Archive of: Real Estate

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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.

US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.71 pct. June Issue 2 2012

US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.71 pct.

Average rates on fixed mortgages rose this week, the first increase in seven weeks. But mortgage rates remain near historic lows, boosting prospects for home sales this year.

Report: Fewer US homes foreclosed upon in April May Issue 2 2012

Report: Fewer US homes foreclosed upon in April

National foreclosure trends took a positive turn in April, as the number of homes seized by banks declined and fewer properties entered into the foreclosure process.

$40M Seward Hwy. project tops summer work May Issue 2 2012

$40M Seward Hwy. project tops summer work

Alaska’s roads always need work, especially after a long winter.

March Issue 3 2012

US home re-sales complete best winter in 5 years

U.S. home sales are gradually coming back. A mild winter and a stronger job market have helped boost sales ahead of the crucial spring buying season.