Tag Archives: Anchorage

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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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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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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