April 2014

Found 6 blog entries for April 2014.

Curb appeal refers to the way your home looks to outsiders upon seeing your home. This makes your homes curb appeal vital when selling your home, as the exterior is the first aspect of your home potential buyers will see when they view your home. In fact, oftentimes the first impression is the only impression you will be able to give off, as many potential buyers will drive by a home and decide whether to look at it based off its curb appeal. This makes ensuring your homes curb appeal essential in the selling process. If you are currently trying to sell your home, here are a few quick tips that can take in order to help to dramatically improve your home’s curb appeal.


Clean Up Your Yard

What comes as a surprise to many individuals is the fact

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When it comes to retaining the value of your home, nothing is more important than periodic maintenance. Maintenance might include something as straightforward as cleaning out drainage gutters or could involve a serious amount of work, such as with roof tile replacement. By learning more about how to effectively perform routine and sporadic maintenance on your home, effectively retaining its value and preventing damage from a disastrous calamity such as fire, flooding or mold should be achievable.

Curb Appeal is Essential

It won't matter how well maintained the inside of your home is when it comes time to put it on the market if there is no curb appeal. According to The Nest, "Cosmetics play a role in your home’s value. Dirty siding, loose railings

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A sprinkler system can save lives and maintain a home's integrity during a blaze. They're only practical to install for new construction. If you have an existing home, adding such as system is generally cost-prohibitive. However, you can still take advantage of fire-suppression technology by installing a fire extinguisher or two.

 Fire extinguishers for the home have three classifications.

  • A is for ordinary combustibles such as paper and wood.
  • B is for flammable liquids, such as cooking oil or gasoline.
  • C is for electrical fires such as from an overloaded outlet.

The letters are typically preceded by numbers such as 5-A or 30-B. In general, the higher the number, then the more effective and expensive the extinguisher is for fighting

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Spring is here which means its home buying season! Are you looking for an Alaska house for sale that has “curb appeal”? As a buyer the first thing you will see is the outside of a home. Curb appeal is the attractiveness of the exterior of a residential.

If you are looking for a home with curb appeal, look no further than these 3 houses that are on the market right now! These Alaska houses for sale include manicured lawns, lush gardens and finished patios.

Check them out and see if an Alaska house for sale on this list makes you want to give us a call and schedule a showing.

3 Homes to Buy Now with Spring Curb Appeal

Beautiful Home with Sunset Facing Deck & Lush Landscaping


5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4,223 square feet

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During spring in Alaska, home sellers want to sell their homes quickly on the Anchorage MLS for the highest price possible. No matter how nice your images are, or what neighborhood your home is in, the asking price is the key to sell your home fast.

Here are 7 tips to help you price your home during the spring buying season in Anchorage, Alaska:

7 Tips to Price Your Home during the Spring Buying Season

#1 Review the Comparables

Comparables, aka comps, are similar homes that are for sale in your neighborhood in the Anchorage MLS. Comps are very helpful in pricing your home! As your real estate agents, we will pull comps, market conditions and analyze seller supply versus buyer demand to help you come up with an asking price. For example, if the

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Spring is a great time in the Anchorage real estate market and markets across the nation. During the spring, buyers and sellers are very active which is why we consider spring the home buying season in the real estate industry.

Sometimes, buyers can get caught up in the excitement while looking for Anchorage real estate for sale that they can sometimes make quick buying decisions without thinking things through. Once they buy their home they realize that they may have made a mistake. We call this buyer’s remorse.

Since buying Anchorage real estate is a huge investment, we like to make sure that our clients avoid buyer’s remorse during the spring buying season.

Here are a few tips to make sure you don’t fall in that category.

How to Avoid

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