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By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Congratulations to Cassie Chmielowicz from Anchor Point Alaska for being featured in People Magazine for the beautiful Christmas Ornaments she has made for years....  People Magazine featured handmade ornaments from each of the 50 States and Cassie was chosen to represent Alaska.   The magazine g...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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   Louise Hall Rings the Bell! Merry Christmas! Homer Alaska is full of really good people.... Small communities always give to each other and are there to help and support one another...   Louise is a good example of someone who just wants to volunteer to raise some funds for a good cause.... So...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Winter Solstice is officially December 21st  2009 at 8:47 AM Alaska Time   Winter Solstice in Alaska is important! We are the land of extremes .... Winter Solstice is the longest night, shortest day .... But most important... .it marks the beginning of the return of daylight!  Daylight is on the ...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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There were a lot of moose visiting town today.... Maybe because it is so close to Christmas they were doing last minute shopping... or last minute eating... it was hard to get pictures of them but I saw one moose on Lakeside Street across from Ulmers, another one at the All Hopped Up Coffee Shop ...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Is this pretty or what?   An amazing site to see.... Full Moon in one direction and Glorious Sunset over the ocean the other direction....   But my favorite is right here     Looking thru a few dark and elegant trees at the top of Bay Crest Hill with the volcano in the background It doesn't get b...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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  From Kirk Olsen Certified Appraiser here are the latest stats on the Homer ALaska Market Area   73 closed MLS sales in the last 12 months at $100k & up  (+8 sales from the previous 12 months) Median sale price: $224,200  (+2% from previous 12 months) Median marketing time: 119 days  (+42 days f...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Bay Realty 13th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest! Thursday October 29!   Judging Starts at 5:30 PM   Pumpkins have been coming in! Bring Yours in Now! We already have 13 entries!!!   Its Going to be Fun Fun Fun!   Cash Prizes!  K-3 4-6 7-8 win $10, $20 and $25 Adult Grand Prize is $50.00!!   Treats...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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 October 27 in Homer Alaska and look at the gorgeous view at the top of BayCrest Hill Tonight....   Could not help myself had to pull in and take in the view.... The Half Moon Shining over fresh snow capped mountains to the left and the sunset over Mt Augustine Volcano to the right... almost unbe...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Halloween Is Coming Up... And Once Again Bay Realty Is Having Our Pumpkin Carving Contest   This will be Our 13th Year And Every Year We Get Fantastic Pumpkin Art!   So Be Creative And Or Scary Or Artistic And Bring Your Creations To Bay Realty!   Thursday Night October 29th At 5:30 The Judging B...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Homers Own Deadliest Catch “The Hillstrand Brothers” are in Town…. In Between Fishing, Crabbing and Endless Engagements with the Media and their Fans they are in town ready for a little hobnobbing with the locals! The Time Bandit is in Port and Looking good! “Meet The Captains” of the F/V Time Ba...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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      Positive Numbers Regarding Closed Sales In The Homer Market Area:  From Local Appraiser Kirk Olsen   In the Homer Alaska market area: 70 closed MLS sales in last 12 months at $100K & up (+6 sales from the previous 12 months)  Median sale price: $225,900 (+3% from the previous 12 months).  M...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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"Monday's child is fair of face..." Monday's child is fair of face,Tuesday's child is full of grace;Wednesday's child is full of woe,Thursday's child has far to go;Friday's child is loving and giving,Saturday's child works hard for its living;But the child that is born on the Sabbath dayIs bonny ...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Stunning Sunday Sunrise!  East End Road Homer Alaska   Known for its Spectacular Views of Kachemak Bay, Grewingk Glacier and the Kenai Mountains   I was just out here Saturday...The Day was so Beautiful I had to get some pictures of one of my listings   I took the opportunity to take a few of the...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Noah was my Secret Agent the other day as we made an unofficial visit to the Boys and Girls Club   Wanted to see for myself... the children the city is going to throw into the streets come winter   They were an unruly group... probably don't deserve the city's consideration....   I mean really th...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Saturday Night Special..... Homer Alaska   Beautiful Fall Days Have Made Life Pretty Special Right Now In Homer Alaska...   The Weather Has Been Spectacular...The Colors So Brilliant and Vibrant   The Views from Baycrest Hill in Homer Alaska Have Been More Stunning Than Normal    Special Moments ...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Good News! Homer Alaska rates 94 out of 100 in the Walk Score.   Have you ever heard of the walk score for cities? They look at many factors to decide this .... Walk score basically measures how easy it is to walk to nearby stores, restaurants, schools, parks and of course art shops and such! I p...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Have you read the press release from the City Manager regarding his  budget and essential service cuts?   WOW! They are going to cut a lot... According to the Homer News they are going to cut the following: *Eliminate Community Schools after the winter term; * Cut eight-and-a-half city jobs, incl...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Noah wants to remind all drivers to be careful when they see the school bus!  School just started this week and we all need to be aware when the bus stops and let the children off. Kids can run and make mistakes so the drivers need to be cautious and not hit one of them...Please Safety First!   ...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Walking on the beach at Lands End of the Homer Spit we spotted this bird.... supposed to be from New Zealand...    it always amazes me how many birds come here from all over the world to spend the summer and hang out in Homer Alaska... Birds like Homer just as much as people do...  we get people ...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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  Are these guys cute or what??? Talk about brightening up your Day! The owners of this Homer Alaska Home are brimming with creativity and Flower Power!  Each week or so they change outfits and themes... this week they are Back Yard Barbeque Kiss The Cook Charmers!   Last week they were Classic t...

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