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March, 2020

Real Estate Guide

Featured home offered by:


Barickman & Associates 125 Evergreen, Ste 201 Palmer AK 99645

(907) 746.7890


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$330,000 MLS #20-2004 Wasilla

If peace and quiet is what you seek, you’re going to love what this ranch home has to offer. Nestled on just under an acre sits a slice of heaven. Custom touches from white cabinetry to granite counters throughout the home. The kitchen offers a full bar with a widely open floor-plan that is great for entertaining all your guests. The built-ins offer nice lighting and organization to provide a serene and cozy place to gather. Warm up next to the gas fireplace and enjoy the cold winters of Alaska. The MBR suite offers a large space for all bedroom furniture, to include a king size bed. The master bath boasts, a dual vanity with a jetted soaker tub to boot! This 3 bedroom ranch also comes with a front office space disconnected from the rest of the bedroom areas. Bring your toys! A large 3 car garage offers space for all of your toys AND vehicles! The back yard is partially fenced and is the perfect gathering place for the family to play in both summer and winter months!

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Barickman & Associates 125 Evergreen, Ste 201 Palmer AK 99645

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Barickman & Associates 125 Evergreen, Ste 201 Palmer AK 99645

907.746.7890 rmfrontier.com

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“Ask me about Real Estate” Traci Barickman

Jeff Goyette

Marnice Marshall

Briana Coats

Jessica Frank

Broker/Owner/Trainer ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, ePRO

Associate Broker Commercial

Associate Broker Property & HOA Manager

Administrative Assistant

Transaction Coordinator

Jeremy Burke

Jim White

Jeremiah Millen

Emilie Cullison

Rachel Winslow

Mae Good

Associate ABR, MRP

Associate ABR, MRP, RENE, VALC





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Cory Stanley

New Construction Specialist

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Ask Cora Hey Cora: You wrote an article once about funny things that happened when you were showing homes, I am sure there are more of those because of your “100’s of years” of experience! Signed, Need a Good Laugh! Dear Laugh, well, I wouldn’t say 100’s of years – but over 25 years! Let’s take a look at “Things that were found! Here are a few things that got left in houses that I either found myself or got a call about after the new people had moved in. 1) The Closet Dog. Yes, a live dog got left in a walk-in closet AFTER the house had closed and recorded. The new buyers found the poor thing! He was reunited with his owners, but the closet was never the same! 2) BANG BANG! Yes, a Derringer on top of the cabinets, the new buyers found a gun, loaded. Very nice with pearl handle – kind of like dangerous jewelry! 3) Ichabod. Ichabod the Iguana had got loose during the move and the sellers never found him. A month after the new buyers had moved in, the buyer’s 6 year old daughter found him sitting on the window sill in the sun in her room. Ichabod went back to his owners but the little girl never wanted to sleep in her room again! 4) Keep it a Secret - shhhh. The buyers had been in the home for about 3 months when Mrs. Buyer noticed that the full-length mirror in the bathroom had a hinge on the side. She pulled on the mirror and it opened into a large room! No one knew it was there, like Narnia! This room was finished and had electricity – no windows, but carpet and great for storage – yet strange and no beautiful talking lion! 5) The Mole People. This one in the basement, behind the furnace, there was a hidden door – I never would have found it, but it opened into an entire dug out “preppers haven” with shelving and a table used for reloading ammo. It was heated and had carpet on the concrete floor. No windows, but a bracket for a big screen TV. The buyers were thrilled with their find! 6) A Christmas Cache. This home had a special room where they kept fully decorated fake trees ready to just be put out and displayed at Christmas time. They were even on WHEELS! You have heard of “Christmas on Ice” this was Christmas on Wheels! 7) All Bulbed Out. The home was completely dark, and you could tell they only used candles for light. I honestly thought the power was just off, but the fridge worked, and the TV worked. On the second showing, during the daylight, I brought a bulbs and installed, and all the lights worked just fine. How many people does it take to change a light bulb, apparently just one Realtor! 8) Xtra Space for X-Rated. Yup, a crawl space full of them, X rated movies. All VHS! The buyer was asking me what to do with them… like I would know! EBay, Craig’s List – I doubt Bishop’s Attic would take them. LOL 9) Many, Many, Many floors. The house of many floors – but no stairs! This was a fixer, but the buyer called me laughing and asked me to come by. I did, and we saw that there were SEVEN layers of flooring! Old linoleum

