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It is springtime in Alaska and this is when buyers are actively looking for Alaska foreclosed homes. As a seller, it is your goal to sell homes as quickly as possible. Alaska foreclosed homes will be a big attraction as buyers think bargain. However, if they think bargain and enter a filthy, dark, cold house, they will move on to the next home on the list. This is where staging those Alaska foreclosed homes become very important in order for you to close the sale. What do you need to consider before showing prospective buyers the house? Here are 5 easy tips to staging your Alaska foreclosed home during the spring season:

5 Tips for Staging Your Home in the Spring

#1 Curb appeal

Alaska homes look uninspired during winter. Alaska foreclosed homes

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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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For anyone who is considering purchasing an Alaska foreclosure listing, it is important to know specific terms that will help you purchase an Alaska foreclosed home. The more educated you are on foreclosed listings, the better off you are at deciding whether to place a bid on a home or not.

Alaska Foreclosure Listings: Important Vocabulary You Need To Know

#1 Continuance is when a sale can be extended at the direct request of the lender's lawyer or a public trust office. While there are a variety of reasons a continuance may take place, the sale can only be extended for up to 12 months. In other words, if a continuance is filed, you may have to wait an entire year before you are allowed to purchase the home. Although you may be able to obtain the

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Looking to purchase an Alaska foreclosed home for sale? If so, you’ve probably done your homework and found several listings that fit your needs and budget constraints. If you are lucky enough, you might have even found a house that gives you everything you want for a lot less than you anticipated paying. However, be sure you understand what comes with an Alaska foreclosed home for sale. Generally, foreclosed homes are sold under face value as a way to sell the home faster and off the bank’s hands. Buying a foreclosed home is an excellent way to save a substantial amount of money, but there are some negative aspects of Alaska foreclosed homes for sale that you need to stay on the look out for. Not all of these negative aspects are going to be present in

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Real estate websites and auctions are making is easy for buyers to purchase Alaska foreclosed homes online. Here are a few rules to help you come out on top.

Alaska Foreclosed Homes: 6 Rules for Buying Online

Ready to hit the web and find Alaska foreclosed homes? Our piece of advice? Be serious, be precise and get ready for action... and always remember, even though it's a bargain... it's still a major purchase, so don't take it lightly.

Here are our top 6 rules for finding Alaska foreclosed homes on line to buy.

#1 Choose a good real estate website, like ours! www.AnchorageHomeSearch.com has a list of foreclosed properties ready for you to see. These properties come directly from REO listing agents and the Alaska MLS.

We are a Alaska real

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Finding an Alaska foreclosure can be very attractive to buyers who are looking to save money when buying a home. But all good deals come with a challenge...

Alaska Foreclosure Challenges

#1 Traditional or Foreclosed Sale?

Did you know that most Alaska banks do not want real estate professionals to advertise an Alaska foreclosure as "bank-owned" or "foreclosed"? This is because those terms have come to re-present negativity in the market.

Today's Alaska foreclosure:

  • Has no front lawn sign
  • Does not have the word "foreclosure" in the advertisements
  • Has no mention of "bank-owned" in the marketing materials

#2 Alaska Foreclosure Inventory Is Low

The market in Alaska got better this year. We were already low in foreclosures

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When you find Alaska foreclosure listings that you love and want to pursue, keep in mind this common problems that could cost you a lot of money.

Unless you are an experienced investor, buying a home based on Alaska foreclosure listings only and not physically seeing the property,  is not a good idea.

Buying an Alaska foreclosure can be risky, but there are some risks that you have to walk away from.

Here are some of the deal breaking problems that we have seen when helping our clients buy Alaska foreclosed homes.

Common Problems with Alaska Foreclosure Listings

1. Mold. Mold love water. Mold love humidity... mold love houses. If you walk into a foreclosed home with mold from ceiling to floor beware. Mold affects all homes, including

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Alaska Foreclosures: The Basics of Buying ForeclosuresBuying Alaska foreclosures is not easy nor guaranteed. If you are a beginner this blog will help you conquer the complications of buying a foreclosure

We have all seen the television ads, reality shows and marketing that show rich investors making easy money by buying foreclosures.

Yes it is possible to find Alaska foreclosures at a discount but there are a number of pitfalls as well.

There are 2 common downfalls of Alaska foreclosures

1. After fixing them up the total cost could equal retail value.

2. Not understanding the foreclosure process buying a money pit

Alaska Foreclosures: The Process

All Alaska foreclosures go through a process where the bank attempts to recover the amount owed on a defaulted loan. To do this to repossess

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