Selling Your Fairbanks, Anchorage, Wasilla Alaska Home in the New Year

According to a new study by real estate brokerage Redfin, winter is the best time to sell your Alaskan home. In fact, the season poised between December 21 and March 20 brings more focused buyers and sellers to the market than any other time of year. 

Now that the new year is here, it's time to get a jump on selling your home in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer or Wasilla and with a few specific resolutions, you can take advantage of all that this opportune real estate season has to offer.

Appeal to buyers where they look
Most homebuyers in the Alaskan real estate market today begin their search for a new home online. Optimizing your listing with quality photos and descriptions is the first step to piquing interest on your property. The team at Madden Real Estate knows how to appeal to these buyers in the first place they look and we have a marketing plan to help bring you home seller success.

Look at your home as an investment
Homes carry memories and as an Alaskan homeowner, you likely have strong emotions attached to the property. However, as a home seller, it's important to put your emotions aside and look at your home as an investment. Letting your emotions get in the way could force you to reject a great offer or fail to negotiate with a serious buyer. Switching from your homeowner hat to your home seller hat is crucial in the selling process.

Don't sell before you are ready
This new year's resolution is perhaps the most important of all— do not list your home in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer until you are ready. There are steps to take before you'll be ready to list: decluttering and cleaning your home, coordinating where you'll live after you sell, working with your agent on pricing your home. Madden Real Estate is here to help with every step of the home selling process— especially on pricing your home for today's market!

Work with a real estate agent
As your Alaskan real estate experts, Madden Real Estate offers home sellers a myriad of perks. Our Guaranteed Sales Program ensures we sell your home, or we'll buy it! Our Custom Marketing Plan ensures we list your home at the right price, put your home in from of the right buyers and get you the best deal. Working with a real estate agent is one new year's resolution you don't want to leave out!

If you're ready to sell your home during the opportune winter season, Madden Real Estate is here to help! Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions!


Staging your home in Fairbanks, Anchorage is another effective way to help drive interest from focused homebuyers. Staging is indeed worthy of your time and effort as it can sell your home faster!

Take a look at the infographic below for 15 ways to stage your property, from the garage to the kitchen cabinets to the backyard. 

Wes Madden, CEO
Madden Real Estate
(907) 452-3000

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