Brought to you by squares, glue down indoor-outdoor carpet, another layer of sheet vinyl, a sheet of plywood, ceramic tile, sheet vinyl and then “lick and stick” carpet squares! And the indoor-outdoor carpet was wet! EEEWWW! 10) Love Behind The Walls. The home needed a major remodel when I sold it. As the buyers were tearing out the sheetrock, there were notes written on the studs with hearts and XOXOXO’s and very sweet notes telling her how much he loved her. The original builder had built the home for his sweetheart and left her love notes inside the walls! Aaaw. 11) Pinecone Apocalypse! You all know my opinion of squirrels, just rats with fancy tails! Well, another major renovation on a home that was sold in a “beautiful wooded area”, “A park-like setting”! So this means the squirrels had been stashing pinecone in the kitchen soffits. This is an area in the kitchens that maybe had recessed can lighting or something like that inside. They started pulling the soffit out of the kitchen and a pinecone or two tumbled out – then 5, then 20, then 50, then 100 and they just kept pouring out of the ceiling. Remember the episode on Star Trek with the “Tribbles?’ it was just like that! The never-ending pinecone invasion. 12) Cell Block A. This was a little odd. These sellers had several children, so they took one large room and put up “dividers” like in bathroom stalls, so they were open on the top and the bottom, and made little bedrooms for each kid with a hall down the center. But you could hear EVERYTHING that was going on in each room! They couldn’t see each other but they would talk thru the makeshift plywood walls. The rooms were big enough for a single bed an end table and some walking space. No closet no dresser. Clothes were in boxes under the bed. Walls were painted “battleship grey”. Yup, kind of like a prison! 13) The Traveling Closets. This house was very cute, but I couldn’t find the closet in the master bedroom anywhere. Finally, we were all looking for it and found the long narrow (like 24 inches wide) door and pulled it to open. It didn’t open on a hinge, but it slid out on wheels – and there it was, the closet. We pulled and pulled and pulled and it just kept traveling out of the wall! It was easy to use and hid away quite nicely. The seller said that when she did laundry it was really nice because it was all right there in a large room and not a tiny closet – then it traveled back into wall. 14) One more – The Septic Switch. This was kind of interesting and might be a good idea. The house had a Septic Switch. On even numbered years it was in one position and odd number years the other. How this worked was that this system had 2 drain fields. Each year the seller would go out into the yard and with a special tool turn a lever that would switch from the west leach felid to the east leach field! Each year, a leach field would have a rest for a year! Not quite sure why, but it had been functioning properly for years and years. Okay there you have, the strange, the magnificent, the beautiful and the ingenious!

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Call Cora Today! Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group Of Wasilla 621 S Knik-Goose Bay Rd Wasilla, AK 99654



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CALL KERRY TODAY! 17515 W. Parks Hwy - 1.35 Acres Houston - $25K MLS#20-2420 37356 S. Parks Hwy - 8.80 Acres Talkeetna $60K MLS#20-324

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51789 S. Bald Eagle Way - 6.12 Acres Willow $49,500 MLS#20-2441 Remote - MelandDarlene - 40 Acres Wasilla $35K MLS# 20-5 More listings hitting the market in Spring 2020

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Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group of Wasilla 621 S. Knik Goose Bay Rd. Wasilla, AK 99654

Off the Palmer-Wasilla Highway across from Diversified Tire

S I G N AT U R E A L A S K A . C O M $350,000





L3 B2 E Dancing Lights Dr, Palmer

Another beautiful home by award winning Precision Homes. Granite counter tops throughout. Large kitchen with pantry and upgraded cabinets with crown molding. Formal dining could be used as an office. Fireplace.Tiled entry and laundry room. Tasteful master suite with walkin closet. Master bath has separate shower, jetted tub, and double vanity. Covered front and rear decks. Fitzy OHare 907.232.6368




