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2016 Year-End Anchorage Area Real Estate Market Analysis

As of January 6, 2017….. the full-year local real estate sales data for 2016 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: … Continue reading

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Crime in Your Neighborhood – How to Learn More

We all want to understand what’s happening in and around our neighborhood and ensure that we’re living in a safe area.  Communication with our neighbors gives us some information, but considerably more data is available through the web.  Occasionally, we’ll see something posted on … Continue reading

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2016 Anchorage Area Real Estate Market Mid-Year Report

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.  The following is my analysis of Anchorage market statistics through … Continue reading

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2016 Municipal Property Tax Overview, Amounts & Mill Rate Chart

Every year, the majority of Oceanview homeowners pay approximately 1.5% of their home’s value to the Municipality of Anchorage in the form of a Municipal Real Property Tax payment.  The actual amount changes annually, depending on three factors: 1. The current year’s municipal assessed … Continue reading

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2016 Anchorage Area Real Estate Market 1st Quarter Report

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.  The following is my analysis of Anchorage market statistics through … 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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