Here is the Market Memo for the past week. The data is for the entire MatSu Valley, but most of the action is in the Palmer and Wasilla areas.
We are only 1 1/2 months into 2017 but I want to take a look at a few trends and show how they are different from 2016. I do the Market Memo each week. Here it is from yesterday. I noticed while doing the memo that fewer people than I expected have been putting their homes on the market . I also noticed that there seemed to be fewer houses… read more →
Here is the market update for Palmer and Wasilla and the whole borough. Please call with any questions.
Check out this view. The wide expanse of the Chugach Range is out the front windows including the magnificent Matanuska Glacier. The Talkeetna Range is out the back windows. There aren’t many places in the world with a view like this. Not only that, this house was designed to pay for itself. The lower level is designed to be 2 apartments. This area is unfinished now but would be easy… read more →
Conventional wisdom says that you should list your home for sale in the spring when everyone else is also putting their homes on the market. But take a look at the chart below. You will notice that seasons certainly make a difference in the market. Looking at the pending line compared to the new listing line brings out an interesting point. There are a few places where the new listing… read more →
I thought it would be interesting to compare the first quarter sales numbers to the previous three years. The table is below with 2009 at the bottom. Year TotalSales AveragePrice MedianPrice DOM 2006 157 205,481 191,000 72 2007 137 231,876 216,000 95 2008 127 210,960 199,900 112 2009 95 218,541 205,000 88 I would have liked to go back further but beyond 2006 the MLS numbers become somewhat unreliable for… read more →