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WHY CHOOSE AN ANCHORAGE ALASKA REALTOR?
Lonnie Logan, Anchorage Alaska REALTOR helps both Anchorage home buyers and home sellers. Alaska Board of REALTOR’s and Anchorage Board of REALTOR’s are both very active organizations, helping REALTOR members provide Anchorage Alaska Buyer’s and Anchorage Alaska Seller’s with a code of ethics and standards of practice, as adopted by the National Association of REALTOR’s.
Interviewing Anchorage Alaska REALTOR’s is a necessary step to determine which Alaska Sales Associate or Associate Broker fits best with your particular needs for buying or selling your Anchorage real estate.
There are several good reasons to use an Anchorage Alaska REALTOR when buying or selling Anchorage real estate.
Lonnie Logan, REALTOR & Associate Broker on The Logan Team with Herrington & Company, LLC has been with the REALTOR’s since 2001. Working directly with her buyer’s and seller’s and doesn’t hand them off to a junior agent learning the ropes.
Anchorage Alaska REALTOR, Lonnie Logan will has the experience and skills you deserve.
An Anchorage real estate agent can help you understand everything you need to know about the home buying process.
Not all Anchorage real estate licensees are the same; only those who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR ” ®” trademark on their business cards and other marketing and sales literature.
REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. REALTORS®subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. An independent survey reported that 84% of home buyers would use the same REALTOR® again.
Anchorage real estate transactions involve one of the biggest financial investments of most people’s lifetime. Transactions today usually exceed $250,000. If you had a $250,000 income tax problem, would you attempt to deal with it without the help of a certified professional accountant? If you had a $250,000 legal question, would you deal with it without the help of an attorney? Considering the small upside cost and the large downside risk, it would be wise to work with a professional Anchorage Alaska REALTOR® when you are buying an Anchorage home.
To exceed our client’s expectations by conducting business with the highest level of professionalism, communication, integrity, and service.
To provide clients with the knowledge to make value-based real estate decisions that will benefit them in achieving their overall long-term goals.
To concentrate on our client’s needs before, during and after the real estate purchase. Therefore, they enthusiastically refer their co-workers, friends, family members, and neighbors.
We are committed to placing your needs first and delivering what we promise.
Educate yourself about the buying Anchorage Alaska real estate before jumping into the biggest purchase of your life
Zillow Reviews The Logan Team
Alaska REALTOR, Associate Broker (28 years experience)
Specialties: Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Relocation, Short-Sale
You work directly with me, not a junior agent learning along the way. I'm a full time, 2nd generation Alaskan Realtor with over 25 years of industry experience and grew up in the Anchorage area. You deserve my experience and negotiations skills to help guide you to a successful home purchase.
Highly likely to recommend 01/11/2017 - thejudgepatrol
Bought a Single Family home in 2016 in Turnagain, Anchorage, AK.
Lonnie and Joe make a great team, and they communicate clearly every step of the way. They made sure to steer us clear of houses that had potential problems, gave excellent advice, and are the reason we are finally in our first home! Buying a home is a sometimes long and complicated process, and they made that so much easier. They are also great at responding in a timely manner. So glad to have worked with them!
Highly likely to recommend12/05/2016 - mwsadc
Sold a home in 2016 in Russian Jack Park, Anchorage, AK 99508.
Lonnie, Joe and their team are highly skilled professionals, who know the Anchorage real estate market. This was the 2nd home they have sold for us, they were extremely well-versed in each step, from timing of our initial listing, to photography, pricing, market timing, and negating with potential, and our ultimate buyer. Lonnie also attended our closing, and was very helpful, really knowing more then the title company staff in each point we need to complete to finish the deal. Kudos, we highly recommend them!
Highly likely to recommend11/10/2016 - mhel1425
Sold a Single Family home in 2016 in Sand Lake, Anchorage, AK.
consider myself fortunate to have come across Joe and Lonnie when I was in the process of selling my house and looking for a condo to buy. From Day 1 up to the finish, they lent me their expert advice to make sure that I got what I truly deserve. They worked hard on my behalf so I would get the best deal. I couldn't be any happier for their excellent customer care and service. I highly recommend them to anyone who is selling and looking for a property. Thanks to you, Joe and Lonnie!
Highly likely to recommend09/27/2016 - sarah kezele3
Bought a Single Family home in 2016 in Eagle River, Eagle River, AK.
Lonnie and Joe Logan have made our first home buying experience an incredibly positive one! They far exceeded our expectations in regards to the actual home buying process and exhibited tremendous integrity by always having our interests at heart. Not only are they phenomenal realtors, but they are just genuinely great people. I can't imagine many other realtors would willingly offer to loan you their personal refrigerator while you are waiting for yours to be delivered. They have created such a high standard and I can only hope that in our future military moves we will encounter a team with half as much integrity and work ethic. I cannot recommend the Logan Team enough!
Highly likely to recommend08/26/2016 - tomkat68
Sold a Single Family home in 2016 in Campbell Park, Anchorage, AK.
