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Dan Wolf

Dan Wolf Tel: (907) 248-9653 Fax: (907) 865-6515 Email: danwolf@alaska.net Website: www.anchoragehomesearch.com Read articles by Dan Wolf: “Big-Wild-Alaska” Home Buying Tips from the Last Frontier
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Dan Wolf

Dan Wolf “Big-Wild-Alaska” Home Buying Tips from the Last Frontier Insider tips Tel: (907) 248-9653 Fix: (907) 865-6515 Email: danwolf@alaska.net Website: www.anchoragehomesearch.com It is a great time to buy a home in Anchorage, Alaska! When I talk with people they often ask what it’s like to live in Alaska. They have formed ...

John M. Compagno

John M. Compagno The IRS Needs to Know Article San Francisco Phone: 415-743-6990 Email: john.compagno@hklaw.com Web: http://www.hklaw.com If you’re the owner of even a single unit of rental property, starting this year you must start tracking all vendors doing at least $600 worth of work for you. Federal law now requires you to send them ...

How to clean up your credit score?

Tara Siegel Bernard Healing a Wounded Credit Score Article Tara Siegel Bernard is a personal finance reporter for The New York Times. Some lost their jobs or were just overwhelmed by mounting debt. Others got caught up in the real estate bubble or had major medical bills. Whatever the reason, the rising number of foreclosures, short sales, ...

New Fed Rule for Mortgage Brokers

Lynnley Browning New Fed Rule for Mortgage Brokers Article Lynnley Browning is a frequent contributor to the business pages of The New York Times and is a former Moscow-based correspondent for Reuters. STARTING April 1, under a new compensation rule from the Federal Reserve, borrowers who get their mortgages through brokers will most likely ...

No McMansions for Millennials

S. Mitra Kalita No McMansions for Millennials Article S. Mitra Kalita is a general assignment reporter at The Washington Post and serves as president of the South Asian Journalists Association. Here’s what Generation Y doesn’t want: formal living rooms, soaker bathtubs, dependence on a car. In other words, they don’t want their parents’ ...

What to Look for When Buying a Home in Alaska

State of Alaska If you’re buying a home in Alaska, you’re likely to be purchasing one with a septic system. A septic system is effective, cost efficient, and easy to maintain. However, failing systems are a major source of underground pollution, cause waterborne illnesses, such as dysentery and hepatitis, and are expensive for homeowners ...

Property Tax in Alaska

State of Alaska Property Tax in Alaska Article expert info Alaska is the only state in the United States where a large part of the land mass is not subject to a property tax. Although property tax is the primary method of raising revenues for most of the larger municipalities in the state, smaller municipalities favor a sales tax. Read ...

No mention of MID in State of Union Speech

  President Barack Obama talked about the need to reduce the federal deficit and simplify the tax code in his state of the Union speech last night but in leaving out the specifics of how he would accomplish those goals he left it unclear whether changes to the mortgage interest deduction (MID) would be part of the mix. Source: Web: www.realtor.org  

Owners, Renters Agree: Owning a Home is a Smart Decision

  A substantial majority of both home owners and current renters agree that owning a home is a smart decision over the long term. That’s according to the results of a National Association of Realtors® survey of 3,793 adults conducted online by Harris Interactive.  Read Article