Alaska MLS Home Search

For Buyers

Buying a home is an exciting time in one's life, and it is one of the most important financial decisions that you will make. Making the smart move of choosing a REALTOR® is your first step to ensuring that your new home and community meets your needs. Our expertise extends well beyond finding your next home. We will fully represent your interests throughout the negotiation process from beginning to end, guide you through the financing process by directing you to a variety of lenders and available programs to help you to procure your best loan package, schedule a complete home inspection by a licensed home inspector, negotiate personal property, and schedule a timeline to ensure that the home is ready for you to move into on your target date. Throughout this process, we will attempt to make your home buying experience rewarding by shouldering the workload and stress for you, so that you can focus on the details of making your new home perfect for you and for your loved ones. For your convenience, we also provide listings by email (Select Buyer's Example Report to view the type of report that will be emailed to you). This affords you opportunity to shop for your next home from the comfort of your current home and ensures that you find only the best homes to visit. The majority of our business eminates from past clients' colleagues, family and friends. We trust that you'll come to understand why.

How I Can Help
Before you start looking
Closing Costs

As Your REALTOR®, We Will:

  • Make available to you all of the properties in the area that meet your criteria.
  • Make sure you don't pay too much for your new home and help you avoid costly mistakes.
  • Answer all of your questions about the local market area, including schools, neighborhoods, the local economy, and more.
  • Provide you with as much time and effort as you need to help you to make your best choice. At no time will your needs be second to another client's needs! 

Before You Start Looking For Your New Home:

  • Check your credit rating. Straighten out any errors before its too late.
  • Determine a comfortable monthly budget for your new purchase, including down payment and monthly payment.
  • Find a loan program that meets your needs and get pre-qualified (preferably pre-approved).
  • Choose a REALTOR® that you trust and who understands your needs.
  • Determine what neighborhood best matches your needs.
  • Identify important features you need your new home to have.

Closing Costs to Expect:

  • Lender fees include charges for loan processing, underwriting, preparation and establishing an escrow account.
  • Third-party fees include charges for insurance, title search and home inspection.
  • Government fees include deed recording and state & local mortgage taxes.
  • Escrow and interest fees include homeowner's insurance, loan interest, real estate taxes, and occasionally private mortgage insurance.

Buyer Report

Find out how much your closing costs could be.

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Mark Frentzel
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