Monthly Archives: January 2016

2016 Municipal Appraised Home Values Now Available For Review

If you go online today to http://www.muni.org/pw/public.html, just enter your address to take a look at your home’s 2016 Municipal Property Tax assessed value.  Per Municipal guidelines, 2016 values were published today, January 15th.  In the next couple of days, … Continue reading

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Municipal Property Tax: Important Dates and Information

The following information pertains to Municipality of Anchorage Real Property Taxes. “Real Property” is defined by the Municipality as “land and improvements to land, such as; buildings, structures and fixtures of any kind thereon”.  To Oceanview homeowners, this means our house, along … Continue reading

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Are You Taking Advantage Of All Of The Property Tax Exemptions For Which You Are Qualified And Entitled?

There are currently eight types of Municipal Property Tax Exemptions which can reduce a homeowner’s property taxes.  A homeowner may qualify for multiple exemptions which may reduce their property taxes significantly.  They are as follows: Residential Exemption: Up to $20,000 of … Continue reading

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March 15th: Residential Property Tax Exemption Application Deadline

In April 2005, Anchorage voters adopted Anchorage Municipal Code 12.15.015, a new ‘residential exemption’ program allowing the Municipality to exempt $20,000 of the municipal assessed property value of a homeowner’s primary residence from taxation.  If the property value is less than $200,000, … Continue reading

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Scam Phone Calls in Our Neighborhood!……along with the rest of the world.

A number of us still have home phones, but it’s something we see less and less these days.  Frankly, it just seems to be bait for scam telephone calls in today’s world.  The only reason I still have a home … Continue reading

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2015 Year-End Anchorage Area Real Estate Market Analysis

As of January 8th…..2015 local real estate sales data has been compiled and released by the Alaska MLS.  As a result, the following is my analysis of last year’s Anchorage area real estate market activity: A. Residential Single-Family Homes 21st … Continue reading

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