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Why You Should Think About Buying a Home Now
Dated: February 14 2019
Whether you are Alaska's native or interested in relocating to the Last Frontier, choosing the ideal time to buy a home is very crucial. It requires planning, preparation
If you are looking to buy a home in Alaska, it's best to get one now. Read on to know why...
America's market is getting better
Americans who believed it’s a good time to buy a home increased 4% from December to 15% in January according to the monthly survey from Fannie Mae.
This clearly shows that consumer confidence in housing is rising this year especially when Americans are now less concerned about losing jobs as the economy is getting more stable.
The warm season is fast approaching
It is best to search for a new home in the spring and summer in Alaska. Homes won't be covered in snow so you will really have a good view with each of them. In the snow, everything may look the same somehow. You will get to see the surroundings and know them clearly especially when the weather gets drier but the temperature is going to still be comfortable.
Large supplies of homes are available
In the spring, people tend to be more productive and do what each one has to do. This also applies to people who want to sell or prepare their homes for sale. As the warmer season comes, the more properties are becoming available for sale so you will have plenty to choose from. With large supply, you may have stronger leverage to negotiate on the price of the home you wanted to buy.
More time to weatherproof and repair
Alaska is known for the long winter season. Getting home in the early spring gives you the leverage to have more time to prepare your home for the cold weather. It is easier to fix the house in the warmer season than when in the snow and temperatures are freezing. When the cold season comes, all you have to do is just to chill and relax because you've done them all during the summer or spring.
If you are ready to look and buy a home around Alaska, give us a call at (907) 570-6757 or 907-720-4663, we’d love to help.
Vanna has called Alaska home for the past 15 years. As a mother, real estate investor and previous business owner, Vanna brings many different perspectives when working for her clients. She has been a....