Living in Alaska

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Do you wish for your children to grow up loving nature? Do you want them to live the active lifestyle as they grow up? Then definitely explore all of the Anchorage outdoor options that are kid-friendly below.                      

Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

Like to be on the move while enjoying outdoor scenery? Then come to Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, where you'll be able to take in the outdoor beauty of Anchorage while walking with your kids. If your family prefers biking over walking, then that also works because the trail is known for biking as well.

Lake Eklutna

Want to spend the day canoeing with your kids? Come down to Lake Eklutna, where you'll feel as if you've died and gone to heaven while canoeing at one of the most beautiful lakes

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There are a lot of things to love about living in Alaska, but the freezing cold temperatures might not be one of them. Luckily, there are ways of staging a home during winter that will make your home look cozy and appealing to potential buyers who are feeling the chill.

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A fireplace is a great selling point for any home, and you can make the most of it by cranking it up when you're staging your home. It's a great way to give the home a cozy and charming aesthetic.

Focus on Winter Landscaping

It's hard to make your yard look its best when there's ice and snow on the ground, but there are ways that you can perk it up. Make sure that you shovel the driveway, and try putting out hardy evergreen shrubs to add a bit of color.

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Are you putting your home on the market soon? If so, you’ll need to prepare it for showing. Getting a home ready to be seen by potential buyers is known as staging. If you’re staging a home in winter, you’ll need to take a few extra steps.


In general, staging requires a lot of deep cleaning. You’ll need to make sure your windows, floors and carpets are very clean. Bathrooms and kitchens must be absolutely spotless, and your light fixtures, faucets, and doorknobs should all be shiny. Pay attention to small details, such as baseboards and corners, and apply fresh paint or grout if needed.


Decluttering is often one of the first pieces of advice people hear about staging. You’ll want to pack and store nick-nacs, photos, and

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Alaska New Consruction houses and condos

Spectacular mountain views!-SIXTEEN SOUTH-New Construction in one of Anchorage's newest communities.  Each home has beautiful Quartz Counter tops!  Right now we have an End Unit being completed that offers nice privacy.  You look into trees from the great-room and kitchen.

Nicely upgraded 3bedrooms and 2.25 Bathrooms - Large /2 car garage walls are finished just like the house, textured and painted! Tile Alaska New Consruction houses and condosaccents and surrounds, master suite w/in closet and dbl Lavs, Laminate flooring, Large kitchen space! SS appliances, 42'' upper cabinets, under cabinet lighting, crown molding,2 large decks.  We expect completion of this end unit by January 2016.  Other new ones to be started soon. 

Open Houses most Sundays.  Drive through the neighborhood to

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Contemplating a move to Anchorage? Still need to know whether or not there's enough for you to do for fun while living in Alaska? Then check out the Homes in Anchorage Alaska cityfollowing post. It will highlight some of the best Anchorage Outdoors options available to you and your family should you all make the decision to move.


Head south of Anchorage to get to Girdwood. It's home to Mt. Alyeska Ski Resort, where you'll find the biggest ski area in the entire state of Alaska. Besides skiing, the area also serves as a great place for both hiking and biking.

Musk Ox Farm

Is someone in your family an animal lover? Then the Musk Ox Farm is a place you'll want to know. Located just an hour north of Anchorage, it's an easy drive to get to a farm that will show you all

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Homes in Anchorage Alaska cityUnderestimating the importance of curb appeal is a common mistake people attempting to sell their house make. They focus a significant amount of time and effort on cleaning the interior of their home. While de-cluttering and deep cleaning are important, don't overlook curb appeal. Many prospective buyers will drive buy a house for sale before committing to looking inside. They make a decision of whether or not they will bother going inside just based on seeing the exterior. Consider the following four tips to improve curb appeal and increase the likelihood of home buyers coming through the front door to see what your house has to offer      

Inspect During the Day and At Night

When was the last time you took a close look at the front of your house?

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City of Anchorage Alaska - homes for saleAnchorage, Alaska is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful places in all of the United States. With the never-ending mountainous views, abundant wildlife in their natural habitat, crisp streams and miles of untamed wilderness it truly is the modern outdoor enthusiasts dream playground!

The Chugach State Park, located within Anchorage boundaries, is the third largest state park in the nation. Listed as one of America's Best Top 10 State Parks, the Chugach boasts 200 miles of year-round trails, more than 50 glaciers and great wildlife viewing. The half-million-acre park is rich in recreational opportunities, with some of Alaska's most accessible hiking, biking, camping, trail running, climbing, skiing and snowmobiling.

With all of the

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Selling your home is a huge decision and life-changing process. Although you might be accustomed to your current living situation, you need to understand that the home selling process will likely require you to make adjustments to improve your chances of selling quickly and at a fair price.               

Find a New Home before Listing the Home

If it is a possibility, you can greatly benefit from moving out before listing the home. It is not required, but you will not have to worry about living inside a staged home and keeping it extremely clean.

Rent a Storage Unit for Belongings

When you know that you are going to be living in the home while it is on the market, you should consider investing in a storage unit to put your personal belongings.

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Maintaining a home can be a lot of work and some things can often be forgotten, especially your roof. However, it is important to make sure that you keep after your roof. A bad roof will leak and cause a lot of damage if you do not replace it as soon as necessary.             

Here are some signs that you need to replace your roof.

•    Inside the house. You should look inside the attic for any signs of water leaking or damage. It is also important to look for any sagging spots which may be caused by any water damage. If you notice any of these, you need to get the roof inspected by a professional to see if you need to have your roof replaced.