Anchorage, AK Real Estate News

By Pauline Hofseth, Daring to Care
(Prudential Jack White/Vista Real Estate)
Alaska is well known for its crab AND its salmon.  The salmon are making their run through downtown Anchorage's Ship Creek.  That means that it must be time for the Anchorage Slam'n Salm'n Derby 2013! From June 7th through June 16th, the annual Slam'n Slam'n Derby will bring cheers of "Fish On!" throughout the downtown Anchorage area.  Beginning at 6am on Friday, June 7th, all fishermen ages six and older are eligible to participate in the derby.  Contestants under the age of 16 must have a harvest record card from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G).  All contestants ages 16+ must have a valid ADF&G fishing license.  All contestants must be in possession of a Derby ticket (provided free of charge at the Derby headquarters) and comply with all ADF&G rules and regulations, no ...
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By Pauline Hofseth, Daring to Care
(Prudential Jack White/Vista Real Estate)
Spring is in the air.  The birds are chirping and the flowers are blossoming.  It's time for the Anchorage Festival of Flowers 2013! On Saturday, June 1st, 2013, Town Square Park in Anchorage will be holding its annual Festival of Flowers from 11am to 6pm.  This free community festival turns Anchorage into the "City of Flowers" for at least one day this year.  Master gardeners will be on hand to impart their gardening wisdom to the masses.  Find out how you can create a visual masterpiece with your own home flower garden.  You can purchase buds to bring home and plant for yourself. In addition to the blossom bonanza, attendees will enjoy live musical entertainment, have the opportunity to partake in a VIP wine tasting, view artwork by local Anchorage artists and visit the wine and beer ...
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By Pauline Hofseth, Daring to Care
(Prudential Jack White/Vista Real Estate)
Many people use the fresh air of Spring as inspiration to clear out the clutter in their Anchorage homes.  But, what do you do with that old stuff that won't be collected during your regular curbside pickup?  If it's less than 1000 pounds, you can bring it to the Anchorage Free Dump Day this Saturday, May 11th, 2013. Anchorage Regional Landfill and the Girdwood Transfer Station will be open for all Anchorage residents to drop one load for free at their facilities during regular operating hours (8am to 5pm for ARL and 10am to 5pm for GTS).  All loads must be covered or secured and consist strictly of residential refuse.  Commercial customers will be handled separately.  Unsecured loads are subject to a $10 fine.  The loads must be dropped off in a regular car, standard pickup or trailer....
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Patterson Place Condos in East Anchorage AKFind similar condos for sale to the Patterson Place Condos in East Anchorage AKPatterson Place Condos are cozy apartment style condos in an awesome East Anchorage location.  Affordable and modern condos offer convenient living super close to JBER, UAA, ANMC, parks, and trails.Affordable and Modern CondosEach condo has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and 745 to 800 square feet.  Master bedroom features a private bathroom with a walk through closet.  Patterson place condos were built in 2003 and 2004 by Discovery Construction. Floor plans are very open and modern in design.  Living room features a gas fireplace.  Underground parking garage with one parking space and storage space per unit.  South and East facing units have great views of the Chugiak M...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Knik View Estates Homes For Sale in Chugiak AKFind similar homes for sale to the Knik View Estates Homes For Sale in Chugiak AK. Friendly Chugiak neighborhood of single family, quality built homes with spacious yards.  All the benefits of country living minutes from the city!  Some homes have panoramic mountain and inlet views!Spacious Homes on HUGE Lots!Home values range between $350,000 and $660,000.  Values depend upon condition, remodeling, and upgrades.  To find out what YOUR Knik View Estates Home is currently worth, fill out this simple form.The homes you would expect to find for sale in Knik View Estates are generally going to range between 2000 and 3000 square feet.  Most of the homes were originally built back in the late 1990's and early 2000's.  The smallest homes in the nei...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Waterfront Homes For Sale in Oceanview Neighborhood in Anchorage AK View Full details and photos for all Waterfront Homes For Sale in Oceanview Neighborhood in Anchorage AK on my website.  Premier South Anchorage neighborhood!  Waterfront homes with unobstructed south facing bluff, panoramic views and privacy in a super convenient location.  Why Do People Live here?The Oceanview neighborhood is an upscale neighborhood of single family homes that sits conveniently located just 9 miles outside of Downtown Anchorage. It's far enough from the main hustle and bustle of the city that residents don't feel like the urban center of Anchorage is knocking on their door.Looking for a Waterfront Home in Oceanview?Interested in finding Waterfront Homes For Sale in Oceanview Neighborhood in Anchorage...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
