Should You Buy a Home in Alaska During the Holidays?

The holiday hustle and bustle is just beginning in Alaska— from gatherings with friends and family to decking the halls, shopping, and even traveling. This time of year is undoubtedly one of the busiest and moving may be the last thing on your mind, but does that mean you should wait to buy a home in Alaska

As your local real estate experts in Alaska, you can count on Madden Real Estate to help you find your dream home and identify the best opportunities to do so— one of which is right now! Below are three reasons to consider buying a home in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer, Wasilla, or North Pole during the holidays:

There is less competition
There tend to be fewer buyers in the real estate market this time of year. Some decide to take the season off to celebrate the holidays and others have heard winter is not the best time to buy a home, but no matter the reason, you will have less competition for the limited inventory in today's market by buying now.

Sellers are motivated
Much like the buyers who are in the market during the holidays, sellers are now motivated to move on. Many are looking to sell before the new year or even relocate to begin a new job in 2018 and are ready to make a deal with holiday season home buyers.

Access to professionals
While it is no secret that spring and summer are busy seasons for real estate, buying during the holidays has its perks— including easy access to professionals. Buying a home in Alaska in a slower season means everyone from movers to lenders will be more available to assist with your transition to a new property.

Have you been thinking about buying a home in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer, Wasilla, or North Pole during the holidays? Let Madden Real Estate be your guide! Contact us today for more information!

We look forward to hearing from you!

Wes Madden, CEO
Madden Real Estate with Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group
(907) 452-3000

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