$10,000 in closing costs. This home has everything!! Space, Privacy, and a View to die for!! Keep your beautifully landscaped yard immaculate with your very own sprinkler system. View the mountains and the ocean from all floors and Bedrooms out of the huge picture windows, city views as well as spectacular Northern light and firework displays. All year round you will see various Mushers getting ready for the iditarod. Carolyn DeYoung 907.351.9820, Kelci Boe 907.841.7338





9653 S Twilight Dr, Wasilla

Check out this impeccable new construction home on a corner lot! 1,171 square feet of pure beauty. Vaulted ceiling, solid surface countertops, formal dining area, large deck, and walk in closets are just a few of the amenities this home offers. BONUS! This property allows horses, chickens, cows, dogs... Carolyn DeYoung 907.351.9820, Kelci Boe 907.841.7338

5 / 3.5

8993 S Knik Goose Bay Rd, Wasilla






9536 S Overlook Dr, Wasilla

Adorable home on almost an acre lot. Perfect for 1st time home buyer or perhaps you are downsizing. This ranch style home has his and her closets in the master, stainless steel in the kitchen and an oversized 1 car garage. LVP flooring through out and carpet in the bedrooms. Charming covered back deck. Carolyn DeYoung 907.351.9820, Kelci Boe 907.841.7338

1174 Leatherleaf Loop Wasilla, Alaska 99654

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Perched above the Refuge, residential homesites, with municipal water service are now available. Across the street from Machetanz S.T.E.M. School & hiking trails.

Take a tour on S Barn Gable Loop, Wasilla 907-841-6655 Swan Lake

Meet the Builders. Open house most weekends 1-4pm. Each builder is represented by their real estate team. March 2020

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WWW.ALASKABUILTREALESTATE.COM Domonic Harper has been in the real estate industry for over 15 years and truly enjoys assisting people with their real estate needs. Having negotiated thousands Domonic Harper of contracts and recording on over 250 properties, he has earned the distinguished Licensee CRS designation. His administrative team professionally handles the admin aspect 907-414-4663 domzane12@yahoo.com of his transactions, allowing him to be available to clients everyday. If you have any questions at all about the value of your home, the strength of the market or just want to talk real estate, feel free to give him a call!




AVIATION RIDGE Knik Goose Bay • MLS# 20-2545 2 lots available starting at $25,000

4550 W RONNIES CIRCLE WASILLA, AK 99623 4-Plex • 4320SF • 1.06 Acre $524,000 • MLS# 20-981

BIRCHWOOD ESTATES Wasilla Fishhook/Tex-Al • MLS# 20-1712 6 lots available starting at $42,500

4581 OVERBY STREET WASILLA, AK 99623 4-Plex • 3956SF • 1.04 Acre $524,000 • MLS# 20-979

9920 W FAIRCHILD STREET WASILLA, AK 99623 1.03 Acre • $40,000 • MLS# NEW

4565 OVERBY STREET WASILLA, AK 99623 4-Plex • 4320SF • .94 Acre $524,000 • MLS# 20-680

5560 E CHERRY CIRCLE WASILLA, AK 99654 .94 Acre • $239,500 • MLS# 20-993

5765 E. BOGARD ROAD WASILLA, AK 99654 4-plex 3900SF 1 acre $399,000 MLS# New

Proudly represented by Samuel Goldman (907) 715-7180

3519 N SLATON ROAD 3556 N SLATON STREET WASILLA, AK 99645 WASILLA, AK 99654 4BR/2BA • 2CAR • 1200SF • .94 Acre 4BR/2BA • 2CAR • 1605SF • 1.17 Acre $224,200 • MLS# 20-116 $296,530 • MLS# 20-113

