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By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 8
 I left my heart in Alaska ... Yes there is a famous song about leaving your heart in San Francisco, but those days are long gone for me. There was a time back in the mid 70's when I first had the chance to visit San Francisco where I did leave my heart. Since then traveling to Alaska since 2014 ...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 13
 Saturday, November 26, 2016 Robert Vegas Bob Swetz ISO his purpose in Life   Robert Vegas Bob Swetz ISO his purpose in Life   Vegas Bob aka Vegas Bob continues to search fro his purpose in Life and it has been a long journey There have been several times when Robert Swetz thought he might know h...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 1
  Robert Alaska Bob Swetz will be flying out from the "Lower 48" this coming weekend, December 20th.Alaska Bob aka Vegas Bob has many different opportunities being presented to him in "The Last Frontier" Between Law Enforcement, Real Estate, Guided Tours, Natural Resources, Photography, Ministry,...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 33
  In only several months of blogging, Robert Swetz aka Vegas Bob has climbed the Google pages with a (new) nickname ... ALASKA BOB After Vegas Bob's first couple posts he was ranked and coming in at around page 30.It didn't take long for Robert Swetz to hit 11th page at Google under the name Alas...

By Dulcey Schuster, Property Management Software
(Rentec Direct Property Management Software Tenant Screening)
Comments 6
First off, I just want to say that I feel so incredibly fortunate to be at a point in my life that I can live comfortably, pay my bills, and have some extra money to invest.  The position I have taken on at Rentec Direct propery management software and tenant screening company has allowed me more...

By Rene Fabre, Marketing in the Digital Age
(First American Title)
Comments 5
Great Customer Service Makes All The Difference! Work took me to Juneau, Alaska June 20/21, 2013. I have several great memories of my trip but one especially lingers. It keeps resurfacing and brings me many smiles of appreciation. On Friday around 4:30 we were finally done with our marathon day o...

By Rene Fabre, Marketing in the Digital Age
(First American Title)
Comments 7
As I was daydreaming on my flight back from Juneau to Seattle this past Friday evening, I couldn’t help but think how fortunate we are for our then Secretary of State, William Henry Seward (1801 - 1872). Seward racked up many accomplishments. He graduated from Union College in 1820 with high hono...

By Larry & Jacque Ficek, Realtors - Wasilla Alaska
(Alaska Dream Makers)
Comments 18
What is the Only State Capitol in the US with NO ROAD ACCESS? Juneau Alaska! Larry and I just spent the weekend in Juneau, Alaska. This is our state capitol and, in all our years here (I was born in Alaska and Larry has been in Alaska since the early 90s) neither of us have never been. It is not ...

By Vickie Nagy, Vickie Jean the Palm Springs Condo Queen
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
Comments 16
Ah, it's dinner time and my mouth is watering for some spicy food. When the mood for spicy food strikes, the Bobby Flay cook books and recipes surface. We even have his 'Boy Meets Grill' cookbook on the shelf. Bobby Flay, undisputed Southwestern Chef extraordinaire owns the search term 'Mesa Gril...

By Debbie White
(Southeast Alaska Real Estate)
Comments 5
When selling your home, the quicker the better. But before putting your house on the market there are a few simple things you can do to ensure it makes a positive first impression when potential buyers come looking. These 10 tips won't take you much time or cost much money but they will give your...

By Debbie White
(Southeast Alaska Real Estate)
Comments 3
For as long as I can remember there's been a push to move the seat of government from Juneau to somewhere near Anchorage.  You can almost set your calendar by it.  Every time it happens, people plan for the worst and hope for the best.  Property prices predictably start to fall but bounce right b...

By Debbie White
(Southeast Alaska Real Estate)
Comments 9
You have no down payment.  If what you have to put into the transaction is less than first, last and deposit on a typical apartment... you just might be a renter.  With no down payment, you will usually pay a higher interest rate and more in loan fees.You have bad, or no credit.  Lenders aren't g...

By Debbie White
(Southeast Alaska Real Estate)
Comments 52
Today I had the pleasure of meeting a really nice couple.  They had looked at a house with the listing agent, and when they learned about representation, they decided it was time to get a buyer's agent.From what they told me, they spent a lot of time reading websites, trying to get a feel for wha...

By Debbie White
(Southeast Alaska Real Estate)
Comments 9
Those of you who don't want jokes or funnies, just click the back button.  I rarely, if ever post something like this but I've got to admit it was the most hilarious thing anybody has sent me in ages.  Thank you to my sweet husband, Christopher, for giving me the best belly laugh I've had in ages...

By Debbie White
(Southeast Alaska Real Estate)
Comments 13
  Juneau is a small town (30,000) built at the edge of the wilderness.   The only way to get here is by boat or plane and bad weather can and will change your plans.  We are completely surrounded by huge mountains and the ocean.  There are more miles of forest trails than roads.  Tourist ships br...

By Debbie White
(Southeast Alaska Real Estate)
Comments 37
Recently a few licensees in Juneau have taken exception to what they believe are unnecessary repairs called out by our Juneau home inspectors.  Specifically, a CO detector in a home with no garage and no carbon based appliance and no parking near the doors was recently mentioned.In an effort to r...

By Debbie White
(Southeast Alaska Real Estate)
Comments 11
Yeah, I know that title is lame.  But I got your attention, I hope!Trying to get a septic system serviced in Juneau has been a frustrating experience for many of us for many years.  I could probably rant for a while about it, but let's just say the only company providing the service over a vast g...

By Debbie White
(Southeast Alaska Real Estate)
Comments 1
Last Thursday night I had the pleasure of being a guest speaker at the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation First Time Homebuyer's class.This educational opportunity is offered about once per month here in Juneau.  There can be anywhere from 4 - 30 students, and they are all in the process of buyin...

By Debbie White
(Southeast Alaska Real Estate)
Comments 5
Over the last few years, I've hired a remarkable young man, Steven Dyer, to help around my yard and home on several occasions.  He had my son became friends through the sport of wrestling and I've followed Steven's career for years.  He's pretty busy with school, sports and church activities, but...

By Debbie White
(Southeast Alaska Real Estate)
Comments 6
Recently I read another blog on Active Rain that inspired this post.  Scott Daniels in Florida wrote http://activerain.com/blogsview/301871/Sorry-we-re-Realtors .  In his blog, he wrote about the "clients" who call REALTORS° thinking it's an easy way to get a free tour of a place they visit.Being...

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