Archive of: Real Estate

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Road work begins as snow finally recedes May Issue 3 2013

Road work begins as snow finally recedes

As much as rousting bears are a rite of spring, so is the rousting of construction equipment.

CIRI adding shopping in Mat-Su, office space in Midtown May Issue 3 2013

CIRI adding shopping in Mat-Su, office space in Midtown

Cook Inlet Regional Inc. has plans for at least two new projects to add to its real estate portfolio.

April Issue 3 2013

Bill allows future Inlet Tower operations, review continues

Passage of House Bill 50 by the Alaska Legislature would allow the Inlet Tower Hotel to continue operations that currently appear to violate its Alaska Housing Finance Corp., or AHFC, loan terms, but has not resolved ongoing legal and financial review of the activities.

Hearing spurs inquiry at Inlet Tower for possible loan violations March Issue 3 2013

Hearing spurs inquiry at Inlet Tower for possible loan violations

JUNEAU — A legislative hearing on a bill allowing the Alaska Housing Finance Corp. to start lending to developers of multi-unit housing projects that include commercial businesses prompted an investigation of the Inlet Tower apartments in Anchorage for what appear to be very public and advertised violations of two provisions of its loan agreement.

Forecast: $8.4B in construction spending March Issue 2 2013

Forecast: $8.4B in construction spending

The upcoming construction season should be a busy one in Alaska.

March Issue 5 2013

US rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 3.54 pct.

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages crept closer to their historic lows this week, a trend that could help the housing recovery strengthen.

February Issue 2 2013

US rate on 30-year mortgage steady at 3.53 pct.

The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage was unchanged this week near historic lows, while the average rate on the 15-year loan fell. Low mortgage rates could help strengthen the housing recovery.

February Issue 2 2013

Home sales, prices increase in 2012

On the whole, Alaska’s housing market remained stable in 2012, but energy costs and government regulations cloud the future, according to Alaska Association of Realtors President Michael Droege.

February Issue 2 2013

AHFC earns national awards for affordable housing aid

Recently released prisoners throughout Alaska had a little easier time finding housing in 2012, and that’s helping keep recidivism rates down.

Shrinking land a growing problem for Anchorage market February Issue 2 2013

Shrinking land a growing problem for Anchorage market

The largest city in the largest state has almost devoured its compact tract of land.