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Ava Anderson, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Ava Anderson answered:
I want to purchase a turnkey Anchorage business 50-100k$. Should be turning a profit now. Rob 744-5504. Serious inquiries please.
Rob- Thats a tough one given the price point. Depending upon what type of business you are looking at purchasing there are opportunities, they are just harder to come by. Anchorage ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 28, 2011 Market Conditions in Anchorage
Deborah Grif…, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Deborah Griffin answered:
Alaska, friend quit claim house to me. he wants to set up a trust and have me administer the funds. Is there a tax liability ? not primary residence.
Contact and attorney before you agree to do anything. You will be glad you did. Best of luck!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 4, 2013 Home Selling in 99508
Marty Van Di…, Real Estate Pro in Palmer, AK
Marty Van Diest answered:
we are relocating to a new area for my husbands work in about 4wks and we want to forclose on our home, because we can't afford it, what do we
You can't just decide to foreclose. It's the lenders decision on whether they want to foreclose or try to get you to make your payments. You should contact the lender and te ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 21, 2011 Foreclosure in Alaska
Ginger Orem, Real Estate Pro in Fairbanks North Star...
Ginger Orem answered:
what type of loan to get for lot/land to build a house on?
If you are looking in fairbanks alaska mount mckinley bank and alask usa both offer loans for land. You have to contact the lender directly for terms down payment etc. which will be det ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 8, 2012 Home Buying in Fairbanks
David Burnham, Real Estate Pro in Washington, DC
David Burnham answered:
What is the best way to go about finding a pre foreclosure on my own? I would like to help save someones credit and could possibly benefit as well!
A pre-foreclosure that is up for sale would be a short sale. Both short sales and bank owned would be best to work with a realtor. The process can be much harder to navigate and you r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 2, 2011 Home Buying in Anchorage
U R Home Rea…, Real Estate Pro in Bridgewater, NJ
U R Home Realty answered:
Are there any discount flat fee brokers in Juneau, Alaska?
HI Guitar, Call any of your local realtors and ask they should be able to assit you with flat fees and their issues with them.

All the best
dave & Lisa
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 31, 2012 Home Selling in Juneau
Robert Bickel, Real Estate Pro in Wasilla, AK
Robert Bickel answered:
Who is considered the local health authority?
DEC Is the Health Authority in the State. Generally there would be a contractor in almost every community that has a septic install background that may be able to perform the site test. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 20, 2011 Home Buying in 99574
Katherine De…, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Katherine Dehoop answered:
I'm looking for a Real Estate Investment group to join. Does anyone know of an active group?
Hi Mary,
I know there are a couple. I have attended the REX (Real Estate Exchange) meetings at the Petroleum Club. They are $20 a meeting and have dinner plus some speakers. I liked it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 10, 2012 Home Buying in Anchorage
Beth Fread, Real Estate Pro in Matanuska-susitna Co...
Beth Fread answered:
For my project i built a house and need a brocher to my people buy it
Hi Dede,

I'm not sure what project you are talking about, nor do I understand what you mean by a "brocher" to your people. If you are looking for a Real Estate Broker ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 2, 2011 Home Selling in Girdwood
Wayne Salmans, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
Wayne Salmans answered:
Is is possible to rent a forclosed house from a bank and pay their interest?
Typically the bank will not allow a foreclosed home to be lived in. They do not want to be in the landlord business and would rather let the home sit empty instead of working with ren ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 28, 2011 Foreclosure in Anchorage
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
can a fsbo pay to list on the MLS?
Yes.

Just do an online search for "flat rate mls listing 33715" if that's your Zip Code. Or "flat rate mls listing anchorage" if you're in Anchorage. (I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 7, 2012 Home Selling in Anchorage
Hunter Burton, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Hunter Burton answered:
has the property at 6211 e 41st ct Anchorage sold ??
This property is under contract. If you're interested in similar multi-family properties, I'd be happy to send you some search results on what it is your looking for.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 11, 2011 In My Neighborhood in University Area
Robert Bickel, Real Estate Pro in Wasilla, AK
Robert Bickel answered:
I'm trying to find out how flexible builders are for new construction in this area. The Alaska market hasn't been hit as hard as the lower
Hello Kricher,
Are you looking to buy? Maybe I can help.
Most of the home builders that are still building are not to flexible.
If you are trying to build your own design then it re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 2, 2012 Market Conditions in 99654
Robert Bickel, Real Estate Pro in Wasilla, AK
Robert Bickel answered:
What is the average cost of a home appraisal in Sitka, AK?
Each property appariser is normally self employed and therefore free to charge their own rate depending on the type of structure and location.
Generally a appraisal will cost around $6 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 22, 2011 Home Selling in Sitka
Sindy Verdugo, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Sindy Verdugo answered:
What does "off market" mean? The place is listed for sale but says off market. The address is 2575 Douglas Hwyin Douglas AK
I have been selling homes for 31 years. I usually represent sellers. When I take a home off the market it means that the seller no longer wants to show it.

If the listing was up ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 19, 2011 Home Buying in West Juneau
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
who does rent to own and is it a scam?
Christiana,
Like many things in life, there are good people and unfortunately bad ones. Lease to own is commonly done by sellers who are unsuccessful at getting their price on a conv ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 6, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Wasilla
Amy Mackey-H…, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Amy Mackey-Hornak answered:
is there greenbelt and acsess to Tony Knowls bike trail?
Hi Kit,
I'm not certain which listings you are looking at around Campbell Park area. From there you could access Elmore bike trails and go north through the University and catch ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 18, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Campbell Park
Linda Hopp, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Linda Hopp answered:
Which is the most happening area in Anchorage for a single, young medical professional?
bootleggers cove is the happening place for a young professional that wants to be close to downtown and enjoy the inlet. Just a great place and I have a lot of young professionals livi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 8, 2011 Home Buying in Anchorage
Leslie Willi…, Real Estate Pro in 27610
Leslie Williams, ABR, SFR, MBA answered:
Is there any financial assistance out there when renovating a house in an area where house is scarce,house needs new dry wall due to mildew?
203k loan are rehabilitation loans that can be used to purchase and renovate an existing property. Check out this website for more information...good luck!
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 18, 2010 General Area in Dutch Harbor
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
what is the current population in metlakatla?
Not sure if the new census figures are yet available--the links may help...
http://www.city-data.com/city/Metlakatla-Alaska.html
http://www.americantowns.com/ak/metlakatla-information ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 9, 2010 General Area in 99926
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