Wasilla and Palmer Real Estate Market, 2013 year to date.

I have been making periodic reports on the real esstate market this year. Here is the August report and the March report. Both of these reports indicated a strong year for the market in the Valley. I have been concentrating on the Palmer and Wasilla areas because that is where over 80% of the properties Read more about Wasilla and Palmer Real Estate Market, 2013 year to date.[…]

Rural Development Loan Changes For Palmer and Wasilla Alaska

Rural Development loans have long been a part of our real estate landscape in the Mat-Su Valley. When I was first licensed, the city of Palmer was the only area that qualified for Rural Development loans. Sometime later the rest of the Valley opened up to it. Now, since October 1, certain areas are no Read more about Rural Development Loan Changes For Palmer and Wasilla Alaska[…]

End For A Symbol Of Matanuska River Erosion

Last September the Matanuska River Flooded it’s banks along the Old Glenn Highway about 3 miles from downtown Palmer. By that time the house pictured to the left had already been abandoned because of damage by the Matanuska River. The damage was not caused by flooding so much as by erosion. Erosion is a major Read more about End For A Symbol Of Matanuska River Erosion[…]

Palmer Real Estate and the Government Shutdown

Well, the government budget expired yesterday. We can debate if this is good or bad, but we will leave that for the another time. Here are some of the immediate realities regarding loans and real estate. We are still selling houses and writing contracts. We will likely include longer than normal contract periods in case Read more about Palmer Real Estate and the Government Shutdown[…]