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Understanding Key Documents in Your HOA - Alaska Management Group

Written by Cliff Goughnour

The governing documents for your association contain the rules, regulations, and all other contractual terms that you and the other members are bound by. If you purchase property that is part of an association, your membership is automatic upon purchase. 

For this reason, Alaska State law requires that a Resale Certificate be provided to a prospective buyer prior to closing. In this way, a new owner is aware of what they are agreeing to, and can make a clear decision on whether the association's standards and restrictions meet their own. 

The only problem with this scenario, is that most prospective buyers don’t take the time to fully read these…

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When working with sellers, one of the things we advise is to get a home inspection done before getting the home on the market. Now, typically this is a cost that a buyer would incur during a home sale transaction, but there are several reasons why a seller would want to do this.

During a home inspection a licensed home inspector will meticulously check out the entire home from foundation to roof. They provide a report, typically next day, with complete recommended repair items with thorough pictures and descriptions. These reports are usually broken into three categories: health and life safety, significant repairs, and recommended repairs. By getting the home inspection before you get it on the market it allows home buyers to be at ease,…

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Real Estate Investing Basics Overview

We have all heard some type of quote about the success of real estate investing.

John Stuart Mill, a British political economist from the 1800s states “Landlords grow rich in their sleep without working, risking or economizing.”

Andrew Carnegie, the great American industrialist billionaire states “Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate.”

And, to quote Louis Glickman, an American real estate investor, “The best investment on Earth is earth.”

We are told from a young age that investing in real estate, or at least buying a home, is a great idea. But, how do we do it? What are the different types of real estate investments, and how do they work? Can anybody invest? Do you have to start with millions of dollars,…

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