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Pauline Hofseth is an Alaska Realtor who specializes in helping buyers and sellers of real estate in Anchorage, Birchwood, Chugiak, Eagle River, Peters Creek and Girdwood.
With the economy taking such a hard hit in the last few years, several people find themselves in the unhappy position of needing to modify their loan terms in order to avoid a possible foreclosure.  Unfortunately, with the recent loan modification programs that have been put in place, there have ...
If you are looking to refinance or purchase an Anchorage home, you may want to find out what your credit score is about 3-6 months before you plan on applying for a loan.  Why should you check your credit score before you buy?  Lenders use your credit score to determine 1) whether or not to appro...
Appliance rebates are now available for disabled Alaskan residents looking to trade in their old energy-guzzling appliances for newer, more energy-efficient models.  Under this new program, any Alaskan resident currently receiving some type of disability from either state or federal agencies are ...
The First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit deadline is fast approaching.  In order to take advantage of up to $8000 in tax credits, you must have an Anchorage home in a binding contract by the end of business on April 30, 2010.  That's just about a week and a half away.  That doesn't leave much time to ...
What is the secret to great Korean barbeque?  It's really not a secret at all.  If you want to cook some fantastic, authentic Korean barbeque, you want to add an Asian pear.  The Asian pear also goes by the name of Korean pear or, most commonly in the United States, the apple pear.  Learn more ab...
Easter Sunday is April 4, 2010.  And Anchorage is bustling with fun things to do.  But, they're not limiting the Easter fun to only Easter Sunday.  The following is a list of Easter Events happening in Anchorage: March 27, 2010Easter Eggstravaganza, Russian Jack Springs Park, 1:00-4:00pm - Bring ...
The deadline for Anchorage voter registration is approaching.  If you need to change your registration or have recently moved and need to register to vote in Anchorage, the deadline to do so is Sunday, March 7, 2010.  You can get the registration forms online at the Alaska Division of Elections w...
The age old question of "Should it stay or should it go?" comes up time and time again in most real estate transactions.  If you are selling an Anchorage home, is it customary to leave the washer and dryer with the home or does it go with you?  If you are buying an Anchorage property, are you exp...
Nothing goes together like the Super Bowl and chicken wings, right?  When you are getting ready to watch Super Bowl XLIV this Sunday at 6pm EST, you might want to sit down to this great, spicy chicken wing recipe: Recipe2 dozen chicken wingsCeleryBlue Cheese or Ranch dressingToasted sesame seeds ...
The 2010 Anchorage Folk Festival takes place from January 21st through 31st this year.  Every January, over 120 musicians and other artists from Alaska and around the world come to Anchorage and Eagle River to share their knowledge, experience and talent for free to the public.  Singers, storytel...

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