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By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Fairbanks Real Estate - Week in Review - 6/22/2008 - 6/28/2008 Jesse Clifton, Broker Associate Do you remember the story about the little engine that could? Just like that little engine the Fairbanks real estate market is surviving the housing slump that has derailed many real estate markets arou...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Sorry folks, I couldn't resist. The sun is shining with only a few clouds in the sky - for now. It's supposed to rain later today and tomorrow but it won't matter. The worst day of fishing beats the best day of working, right? We made it down to our favorite spot on the river without incident an...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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The 9th Army Band, stationed at Fort Wainwright, has an upcoming concert performance on June 26, 2008 at 7:00PM at the Noel Wien Library. Tuba Player MSG Roger Ridenour leads the ensemble that features 1SG James Thaxter and SFC Andrew Phelps on trumpet, SGT Dale McSwain on horn, and SGT Vincent ...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Fairbanks New Construction - $7,500 Rebate for home buyers. Jesse Clifton, Broker Associate New construction homes in Fairbanks have long represented a wise investment. Now there's one more reason to purchase a new home in Fairbanks. A $7,500 New Home Rebate Alaska Housing Finance Corporation is ...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Fairbanks Real Estate Outlook Jesse Clifton, Broker-Associate Are you falling for the hype? Much is still being made in the national news about the slowdown in the housing market. It seems as though you can't turn on the news without hearing about rising foreclosures, default rates and slow hous...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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I finally did it. I talked about it long enough. I looked at it and talked about it so much the boss told me if I mentioned it again she was going to knock my lights out... and I think she meant it. I've been using an old(er) Cannon SLR for more years than I care to remember. A couple of days ago...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Fairbanks Absorption Rates for June 2008 By: Jesse Clifton; Fairbanks Real Estate Broker One of the most important yet often overlooked keys in setting an asking price for a home is the absorption rate. It's as important to pay attention to these numbers as it is to the most recent closed sales i...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Recently we met with a couple looking for some help with a building project. They bought a parcel of land upon which they planned to build their dream home but due to a lack of planning and a little claimed deception on the part of the seller found themselves mired in a potential disaster. What ...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Fairbanks River Front Homes For Sale - Enjoy life on the Chena River! It seems the two things Fairbanks home buyers most often ask for is a home in the hills with a view or a home on the river. Whether you're looking for a place to park your float plane, a home for your boat, or you're just looki...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Tonight while going to check on listing, I passed the home of an unrepresented Fairbanks homeowner. It was a new construction project the sellers either built to resell or were forced to sell due to circumstances. I've watched as this particular 'builder' spent the better part of a year and a hal...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Fairbanks view homes for sale - Great values await savvy Fairbanks home buyers. Looking for a Fairbanks home with an extraordinary view? With a swelling inventory and a market that certainly favors buyers, now is a great time to buy a Fairbanks view home. There are currently 20 Fairbanks homes on...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Chena Lakes Recreation Area Located just a few miles from Fairbanks and North Pole is Chena Lakes Recreation Area; a 2,100 acre Lake and River Park, campground and picnic area. It's a fantastic place to spend a summer afternoon or weekend enjoying the great outdoors. Although Chena Lakes is only ...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Greetings from sunny and slightly chilly Fairbanks, Alaska. We made the decision late Friday to head to our favorite spot on the river for a weekend getaway. This particular area is located in the Chena State Recreation Area, approximately 50 miles from Fairbanks, on the banks of the Chena River....

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Have you ever heard the phrase "up the creek without a paddle... with the repo man on the shore waitin' for the boat?" Well, of course you have. Apparently the saying originates from a place called Gosport, Endland where injured sailors would be sent up a creek and then loaded onto another boat t...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Do you have a hankerin' for some fudge? Does the thought of freshly made chocolate pecan fudge make your mouth water? If so, I know just the place you need to check out. Located in downtown Fairbanks, The Fudge Pot is a Fairbanks treasure. They have been satisfying Fairbanksans sweet cravings si...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Fairbanks Real Estate buyers are discovering now is a great time to get into the market. Now that the leaves are turning green and the sun is out in full force, many buyers are coming out of hibernation and thinking of real estate. Fairbanks - North Pole - Salcha - Fox - Two Rivers College - Este...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Fairbanks homes sales for April 2008 show an upward trend in movement in both the number of homes sold and the average sales price. The good news is the market is moving up. The bad news is that it didn't really have anywhere to go BUT up. Home sales in Fairbanks struggled through most of last ye...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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I'm not sure when it happened.  I'm not even sure how it happened, but it did.  Sometime between 10PM last night and 8AM this morning I went through the change.  You know the one where you wake up with different... um... equipment than you went to bed with.  This morning I discovered that, thanks...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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I've heard the April showers bring may flowers bit all my life. Without the rains there would be no bountiful floral harvest to enjoy. How sad would that be, I ask you? Pretty sad indeed. I just have one little itty bitty question. If April showers do indeed bring May flowers, does it matter if t...

By Jesse & Kathy Clifton, Retired
(Jesse Clifton & Associates, REALTORS®)
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Your one stop for real estate and community news for Fairbanks and Interior Alaska brought to you by Jesse and Kathy Clifton, your local Fairbanks real estate experts. Fairbanks Alaska new construction homes for sale. Brand new homes finished and ready for occupancy. New construction homes in Fai...

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