May 2014

Found 10 blog entries for May 2014.

Spring is one of the best times to sell your Alaska house for sale. The three months of spring is the time when a large percentage of Alaska homebuyers are looking to purchase a new home. Preparing the interior and exterior of an Alaska house for sale during the spring season is one of the most important elements in achieving the price you desire. The look and feeling of your home inspires viewers to determine how quickly you sell your Alaska home and for what price. Here are some tips on how to prepare for spring with your Alaska house for sale: 

How to Prepare for Spring with Your Alaska House for Sale

Make your Alaska house for sale sparkle and shine

• Make sure the windows, doors, mirrors and all surfaces on the interior and exterior of your

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Traditionally, when were looking to buy a home, you would hire a realtor to help you find that dream home. You would spend days, weeks and even months looking for the perfect home but somehow, you would always come up short. Today, there is no need to spend some much time on the road looking at home if you know how to read an Alaska MLS. Here are 5 things to look for in reading an Alaska MLS: 

5 Things to Look For in Reading an Alaska MLS

#1 Listing status

The most important part of looking for your home on the MLS is to find whether or not the home is available and what the cost is. Getting to know this information can help speed up the process of finding the home you want to buy.

#2 Location

There is an old saying in the real estate

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If you are looking to sell your home, there are a few things you can do to make your home more appealing for buyers. Staging a Home is one of these things. By staging your home right, you can appeal to a wider range of potential buyers ensuring that you get the right offers on your home.

Tips on Staging a Home

The first thing you will want to do when staging a home, is to clear out anything you don't need. At times this is difficult, as you are likely still living in your home, however here are a few ideas to help you declutter and create a feel of space in the home.

  • Large Furniture - Furniture that is large takes up a lot of space and tends to make rooms in your home look smaller, take out bigger pieces of furniture to create an open feel
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When searching for the perfect home this spring, take the time to look into Anchorage foreclosed homes. Not only will you have a greater chance of getting the home for the price you desire but you will also be surrounded by the beautiful nature. After securing the perfect home through Anchorage foreclosed homes, spring chores can be quite challenging.

Although Anchorage foreclosed homes can require some work and fixing up, there is no need to stress. With these tips, you'll have your Anchorage foreclosed home looking so beautiful, everyone around the area will want to see.

Anchorage Foreclosed Homes: Spring Clean Up Chores

Cleaning The Inside

• Begin with cleaning the walls. Washing the walls down will bring a freshness to the entire home.

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A mortgage is just as important as the home.  As you shop around for mortgage offers from lenders, you will get quotes and other information.  At first glance, it about choosing the most inexpensive deal, but that doesn't work with mortgages.  Interest Rates and fees are the game changers between a good deal and a good deal on paper. 

The best mortgage contracts are ones with affordable interest rates and fees.  Mortgage payments and type of payment are only half of what you need to ask.  Get the info on how interest rates merge with monthly payments, the percentage of interest rates, the amount/total cost and possible adjustment.  Ask about title insurance, legal fees, pre-paid interest, closing costs, appraisal costs, application fees, annual

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You have an Alaska house for sale and are getting ready to meet some potential buyers. Adding a bit of spring to an Alaska house for sale is a great way to spruce up a place, before preparing to show your property to people who may eventually buy it. Here are 5 easy and simple tips you can use to add to the appeal of your Alaska house for sale. Using these ideas you'll sell quicker and for the price you desire. 

5 Simple Tips to Adding Spring Décor in Your Alaska House for Sale

Giving little spaces a nice look

Giving the little spaces in your Alaska house for sale a unique look is a great way to add charm, while taking care of the little things. Use the following ideas to give small areas a one-of-a-kind look.

• Giving an existing hallway

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Buying Alaska real estate is on the prime during the spring season. People are in the mood of hunting for houses and relocating to their dream places during this time of the year. The fact that spring is the best time for moving out makes it the busiest month for real estate buyers and sellers in Alaska. Here are the top benefits of buying Alaska real estate during the spring season:

Alaska Real Estate: Benefits of Purchasing in the Spring

Reasonable Rates

Buyers who hunt for real estate property in Alaska during spring enjoy the benefit of lower rates than during other seasons. It is because of the competition brought about by the presence of many sellers on the market. Additionally, this is the time when most financial lenders actively fund

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It's Spring in Alaska, which means that it is time for the Alaska Real Estate market to get busy. Buyers are ready to get out and find move-in ready homes. You don't want to miss out on potential buyers by not preparing your home for spring. From repairing fences to maintaining patios, here is our must do list for every Alaska home seller. 

Alaska Real Estate Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

1. Banish Concrete Stains
When a buyer sees home for sell while searching Alaska real estate listings for by doing a walk-through, the first thing they notice is the outside. Make sure your concrete, including sidewalks and patios, are as clean as possible. The best way to clean keep your concrete clean, especially in garages, is to clean the stain…
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Ready to sell your home fast this spring? We cannot emphasize the importance of curb appeal when selling Alaska real estate. In this article we will explore ways to make your lawn perfect.


When it comes to real estate, the grass can be greener, thicker and softer on the other side. With our long winters, spring is the time that home buyers want to enjoy the outdoors including patios, decks and the lawns. Just like our landscape transforms to an oasis in the spring, so should your lawn.

Ready to get started? Here are some tricks to keep your lawn looking amazing all spring. When buyers view your piece of Alaska real estate, they will remember the curb appeal.

4 Secrets to the Perfect Spring lawn

#1 The sharper the better

If you want a

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Summer is quickly approaching. Many of us are wondering, "Where should I go on vacation this year?". Allow us to make a  suggestion: consider visiting Anchorage, Alaska.

If you've always enjoyed being outside and engaging in outdoor activities, you will feel right at home in Anchorage, Alaska. The natural beauty that is found in Anchorage will dissipate your previous cares and stress and allow you to focus on having the perfect outdoor adventure. 

In Anchorage, you'll find that there is plenty to do  Outdoors.

If you are fascinated by natural wildlife, Anchorage is an excellent place for you. The native animals are sure to delight you as you view them living in their natural habitats. You can visit the native wildlife during an outdoor tour or by

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