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 →
Data includes all of the MatSu Valley.
Data includes all of the MatSu Valley, but most of the action is in the Palmer-Wasilla area.
I get quite a few calls asking about houses and apartments for rent in Palmer and Wasilla. I don’t handle rentals personally but usually give the callers the same list of people to call. I thought I would post that list here. This can be adjusted over time, so if you know anyone who wants their name and number to be included in the list drop me an email. Property… read more →
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough appraises all the property in the borough every year. The borough is required to determine the full and true value of the property and then tax it at that value. In real estate the definition of the full and true value of any property is determined by an arms-length transaction between a willing buyer and a willing seller. Since your property probably didn’t sell last year the… 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 →