Have you ever priced your home higher than its worth to leave room for negotiations, but never saw the results you were hoping for? Have you ever lost out on your dream home because someone bought it before you could get pre-approved? Do you believe that every agent is going to produce the same results for your home?

You might be surprised to know all of the common misconceptions related to real estate, but it happens all the time! One of the biggest problems people have with buying or selling property is misinformation -- so it never hurts to cover all your bases before making such a huge financial decision. With the right resources and proper explanation, your success as a buyer or seller will be immeasurable. 

With that being said, here are…

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The most important thing about buying or selling a home with a Realtor is getting to know them! You want to understand where they come from, the things they have learned from prior transactions, and ultimately make sure that the person you are working with is a great fit. We value transparency and want to ensure that you have the opportunity to get to know each of the agents on our team. In this article, Robert Craig shares some of the biggest takeaways from his first transaction:

I’ve always known that putting in the hard work first makes everything else easier down the line. This is also what I have gathered from my first real estate transaction, and I wouldn't have had it any other way! I have learned so many valuable lessons that no class could…

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Don’t you just love going online and browsing through all of the houses you see yourself living in one day? Looking at floor plans.. deciding on your “must haves''.. mentally checking houses off your list.. these are all amazing things! -- but if you haven’t been pre-approved for a loan, the only issue here is that you don’t know for certain if the home you’re looking at is within your price range. Of course you have a general idea of how much you’re able to afford, but knowing for certain how much you are qualified to spend is what will set you up for the next steps in finally buying your dream home!

There are several benefits to consulting with a lender and receiving a pre-approval letter. If you are unsure about where you stand financially when…

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We already know that the top ten most popular Anchorage neighborhoods to live in are:

1. South Addition

2. Rogers Park

3. Airport Heights

4. Turnagain

5. Northstar

6. Bear Valley

7. Huffman/O'Malley

8. Basher

9. Rabbit Creek

10. Bayshore/Klatt

The question you should ask yourself now is -- what will the next up and coming neighborhood be, and when should I jump on making this my next real estate investment? The reason you should be asking this question is because if you make your next home purchase in an area that you know is up and coming, you can buy cheap while the neighborhood is in development, and receive a huge return on your investment by selling in the future when the place is booming with hungry buyers!

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Despite COVID restrictions and everything that has happened in the past year -- The Alaska housing market is thriving! According to real estate data, home sales in Alaska reached their highest level of volume and broke more price records in 2020 than have been seen in the last ten years. 

One of the biggest reasons for the upward trend in real estate sales is because of the super low interest rates on home loans and low inventory throughout the entire state. The current market is in favor of the seller, which means that as fast as homes are getting put on the market, they are being sold. 

The high demand of people looking to buy in 2020 was also due to the increasing number of people working from home. Homeowners are looking to upsize their…

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Why do you need a real estate agent?

Well, there are a number of reasons why choosing to buy or sell with a knowledgeable agent could only work out to your benefit. In this article, we dive in deep about the ins and outs of FSBO (For Sale By Owner) to help you make an informed decision, and about why using an agent is worth your time and every penny. Here are ten reason why you should buy or sell your home with a licensed real estate agent:

The first thought that comes to everyone's mind when they think of going FSBO (For Sale By Owner) is that they are going to be saving a ton of money -- this is not necessarily true. According to the National Association of Realtors, the “median sales price of a FSBO home was $200,000 in 2018, which is…

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Steve Cinelli is the civil engineer we use when working with our clients because he is the best in the area at what he does! As a civil engineer, Steve draws up designs for new buildings from a structural standpoint, as well as making changes to already existing structures.

Steve Cinelli is known for his cutting edge technology and exemplary service! He is an expert in this industry and we know that we can always count on him to get the job done! Steve Cinelli provides the best quality work for our clients and he helps make Precision Home Group stand out!

We highly recommend using Steve Cinelli for any civil engineering services you might need in the future! If you are looking for a referral, he would be a great person to reach out to. You…

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What does a surveyor do?

The job of a surveyor is to make sure that a property's boundary lines are up to date, and that sites are properly prepared for construction in order to avoid any legal disputes. This is done by making very precise measurements to determine the boundaries of the property. Surveyors have the technology to provide data that is relevant to the shape of the Earth’s surface for mapmaking, engineering, and construction projects.

When working with our clients, we want to provide them with the best service possible in every aspect -- and that is why we use Frontier Surveys for all of our surveying needs! Frontier Surveys uses the latest and most advanced technology available to provide our clients with the most accurate…

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The reason that a home inspection is necessary when buying or selling property is because it is a relatively cost effective way to determine the overall condition of your home. Inspections are essential because it is the easiest way to avoid the mistake of purchasing a home in need of major repairs.

We use Rex Lewis from the Home Team whenever our clients need to have a home inspection because they always provide superior service, and make sure that the job gets done in the most professional and efficient manner. Rex provides a variety of inspection services including residential, commercial, mold inspections, and radon testing. His extensive knowledge and background allows us to provide our clients with exceptional service that is worth coming…

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To put it simply, a mortgage lender is someone who loans money to people who are hoping to purchase or refinance a home. Once approved, the mortgage company then charges interest, which is accrued monthly and paid throughout the length of the loan.

Alex Rasmussen is a mortgage lender for Alaska USA, and he is our right hand man when it comes to finding the perfect loan for our clients! He has an extensive background in the mortgage industry, and uses his expertise to guide his clients through every step of the borrowing process. There are a great number of lenders that you can utilize in the area -- but Alex will assure you with a personalized mortgage experience that will be worth going back to again!

Some of the loan options you might expect…

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