Yvette Belisle

Yvette Belisle

Associate Broker 17864 English
2213 E Tudor Road, Area 51 Anchorage AK 99507
(907) 868-2811

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Waiting For Mortgage Rates To Go Lower? That’s Unlikely, Says Freddie Mac

By Yvette Belisle - September 23, 2020
Mortgage rates have continued to drop in recent months, hitting new all-time lows seemingly every week. And while the average mortgage rate for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage is currently (for the week ending September 3, 2020) under 3 percent, the consistent downward trend could have buyers holding out, waiting for rates to drop even lower. But according to Freddie Mac, mortgage rates are unli

Homes In The US Selling Faster in 2020

By Yvette Belisle - September 21, 2020
When you list your home, you don’t want it to sit on the market for months and months. You want to get an offer and make the sale as quickly as possible. Well, as it turns out, if you’re hoping to sell your home quickly, now is a great time to make a move. According to realtor.com’s August 2020 Monthly Housing Trends Report, the average home for sale in August 2020 was

Millennials Are Driving The Current Housing Boom

By Yvette Belisle - September 18, 2020
Since the lifting of stay-at-home orders and other COVID-related restrictions, the housing market has been experiencing an unprecedented resurgence. And the buyers who are driving that resurgence? None other than the millennial generation. According to the Wall Street Journal (outlined in a recent article in REALTOR® Magazine), home buyers in their 20s and 30s are playing a serio

Rural Real Estate Prices Are On The Rise

By Yvette Belisle - September 07, 2020
Urban areas have long been the hottest real estate markets in the country. But the pandemic and stay-at-home orders left many people longing for more space, both indoors and out—and now that restrictions are being lifted, many of them are leaving the cities and heading to rural destinations to find the space they’re looking for. And as interest in properties in rural areas is incre

Must-Know Lessons For Buying a Home Right Now

By Yvette Belisle - September 04, 2020
House hunting is always a process—but in the midst of COVID-19, there are even more things to know and learn about successfully finding and buying a home. But what, exactly, are those things? What do you need to know to find and buy a home right now? A recent article from realtor.com outlined key lessons home buyers should know if they’re shopping during COVID, including

Preparing For An Appraisal? Focus On These Projects

By Yvette Belisle - September 02, 2020
An appraisal is an important part of the home selling process; you want your appraisal to accurately reflect your home’s value and your listing price. But if your home appraisal comes in lower than expected, it could cause issues with your home sale and put the deal at risk. Which is why, as a seller, you want to do everything you can to get your home ready for the appraisal. But what pr

Video Touring a Potential Home? Here Are The Kitchen Questions You’ll Want To Ask

By Yvette Belisle - August 31, 2020
While COVID-related restrictions have loosened in many areas, many buyers are still wary about going to tour homes in person—and video tours are still hugely popular. Perhaps it’ll even be a permanent addition to how some people look at homes even once the pandemic is entirely under control. Video tours can give you just as much detail and information about a property checking as s

Renovating Your Home? Use These Tips To Make The Process As Stress-Free As Possible

By Yvette Belisle - August 28, 2020
Renovating your home is a big job—and for many homeowners, the process can be stressful. But it doesn’t have to be! A recent article from Point2Homes outlined key tips you can use to have a stress-free home renovation experience, including: Get your things out of the way. Renovations can be messy—and the last thing you want is for your furniture or other bel

6180 W Admiralty Circle

By Yvette Belisle - August 27, 2020
6180 W ADMIRALTY CIR, WASILLA AK     An acre of love circles this multi-level home. This home has endless potential to make it all your own. The welcoming living & kitchen space allows for enough room for social gatherings. The sun room is an extension off the kitchen for even more room to spread out. The upstairs offers a separate living space or mother-in-law for visitin

August Home Buyer Activity Making Up For Lost Spring Market

By Yvette Belisle - August 26, 2020
In normal years, Spring is the hottest homebuying season of the year. But we don’t have to tell you that 2020 isn’t a normal year—and as a result of the COVID-19 shutdowns, it looks like peak homebuying season is going to hit a little late this year. According to recent data from realtor.com, pace of sales, demand, and prices in August have all surpassed data from this
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