Moving

3 Problems to Avoid When Moving to a New Anchorage AK Home

As the local Alaska real estate market continues to heat up and more buyers score their dream homes, thoughts will quickly turn to packing up and moving. Moving can be an overwhelming and stressful process, but like any task, with enough research and preparation, hiccups can be avoided! 

Madden Real Estate has provided three common moving disasters and how to avoid them below, so your journey to your dream home in Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer, North Pole, Wasilla, or the surrounding area can be as enjoyable as possible.

1. Using a Bad Moving Company
Lost items, broken furniture, a miscommunication on which date to arrive—...

4 Things People Forget to Do Before Moving to a New Home in Alaska

Spring is nearly here and along with the new season will come a wave of activity in the real estate market. More buyers will begin their house-hunting journey for properties in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Wasilla, North Pole, Palmer and the surrounding areas and sellers will take the necessary steps to list their home and move on.

It will be a busy time for moving in Alaska and with the hustle and bustle, many things are bound to be overlooked. Madden Real Estate has put together a list of common things people forget to do before moving to a new home in Alaska so you can cross the added stress off of your list!

Cancel any recurring charges
Memberships and mail orders are two factors that can continue to rack up your credit card bill while you're in...

To Stay or Sell Alaskan Real Estate This Year?

It's the first day of spring and a new season may spark new questions for Alaskan homeowners. Do you stay in your current home or sell your homes in Fairbanks, Anchorage this year? Just as now is a great time to buy a home in Alaska, now may also be the best time for you to sell and move on. There are many aspects of Alaskan real estate you should consider before you make a decision and below are a few to help you choose correctly. 

Why You Should Sell:

The Size of the Home
The size of your current home in Fairbanks is a major factor to consider when deciding to stay or sell. In fact, many Alaskan homebuyers this spring season will be "move-up buyers," or those looking to upgrade to a larger home with more features than their current home. If your main concern with staying or selling lies with the size of your home,...