Flattening Interest Rates Give Kenai Real Estate Homeowners an Opening

by Chris Druesedow June 3, 2014

Alaska Real Estate homeowners who had been bracing themselves for sharp rises in mortgage interest rates must now be scratching their heads. As the online Mortgage News Daily put it last week, “…rates have been extraordinarily sideways, and right in line with the lowest levels in 11 months.” Since historical averages are still significantly higher, it’s no wonder that most observers still believe the greater likelihood is for rate increases. But recent Fed happenings show a crack in their avowed determination to let that happen by tapering off purchases of mortgage-backed securities. The hemming and hawing is notable. It’s all pretty much up in the air. In any case, one thing I can guarantee is … Continue reading

Kenai Real Estate Summer Weather Gives Staging an Outdoor Tilt

by Chris Druesedow May 22, 2014

As the days grow longer and the thermometer rises, everyone wants to start spending more time outdoors—to make full use of our yards and patios. But what if your Alaska Real Estate home is going to be on the market this summer? Does it mean you have to stop enjoying yourself, stop entertaining guests, just because you want to keep the place in showable condition? The answer is, of course, of course not. Using the outdoor spaces of your home means striking a balance between living your life and ensuring everything is in top condition when buyers come calling. It’s actually a staging opportunity, because most of your prospective buyers will be favorably impressed if … Continue reading

Your Kenai Real Estate Home is a Lemonade-Making Opportunity!

by Chris Druesedow May 21, 2014

The sunny attitude that encourages entrepreneurs to look at a box of lemons and think ‘lemonade!’ is widely admired, and it does seem to be a viewpoint that successful people cultivate. For anyone who is determined to sell their Alaska Real Estate property—but only at a price the market is not yet willing to pay—well, the turn-lemons-into-lemonade situation is entirely apt. After all, smart investors are buying up and renting properties like yours quite deliberately because they realize that a Kenai Real Estate rental home is not just an asset that can appreciate over time, but one that can also produce income at the same time. Whatever your own reason for renting, when you put … Continue reading

A Kenai Real Estate Property Search Just Ain’t What It Used to Be!

by Chris Druesedow May 16, 2014

A property search in Alaska Real Estate just ain’t what it used to be. Young adults grew up with computers, so to them the advent of the connected world—the Internet—brought fewer startling lifestyle changes than it did for their parents and grandparents. But for anyone who thought the emergence of the Web would be the most lifestyle-changing technical innovation to happen in our lifetimes: SURPRISE! Now the whole circus has gone mobile—migrated into phones and tablets and who-knows-what other kinds of devices—all bluetoothed and wirelessed everywhere! The Wired World brought information into our offices and homes (to the dismay of encyclopedia and dictionary salesmen everywhere); now the Wireless World brings information to wherever we are … Continue reading

Selling a Kenai Real Estate Home Can Mean Swatting a Metaphoric Fly

by Chris Druesedow May 13, 2014

If you have taken good care of your property, you rightfully expect that selling your Alaska Real Estate home will result in its fetching a good price when it hits the market. That’s the right mindset for success, but it serves sellers best when it’s only a starting point. Dealing with flesh-and-blood buyers can require some judicious flexibility—for one reason, there is usually an inconspicuous (somewhat annoying) fly in the ointment. The metaphoric fly is the fact that no property is without its flaws; and its metaphoric buzzing is likely to get louder as your sale’s closing grows nearer. Structural elements of a house have varying life spans since wear and tear is inevitable in … Continue reading

Soldotna Real Estate

by Chris Druesedow May 9, 2014
Soldotna Real Estate

With the Kenai River running right through the center of town, the City of Soldotna sits right in the heart of the Kenai Peninsula. The Kenai River makes Soldotna a must for those hoping to catch a trophy fish. Soldotna has a total population of 4,021 people and is 7.9 square miles. To the east of the City of Soldotna lies the community of Sterling along with the Kenai Mountains. To the south of Soldotna are the communities of Kasilof, Ninilchik and Homer. The City of Kenai and Nikiski is just a short drive to the west. Soldotna is only a 150 mile drive to Anchorage; the drive is a great opportunity to view the … Continue reading

Soldotna Land

by Chris Druesedow May 8, 2014
Soldotna Real Estate

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Soldotna Real Estate $400,000 – $500,000

by Chris Druesedow May 8, 2014
Luxury Homes in Soldotna

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Soldotna Real Estate $300,000 – $400,000

by Chris Druesedow May 8, 2014
Homes and Real Estate in Soldotna

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Soldotna Real Estate $200,000 – $300,000

by Chris Druesedow May 8, 2014
Soldotna Real Estate

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