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In the Anchor Point market area (MLS 480, 482, 484) in the past 12 months:22 closed MLS SFR sales at $100,000+  (-8 sales from previous 12 months) Median sale price: $173,000  (-1% from previous 12 months)  Median DOM: 159  (+27 days from previous 12 months)  Ratio of median sale price to median ...
One Race We Never Win in Homer Alaska! According to RealtyTrac.com, a foreclosure listing service, one in every 11,358 housing units in Alaska had a new foreclosure listing in August, 2016 (the most recent data available).  Matanuska-Susitna Borough had the highest number of August foreclosures ...
Thinking ahead for the Holidays???  Here is a good easy recipe to feed the family! Ingredients: 1 loaf French bread - 1 lb. loaf 8 eggs 2 cups half and half 1 cup milk 2 tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg (fresh is best) dash of salt Topping, r...
  The Kachemak Board of Realtors are proud to Support the SPARC Project! Gina Pelaia, Joleen Brooks& Angie Newby presented a check to Mike Dye tonight for $2,500! SPARC is a community based effort to bring indoor activity all year round for Athletics!  Go to SparcHomer.org for more information! G...
September in Alaska! So far we have had some Beautiful Days and Gorgeous Sunsets! Indian Summer is here and the colors are Bold and Beautiful! I think I am Going to Like the new Look of the Active Rain Feature Photo! I thought I would Try this out and see How it Works!  You Be the Judge...Do you ...
A prequalification is simply a 'running of the numbers' based on the information provided by the client as well as a general assessment of where the client believes their credit to be. A prequalification letter is usually not worth the paper it's written on as it is only an initial assessment.  V...
Good news for RD Loans! Fees are going down both the upfront Fee and the monthly! Great time to take advantage of this loan program if you qualify! USDA Fee Reduction        USDA has announced that there will be a reduction in the cost home buyers incur beginning October 1, 2016.  Til now, USDA a...
Harvest Moon and Bountiful Market! Big Full Moon Tonight and the Real Estate Market in Homer Alaska is Fantastic!In the Homer market area in the last 12 months (MLS 488, 490, 492): 107 closed MLS SFR sales at $100,000+  (+13 sales from previous 12 months)  Median sale price: $250,000  (+3% from p...
Count the Cranes Day! Final Count for 2016!   We all love the Sandhill Cranes! They are such fascinating creatures! Long dangling legs, beautiful swan like necks and honker noises that can jolt you as they fly over! Watching them return each year and make their new families is a pure joy! Whereve...

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