Bridge Loans Return to Foreclosure Funding Mix

by Chris Druesedow June 29, 2012

Lending Tools Bridge Kenai Foreclosure Opportunities Sophisticated Kenai Foreclosure Funding Strategies The mortgage industry has changed substantially since 2007, when the opportunities for “house flipping” as an investment strategy were widespread. Today, for investors seeking to take advantage of short sales and foreclosures in Kenai, those changes are especially meaningful. One of the aftereffects of the subprime mortgage meltdown is the way banks now treat mortgage lending. Every banking organization has developed new approaches for handling foreclosures and short sales, but in the non-distressed portions of their loan portfolios, other changes have become evident, too.   Banks have grown increasingly reticent to lend to investors with multiple properties on their books — even when the … Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival- Soldotna Sports Center!!! Live Music!!

by Chris Druesedow June 29, 2012

August 11, 2012 4:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (21 and older) Tickets arew avalivble at: Kassiks St. Elias Kenai River Brewing & in anchorage- La Bondega Free Cab service from event by AK Cab! $20 includes: Beer Glass and 6 samples Music: Bull Don and the Moose Nuggets Big Fat Budda Yellow Cabin Troubadour North We’ll see you there!!!    

Advantages of Advance Home Inspections

by Chris Druesedow June 28, 2012

One Trick Kenai Listing Agents Know “Stitch in Time” – Advance Home Inspection When the time nears to sell your Kenai home, one extra bit of due diligence can pay off in the most meaningful way: helping you to get the best return on your investment. It’s not a requirement that every listing agent may suggest, but particularly if yours is an older home, it is one you should consider: ordering an advance inspection.   Ordering your own advance inspection, like the proverbial ‘stitch in time,’ can alert you to deferred maintenance items that might conk out just as you’re preparing a big showing. Things do have a remarkable tendency to cause trouble at the … Continue reading

Driver Safety Class On Tap–Nikiski, Alaska!

by Chris Druesedow June 28, 2012

An AARP driver safety class is scheduled 9a.m. Saturday at the Nikiski Senior Center. Class participants may be able to reduce their insurance, dismiss a ticket or have two points taken off their driving record. For more information or to sign up, call 260-3966

The 4th annual Phat to Fit Ten Week Fitness and Weight Loss Challenge Begins

by Chris Druesedow June 27, 2012

August 10th through October 20th The Point goes head to head with The FUSE in conjunction with The Fitness Place in Soldotna and New Beginnings Center in Kenai. SIGN UP NOW to be one of the lucky contestants. 1st place- $1000 cash – One year gym membership 2nd place $500 cash 3 month gym membership People’s Choice $200 and other prizes graciously donated by sponsors

Kenai Residential Real Estate Part Of Global Picture

by Chris Druesedow June 27, 2012

  Foreign View: U.S. Homeowners Sitting Pretty Foreign Buyers Snap Up Residential Real Estate For quite a while, Kenai residential real estate holders – that is, homeowners – haven’t had to work very hard to come up with a description for the U.S. real estate market. ‘Lousy’ certainly came to mind. ‘Bleak’ was a strong contender. ‘Cautiously optimistic,’ at best a distant third. So June 2012 Wall Street Journal report came as a quiet reminder that, for serious-minded investors who view our situation from a less-involved perspective, our residential real estate outlook is neither lousy nor bleak. In fact, the combination of lower residential prices and the international currency environment has created a ‘property-buying binge’ … Continue reading

Kenai’s July 4th Parade & Festivities

by Chris Druesedow June 26, 2012

The Kenai Parade Starts at 11:00am Parade Route starts down Fidalgo Ave. to Willow Street Left on  Willow Street to Kenai Spur Hwy Left on Kenai Spur Hwy to main Street Loop Road   MIDWAY (Kenai Green Strip) Open from 12:00pm – 4:00pm   Entertainment and activities featuring: Troubadour North Kenai Kid’s Carnival Diamond M/Matti’s Foster Farm Rides   Kassik’s Beer Garden

CAMP MEND-A-HEART

by Chris Druesedow June 25, 2012

August 13th, 14th & 15th Solid Rock Bible Camp FREE Bereavement Day Camp for kids. Ages 6-12. Application for camp is at Hospice of The Central Peninsula. Or download from: hospiceofthecentralpeninsula.com Please call Hospice (907) 262-0453

Kenai Landlords Decide Pets or No Pets

by Chris Druesedow June 25, 2012

Kenai Landlords Weigh Surprising Pet Study Pets Okay For Kenai Rental Homes? Renting to a person or family with pets is a risk. No matter how adorable the little critters might be, the truth is, they can damage your rental homes. A Kenai landlord can lose sleep just thinking about clawing, digging, scratching and chewing on floors, walls, fixtures…not to mention the specter of chaos in the yard. Yes; but…   Landlords also know that when you own one or more Kenai rental homes, Job One is to see that it stays occupied. Not only because of the income factor, but because empty homes just seem prone to deterioration. Would it make much sense to … Continue reading

Women On Target Clinic

by Chris Druesedow June 22, 2012

A women on Target instructional shooting clinic for women is planned for August 18th 2012. Training in shotguns and Pistols. For a registration form email wot.

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