Some Good Old Fashioned Q&A
Well, it’s September already? How did that happen? I thought we would just have a good old fashion question and answer period. I get a lot of questions about the.......Read More
3 Pandemic Inspired Buying Trends With Staying Power
Okay, I read this article and thought how appropriate, then I added a few of my own thoughts on this as well The original article was written by Tanya Svoboda,.......Read More
It’s a Question of Insurance
Let’s face it…. insurance is pretty boring! I mean really, the only thing fun about insurance is their commercials! Geiko, State Farm and even Farmers insurance have done a pretty.......Read More
Home Buyers: 10 Answers to 10 Questions
Hey Cora, I am thinking about buying a home, but I have 10 questions! I am hoping you can answer them: Signed Little Miss Quizzical! Dear Quizzical, Thanks for the.......Read More
Low Low Low Low Inventory
By Cora Carleson: I know, I know, I have said this all summer, but now….it’s even more true! We actually have people out there who have money, and cannot find.......Read More
Should you allow a buyer to move in your home early?
Hey Cora, I live out of state and have sold my house. The buyers haven’t closed yet, but they want to rent my house before they close. This make me.......Read More
Alaska Market Research
By Cora Carleson: I know you are all curious about the market because of the election coming up, interest rates, and this shortfall in inventory we have right now. So.......Read More
What Is Causing This Market?
By Cora Carleson: End of Summer and no Alaska State Fair. How could this have happened? I mean really no fair, that there is no fair! So what are we.......Read More
GreatLander – May
Hey Cora: A friend told me that because of the pandemic, I don’t have to make my mortgage payments right now. Is that true? And will it go against my.......Read More
Hey Cora: I am confused about interest rates. I mean, I heard that rates dropped down to like 1.5% but when I called lock my rate to purchase a.......Read More
Greatlanders – March
Hey Cora: You wrote an article once about funny things that happened when you were showing homes, I am sure there are more of those because of your “100’s of.......Read More
Greatlanders – February
So, do you remember a few months ago when I sent you a list to make an emergency kit? And who made one? Hummmm? Well, after last months shake up,.......Read More
Greatlanders – January
Hey Cora, I noticed that some real estate professionals call themselves Realtors and other call themselves “licensees” and others “sales people” and other agents” and still others call themselves real.......Read More
20 TICKETS I have 20 tickets to give away for the first people that call me or email me! You chose the day and time you would like.......Read More
It’s almost Winter!
Preparing for Home Inspection
Seller Inspection Checklist For use in preparation for your home inspection A-1 Inspection Services, LL General ☐ Make sure that all utilities are turned on. ☐ Access is.......Read More
Hey Cora, I want to start getting my house ready for sale. What are some of the things that I need to do. Signed Anxious Seller Dear Anxious: Good question,.......Read More
How Do I know if Investment Properties are right for me?
How do I know if buying a multi-unit property is right for me? Answer: Well, there is no real answer to that. I would ask yourself some questions, and as.......Read More
Overwhelmed by Moving!
Hey Cora: I want to put my home up for sale, but I have 4 kids and 2 dogs and sooooo much stuff! This why I need a bigger house!.......Read More
A Question from Captain Broke
Hey Cora: I always think I am going to save enough money to buy a house, but just day to day living seems to suck up my good intention of.......Read More
To Have Chickens or Not To Have Chickens, that’s the question….
Okay, so you live in a neighborhood that you are pretty sure has some kind of home owner’s association or at least has covenants, but you do not pay anything.......Read More
Hey Cora: So what is happening in Real Estate in the Matsu Valley? I really want to know!
Dear Really want to Know: There is a lot! Let’s first talk about some real estate stats – because I LOVE STATS! Right now, our Median Listing Price is $279,900!.......Read More
Educating Licensees and Rent Vs. Buy
Hey Cora: I heard that Real Estate Licensees have to take a bunch of classes to renew their licenses, is that true? Justin Curious Dear Justin, yes, it is! In.......Read More
Hey Cora! Buying remote property in Alaska!
Hey Cora, I would like to buy a cabin on a lake or some remote property to create memories with my family. Any advice on where I should start so.......Read More
Seriously funny (and strange) questions!
Hey Cora, your job as a real estate agent sounds “serious” all the time. Do you ever run across things that are just funny? Signed Seriously Hilarious. Dear Hilarious; HA!.......Read More