The Logan Team, Anchorage Alaska REALTORs
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Why Choose an Anchorage Alaska REALTOR?

Why Choose an Anchorage Alaska REALTOR?

Alaska Board of REALTOR’s and Anchorage Board of REALTOR’s are both very active organizations, helping REALTOR members provide Anchorage Alaska Buyer’s and Anchorage Alaska Seller’s with a code of ethics and standards of practice, as adopted by the National Association of REALTOR’s.

Interviewing Anchorage Alaska REALTOR’s is a necessary step to determine which Alaska Sales Associate or Associate Broker fits best with your particular needs for buying or selling your Anchorage real estate.

There are several good reasons to use an Anchorage Alaska REALTOR when buying or selling Anchorage real estate.

  1. Your Anchorage Alaska REALTOR®  has day to day experience and knowledge with lenders, negotiations, inspections and escrow. There are many negotiating factors, including but not limited to price, financing, terms, date of possession and often the inclusion or exclusion of repairs and furnishings or appliances. The purchase agreement should allow time for you to complete appropriate inspections and investigations of the property before you are bound to complete the purchase. Your agent can advise you as to which investigations and inspections are recommended or required.
  2. Your Anchorage Alaska REALTOR® can help you determine your buying power – that is, your financial reserves plus your borrowing capacity. If you give an Anchorage REALTOR® some basic information about your available savings, income and current debt, he or she can refer you to lenders best qualified to help you.
  3. Your Anchorage Alaska REALTOR® has many resources to assist you in your Anchorage home search.  With extensive information for finding, evaluating and researching properties.  Helping you reduce the risks associated with buying or selling Anchorage real estate.
  4. Your Anchorage Alaska REALTOR® adheres to a higher standards by following a code of ethics.
  5. Your Anchorage Alaska REALTOR® is a good sounding board, evaluator, therapist.  When things get dicey, an Anchorage Alaska REALTOR will provide you back up.
  6. Your Anchorage REALTOR® can assist you in the selection process by providing objective information about each property. Agents who are REALTORS® have access to a variety of informational resources. REALTORS® can provide local community information on utilities, zoning, schools, etc. There are two things you’ll want to know: First, will the property provide the environment I want for a home or investment? Second, will the property have resale value when I am ready to sell?
  7. Your Anchorage Alaska REALTOR® provides due diligence during the property evaluation. Depending on the area and property, this could include inspections for termites, dry rot, asbestos, faulty structure, roof condition, septic tank and well tests, just to name a few. Your Anchorage REALTOR® can assist you in finding qualified responsible professionals to do most of these investigations and provide you with written reports.
    You will also want to see a preliminary report on the property title. Title indicates ownership of property and can be mired in confusing status of past owners or rights of access. The title to most Anchorage properties will have some limitations; for example, easements (access rights) for utilities. Your Anchorage REALTOR®, title search company or attorney can help you resolve issues that might cause problems at a later date.
  8. Your Anchorage REALTOR® provides due diligence during the property evaluation. Depending on the area and property, this could include inspections for termites, dry rot, asbestos, faulty structure, roof condition, septic tank and well tests, just to name a few. Your Anchorage REALTOR® can assist you in finding qualified responsible professionals to do most of these investigations and provide you with written reports.
    You will also want to see a preliminary report on the property title. Title indicates ownership of property and can be mired in confusing status of past owners or rights of access. The title to most Anchorage properties will have some limitations; for example, easements (access rights) for utilities. Your Anchorage REALTOR®, title search company or attorney can help you resolve issues that might cause problems at a later date.
  9. Your Anchorage REALTOR® can guide you through the closing process and make sure everything flows together smoothly.
  10. Your Anchorage Alaska REALTOR®  will help you accomplishing the goal of owning Anchorage Alaska real estate.

Lonnie Logan, REALTOR & Associate Broker on The Logan Team with Herrington & Company, LLC has been with the REALTOR’s since 2001.  Working directly with her buyer’s and seller’s and doesn’t hand them off to a junior agent learning the ropes.

Anchorage Alaska REALTOR, Lonnie Logan will has the experience and skills you deserve.

An Anchorage real estate agent can help you understand everything you need to know about the home buying process.

Not all Anchorage real estate licensees are the same; only those who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR ” ®” trademark on their business cards and other marketing and sales literature.

REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. REALTORS®subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. An independent survey reported that 84% of home buyers would use the same REALTOR® again.

Anchorage real estate transactions involve one of the biggest financial investments of most people’s lifetime. Transactions today usually exceed $250,000. If you had a $250,000 income tax problem, would you attempt to deal with it without the help of a certified professional accountant? If you had a $250,000 legal question, would you deal with it without the help of an attorney? Considering the small upside cost and the large downside risk, it would be wise to work with a professional REALTOR® when you are buying an Anchorage home.