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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.
Christmas is just about here.  One of the fun parts of the holiday season is seeing the joy in kids' faces as they rip into their presents to find the treasures buried beneath.  The "treasures", however, have changed tremendously over the years.  To share a history of the evolution of toys, the A...
Anchorage was recently named as the 10th Best City in America to live according to online magazine  Ranked #10 on the list of America's Best Places, Anchorage was recognized for its quality of life, educational access and low crime rates amongst other factors.  This is the first...
Even in a slow real estate market, people are still buying homes.  There are a few things you can do to help your home stand out from the crowd.  Here are some tips for selling your Anchorage home: Furniture Placement - Contrary to popular belief, the way to make a room appear larger is not by pl...
In order to try to stem the tide of foreclosures, the Obama administration put a program together called the Homes Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) in 2009.  The goal was to help Anchorage homeowners and others who were underwater on their home loans (ie, owed more than what their home was wor...
This year, America's Promise Alliance named Anchorage as one of its 100 Best Communities for Young People.  This is the fifth time Anchorage has won this recognition.  America's Promise Alliance uses this competition to highlight cities all around the United States who show their belief in the yo...
The Alaska Experience Theatre in downtown Anchorage will be hold its very first Halloween Film Festival every Tuesday through Saturday throughout October.  Movies to be shown range from the fun, family-friendly 'Goonies' to the uber-scary "The Exorcist".  Tickets for each show are just $5.  Octob...
Are you contemplating a move in the near future?  As an Anchorage homeowner, you may need to put your home on the market before you can do so.  But is now a good time to sell?  Here are some of the top reasons you should sell your Anchorage home now rather than wait: More Anchorage buyers are wil...
This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the tragedy of 9/11/01.  The people of Anchorage will be joining in with millions of other American citizens to remember what happened that day as well as celebrate the strength of the American spirit.  If you are looking for a way to remember those we lo...
Stop Renting!  Buy an Anchorage home now!  Anchorage home prices continue to be more affordable, interest rates remain low and inventory levels are still good.  But why should you own an Anchorage home instead of renting one?  I'm glad you asked.  Here are a few things to consider when deciding t...
The Alaska Wildlife Alliance will be holding its 5th Annual Alaska Run Wild Fun Run in Anchorage on Saturday, August 13, 2011.  You don't have to be a conditioned athlete to run the 5K event.  Walkers are encouraged to join in on the fun as well.  The Alaska Run Wild Fun Run in Anchorage will beg...

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