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Come one Come all for a very Good Cause…  Hospice of Homer is one of the very best organizations and touches many lives in many ways. The compassion and care they show the people of our community is priceless. Right now they are in need of some funds. They have been participating in many fund rai...
Earthquake....  A Real Wakeup Call   We certainly had a huge wakeup call last night with a 7.1 Earthquake centered 60 miles west of Homer Alaska. Thank Goodness there were no reports of injuries. Minor damage for the most part. However after the quake gas leaks caused a fire on a home in Kenai an...
The Great State of Alaska….   This is the time of year we are filling out our applications for the Permanent Fund Dividends.  Since 2008 we have had the opportunity to give some of our dividend to non-profits.   Alaska Permanent Dividend Pick Click and Give Program is a wonderful way to give back...
In the McNeil & East area in the past 36 months (MLS area 494)    14 MLS sales (at $100,000+)    Sale price range: $105,000 to $430,000   Median sale price: $230,000    Median DOM: 59      In the McNeil & East area in the past 12 months 5 sales (at $100,000+)    Sale price range: $130,000 to $250...
In the Anchor Point, Alaska 99603 market area in the past 12 months:     21 closed MLS SFR sales at $100,000+  (-6 sales from previous 12 months)    Median sale price: $174,000  (+9% from previous 12 months)    Median DOM: 161  (same as previous 12 months)    Ratio of median sale price to median ...
  I was out on the Homer Spit a couple of days ago… there were Eagles perched all over… on top of lights, buildings rocks… just lots of Eagles… I was thinking about Jean Keene aka the Eagle Lady… then it hit me it was January 13th. The day she died.    Jean Keene was one of a kind. Her bright red...
    Just about every day at least one person asks me what I think will happen with the market in Alaska with the oil prices being so low.  Oil, Real Estate the stock market are all similar… a  very long time ago, Dick Synhorst, one of my real estate gurus and mentor, told me that Real Estate is f...
SNOW! We got some SNOW! It is all white and Beautiful right now… probably won’t last long but it is worthwhile to enjoy it while we can! People are loving it! We like the snow in the winter. Usually we have about 10 inches of snow in January so a couple of inches of snow isn’t an event! Heres Hop...
This is such a well written how-to guide to de-clutter and organize I thought it should be shared! I know I learned some good things in reading it!  I think we can all use some of these tips! Amelia Robinette put some real solid thought into this post! So take a moment to thank her!  Enjoy! If yo...
Mark Your Calendars NOW! Calling all Shorebirders!  The 24th Annual Kachemak Shorebird Festival is set for May 12-15, 2016 in Spectacular Homer Alaska    The Shorebird Festival is a wonderful event and offers so much for everyone! Come join the Fun do some bird watching, take in some good events ...

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