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Winter is finally over and spring is here. Without the cover of snow, plus lots of sunlight, your Alaska house for sale may have some problems as a result of winter weather that if not addressed now, could cost thousands later.

With your house going on the market, it’s important to inspect you home from top to bottom for common winter damages and begin fixing them now.

5 Post Winter Repairs for Your Anchorage House for Sale

Repair #1 Roofs – The first thing to be affected by winter is the roof. With the heavy snow and strong winds the roof and gutter can end up missing shingles as well as falling prey to structural damage and frozen gutters. Sometimes snow melts and reforms ice near the edge of the roof causing an “ice dam”. Ice dams can not only

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Are you thinking of moving to Anchorage? Anchorage is the largest city in the state of Alaska, bordering the coastline of the south central region. The real estate market in Anchorage is increasing with housing demand on the rise. House hunting on our own can be easy if you know the ins and outs of the Anchorage MLS website. If you ‘re new to the home buying process, here are 6 tips on how to read an Anchorage MLS.

Anchorage MLS: 6 Tips on How to Read an Anchorage MLS

#1 Locate the Anchorage MLS Number, Status and Listing Price

The MLS number is the identification number that will help you easily identify the property. The status will display the home as active, available for purchase, or no longer available. The listing price is helpful in

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Buying a home in Alaska doesn't have to be quite so daunting, especially when it comes to understanding the Anchorage MLS. The Anchorage MLS is there to help you find your dream home, not scare you away. But in order to find your dream home, you need to learn everything there is about the Anchorage MLS. Here are some tips on real estate and using the MLS system within Anchorage.

The Importance of Understanding an Anchorage MLS

What Can The Anchorage MLS Offer You?

• Sharing information across brokers, this particular service offers you, the customer, a complete sense of transparency when purchasing your home. This makes it an invaluable resource for anybody looking to gain a foothold on the property ladder.

• Services such as the Anchorage MLS

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Maintaining your Anchorage real estate in the spring is crucial to maintaining the value of the home. The weather is also nicer for you to do some necessary work to the interior and exterior of the home. Here are some reasons why Anchorage real estate should be maintained in the spring: 

The Importance of Maintaining Anchorage Real Estate in the Spring

Reason #1 The weather is warmer and the temperatures are more inductive to getting on with some with some important maintenance to your Anchorage real estate. The winter will have taken its toll on every facet of your home inside and out. Spring is a perfect time to get maintenance jobs done now the weather is beginning to get warmer.

Reason #2 Alaska has a colder climate than some "lowerr 48"

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Knowing what to look for in an Alaska MLS is an important part of the home buying process. An Alaska MLS (Multiple Listing Service) is a list of real estate properties that are updated daily and made public by millions of licensed real estate agents. If you are looking for a property to buy, the Alaska MLS is the place to look.

Every home is individually listed in the Alaska MLS. At first, the Alaska MLS may look daunting and a bit intimidating but with these easy 6 Alaska MLS tips, you'll find your dream home in no time.

What You Need to Know When Reading an Alaska MLS

#1: MLS Number, Listing Price and Status

The first thing you need to do is read the MLS number, the listing price and the status of the listing. To find these items look at the

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Are you preparing your Anchorage house for sale to be viewed by potential buyers this spring? The first step to selling your Anchorage house for sale is learning what maintenance needs to be done in order to get it ready for potential buyers to view it. This step is essential if you want to sell quickly and find a motivated buyer looking for a home just like yours.

Here are some areas of the home you should maintain in order to get it ready for potential buyers:

Anchorage House for Sale: Spring Maintenance Tips

Roof and gutters

• Check all areas of the roof for lost and damaged shingles that need to be replaced. Shingles that are discolored, buckled, cracked, or loose can lead to additional damage due to the natural elements

• Inspect all

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Anchorage Alaska has so many great qualities! This city is home to almost half of the state's population and welcomes hundreds of visitors each year. Not only does the city have amazing mountain views but it also has beautiful northern lights on many cold and clear winter nights.

Anchorage is home to many happy people with some of the most beautiful homes in the northern climates. There are homes for sale with good prices and in very good neighborhoods. Believe it or not, some of these homes are the products of foreclosure. In fact, Anchorage foreclosed homes are some of the best deals when buying a home, especiallly if you aren't afraid to make a few upgrades and repairs on your own after closing. In order to find the best foreclosure deal, here are 7

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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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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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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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