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 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 →
Winter is coming…ready or not. Before winter gets here make sure to know where your septic monitor tubes are. You need to know exactly where they are. Too many times we have had contractors digging all day to find a tube that is “about right there”. If you have buried your tubes or even cut them off at ground level, unbury them now. ,before the ground is frozen. You can… read more →
Airstrip Access 4 Bedroom 2 1/2 Bath 2200 square feet one full acre Super well built $320,000 This is an extremely well built home off of Fairview Loop Road. You really need to check this house out. It has 4 bedrooms on the top floor along with two full baths. Both baths have double vanities. The master has both an extra-large jetted tub and a shower with tiled enclosure.… read more →