Discovering New Frontiers In The Mat-Su Valley!

A move to Alaska years ago became the adventure of a lifetime for Duane Mathes.

His passion for this unspoiled wilderness has shaped the role he now plays as one of the Mat-Su Valley’s most respected real estate professionals.

It’s easy to see that Duane is as genuine and as down-to-earth as the area he loves and thrives on helping people Discover a New Frontier.

Congratulation to Duane for being voted
Valley Board of REALTORS® 2012 REALTOR® of the Year 

If you have seen one of my yard signs and want more information
you can view my Featured Listings

or

You can search the Alaska MLS here.
If you find a property that you would like to see or
make an offer on please don’t hesitate to contact me.

The Reason They’re Called Benefits

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The Veterans Administration guarantees home loans for eligible veterans.  It is considered an attractive loan because the veteran can purchase the home with no down payment up to specific loan li...   More Information...

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Indecision Costs

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More money has been lost to indecision than was ever lost to making the wrong decision.  The economy and the housing market have caused some people to take a “wait and see” position ...   More Information...

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Every Renter Should Know

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The first home purchase can be the culmination of years of planning and consideration. Buyers typically look for 12 weeks and use a variety of information sources for research before purchasing. How...   More Information...

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Fifteen Will Get You Three

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Freddie Mac chief economist, Frank Nothaft, says that affordability, stability and flexibility are the three reasons homebuyers overwhelmingly choose a 30 year term.  However, for those who ...   More Information...

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Make Good Offers Better

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It’s disappointing, frustrating and sometimes, discouraging when you lose a home you want to buy. One of the hardest lessons for today’s buyers is that writing an offer doesn’t mean...   More Information...

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An Unexpected Expense

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In a study released by TD Bank, 65% of buyers with mortgages that required mortgage insurance said the higher monthly payment was more than they originally expected. Private mortgage insurance is requ...   More Information...

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