April 2015

Found 8 blog entries for April 2015.

The home buying process is often lengthy and involved. Which is probably for the best. It is, without a doubt, the largest purchase you will ever make. So it is very important that you have all of your financial responsibilities figured out, and a commitment to a relocation planned, several years before you even actually begin looking. If you are ready to take the leap and buy a new house, here are 5 tips to help you complete the entire home buying process.

Work with the Right Agent

Once you have the money for a down payment, and have squirreled away at least 20 percent for everything else, it's time to find an agent. While it is possible to go it alone, for optimum results we recommend finding an agent to help you get the best price for the…
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Just as you are shopping for a great home with your Anchorage Realtor, shop for a great mortgage. A reputable lender will offer you a competitive rate. With interest rates on a recent climb, real estate experts brace for a seller’s market. Getting a better mortgage rate will help you as a buyer because you have more purchasing power. According to a recent article by Philly.com, a survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau showed nearly half of home buyers did not shop around for a mortgage. Instead, they just dealt with one loan provider. By the time you get to the closing table, you will need to have a lender. Some lenders will lock you in at a specific rate for at least 30 days leading up to the closing, but policies vary from lender to

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Anchorage is a city of nearly 300 thousand people, the most populous city in Alaska, having grown about 14% in the last ten years. It is located tucked at the south east curve of the Alaska Peninsula.