Our association members are residential and commercial real estate brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, and others engaged in all aspects of the real estate industry in Anchorage, Alaska. Members of the Anchorage Board of REALTORS® have access to a wide array of benefits, business tools, real estate market data, educational opportunities, and discount programs designed to help them succeed in today’s market. Learn more about the 50 Ways National Association of REALTORS® is Indispensable to Your Business. 

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Congratulations!

REALTOR® of the Year 2015

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Niel Thomas,
Coldwell Banker Best Properties
(907) 244-5648

REALTOR® Affiliate of the Year 2015

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First American Title
(907)223-8474

 

 NAR Daily News

Mortgage Rates Push Upward

Average fixed-rate mortgages climbed slightly this week from their 2016 lows, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market report. “U.S. Treasury yields moved up in response to the Fed minutes release, which kept alive the possibility of a summer rate-hike,” says Sean Becketti, Freddie Mac’s chief economist. “Mortgage rates followed, with the 30-year fixed-rate Read More …

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Rent Out of Reach for Many Americans

The rental picture is getting more grim for many Americans working full time on local minimum wage. In fact, according to a new study from the National Low Income Housing Coalition, there isn’t a single state where a minimum-wage worker working 40 hours a week can afford even a one-bedroom rental. Read more: Why Renters Read More …

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Banks Rush to Offer 3% Down Payment Loans

As some banks veer from Federal Housing Administration loans, they’re offering their own low down payment mortgages to appeal to home shoppers struggling to save enough to buy a home. Wells Fargo made headlines this week when it debuted its 3 percent down payment loan. Read more: 5 Surprising Ways to Save for a Down Read More …

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Pop-Up Staging Furniture Gets Modern Twist

Staging professionals are revisiting pop-up furniture, as many of the new options appear more like the real thing. Lightweight, flat-pack faux furniture is helping potential buyers envision what an otherwise empty house would look like furnished and real estate professionals are finding the pop-up furnishings are easier to store and deliver to properties. You can Read More …

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The 20 Hottest Housing Markets for May 2016

California continues to dominate the list of the hottest housing markets in the country, but a few surprises are sneaking in this month. Realtor.com®’s list ranks the busiest and most in-demand real estate markets in medium-to-large metro areas. Read more: Existing-Home Sales Up, Despite Challenges Notably, Colorado – with Denver and Colorado Springs – is Read More …

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