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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.
It is that time of year again, Thanksgiving. A time to remember all the many blessings that we have enjoyed in our lives. With the bleak economic news constantly in the headlines, some may be thinking that there is not much to be thankful for this year. But blessings do abound in our lives and al...
The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) has announced the recent launch of it's new website, big and small, local and global are using the Internet to research business demographics, opportunities and potential locations. AEDC believes that w...
It is Veteran's Day, a day to remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice and to honor all those who have served and are currently serving this nation in the Armed Forces. Fly your flag, tie a yellow ribbon or bolt a license plate. I know you have seen the Support Our Troops license plac...
The City of Lights is a nickname associated with Anchorage , Alaska during the winter months. Winter days are short and the nights are long in Anchorage . Sunrise at this time of year is around 8:45 am and sunset is around 4:40 pm, equaling about 7.5 hours of daylight. With more dark hours than d...
The economy is not so scary here in Anchorage, Alaska . This Halloween season there are more than scary costumes to put our nerves on edge.  For all of us, the national and global economy reports have become scary in themselves. I am happy to report that here in Anchorage and the State of Alaska ...
Many movies and songs have used the theme of "wish upon a star" to move audiences to tears or laughter. In the next few days, you may have the opportunity to "wish upon a star" several times. Anchorage has so much in natural beauty and wonders to delight the eye that it is no wonder our skies pro...
No one will be totally immune to our economic crisis, but so far, Alaska is still holding steady. Because of conservative lending practices and high oil prices, Alaska's economy has softened this past year, but not broke under the pressure of the global credit crunch or Wall Street's failures. He...
As financial turmoil goes global, oil prices begin to fall. Oil recently fell below $90 a barrel. We haven't seen oil prices this cheap in over eight months. Hopefully, those unheard of oil prices have come to an abrupt halt. Alaska oil prices are expected to see $83.04 a barrel by the end of the...
If you want to apply for a rebate from the AHFC, it looks like patience will need to be a virtue that you will have to cultivate. A few weeks ago in my blog( Anchorage Sponsors Energy Efficiency!), I mentioned that the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) is offering rebates to homeowners wh...
Alaska's Iditarod is considered by many to be the toughest race in the world in which Mushers face the challenge of fortible terrain and the forces of Mother Nature. The acclaimed Discovery Channel series Deadliest Catch has put the Alaskan crab industry "on the map" with it's popularity. Discove...

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