3445 N SLATON STREET WASILLA, AK 99654 4BR/2BA • 2CAR • 1528SF • 1.31 Acre $276,680 • MLS# 20-122

3487 N SLATON STREET WASILLA, AK 99654 5BR/2.5BA • 2CAR • 1860SF • 1.03 Acre $342,050 • MLS# 20-262

3520 N SLATON STREET WASILLA, AK 99654 4BR/3BA • 3CAR • 1835SF • 1.05 Acre $339,640 • MLS# 20-114


718 W JONES DRIVE WASILLA, AK 99654 3BR/2BA • 2Car • 2304SF • .98 Acre $399,000 • MLS# 19-11870





293 N MEADOW LAKES LOOP WASILLA, AK 99623 4BR/2.5BA • 3Car • 3271SF • 1.3 Acre $370,000. MLS# 19-16802





SELF STORAGE COMPLEX 3910 & 3934 TWEED COURT 64 Units & 14 Outdoor parking $335,000. MLS# 20-898

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907-373-RYH1 DIRECTIONS: Take Wasilla-Fishhook Rd. to E Tex-Al Dr, follow E Tex-Al, Left on Covington St., Right on Dale Circle.

New Homes Under Construction

7646 E Dale Cir. $279,180 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car garage 1528 sqft, 1.43 acres

7680 E Dale Cir. $379,644 5 bed, 2.5 bath, 2 car garage 2137 sqft, .92 acres

7604 E Dale Cir. $246,700 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car garage 1200 sqft, 1.26 acres Neighborhood Features • John Shaw Elementary • Colony Middle & High School • Underground power • Paved roads (2021) • Community Park (2021) • Mailboxes (2021) • HOA to be made active (2021)

“Our goal is to provide a safe and family friendly subdivision where everyone can feel at home and embrace the beauty of Alaska! What better place to raise your cubs?“ - Robert D. Yundt II March 2020

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357 E. Parks Hwy., Suite 200 Wasilla, AK 99654

907-376-RENT (7368)

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F PET 3792 S Lance B Circle #1, Wasilla 3 BD | 2 BA | 1,150 Sq Ft | $1,350/MO

5635 S Irwin Drive #2, Wasilla 3 BD | 2BA | 1,225 Sq Ft | $1,200/MO

Open concept with vaulted ceilings. 5 Star energy rated with in-floor radiant heat. Kitchen with breakfast bar and generous cabinet storage space. Washer & dryer inside the house, stainless appliances in great shape. Master bedroom has its own bathroom. 1 car heated garage. AK MLS# 19-19613

5503 W Serene Cir, Wasilla 3 BD |2BA | 1000 Sq Ft | $1,350/MO 5-star in-floor radiant heat and attached/heated 1 car garage, wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances and a huge pantry. Open-concept living area with vinyl plank flooring and carpeting in the bedrooms.Washer/Dryer in unit. Unit sits at the end of a cul-desac.Water, trash, sewer, and snow removal are included with rent! AK MLS# 19-19625


Bedrooms are very large, with the Master on the private lower level. Master has a spacious walk-in closet and 6-ft soaker tub! Second bedroom is on the second level with the main living area. Attached one car garage. AK MLS# 19-13490

MOVE IN SPECIAL!!! ½ off first month’s rent when signing a year lease!

4565 Overby Street #3, Wasilla 3 BD | 1BA | 1,081 Sq Ft | $1,065/MO

This unit comes complete with stainless steel appliances, granite kitchen countertops, and washer & dryer in unit. Lots of storage with spacious closets and large coat closet off the entry. Open living-kitchen-dining room floor plan. AK MLS# 19-17164


4004 Steven Drive #4, Wasilla 2 BD | 1BA | 800 Sq Ft | $850/MO

Quiet neighborhood hidden in the middle of Wasilla! Quaint and cozy couldn’t describe it better, as it features excellent natural lighting, spacious closets, and a full kitchen! AK MLS# 20-2205


4525 S Binnacle Drive #3, Wasilla 2 BD | 1.5BA | 1,000 Sq Ft | $1,250/MO

4588 W Amanda Drive, Wasilla 2 BD | 1 BA | 770 Sq Ft | $1,195/MO

Hardwood floors and open concept living area. Laminate flooring throughout with carpeting in the bedrooms. Mountain views, private deck, large back yard. Attached and heated garage.Washer/dryer located upstairs in unit. AK MLS# 19-19619

Open concept living and kitchen area with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops.Vinyl plank flooring in the living area and carpet in bedrooms. Owner pays water, sewer, snow removal, and trash pick up. AK MLS# 20-1928

