Monthly Archives: September 2012

Furrow Creek Drainage Improvements September 27, 2012 Update #2

I attended the Furrow Creek Drainage Improvements Open House and Neighborhood Meeting September 26th at Oceanview Elementary School along with other Oceanview homeowners.  Representatives from the Municipal Division of Project, Management and Engineering, Alaska Department of Transportation and HDR Alaska were there along with … Continue reading

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Mortgage Interest Rates Update

We are living in historic times.  Today, September 26, 2012, we are seeing positive effects on mortgage interest rates from Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke’s announcement two weeks ago regarding the central bank’s open-ended mortgage bond-buying program and pledge to hold interest rates at super-low … Continue reading

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August 2012 Anchorage Real Estate Market Activity Update

The Alaska MLS compiles statistical information regarding local real estate sales activity on a monthly basis and makes it available to real estate licensees by the 15th of the following month.  Therefore, you should see monthly market updates on this … Continue reading

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September 26th: Furrow Creek Drainage Improvements Neighborhood Meeting

Many of you received a postcard from HDR Alaska, Inc. on September 11th notifying you of the Neighborhood Meeting and Open House at Oceanview Elementary School on Wednesday, September 26th from 6:30 – 8:00pm  regarding Furrow Creek Drainage Improvements.  Postcards were sent to approximately … Continue reading

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Does It Make Sense To Refinance My Home At Today’s Interest Rates?

Oceanview homeowners range from newly minted first-time homebuyers with brand new 95% mortgages at interest rates as low as 3.25%, to longtime homeowners with no mortgage at all……and every possible permutation in between.  This post is intended primarily for those homeowners somewhere inside the … Continue reading

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A Windy Night in Oceanview

Yesterday afternoon and evening, the weather forecast was an attention getter with forecasts of high winds in Anchorage, and up to 100mph on the upper hillside.  The high wind is not unusual, but it is unusual to see wind of that strength this … Continue reading

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