It is extremely rare to find people today who more than exceed expectations in their jobs. This team does just that. After interviewing several real estate agents in town, I chose Lonnie, Joe and Sarah to sell my home. I was impressed with Lonnie's attention to my needs, her expertise in Anchorage home sales, the realities of selling a home, the attention to detail, and her friendly yet professional demeanor. I was extremely impressed throughout the whole experience (which surprised me really because I was expecting some 'bumps-in-the-road.' I know selling a house can be exhausting). She handled everything so I could bypass any frustration: I don't know for sure but I think she solved many problems even before I knew of them, making my life as stress-free as possible. Honestly, if I tried to think of even a small glitch in the process, I cannot think of any. The team, in a word, was fantastic. My house sold in 2 days, with 3 offers. Joe was wonderful in walking me through staging the house, repairs, showings, etc. In the office, Sarah was always available and ready to help. It is rare to be more than completely happy with someone handling your investment, your attachments, your stress in a complex process. I consider myself so lucky to have worked with Lonnie, Joe and Sarah. If there were 20 stars available for this review, I would have clicked on them.
Here are 13 Powerful and Insightful Questions You Should Ask a REALTOR – Anchorage Alaska Real Estate Licensee
BEFORE You Sign Anything!
Anchorage Alaska Real Estate Licensees are NOT all the Same!
Purchasing an Anchorage home for sale or condominium, is often one of biggest financial and emotional investment decisions one makes in a lifetime. This two-page report is designed to assist you in making an informed decision in retaining a real estate professional that you can count on in accomplishing your goals.
1. How Long Have You Been Practicing Real Estate in Anchorage Alaska?
This question will reveal more than just years practicing. You want to delve into the number of transactions, average price range, specialized areas and types of homes they’ve helped people purchase and sell. You also want to know how productive they’ve been in each year in practice.
Some licensees in business less than five years may have more experience than other licensees who have been in business 10 years or more!
2. Can We Cancel Your Anchorage Alaska Buyer Representation Or Buyer Agency Agreement At Any Time?
A good Anchorage Alaska REALTOR will keep to their word on what they agree to do. If they are not performing, you should not be obligated to continue with the relationship, period. If your licensee uses a Buyer’s Agreement make sure they explain all the dates, cancellation policies and compensation you may be responsible to pay.
3. Do you have automated technology to e-mail listings on a DAILY basis?
Because you don’t want to miss out on a great buy, it is critical that you are being provided with daily market updates. A good Anchorage REALTOR has invested in automated technology to keep you informed.
4. Do you communicate with e-mail, text and do you carry a smart phone?
Your Realtor should be equipped to communicate with you fast and efficiently. Imagine waking up in the middle of the night with a burning question that you just want an answer to. With e-mail & text you have the opportunity to get it off your chest immediately and with a good Realtor your response should be answered in a timely manner.
5. I don’t want references. Can you provide me with the names and phone numbers of your past 3 clients?
This is a big one and yes, calls them to see how the Associate performed and when they used the licensee’s services. Steer clear from any Associate that does not provide any names. Reviews about local an Anchorage Alaska REALTOR can also be helpful. Check Zillow.com, Trulia.com or Yelp.com
6. Can You Refer Me to a Reputable Mortgage Lender, Appraiser, or Real Estate Lawyer?
This question reveals how active the licensee is, and how well connected they are professionally. At some point in the buying or selling process, you will need the services of a reputable and competent lender, appraiser, title company, etc. If your licensee is active, committed, and diligent with their practice, he or she will be able to give you a few names of each right on the spot.
7. What Percentage of Your Business Comes by Referral?
Competent, well-known licensees get a large part of their business from satisfied clients and customers.
If a licensee gets less than 25% of new business through referrals, it may be because: 1) the quality of service they offer is not up to standard (hence, people don’t feel compelled to refer to them after a transaction); 2) They lack the marketing experience or skills required to market for referrals; or 3) They don’t cultivate contacts in their business (which means they won’t have many people to speak with about your home need whether buying or selling).
Clearly, the best way clients show their gratitude for outstanding service is by referring their family, friends, neighbors, and or co-workers.
8. Have you ever had a grievance or complaint lodged against you with your local association or the State real estate department?
9. Do you work with or research “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO) properties?
When working with a buyer, it is not uncommon that a Realtor will avoid FSBO’s like the plague. Why? They are afraid you will work with the seller directly and hence they would miss out on earning a commission. A good Associate has experience in working with and negotiating on behalf of the buyer for their FSBO purchase.
10. Do you do this full-time or part time?
If the Associate is “part- time” walk, no, run away as fast as you possibly can. Generally speaking, 52 people are involved in a real estate transaction from start to finish. You need an Associate that can manage those relations, not limited to nights or weekends.
11. Besides negotiating a reduced price, what other items do you intend to negotiate?
Your Associate should be negotiating for you to keep appliances; getting the seller to reimburse you for the appraisal fee; subsidize your loan closing costs (such as discount points or other fees); and including a home warranty.
12. Goals and expectations.
Housing needs aside, you should outline your minimal goals and expectations with your Realtor and determine if their interpretation of how they intend to respond to them is best suited for you.
13. Will You Personally Handle Contract Negotiations?
Surprisingly, many licensees simply submit or receive offers, and act as a conduit between the buyer and seller. That’s not good enough. You want a licensee who has excellent negotiation skills. You want a licensee who’s committed to your interests.
They’ll need to represent you to other licensees and their client. It’s a good idea to follow-up the above question by investigating specifically HOW their negotiation skills saved other clients money, hassles, or helped a transaction come together.
The Intention of These Questions is NOT to Impress You, But to Impress UPON
You the Difference Between a Real Estate Licensee, and a Competent,
Lonnie Logan, Associate Broker
Herrington & Company LLC
255 E Fireweed Lane
Anchorage, AK 99503
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