Efficiencies - $650 plus electric 1 bedroom - $775 plus electric Pets on approval





2030 Lucille Street #B10, Wasilla 3 BD | 1 BA | 900 Sq Ft | $1,050/MO

3 bedrooms/1 bathroom Top Unit, conveniently located near stores, coffee shops and more, all within walking distance. AK MLS# 20-2200

• No long-term lease required • Same day move-ins • Pay on-line or in person

• Walking distance to stores and restaurants • Less than a mile to the Target Mall and Fred Meyer • Located in the core of Wasilla and right behind Lowe’s

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1605 Kinzi Circle #3, Wasilla 3 BD | 2.5 BA | 1444 Sq Ft | $1,350/MO

Granite counters located throughout entire home. Kitchen features stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar. Open kitchen-dining-living area is located on the first floor with the garage. AK MLS# 19-17504




971 E Old Matanuska Rd. #2, Wasilla 4 BD | 2.5 BA | 1572 Sq Ft | $1,545/MO

Great features to offer in addition to space. Granite counters throughout entire home. Kitchen features stainless steel appliances. AK MLS# 19-18965





1600 E Kinzi Circle #3, Wasilla 3 BD | 2.5 BA | 1444 Sq Ft | $1,395/MO

Great features to offer in addition to space. Granite counters located throughout entire home. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and an island breakfast bar. AK MLS# 19-17163

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9695 E Trennie Loop #4, Palmer 3 BD |2.5 BA | 1336 Sq Ft | $1,345/MO

Granite counters located throughout entire home. Kitchen features stainless steel appliances and an island breakfast bar. Open kitchen-dining-living area is located on the first floor with the heated garage. AK MLS# 19-18517

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1.38 ACRES • $125K

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the river from inside or your porch on this wonderful property with over 300 ft of riverfront on the Kashwitna River in gated community. Open concept kitchen w/SS appliances, island & hickory cabinets. T&G walls & ceilings w/cozy woodstove. The loft bedroom is spacious w/balcony to enjoy the river from! Plus a 2 car garage w/ finished bonus room above! MLS#20-178

Enjoy all that Alaska has to offer with this 2.66-acre private lot. Camp now or build your dream home on this, ready to go, property. This exclusive, secluded, property is not far off of the Parks Highway and is just under 2 hours from Anchorage in the Eagle's Wing subdivision in Willow, on the Kashwitna River. Eagle's Wing is inside Eagle's Nest @ Kashwitna, a gated community in Willow! MLS#20-2390

Beautiful riverfront lot with Denali views in Eagle's Wing @ Kashwitna inside Eagle's Nest @ Kashwitna Gated community! 149 feet of river frontage on the Kashwitna River! Driveway, building area cleared & underground power to the property ready for you to start building your weekend get away or forever home on the Kashwitna River! Mt. McKinley / Denali views from this lot as well! Must see! MLS#20-2516



40 Ac + CABIN • $150K

Beautiful Large Family Home in Premier Gated Subdivision in Willow. This 3 Bedroom also has a Bonus Office/Den and Attic Loft! Huge Family Room with Bar, Living Room with Blaze King Wood Stove as well as a Oversized 3 Car Garage! The Master Suite is on the Main Level with a Jetted Spa Tub and Walk-In Closet! Big Deck to Enjoy the Beautiful Sunsets! Still needs some TLC to make the Perfect Home! MLS#19-17682

Enjoy living ''Off Grid'' with this great 2 story ''dry'' cabin in secluded location in the Caswell Lakes area on two lots to equal 1.20 acres! Add the finishing touches to meet your needs. Powered by generator and solar power! Outhouse, generator shed, storage shed & nice yard with fire pit and garden area! Close to fishing and four wheeling & snow machine trails! NO CCR's! MLS#19-18600

Alaska Homesteader's Dream! Enjoy the privacy & live ''Off Grid'' on 40 acres with home/cabin in Willow with road access. Beautifully treed land with lots of potential. Talkeetna or Willow Creek about 30 mins away! Great area for lots of Alaskan adventures just outside your door. The possibilities are endless. No Covenants on this property! MLS#20-2388

More listings to come in Spring 2020

Kerry Perkins - Real Estate Consultant Cell: 907-863-0502 • kerryperkinsrealtor@gmail.com Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group of Wasilla 621 S. Knik Goose Bay Rd. Wasilla, AK 99654

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Kirsten Forbess NMLS #203706 Assistant Vice President Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator



Gwen Greenup NMLS #204000 Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator



David Oteo-Velazquez NMLS #432269 Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator



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Rebecca Scott NMLS #1216459 Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator



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Serving Talkeetna, Trapper Creek & surrounding areas for over 20 years.

