Selling A Home In Anchorage

What Not to Do When Staging Your Alaskan Home

We recently shared How to Stage Your Alaskan Home During the Winter and this week we're taking it one step further with what exactly you should avoid when setting the scene in your Fairbanks or Anchorage home for buyers. Remember, staging can go a long way as staged properties oftentimes sell quicker and for more money than those that skip this step. However, that is only if you do it correctly.

As your local real estate experts in Alaska, you can count on Madden Real Estate to walk you through every step of the home selling process— including staging. Below are five things to avoid when ...

5 Things That Can Bring Down Your Alaska Home Value

Selling your home in Alaska is a major decision with many moving parts. From preparing the property for sale to choosing the listing price to accepting the best offer and finally, reaching the closing table— it is essential to work with your real estate agent to ensure you stay on top of it all! If not, you may find yourself facing obstacles like a lower than expected home value. But lucky for you, that can be avoided!

Below are five factors that can bring down your home value. Keep these in mind in order to keep your home sale process running as smoothly as possible:

1. Poor location

Explore the 35th Annual Arts & Crafts Emporium in Anchorage

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is coming up in just a few days. If you’re like most Alaskans, you’re probably looking forward to a day of indulging in turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. Then, just as quickly as you slip into a food-induced slumber, you’re awoken in the wee hours of the morning to begin your Black Friday shopping extravaganza. Rising with the sun and heading out into the cold morning on the day after Thanksgiving is a tradition for many families in Anchorage. With the Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall at the epicenter of the downtown area, thousands of hopeful shoppers will battle the crowds for their chance to score the deal of the year on electronics, technology, games, and more.