Anchorage, Alaska residential & commercial real estate blog

What you can expect to find in our blog.

A journal of real estate market conditions, "best practices" and postings of general interest to buyers, property owners, and investors in the Anchorage market area.

Recent Posts to the RealS8 blog

January 11, 2017

Home Prices Declined Fractionally in 2016

The average sales price of homes in Anchorage fell a quarter of a percent, to $366,080, in 2016 according to year-end statistics just released by Alaska […]
December 7, 2016

NY Times Offers Rent/Buy Calculator

Whether to rent or buy, as everyone knows, is a complex calculation. Today the NY Times published a very clever and easy-to-use tool that does much […]
December 6, 2016

Alaska Dispatch News Explains Relocation Home Sales

Jeannette Lee Falsey reports for the Dispatch on business and real estate topics. She published a front-page story Monday December 5 on relocation home sales. Bethany […]
September 23, 2016

Is South High Emptying Out?

Here’s an interesting page on the Anchorage School District website where school enrollment information lives. I was curious to confirm stories that enrollment at South High has dropped because […]
August 14, 2016

What are Costs of Land Purchase – Who Pays?

With so little residential land for sale in Anchorage, the costs of these purchases and sales aren’t as familiar as residential and condo transactions. Here’s a […]
July 21, 2016

Anchorage Residential Trends, mid-2016: A Tale of Two Markets

“How’s the market?” That’s everyone’s first question to a real estate professional. Today’s answer is this: “It depends on whom you are talking to”. If you […]