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First Time Home Buyer In Anchorage AK Series Step Five

Step Five...InspectionThe next step is to professionally inspect the house.  Good home inspectors are great allies when it comes to making one of the most important purchasing decisions of

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Buying A Home Is Like Training For A Marathon

Six years ago I was in the best shape of my life.  I was training for a marathon and was up to doing easy 18 mile runs on my long days.  With a good 4 to 6 weeks left before the big

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First Time Home Buyer In Anchorage AK Series Step Four

Step Four...This is It!  You've Found the One...What now?You and your real estate licensee will "write an offer" or a "contract" to purchase the house.  The contract will outline the terms

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Get All The Facts About PMI

Get All the Facts about PMI | Real Estate with Lisa M FraserGet All the Facts about PMI - Simplifying the Market™ When it comes to buying a home, whether it is your first time or your

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Homes Are Selling Fast Across The Country

Homes are Selling Fast Across the Country [INFOGRAPHIC] | Real Estate with Lisa M FraserHomes are Selling Fast Across the Country [INFOGRAPHIC] - Simplifying the Market™ Homes are

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How Fast Can You Save For A Down Payment

How Fast Can You Save for a Down PaymentHow Fast Can You Save for a Down Payment? | Real Estate with Lisa M FraserHow Fast Can You Save for a Down Payment? - Simplifying the Market™

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Increase Your Homes Value Up To 28 With These 5 Tips

Great curb appeal not only makes your home the star of the neighborhood, it can also improve its value and help you sell it for more. Whether you’re thinking of listing your home or just want to

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You Do Not Need 20 Percent Down To Buy

Again...You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy NOW!A survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today's housing

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Its A Sellers Market Should I Downsize Now

It's a Seller's Market!  Should I Downsize Now?A study by Edelman Berland reveals that 33% of homeowners who are contemplating selling their houses in the near future are planning to scale.

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4 Great Reasons To Buy This Spring

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.1.  Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic's latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated

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The Compound Effect Building Your Households Wealth

The Compound Effect:  Building Your Household's WealthWealth is within reach for many people; however, according to a recent study, 63 percent of Americans said it's not likely they'll become

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Thinking About Buying A Fixer Upper

Thinking About Buying a Fixer Upper?  Here's What You Need To KnowWith all of the home renovation and fixer-upper shows on television, the idea of completely renovating and re-doing an old home

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Buying Real Estate Vs Buying Stocks

Buying Real Estate vs. Buying Stocks:  Here's Why a Home Should Be Your PriorityOnce you're done with debt and you've started to save, it's commonly the case that you'll start hearing about the

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5 Reasons To Sell Before The Selling Season Picks Up

5 Reasons to Sell Before the Selling Season Picks UpA common thought in real estate is never list your home in the winter offseason.  Perpetuated by industry experts, agents and repeat sellers

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Real Estate 2017 What To Expect

One of the most common questions I get at this time of year is, “What’s going on in the market?” It’s not just potential buyers and sellers who are curious; homeowners always want

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First Time Home Buyer In Anchorage AK Series Step Three

Step three...Start looking for you homeDecide what your new home will requireBefore deciding which house to buy, consider your lifestyle, current and anticipated housing needs and budget. If you

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First Time Home Buyer In Anchorage AK Step Two

First Time Home Buyer in Anchorage AK series...Step Two...Select a LenderGet Pre-qualified NOW (better yet, pre-APPROVED).  In today’s uncertain mortgage lending environment, it is critical

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Are You A First Time Home Buyer In Anchorage AK

Are You a First Time Home Buyer in Anchorage AK? I am creating this series of blog posts specifically to help a First Time Home Buyer in Anchorage AK prepare themselves for

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Are You Considering Moving To Anchorage Alaska

Moving to Anchorage Alaska?If you're considering a move to Alaska, Anchorage is a great place to consider.  Alaska’s largest city is a vibrant, eclectic metropolis with a frontier spirit,

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