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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.
Many Anchorage homeowners, like the rest of the nation, are trying to keep their energy costs down as much as possible.  In the winter, we want to keep warmth in.  In the summer, we want to keep the heat out.  A drafty home is a huge waste of energy.  Here is how you can get rid of drafts in your...
The tax deadline is only a month and a half away.  That may sound like a long time, but, before you know it, April 15th will be here and Uncle Sam will be expecting you to file.  If you have questions about your taxes, get tax help in Anchorage at the IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center (949 E 36th Av...
With Anchorage home prices remaining relatively steady, inventory levels high and interest rates beginning to creep up (hovering just over the 5% mark), is now the time to buy an Anchorage home?  Many buyers have been trying to time their Anchorage real estate purchase at the "bottom of the marke...
The 2011 property assessment notices for Anchorage homes were mailed out on January 14th.  You have until February 13th to appeal your Anchorage property assessment if you find errors or think there may have been a mistake made. Appealing Your Anchorage Property Assessment ValueAnchorage homeowne...
Downtown Anchorage is offering several free events to the public during the first part of 2011.  Bring the family or your date and your ice skates to downtown Anchorage every Friday evening and Sunday afternoon until the end of February 2011 to enjoy free ice skating in Anchorage.  Enjoy Date Nig...
Living in a place with high precipitation and snow levels can wreak havoc on an Anchorage home's roof.  Repairing a leaky roof can be expensive.  However, not all leaks can be seen easily.  When you decide to purchase an Anchorage home, make sure to hire a home inspector.  No matter how old or ne...
Come ring in the new year with "Fire & Ice" in downtown Anchorage Friday, December 31, 2010 from 5:30pm to 8pm.  "Fire & Ice" is meant to celebrate the opening of Town Square ice rink by bringing hot music and fun.  Evelyn "Champagne" King, best known for her 70's hit "Shame", will be performing ...
Are you in a quandry over what to get everyone on your Christmas list?  There are several events coming up in December that can help you find just the right gift for your loved ones.  Christmas shopping in Anchorage is made easier when you attend any of these bazaars and expos below: Thursday, De...
This year's holiday tree lighting in Anchorage takes place at Town Square Park (544 W Fifth Ave, Anchoage, AK) from 5pm to 7:30pm today, November 26, 2010.  There will be free cocoa and cookies for everyone attending as well as live music and a special performance by the East High Drama Club.  Sa...
Come to Russian Jack Springs Park this Saturday, November 20, 2010 to participate in the Turkey Trot in Anchorage.  Win prizes by catching the right feather.  There will be three races beginning at 1:30pm, 2:00 pm and 2:30pm and cost only $2 per race to participate.  The race schedule is as follo...

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