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Credit Score Review Pays Off for Frugal Alaska Real Estate Homeowners

Exterior of an American Luxury Wooden House

Your credit score will have a major impact when it comes to the cost you wind up paying for a Alaska Real Estate mortgage. A buyer with a high credit score of 750 or above will qualify for the most competitive interest rates available; but today’s tightened lending standards mean that some borrowers with scores under 600 may not qualify for a mortgage at all. And no matter what, a low credit score can mean paying an extra 3%-4% interest … Continue reading

Homeowners in Alaska Real Estate Hope to Match National Price Rises


2014 has already given an encouraging start for Alaska Real Estate homeowners who consider national price movements as the best pointers for what we can expect for local real estate. Already in February, median house prices were up 7.6% nationally year over year (that according to the US National Housing Trend Report). It followed a similar 8.3% increase in January. The question many Real Estate Kenai homeowners have is whether this upward movement can be sustained throughout 2014. Two Years … Continue reading

Anchorage, Alaska’s H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark!


H2Oasis is a family friendly indoor water park filled with fun activities, water slides and more! Located in Anchorage, Alaska and is the 5th largest indoor water park in America; H2Oasis is definitely a good place to stop by. Splash around in the lazy river or even float around on an inner tube. Try not to scream on both the 368 and 150 foot long water slides!! Both dropping into 3 feet deep of water. Have young children? The water park also … Continue reading

Alaska Real Estate Market Tempts Some to Sell Their Rental Property


It’s one of the skills a successful Alaska Real Estate rental property investor needs to cultivate: if or when to sell. With property prices on the rise, some Real Estate Kenai landlords may in fact be asking themselves whether now is the time to cash in. Especially for most everyone whose rental property investment was made during the last few years, it’s already been a profitable gambit. According to the Case Schiller Index, by last year’s close, property prices across … Continue reading

Alaska Miss Amazing Pageant 2014


The first annual Alaska Miss Amazing pageant!! This pageant is for women and young girls ages 10-35 years of age. The mission of the Miss Amazing Pageant is to provide opportunities for girls and young women with disabilities to raise self-confidence in a supportive environment. Participants are asked to bring cans of food for donations to food banks, etc. This teaches to give back and to help the community. This will be a great event to be apart of. Changing … Continue reading