How to Buy a Foreclosure Property in Anchorage AKFull details and photos for every Foreclosure Property For Sale in Anchorage, AKIt's easy to look at distressed properties and see nothing but a sweet deal ripe for the picking.  But serious issues can arise, and if you are in the market for an investment property it's important to treat foreclosures, short sales, and REO properties with special scrutiny. Use A Strategic Investment StrategyNo investment is without risk.  But, a solid, informed investment strategy will help eliminate any big expenses or problems that can arise.  Working as your Realtors, we will make sure you have the time necessary for due diligence on any investment and will help you verify all of the information that is pertinent to a deal. Work with Experienced Profess...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
How Buyers Search For Homes in Anchorage AKHave you ever wondered how Buyers search for homes in Anchorage AK?  Check out this quick video seller secret to getting your house the attention it deserves.  When you are ready to sell your home, creating interest among buyers is the first and most critical step. Contact us today to set up your free marketing consultation. 907-301-0189 Katrina BentonConnect with me on:   Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group | 101 W Benson Blvd #101 | Anchorage | AK | 99503 Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group | 101 W Benson Blvd #503 | Anchorage | AK | 99503  Provided courtesy of Katrina Benton Hire a positive and proactive Team of Realtors to help you SELL your home! Call or text 9073010189 for information on Buyer's Representation Services (NO COST TO HOMEBUY...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Homes for sale in Turnagain View Neighborhood in Anchorage AKFind similar homes for sale to the Homes for sale in Turnagain View Neighborhood in Anchorage AKTurnagain View Neighborhood in South Anchorage is a friendly, established neighborhood of single family homes.  Conveniently located just 11 miles from downtown Anchorage. Spacious HomesThe homes you would expect to find for sale in the Turnagain View Neighborhood are generally going to range between 2000 and 3000 square feet. Most of the homes were originally built back in the late 1970's and early 1980's. The last set of homes in this subdivision were built in 2007. Since then, many of the homes have had updates and it's not uncommon to find homes that have extensive finished basement adding to the square footage of some of these ...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Apply For A Home Loan in Anchorage AK with Lisa Makoni at Alaska USA Free Loan Pre-Qualification Apply for a home loan with Lisa Makoni at Alaska USA Mortgage Company today!  Lisa has put her experience and education to work for many borrowers over the years.  She is very knowledgeable and can help you decide on the best financing options available.  Why Get Pre-Qualified? Pre-qualification acts as a dry run of the loan application process. The mortgage lender will use details you provide about your credit, income, assets, and debts to arrive at an estimate of how much mortgage you can afford. The whole process may take only minutes or a few hours at most and is free. While a "pre-qual" is non-binding to the lender (because the information you provide has not been verified), it does se...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Hideaway Lake Waterfront Homes For Sale on the Anchorage AK Hillside Find similar homes for sale to the Hideaway Lake Waterfront Homes For Sale on the Anchorage AK HillsideHideaway Lake is a beautiful single family home neighborhood of 13 homes tucked away on a private mountain lake.  These hillside homes are lakefront on spacious wooded lots which makes this neighborhood the  Alaskan dream setting.Lakefront Hillside HomesThe waterfront homes you would expect to find for sale in the Hideaway Lake Neighborhood are generally going to range between 2500 and 4500 square feet.  The largest home is over 5800 square feet.  Most of the homes were built in the late 1970's and early 1980's.  The last set home homes were built in 1997. Since then, most homes have been updated and remodeled with m...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Homes for Sale in Botanical Heights Neighborhood in Anchorage AK Find similar Homes For Sale in Botanical Heights Neighborhood in Anchorage AK.  Friendly South Anchorage neighborhood!  Luxury homes with beautiful mountain views in a super convenient location.Why Do People Live here?Botanical Heights is an upscale neighborhood of modern single family Luxury homes that sits conveniently located just 9 miles outside of Downtown Anchorage. It's far enough from the main hustle and bustle of the city that residents don't feel like the urban center of Anchorage is knocking on their door.Looking for a home in Botanical Heights?Interested in finding homes for sale in the Botanical Heights Neighborhood of Anchorage AK? Click that link to find all the currently available homes in this area of Anc...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Parkway Plaza Condos For Sale in Anchorage AK Find similar condos for sale to the Parkway Plaza Condos For Sale in Anchorage AKAffordable and spacious newer townhouse style condos in great East Anchorage neighborhood, super close to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson!   Quality Constructed HomesLiving areas are open and feature vaulted ceilings.  Spacious kitchens are well designed and have breakfast bars.  Master bedrooms are spacious with walk-in closets. 3 bedroom floorplans ranging in size from 1350 to 1500 square feet with an unfinished basement.  Some units have finished the basement space into a bedroom making them about 2000 square feet with 4 bedrooms.  Each condo has 1.5 to 2 bathrooms and an attached heated 1 car garage.  Construction of the Parkway Plaza Condos began in 2001 w...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Prominence Pointe Luxury Homes For Sale in Anchorage AK Why Live Here? Prominence Pointe is an upscale neighborhood of Luxury homes that sits on the Anchorage hillside.  Homes have panoramic views of the mountains, city, and Cook Inlet.  