SOURCE: Alaska Housing Finance Corporation

February 29, 2008 21:11 ET

AHFC Offers Housing Forums: "Is Now a Good Time to Buy in Alaska? Alaska's Housing Market: Built to Last"

ANCHORAGE, AK--(Marketwire - February 29, 2008) - National headlines about the housing market could make anyone nervous. But there are true differences between Alaska's real estate and the Lower 48 markets. Alaska's prices are stable, interest rates are low, and Alaska's economy is strong, Get the facts at a free public meeting hosted by Alaska Housing Finance Corporation and local industry professionals.

The forums will be held statewide, with these Southcentral locations initially scheduled:

Is now a good time to buy in Alaska? Alaska's Housing Market: Built to Last

DATE    Tuesday, March 04, 2008
TIME    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WHERE   Municipal Meeting Room (above Garcia's)
        11901 Business Blvd., Suite 203
        Eagle River, AK

DATE    Saturday, March 08, 2008
TIME    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
WHERE   Lake Lucille Inn, Frontier Room
        1300 W. Lake Lucille Drive
        Wasilla, AK

DATE    Thursday, March 13, 2008
TIME    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WHERE   Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
        4300 Boniface Parkway
        Anchorage, AK

WHO     SPECIAL FORUM FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL
DATE    Thursday, March 20, 2008
TIME    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WHERE   Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
        4300 Boniface Parkway
        Anchorage, AK

AHFC is a self-supporting public corporation with offices in 16 communities statewide. It provides statewide financing for multi-family complexes, congregate facilities, and single-family homes, with special loans for first-time home buyers, low- and moderate-income borrowers, veterans, teachers, nurses, public safety officers, and those living in rural areas of the state. AHFC also provides energy and weatherization programs, low-income rental assistance in 17 communities, and special services for seniors, Alaskans with disabilities, and the homeless. Since 1986, AHFC has contributed more than $1.5 billion to Alaska's State budget revenues through cash transfers, capital projects and debt service payments.

For more information on AHFC, contact Sherrie Simmonds, Corporate Communications Officer, 907-330-8447 or ssimmond@ahfc.state.ak.us

Contact Information

  • For more information on AHFC, contact:
    Sherrie Simmonds
    Corporate Communications Officer
    907-330-8447
    Email Contact