Anchorage Property Market and Real Estate Guide

(Anchorage, Alaska - AK, USA)

Aerial view of AnchorageKnown for its natural beauty, Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska. This is a popular destination with visitors who enjoy outdoor activities, such as sailing and hiking, while the city's downtown district really comes alive after dark.

High demand for property in Anchorage has caused prices to rise in recent years, with a stagnant period due to the recession. Those interested in purchasing property here should do so before prices really take off once more. There is still a good range of affordable places to live in Anchorage, especially for those with a keen eye for a bargain.

The most popular neighborhoods in which to purchase at the present moment are Sand Lake and Abbott Loop, while the neighborhood of Spenard is particularly scenic of worthy of a mention.

Renting Serviced Apartments

Although serviced apartments are plentiful in most North American cities, they are few and far between in Anchorage. However, those who like to live in style and are not concerned about the cost will find a collection of luxurious serviced apartments around Cook Inlet. Offering stunning views from their balconies, these stylish apartments are fully furnished and contain everything visitors would expect to find in a five-star hotel.

Buying Apartments and Houses

Despite the fact that prices are now on the increase in Anchorage, buyers will still find plenty of affordable houses and apartments in and around the city. Anyone who wishes to purchase property must be aware that on top of the property price are a range of fees amounting to up to five percent of the property's value. Covering a number of legal services, some fees may need to be paid in full in advance and are non-refundable.

Real Estate Agents

When it comes to choosing a real estate agent, potential property owners would do well to tread carefully, as most agents work mainly on commission and it is all too easy for them to become more concerned about their own needs rather than those of the client. The good news is that there are plenty of agents to choose from in Anchorage, with most offering their own websites and portfolios for clients to look through before contacting them directly.

Check out the following Anchorage realtors and real estate agents:

RE / MAX Properties Real Estate
Address: 110 West 38th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska AK, 99503, USA
Tel: +1 907 257 0114
One of the leading real estate groups in the USA, RE / MAX Properties Real Estate have a branch in Anchorage, where their agents specialise in the local property market.

Pacific Rim Properties
Address: 405 West 27th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska AK, 99503, USA
Tel: +1 907 563 3345
Providing property management, sales and leasing services throughout the Anchorage area, Pacific Rim Properties is one of the city's leading property management companies.

Nova Property Management
Address: 8340 Rainy Place, Anchorage, Alaska AK, 99518, USA
Tel: +1 907 522 1332
Email: contact via website
Established in 1980, Nova Property Management is the most experienced real estate firm in the whole city and offers a wide range of professional property services.