Real Estate

IF HOUSES WERE PEOPLE

My personal home was built in 1995. When I am spending money on repairs I have to remind myself that I am maintaining a property that is 37 years old. I wish I was 37 years old but, now an ‘ageless’ senior, I realize that my very personal residence (i.e. my body ) is holding

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FACEBOOK A TWO-EDGED SWORD

Last week I made a profound professional miscalculation. I left one of my windows slightly open in the Carwash. What a mess in what is, after all, really my mobile office! Leaving windows open to your personal life on Facebook can also ruin your day, and even your professional career. Many Realtors and other professionals

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HOW ARE YOU WIRED?

There are hundreds of homes in the Anchorage bowl with a 2-wire, ungrounded electrical system. This is because homes built before 1962 were not required to have an inbuilt grounding path. The National Electrical Code still allows for those older homes to retain the 2-wire system because it is not inherently unsafe. What happened is

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Anatomy of a team

Over the last 10 years there has been a clear trend towards real estate ‘teams’ – i.e. 2 or more licensed real estate operators joining up to operate as one. The obvious question that arises is whether this is beneficial to you the consumer. Recognizing some personal bias (since I am not a team nor

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