907-733-3300 • www.mckinleyview.com $152,000 • MLS# 19-19414

$285,000 • MLS# 19-10443

$58,000 • MLS# 19-11361

$297,000 • MLS# 20-7

20 flat, dry, usable acres near Montana Creek with furnished dry cabin, connex, small shop and two carports. Large area already cleared for home. Across the street from miles of public trails perfect for dog mushers or weekend skijouring.

Custom log home has special features throughout, open floorplan, country kitchen. Master bedroom on main floor. Upstairs bdrm plus office/bonus room with bath and spacious family room that connects to huge deck for entertaining. Trapper Creek

Eight beautifully wooded acres surrounded by the great recreational area of North Willow. Add a small well-built cabin with porch (unfinished), outhouse, and storage (old travel trailer) At the end of a quiet cul de sac. Willow

Brand new construction with 5* energy rating! This light and bright 3 bed, 2 bath home has over 1,500 sqft of living space and sits on almost one acre, just a couple of miles from the heart of Talkeetna, close to Talkeetna Lakes Park. Open floor plan living room, kitchen and dining area with vaulted ceiling and space to stretch out. Too much more to mention! Talkeetna

$96,000 • MLS# 19-3999

$98,500 • MLS#19-19102

$52,000 • MLS#19-17927

Stunning 16x24 D-log cabin with one bedroom, one bath in a gated community on an acre. Cabin has a 8x16 covered porch, tongue and groove interior, shower & composting toilet in bathroom. Lot has been further developed to accommodate a future, larger cabin and shop/garage. The Preserve is a private & secure area with access to Sheep Creek, dock, walking trails, and protected wildlife habitat area. North Willow

Well, septic and electric on this 1.46 acre homesite with a view of Denali. Build your dream home while living in the cozy 12x16 dry cabin with electric. Includes all cabin furnishings and generator. Near little Willow Creek in Willow.

Recreation lover’s paradise with that million dollar view! Main cabin, guest cabin, outhouse, and multiple outbuildings on almost three and a half acres. Main cabin has raisable ramp for bear protection and storage underneath. Guest cabin is perfect for friends or remote Airbnb. Access to hundreds of acres of public land will cater to your dream adventure!

Patti Coleman REALTOR® 841-5969

Hannah Rosamond REALTOR® 671-2274

Holly Stinson Broker REALTOR®

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Jack White

Jack White Real Estate Mat Su 865 N. Seward Meridian Pkwy., #200 Wasilla, AK 99654

since 1953




Well maintain 8-Plex with six 2 bedroom, and two 1 bedroom units. All units are occupied. Four units have fireplaces with decks off the master bedroom. Gas ranges with microwaves in most units. Big laundry room with storage units. New Roof in June 2018!

This 3 bedroom, 2 bath, ranch style home with oversized 2 car garage, boasts cathedral ceilings with beautiful wood finish, private laundry room, large walk in closet in master. Seperate mother in law appt that needs tlc with its own furnace, and hot water heater, kitchen, bedroom and living area on 1.23 acres. This home could be yours!

This tri-level home is contemporary and accentuates the 1200 foot of lke frontage. Located on the finger of finger lake. The front entry boasts high ceilings with atrium, two masters, or Mother-in-law apartment, views are spectacular, includes casita, with boat lift, and chicken coop hotel. This home could be a 5 bedroom. Lets not forget about the 3.5 car garage!


AK MLS# 19-16752


AK MLS# 20-932


AK MLS# 20-591




This lot is right next door to the RV Park, and Little Millers in Houston. The little Su runs through the back end of the property. I can visualize a cabin in the back next to the river with a food truck in the front so all the tourist off the bus can get food and then go to Little Millers for ice cream. There are many uses for this property.

