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Ketchikan touted as new market for second homes

...and timeshares. EscapeHomes.com put Ketchikan on its top 10 list, based on user requests, buyer interest and real estate prices, administrator Robert Barnum said. "We try to help people realize that there are smaller markets that don't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122303/sta_homes.shtml
News
Simple rental economics

...either continue to lose money, sell or default. As indicated by the Trends article as reported in the Empire, high real estate prices, coupled with the cost of living in Juneau, heavily influence rents. Here are the facts in this case: The downtown...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053102/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...golden egg? What impact would it have on the Alaska economy, both short- and long-term? What would it do to real estate prices? Voters already said they didn't want to use the earnings from the permanent fund to help balance the budget...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012300/Ope_edit.shtml
Mackie plan Worth looking at

...golden egg? What impact would it have on the Alaska economy, both short- and long-term? What would it do to real estate prices? Voters already said they didn't want to use the earnings from the permanent fund to help balance the budget...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012300/Ope_edit.html
Opinion
My Turn: Charter fleet should halt its spin on halibut allocation issue

...has compounded depletion of halibut (caused in part by a moratorium on short-term rentals); helped drive up real estate prices beyond the reach of middle class residents; and created tensions that manifest in ways from bumper stickers to bar...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122606/opi_20061226003.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Even though some of that likely was related to Y2K worries, it is an unsustainable level. Rising stock prices and real estate prices have added to Americans' sense of how wealthy they are. Together these gains have accounted for about 25 percent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020200/Ope_edit.shtml
AMHS plan should be dealt with openly

...marine highway employees probably own homes in Juneau, and how the dumping of these homes on the market will change real estate prices. Think, too, of the precedent it sets if Ketchikan succeeds in taking away the ferry system offices. Other towns...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030704/opi_editorial.shtml
Opinion
Pre-empt the next crisis

...unfair. Without the subsidy, the true cost of buying a home will be unmasked, exerting more downward pressure on real-estate prices. So we need to act cautiously, over an extended period. Yet act we must. This giveaway saps an estimated $100...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-03-27/pre-empt-next-crisis
Opinion
The housing clearance sale

...though, policymakers feel the urge to intervene. Another costly plan to bail out underwater mortgages or prop up real-estate prices would only delay the inevitable outcome. That's not conjecture. That's what we're learning from experience...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-07-03/housing-clearance-sale
Opinion
U.S. economy breaks a record

...Even though some of that likely was related to Y2K worries, it is an unsustainable level. Rising stock prices and real estate prices have added to Americans' sense of how wealthy they are. Together these gains have accounted for about 25 percent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020200/Ope_edit.html
Opinion

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