Alaska is a non-disclosure state. That means that the price you pay for a home is not public knowledge. Under the sales price on the recorded deed of trust it will say, “for ten dollars and other valuable consideration”. Therefore you can’t go to the recording data to find the sales price. Most states require you to report your sales price. The taxing authority in a full disclosure state knows… read more →
This is a list of licensed home inspectors that work in the Mat-Su Valley. As time goes by I will add to this list. If you want to be on it, just drop me an email. Kelly Allen, Alaska Home Detective, 907-982-1665 Active Inspections 376-0402 Fairview Property Consultants, Mike Divis, 907-355-1066 Home Tech, Loren Kroon, 373–3811 Quality Home Inspections, Kevin Jones, 333–1719 A1 Inspection, Steve Amidon, 892–4444 Home Inspections… read more →
I always encourage sellers to have their home inspected prior to putting it on the market. There are many good reasons for that. Here they are: It saves you money. Yes, the cost of the inspection is $400-$500 up front but you will almost always save more than that in repairs. Many sellers imagine that their home needs no repairs, but that is wishful thinking and is almost always… read more →
Wells in the Mat-Su Valley run the gamut from artesian water that is so pure it should be bottled and sold,to mucky stink holes that a dog won’t drink. Many new-comers to the valley assume that since the water in their home comes out of a tap, it must be good. This article will be the first in a series of articles discussing how to find out more about the… read more →
This video was taken at Jim Lake. Nice and quiet there on a Monday Morning.
This is the update for Wasilla and Palmer Real Estate for April 4-11, 2016. This includes the whole Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Subscribe to the weekly market memo in your mail box. Just drop me a line and ask for the Market Memo, this is a weekly update on valley real estate. I try to do it at a different location every week so it also gives you a good tour of… read more →