Great investment duplex with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath on both sides. 1 unit already has income producing tenants. Plenty of room for your RV or other Alaskan toys. Don’t let age of building worry you. This duplex was brought down to the studs and the subfloor and updated. Beautiful flooring throughout the building and lets not forget the gas burning fire place for those cold winter nights!

This Palmer 4 bedroom home with amazing views, exudes value with cedar wood finishes throughout. Hard wood floors, extra large one way windows, gourmet kitchen, large finished basement, fully fenced and landscaped yard with greenhouse, heat ventilation and recovery system, paved driveway. Not to mention public water & sewer and metal roof. This home could be yours!

$94,900 AK MLS# 20-2485

$210,000 AK MLS# 19-14763


AK MLS# 20-2504




Huge mud room with double doors to living area, tv projector and screen included, Master suit on entry level, with laundry room, Kitchen dining, deck off dining room and living room open, top level has bedrooms and office, then basement has another bedroom and storage area, with garage.

This duplex is completely rented out and would be a great income property for someone. Huge kitchen in larger 3 bedroom 2.5 bath unit, with 2 car garage, smaller 1 bedroom 1 bath , 1 car garage unit also has a carport and storage unit.

This property makes an extra $10,000 per year renting out the original cabin through Airbnb! It’s located on the amazing Nancy Lake with wildlife flourishing around the property including lots of eagles, moose, and bears. This house features a workshop, paved circular driveway, a heated garage, a carport, and a greenhouse. Call today for a showing!

$399,000 AK MLS# 19-2888


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$339,900 AK MLS# 19-14580

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AK MLS# 19-17479

Buy, Sell with Elise Ell 907-242-0442 Elise Ell Buchholz

Jack White

Jack White Real Estate Mat Su 865 N. Seward Meridian Pkwy., #200 Wasilla, AK 99654


353 feet of River frontage. Beautiful Views of Denail and Mt McKinley, on back channel of the Big Su! Power and phone close by. Great for hunting, fishing, boating, camping, and hiking.

AK MLS #18-16384


Real Estate since 1953



This is an amazing property with 360 degree views of the mountains located near North Fork Montana Creek. Property features a cabin with a seep well that is accessible by trail. Great property to get away from it all and reconnect with nature!

This 4.97 is in Talkeetna, the road has not been extended out yet to property. I also have another approx 5 acres adjacent to property listed. Talkeetna is growing fast. Don’t wait, or hesitate, or buy late.

AK MLS #19-17993

AK MLS #19-9968




There is an amazing amount of wildlife because it is surrounded by Alaskan wilderness. This property also has a two-story cabin which has a well and septic. It’s close to the Chulitna River and the Princess Lodge!

Prime area for a multifamily build. 25 plex in front of it, 12 plex on the side of it, senior center across street, and Native hospital across on the other side. On the same street from Crema Coffee House and Pastries. City water is adjacent to property. 4.02 Acres

This is an amazing opportunity to own 13.94 acres of land that’s inside Denali National Park down the road from the Princess Lodge. It has a septic and a well that was drilled 352 feet down.

AK MLS #19-10809

AK MLS #19-14138



AK MLS #19-12542

$5,000 D CE DU E R

This buildable lot and the one adjacent to it are both for sale. Each listed at 15K but will sell both together at 25K. Electric is right across the street. Nice area in the heart of Willow, right behind the postoffice.

This .72 acre lot in Caswell Lakes off Mile 89 of the parks, is heavy treed and level. Great fishing area. Great price for this lot.

This is a great piece of property that’s in Trapper Creek on 5 acres. Own your own piece of Alaskan land!

AK MLS #19-9006

AK MLS #19-16709

AK MLS #19-10495




This is a great opportunity to buy twenty gold claim rights that are running down Porcupine Creek, the more you buy the bigger the discount. There was an airborne survey completed by the State showing high potential value of gold, silver, copper, and critical minerals on the claims. You’re buying the minerals right only. Each claim is 160 acres.

