Category Archives: Home Tips

Cold weather tips for your house

We’ve had some extremely cold weather lately.  Today is the first day above 0 in Anchorage in over a week!  Here are a few good cold weather tips for your house: 1)  To keep frost off your windows, add 1/2 … Continue reading

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This Month in Real Estate, January 2011

January 2011  Market Update The housing market is recovering. As more home buyers are taking advantage of the improved affordability conditions. With mortgage rates hovering around recent record lows and home prices having generally stabilized, economists are expecting an upward … Continue reading

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Keeping ice off your steps for safety

Every winter in Alaska we have a period of time where it warms up, often raining, leaving us with ice on top of snow.  This happens 3 or 4 times each winter here in Anchorage, and we are going through … Continue reading

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Save money on home heating this winter

I hate to be the bearer of bad  news, but it’s starting to get cold at night!  Here are a couple of simple tips that can save you money this winter: Each degree the thermostat is set below 70 degrees … Continue reading

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Prevent moisture damage

If you’ve lived in your house a few years, you probably noticed that the caulk along your sinks, counter tops and bathtub is coming loose.  These gaps may not seem like a big deal, but they can wreak havoc inside … Continue reading

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