Wes Madden Real Estate Agent

Should You Sell Your Alaska Home This Spring or Simply Renovate?

Many Alaskan homeowners tend to believe spring is the best time to list their property and prepare to move on to a better, more suitable home. And while they may not be wrong, it is important to note that selling is not always the best answer for every scenario. Depending on how long you've spent in the home and your location—among other factors—it may be ideal to consider staying put and simply making a few improvements. 

Below are five questions to ask yourself as you determine whether to sell or renovate your Fairbanks, Anchorage, Eagle River, Palmer, Wasilla, or North Pole home this spring:

How long have you been in the home?
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5 Myths to Be Aware of Before Buying Your First Home in Fairbanks

Buying your first home in Fairbanks may seem like an overwhelming task.  As you enter the Fairbanks Real Estate market for the first time, you’re hit with a number of questions and decisions you’ll need to make during the home buying process.

As a Fairbanks Real Estate agent, I enjoy helping buyers navigate their way through the process from our first consultation to handing over the keys to their new home!  First time home buyers are great to work with because they’re learning as they go and I enjoy educating clients on the ins and outs of the real estate market.  However, there are oftentimes ideas that first time home buyers have about the process that may not ring true when it comes to their experience.

Here are five myths you’ll want to be aware of before ...