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My Turn: Business benefits from SB21

...stronger and more vibrant economy by providing and sustaining jobs in our company and elsewhere in the hospitality and real estate industry.Our family believes that Alaska is the best place on earth to live and raise our children. We are, therefore...
Flu pandemic may hit tourism states hardest services would go up 15 percent. No change in demand is projected for waste services, government and the real estate industry. Levi's organization, which conducts research and advocates for steps it believes improves public health...
Chance for expansion in seafood?

...seafood industry's payroll in Juneau is larger than that of the University of Alaska Southeast and the banking and real estate industry, he said. In another trend, the city's raw-fish tax receipts have increased over the past decade - from...
The bottom line on taxes

...Obama denounced that as a heartless attack on health care. Second, the mortgage interest deduction, which the real estate industry promotes as help for first-time home buyers even though it also subsidizes million-dollar vacation homes...
Alaska's economy powers through recession

...employment for a big crew, as many as 100 workers. A solid salmon season has helped, as well. And Alaska's real estate industry never soared to the heights of some others, and therefore had less room to fall. "Our real estate market was...

...Clunkers" ended? Of course, the jobs tax credit might never end, if employers lobby for an extension, just as the real estate industry has fought for extended home-buying tax credits. It might make sense to move some already-approved stimulus...
Juneau Realtor wins national award

...Association of Realtors established the award in 1979 to "honor Realtors who have made outstanding contributions to the real estate industry and are recognized as leaders in their local communities. The award is considered the highest honor an NAR member...
CON: Should the US loosen regulations on businesses?

...transferred to those best capable of developing those assets. This friction in turn hampered recovery in the residential real estate industry - from real estate agents to home builders to the home improvement industry. In the end, according to government...
Investigator goes from chasing cops to being one

...enough to live. In her mid-20s she decided to make a change. After moving from Montana to Juneau she entered the real estate industry. She was making more money, for sure, but the job "wasn't something you jumped out of bed every morning and...
Group to plead guilty for alleged role in scam

...Prosecutors say the scam allegedly took place between 2003 and 2006 and featured all components of the city's real estate industry: agents, buyers, sellers, appraiser, and even mortgage and title companies. The group purchased then resold...


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