KENAI PENINSULA REAL ESTATE HOUSING MARKET RECOVERY TEMPTS SELLERS

by April 30, 2013

The Kenai peninsula Real Estate housing market’s recovery is still establishing itself. It’s not exactly in its infancy, but I would say it has a way to go before we can call it ‘mature.’ The majority of predictions for the rest of 2013 remain widely positive, and the young housing recovery is being strongly supported by continuing low mortgage rates. This might easily lull prospective home sellers into assuming they will automatically have a simple selling process, but housing upturn or not, it’s no time to go to sleep. In short, it’s still a good idea for Kenai sellers to take as much care as ever before — especially when it comes to choosing a … Continue reading

KENAI PENINSULA’S “WHAT WOMEN WANT EXPO” AT SOLDOTNA HIGH SCHOOL MAY 4TH

by April 30, 2013

**What Women Want Expo** Saturday May 4th from 10am-5PM Soldotna High School A Local Shopping Expo and Spring Fair. This event is a fundraiser for the SoHi Girls Basketball Team! 40+ Vendors including food. Home based business, crafts, local businesses and more. Come have lunch and shop till you drop. Mothers Day is just around the corner. Bring the kids. Jumpin’ Junction has generously donated their Bouncy House ($2.00 admission) and there will be crafts to entertain the little ones. SOURCE: radiokenai.net

KENAI PENINSULA’S 2013 SPORT REC & TRADE SHOW

by April 29, 2013

**Kenai Peninsula Sport Rec & Trade Show** 2013 Kenai Peninsula Sport, Rec and Trade Show May 3, 4, 5, 2013 at the Soldotna Sports Center. This event is the Peninsula’s only Sport Rec show, with an average of 5,000 attendees yearly. This year there is new and exciting events and vendors that you don’t want to miss! 2013 Show Dates & Times Friday, May 3rd ~ 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm Saturday, May 4th ~ 9:00 am to 7:00 pm Sunday, May 5th ~ 11:00 am to 5:00 pm SOURCE: radiokenai.net

PART 2 — TOP 6 MISTAKES FOR KENAI PENINSULA REAL ESTATE SELLERS TO AVOID

by April 29, 2013

Previously, we cited three of the most common mistakes sellers make after listing their Kenaiproperty for sale. Here are three more: Proper Insurance When you have a Kenai Peninsula Real Estate property for sale, it’s more important than ever to see that your homeowners insurance is up to date. It is highly unlikely that someone will have an accident on your premises, but the increase in the number of visitors makes it prudent to be well covered. Of course you will want to mitigate obvious potential hazards like broken glass or exposed nails — but should also have a foolproof system for making pets a non-issue during showings. Contractual Terms With your Kenai property for … Continue reading

KENAI KAMBE AND SOLDOTNA ORCA THEATER MOVIE SHOWTIMES FOR FRIDAY THE 26TH

by April 26, 2013

ORCA THEATER SHOWTIMES    –   (Digital Projection) – Rated PG13    Friday:  4:15, 7:00, 9:45 Saturday:  1:30, 4:15, 7:00, 9:45 Sunday:   1:30, 4:15, 7:00 Monday thru Thursday:  4:15, 7:00     PAIN AND GAIN   (Digital Projection) – Rated R  **Starred**    Friday:  4:30, 7:15, 10:00 Saturday:  1:45, 4:30, 7:15, 10:00 Sunday:  1:45, 4:30, 7:15 Monday thru Thursday:  4:30, 7:15 Showtimes for Regal Kambe Theatre 215 N. Willow Street, Kenai, AK – (907) 283-4554 Oblivion ‎2hr 5min‎ ‎PG-13‎ ‎Action‎ ‎‎ ‎4:00‎ – ‎7:00‎ – ‎10:00pm‎ The Big Wedding ‎1hr 29min‎ ‎R‎ ‎Comedy‎ ‎‎ ‎4:30‎ – ‎7:30‎ – ‎10:15pm‎ The Croods ‎1hr 38min‎ ‎PG‎ ‎4:15‎ – ‎9:45pm‎ The Croods 3D ‎1hr 38min‎ ‎PG‎ ‎7:15pm‎

OPTIONS FOR BUYING A KENAI PENINSULA REAL ESTATE HOME AFTER A FORECLOSURE OPENS UP

by April 25, 2013

“Time flies when you’re having a good time” we hear. But time can also pass quickly for those who’ve had to go through difficult times. Case in point is a million and a half borrowers who have recently experienced the pain of a foreclosure. That’s the estimated number of those who, by this time next year, will have waited long enough to again become eligible for an FHA loan.  Anyone interested in buying a Kenai Peninsula Real Estate  home after a foreclosure has come through a tough period. The standard waiting period for an FHA-guaranteed loan is 3-4 years following a foreclosure or short sale (though individual circumstances vary). Now that the weeks and months … Continue reading

KENAI PENINSULA REAL ESTATE HOUSES FOR SALE AND MULTIPLE OFFER SUDDEN DEATH

by April 24, 2013

Those who have been paying close attention to how the houses for sale in Kenai have been performing may have observed the results of the dreaded “multiple offer situation.” When a closing price seems to rise unexpectedly, it could be because of something called the “Notice of Best and Final.”   That notice can be issued by a listing agent as soon as more than one offer is on the table. Experienced real estate agents sometimes choose this strategy to win the best price for their client. It instructs all interested buyers to submit their “best and final offer” by a deadline (usually within 24 – 48 hours). Since no counters or escalation clauses are allowed, … Continue reading

TIME TO REGISTER FOR KENAI PENINSULA’S 2013 TRIATHLON! JUNE 9TH AT SKYVIEW!

by April 23, 2013

**2013 Tri The Kenai** Registration is open for the 2013 Tri The Kenai Triathlon, June 9 at Skyview High School. The adult event includes a 500-yard pool swim, a 10-mile road bike and a 5-kilometer trail run, while the youth event (ages 6 to 14) includes a 100-yard swim, 4-k trail bike and 3-k run. Registration closes at midnight June 1. Competitors wishing to be considered for seeding must be registered by May 15. This year’s event will include a charity focus on the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank. Volunteers are needed. For more information or to register, visit www.trithekenai.com or email registration@trithekenai.com. SOURCE: radiokenai.net

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