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 →
Here is the Market Memo for this week. I’m sorry about the terrible audio, the wind was bad. If there are certain places in the valley you would like to see in the Market Memo just let me know.
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. *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 Plus, Troy Bloxom, 694–7587 *Sommmer Enterprises, Dan Sommer, 907… read more →
This is a photo-essay on repairing the waterproofing on a wood foundation. I have written previously about wood foundations HERE. This foundation had not experienced any serious failures even though it is over 35 years old. But it did need to be re-waterproofed. So here are the photos: Excavate the foundation to the footer. Use Primer to ensure the water-proof membrane adheres well Apply the waterproof membrane Use Mastic on… read more →
The Matansuka-Susitna Borough, (MSB), Has several levels of zoning. The cities of Palmer, Wasilla, and Houston have the type of zoning you might find in most planned cities in the country. But those cities only comprise less than 1/500th of the borough’s land mass. The rest of us are in the borough but not in any city. Those of us outside of a city can form a community council which… read more →
New Houses Still Strong. New Construction is currently about 15% of our market. Of the 574 homes on the Market in the Mat-Su Valley today, 84 of them are new construction homes that are either in the process of being built or are already built but not yet lived in. Of the 1,594 homes that sold in the last year, 236 of them were new. Lower than last year. That… read more →