The Walden Madden Real Estate Blog

How to Get Ahead of the Fairbanks and Anchorage Spring Real Estate Market

While the holidays may have just ended, the spring real estate market will be here before we know it in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer, Wasilla, North Pole, and the surrounding areas. Soon a wave of potential buyers will take to searching for their perfect property as the weather starts to turn around. Not only do the warming temperatures play a role in getting buyers out and about to tour homes for sale, but lower inventory just may give sellers an edge.

However, that doesn't always mean your Alaskan home is ready for buyers to step inside and prepare their offers. You may need to do a bit of prep work before you're officially in the game! Below are four ways to get ahead of the spring real estate market this year and make your home stand out from the rest in ...

How to Start Fresh for the New Year in Your Alaskan Home

As they say, the kitchen is the heart of the home— but it's also the place that can become the messiest! With the new year just days away, Alaska residents are preparing for a fresh start and what better spot than in this busy area of your home?

Follow these easy tips for creating a clean slate in your Alaskan home kitchen just in time for 2023:

Clean out the cabinets
First, start by removing any odds and ends that belong in other places of your Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer, Wasilla, or North Pole home— mail, books, electronics. Next, empty every cabinet, drawer and shelf, clearing out any broken or rarely used pieces to make more room for the others. Tackle the pantry and toss out any expired items or anything you're trying to...

5 Ways to Prepare Your Alaska Home for Holiday Guests

We all know schedules can get a bit hectic during the holiday season and before you know it, your guests have arrived at the door! There is no better time than now to get your Alaskan home in order for hosting holiday gatherings this year, no matter how many you plan to have in attendance. The best way to avoid any last minute headaches? Take it one room at a time and the earlier you can begin, the better!

Consider these following five tasks your go-to list for holiday home prep and enjoy the season without any Alaska homeowner hassles!

Clean out the closets
Give your guests more room to hang their coats and store their belongings by purging your closets. In doing so, you can also make space for any gifts you receive or need to store before your holiday events. Start with coat closets and move on to your bedrooms as the...