Archive of: Real Estate

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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.

Government moves will steer construction, real estate business in 2013 December Issue 5 2012

Government moves will steer construction, real estate business in 2013

Players in Alaska’s construction and real estate industries have positive outlooks for 2013 despite some funding and regulatory uncertainty.

December Issue 4 2012

US home prices rise in October from previous year

US home prices rose in most major cities in October compared with a year ago, pushed up by rising sales and a decline in the supply of available homes. Higher prices show the housing market is improving even as it moves into the more dormant fall and winter sales period.

December Issue 4 2012

Legislature approves $2.94B capital budget; bonds pass

In April, the Alaska Legislature approved a $2.94 billion capital budget that included $870 million for transportation, $370 million for education projects, $210 million for energy and $90 million for projects to improve health care.

NANA Development Corp. consolidates offices, moves downtown December Issue 3 2012

NANA Development Corp. consolidates offices, moves downtown

NANA Development Corp. is moving downtown.

Real estate funds lead the pack, but can it last? August Issue 1 2012

Real estate funds lead the pack, but can it last?

BOSTON (AP) — The housing market may finally be coming back, with home prices rising again and mortgage rates at record lows.

Realtors have new staging tool for selling vacant homes July Issue 4 2012

Realtors have new staging tool for selling vacant homes

What’s a cheap way for a realtor to market an empty house? Show what’s like furnished ...without any actual furnishings.

Mortgage applications boost Wells Fargo results July Issue 2 2012

Mortgage applications boost Wells Fargo results

Wells Fargo's net income and revenue rose in the second quarter, driven by a pickup in lending and a decline in the amount of bad loans.

US builders start more single-family homes June Issue 3 2012

US builders start more single-family homes

U.S. builders started work on more single-family homes in May and requested the most permits to build homes and apartments in three and a half years. The increase suggests the housing market is slowly recovering even as other areas of the economy have weakened.