unrealistic Indicators of Property Value If you are working to price your property right, here are the six indicators that you need to avoid before making the final call. Homeowner insurance: Insurance companies estimate the price of replacing your house apart from the cost of the land, so if you are planning to use your homeowner insurance as the curr...
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By Yvette Belisle, Associate Broker, REALTOR®
(Alaskan Spirit Realty Brokered by Realty ONE Group Aurora)
What are some closing costs involved in a real estate transaction? Buyers and Sellers both have closings costs to consider when selling or buying a home. Here are some of the most common charges that you might have to pay. Title Insurance: It is best to purchase two different types of title insurances including the owner’s policy and the lender’s policy. The main purpose of these policies is to protect both the owner as well as the buyer against any such claims. It is often called as clearing title where both owner as well as the buyer pays for their respective coverage.  Attorney/Escrow charges: Many states have third-party escrow regulation where a third-part escrow company or attorneys close a real estate transaction. Every state has different rules and professionals including title ...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Homes in Seascape in Anchorage Alaska Find similar Homes for sale to the homes in Seascape in Anchorage Alaska.  Is it time to sell your home in Seascape in Anchorage Alaska?  Request a custom market report for your home and learn more about our property marketing plan for homes in Anchorage Alaska.  Fantastic South Anchorage neighborhood.  You will love coming home to the friendly streets of Seascape with several parks, trails, and shopping centers nearby.  Quality Constructed Homes The 3 to 5 bedroom homes you would expect to find in Seascape are generally going to range between 13000 and 3400 square feet.  Construction of the homes began in 1997 with the last home completed in 2004.  Homes have attached and heated garages with space for 2 or 3 vehicles.  Floorplans feature spacious ...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Homes in Eastbrook in Anchorage AlaskaFind similar Homes for sale to the homes in Eastbrook in Anchorage Alaska.  Is it time to sell your home in Eastbrook in Anchorage Alaska?  Request a custom market report for your home and learn more about our property marketing plan for homes in Anchorage Alaska. Fantastic East Anchorage neighborhood at the base of the Chugach Mountains near Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.  You will love coming home to the friendly streets of Eastbrook with several parks, trails, and shopping centers nearby. Quality Constructed HomesThe 3 to 5 bedroom homes you would expect to find in Eastbrook are generally going to range between 1550 and 3250 square feet.  Construction of the homes began in 1998 with the last home completed in 2002.  Homes have attached and heat...
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By Pauline Hofseth, Daring to Care
(Prudential Jack White/Vista Real Estate)
Anchorage Financial Fitness Fair 2014 Today is Tax Day.  Hopefully, you were all able to get your tax forms filed on time.  Now that THAT is over, it's time to prepare for next year...and all the years ahead.  I'm talking about financial planning.  Most people resolved themselves to getting physically fit in 2014.  But now it's time for you to get fiscally fit.  The first step?  The Anchorage Financial Fitness Fair 2014. What: Anchorage Financial Fitness Fair 2014Where: Salvation Army Community Center (1701 C St)When: Saturday, April 26, 2014 10am to 2pmCost: FREEContact: Free Tax Prep in Anchorage website Several financial experts will be on hand at the Anchorage Financial Fitness Fair 2014 to dispense advise and help you create a financial plan for your future.  Bring in your old docu...
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