Category Archives: Financing

5 Tips to Navigate Getting a Home Loan

If you’ve ever gotten a home loan, then you know it can be a daunting process. With that in mind here are 5 tips to make it easier.  

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Should you buy a home now or wait to see if prices are going down?

I’ve had several buyers tell me they are concerned about our market and the potential declining value of homes.  We have had some job losses and are seeing longer market times, however housing prices have only slightly dipped in Anchorage. Even if they … Continue reading

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Put down that coffee…buy a home instead!

I work with a lot of buyers who have great credit scores and good income, but the hangup for many of them is that they don’t have a down payment. Most loan types require between 3% to 5% minimum down … Continue reading

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Do You Qualify for a Property Tax Exemption?

Today I want to talk about something you can do to lower your property taxes:  Tax exemptions.  Most people qualify for some kind of exemption.  Exemption forms need to be postmarked or filed in person by March 15th to apply … Continue reading

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This Month in Real Estate-March 2013

March 2013  Market Update The national housing market is showing positive improvement. The main trend to call attention to is the seller’s market. Home prices continue to rise steadily above year-ago levels, and housing demand has strongly picked up, resulting … Continue reading

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