SOURCE: Alaska Housing Finance Corporation

March 27, 2008 15:53 ET

AHFC Takes Housing Forums Statewide

"Alaska's Housing Market: Built to Last"

ANCHORAGE, AK--(Marketwire - March 27, 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 are being held statewide, with these events currently scheduled:

                  Alaska's Housing Market: Built to Last
DATE    Saturday, March 29, 2008
TIME    5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m.
WHERE   Fairbanks Home Show, Carlson Center, Frontier Room
        2010 2nd Avenue, Fairbanks
        (Mention you are attending the forum, and get free Saturday
        admission.)

DATE    Saturday, April 5, 2008
TIME    1 to 3 p.m.
WHERE   Centennial Hall, Hammond Room
        101 Egan Drive, Juneau

DATE    Saturday, April 19, 2008
TIME    3 to 5 p.m.
WHERE   Mat-Su Home Show, Sports Complex, Wasilla
        (Mention you are attending the forum, and get free Saturday
        admission.)

DATE    Saturday, April 19, 2008
TIME    3 to 5 p.m.
WHERE   Kenai Peninsula Home Show, Sports Arena, Soldotna
        (Mention you are attending the forum, and get free Saturday
        admission.)

The forums are made possible through AHFC's partnership with Alaska Association of Realtors, Alaska Mortgage Bankers Association, Anchorage Board of Realtors, Inc., Anchorage Home Builders Association, Greater Fairbanks Board of Realtors, Interior Alaska Building Association, Kenai Peninsula Association of Realtors, Kenai Peninsula Builders Association, Mat-Su Homebuilders Association, Southeast Board of Realtors, Southeast Building Industry Association, and Valley Board of Realtors.

AHFC is a self-supporting public corporation with loan, rental assistance, and energy and weatherization programs. 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.

Contact Information

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