Conveniently located just 15 miles outside of Downtown Anchorage AK. It's far enough from the main hustle and bustle of the city that residents don't feel like the urban center of Anchorage AK is knocking on their door. Looking for a home in Prominence Pointe?Interested in finding Luxury Homes for sale in Prominence Pointe in Anchorage AK? Click that link to find all the currently available homes in this area of Anchorage.What's the Neighborhood Like?The homes you would expect to find for sale in Prominence Pointe are generally going to range between 5...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Real Estate Market Update for Anchorage AK for April 2013 Opportunity is Knocking Research tells us that Real Estate may very well be at it's most affordable level RIGHT NOW!  Check out this quick video to find out why home buying in Anchorage AK in April 2013 is more budget friendly than it has been in decades!     Click this link for a list of Great Buys in Anchorage AK.   History is being made, when you look back will you say: "I wish I had..." or "I'm so glad I did!" Real Estate Market Warming Up in Anchorage AK in April 2013       Spring Time Inventory Rising! Inventory levels have increased slightly with Spring here.  There are currently 417 single family homes on the market in Anchorage AK.  This is a  +.11% increase in inventory levels from February 2013.  The median list price...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
How To Buy A House With A Low Down Payment in Anchorage AKIs a big down payment the only thing stopping you from taking advantage of the most affordable real estate market in decades?  Check out this quick video to discover why you might be closer than you think.Low and No Down Payment Loan ProgramsThe Come Home Anchorage Real Estate Team has partnered with First National Bank of Alaska.  Together we help our clients to achieve the dream of home ownership.  Over the years we have assisted many Alaskan families in purchasing homes with little or no down payment.  We are very experienced with VA Zero Down Financing, FHA Financing, HUD 184 loans for Alaska Natives and American Indians, and Conventional Financing.  Fill out this simple form to see what programs you qualify for!Skilled Negot...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
College Square Condos For Sale in Anchorage AKFind similar condos for sale to the College Square Condos For Sale in Anchorage AKSuper affordable 2 bedroom condos conveniently located near UAA, Providence & ANMC.  Condos have open floor plans, balconies, laundry in the units, and garages!Spacious Condos with Open FloorplansEach condo is about 800 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.  Master bedroom has a walk through closet into a private master bathroom.  Living room features a wood burning fireplace and a balcony.  The kitchen is open to the living room with a breakfast bar.  Condos were built in 1984, since then most have been remodeled and updated.  Each condo has a laundry room in the unit.  Underground garage with one parking space and storage closet per condo.  Most South ...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Piedmont West Condos in Anchorage AKFind similar condos for sale to the Piedmont West Condos in Anchorage AK.These cozy apartment style condos are tucked away in a super convenient midtown location.  Charming design and well-kept grounds will make you feel right at home in Piedmont West Condos.To find out what YOUR Piedmont West Condo is currently worth, fill out this simple form.Comfortable and Cozy Affordable HomesFloorplans are open, living room features a fireplace and balcony overlooking the courtyard.  1 bedroom condos are about 550 square feet and 2 bedrooms are about 750 square feet.  Piedmont West condos were built in 1974.  Each unit has a covered parking space and there is ample guest parking.  Laundry rooms are conveniently located in each building. 1 Bedroom units prices ra...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Homes for Sale in Westpark Neighborhood Anchorage AK Why Do People Live here?Westpark is a newer neighborhood of upscale single family homes that sits conveniently located near Kincaid Park in Anchorage. It's not uncommon to see neighborhood kids playing the streets of this quaint little oasis in the suburbs during the summer and sledding down snow covered streets in the winter. It's far enough from the main hustle and bustle of the city that residents don't feel like the urban center of Anchorage is knocking on their door.Looking for a home in Westpark?Interested in finding homes for sale in the Westpark Neighborhood of Anchorage AK? Click that link to find all the currently available homes in this area of Anchorage.Homes for Sale in Westpark Neighborhood Anchorage AK are approved for...
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By Katrina Benton, Property Marketing Specialist
(Come Home Inc)
Homes for Sale in Valli Vue Estates Neighborhood in Anchorage AK Why Do People Live here?Valli Vue Estates is an established neighborhood of single family homes that sits conveniently located just 11 miles outside of Downtown Anchorage. The neighborhood is full of trees and has a warm and woodsy Alaska feeling.  Most homes have breathtaking mountain and inlet views.  It's far enough from the main hustle and bustle of the city that residents don't feel like the urban center of Anchorage is knocking on their door. Looking for a home in Valli Vue Estates?Interested in finding homes for sale in the Valli Vue Estates Neighborhood of Anchorage AK? Click that link to find all the currently available homes in this area of Anchorage.What's the Neighborhood Like?The homes you would expect to fin...
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