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

July 20, 2016

See Your Banker Before You Shop

Time for a move? Does the market softness for more expensive homes, the high appeal and demand for your more average home, and historic low interest […]
July 19, 2016

“I want to buy a Foreclosure!”

People often begin a home search saying “I want to buy a foreclosure”. What’s really meant is “I want a good deal”. So what constitutes a […]
July 18, 2016

Termination and Default – What’s the Difference

What happens when a real estate buyer or seller don’t do something their contract calls for? Real estate contracts require close reading. The most widely-used contract in the […]
July 18, 2016

Buying from an Institutional Owner: It Takes Fortitude!

“It takes fortitude,” said Anchorage Opera’s former director when I told him I was planning to see the entire Ring cycle by Wagner at Seattle Opera. The […]
July 17, 2016

Ugly Past Events at Your Home: What do You Tell?

You didn’t know that years ago somebody was murdered in your home. Your seller didn’t know about it perhaps, or maybe they didn’t want to repeat […]