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August 14, 2019

Alaska’s unprecedented heat wave had many wishing they could flip on the air-conditioning to find some relief. Air-conditioning doesn’t come standard in most Alaska homes but some homeowners still managed to keep their cool. Energy efficient homes are often touted for...

August 14, 2019

It’s been nearly one year since a 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Southcenteral Alaska the morning of Nov. 30, 2018. The immediate aftermath shutdown roads, schools, airports and businesses, but the earthquake hit homeowners the hardest. Damage ranged from minor to mas...

Midway through 2019, the Anchorage area residential housing market* is stable with sales prices holding steady at nearly the same as last year. Two notable outliers are downtown, which is markedly down and Girdwood, which is considerably up. Inventory is down 5% over t...

August 14, 2019

Anchorage is home to nearly 300,000 people but how many leave a lasting mark? Bill Taylor, owner of Colony Builders, has been making an impact for almost four decades. His contributions can be seen throughout the Anchorage landscape and in the fabric of Alaska’s buildi...