Akutan Real Estate News
Real Estate news for Akutan, AK continually updated from thousands of sources.
Tuesday Jul 19 | via KIMO
Free class for homebuyers - HomeChoicea - is for anyone interested in buying a home. This eight-hour course is designed by Alaska Housing Finance Corporation to give Alaskans the knowledge necessary to become an informed homebuyer. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 12 | via Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Anyone hoping for swift action on the state's fiscal crisis was in for a disappointment on Monday. Comment?
Saturday Jul 9 | via Anchorage Daily News
Meredith Simpson has her cozy one-bedroom home in Mt. View listed on Airbnb for peer-to-peer vacation rentals. Comment?
Friday Jul 8 | via Anchorage Daily News
Gov. Walker's fiscal plan was rejected by legislators and the people of Alaska. The Legislature's 2017 balanced and funded fiscal plan was passed by more than 80 percent of Democrats, independents and Republicans. Comment?
Jun 8, 2016 | via Alaska Journal of Commerce
The Legislature forwarded a bill to Gov. Bill Walker that will stave off steep insurance premium increases in the individual market - at a $55 million cost to the state - at least for two years. Reinsurance is a form of subsidy for insurance providers. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Japan Times
British Columbia announced Monday it will impose a 15 percent tax on foreigners who buy residential property in Vancouver, a city with a housing shortage and soaring real estate prices. The tax - which will go into effect Aug. 2 - is the latest in a series of measures designed to rein in the area's overheated housing market, owed in part to an influx of foreign buyers. Comment?
10 min ago | via KFQD-AM Anchorage
Who needs a hotel room when you can have your own personal windmill, caboose or church to vacation in? That's exactly what TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals had in mind when compiling this list of its top off-the-grid, outlandish and unconventional converted homes to rent. "A unique vacation rental is an easy and affordable way to make an otherwise ordinary trip feel remarkable and unforgettable," TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals spokesperson Laurel Greatrix told ABC News of the interesting new trend. Comment?
22 min ago | via Independent.ie
Cash buyers are dominating the housing market, with new figures showing that the proportion of such buyers has shot up - they now account for six out of 10 house and apartment purchases. Cash buyers are dominating the housing market, with new figures showing that the proportion of such buyers has shot up - they now account for six out of 10 house and apartment purchases. Comment?
22 min ago | via Independent.ie
Pressure has mounted on banks to cut their variable mortgage costs after a new lender announced a large reduction in its interest rates. Pressure has mounted on banks to cut their variable mortgage costs after a new lender announced a large reduction in its interest rates. Comment?
29 min ago | via Castanet.net
In this show, five realtors compete with each other for the right to represent home sellers in the Kelowna area. Seller's Market follows local realtors Darryl Reuter, Luke Menkes, Dean Desrosiers, Marika Wolf and Amanda Westrheim as they vie, scheme and outwit each other for the right to sell listings. Comment?
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