Multifaceted investment property with river frontage has many possibilities for income. From renting canoes that would float from the slough to Willow Creek, to a bed & breakfast, or as the RV Park that it currently operates with 7 RV hookups, and plenty of parking. This lot has a large gravel pad, & is fenced on three sides. Bring your fishing poles for the plentiful salmon & trout!

This is a great piece of land in Trapper Creek on 5 acres. Own your own piece of Alaskan land!

AK MLS #19-12027

AK MLS #20-1148

AK MLS #19-16710

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Talkeetna 4.98 acres on beautiful Heart Lake with mountain views. Easy to find, corners are marked.

$25,000 • MLS# 19-4328

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Willow Airstrip access privileges. Susitna River runs along the subdivision and the Susitna Landing Boat Launch is about 3 miles away.

$9,500 • MLS# 19-18764

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Hidden Ranch

Stephanie Gamble (907) 354-0277 Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group

One of Palmer’s best neighborhoods, half-acre lots with city water and sewer. Find your lot, pick your floorplan, customize and build. Starting at $265,600.

Horizon Estates

Eagle Heights

Settlers Bay

Mountain views, a great central location and three-acre lots. Choose a lot and a floorplan and start construction on your dream home. Starting at $284,100.

Bluff lots with gorgeous mountain and inlet views. Under construction, purchase now and choose your finishes! Starting at $251,400.

Live in one of Alaska’s only golf course communities on a half-acre lot with community water. Duplex lots available. Starting at $233,700.



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Jack White Real Estate Mat Su 865 N. Seward Meridian Pkwy., #200 Wasilla, AK 99654 WILLOW MLS# 19-5183 $389,000

since 1953

JackWhite RealEstate

PALMER MLS# 20-2262 $460,000 AIRSTRIP & HANGAR

Live the Alaskan dream! 3 bedroom 2.5 bath ranch with 2 bedroom 1 bath apartment in the shop. Home features large 2306 sq ft shop/ garage, landscape yard in the heart of Willow recreation area near Nancy lake.

Margaret Billinger | 907-841-2188

PALMER MLS# 19-19750 $260,000



Jerry Moses | 907-232-1578

Tim Vereide | 907-355-4450

ANCHORAGE MLS# 20-1530 $145,000


This is a wonderful ranch home in a good commute location. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 3 car garage, gas fireplace, and vaulted ceiling in living area. Laminate and tile floors throughout. Tiled floors in entry, laundry and both bathrooms. Master has 2 closets, tiled shower and quartz counter. Water heater is 3 years old. Nice large back deck, fire pit and a great yard for entertaining.

Laurie Miller | 907-715-6104

TRAPPER CREEK MLS# 20-1457 $99,000

Sweet cabin in the heart of the Trapper Creek recreational area. Work in progress but livable. Close to grest hunting and fishing!

Margaret Billinger | 907-841-2188


This is a rare find indeed. A delightful 4BR two-story home on three view acres with an airstrip, hangar, separate shop with its own bathroom, greenhouse, and a sheltered hot tub. The spacious living room and large kitchen/dining have tall vaulted ceilings. The enormous, private master suite takes up the entire second floor and also has a vaulted ceiling plus its own bathroom and deck.

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2 bed, 2 bath, 741 sq. ft.

Margaret Billinger | 907-841-2188

VALDEZ MLS# 19-14477 $675,000

Valdez U Drive is the only car rental company in Valdez. This company is an independent outlet with a 35 yr history of reliable service and has a solid client base of major industries; government, private and tourist business. Also includes a small gift shop w/inventory adjacent to the car rental co. Please make an appt, DO NOT DISTURB employees. Business only, no property.

Margaret Billinger | 907-841-2188

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Re/Max Dynamic of the Valley 892 E Usa Circle #100 Wasilla, AK 99654 TALKEETNA

MLS# 19-8761 $430,000


MLS# 20-1304 $240,000

Great for a private Alaskan getaway or a huge secluded property to live on in peace, surrounded by nature. Here’s 142 acres with easy gravel road access, gated driveway, well, septic, shed and RV Pad. A fresh water spring on the southern edge of the property near the RV pad flows off the property into Answer Creek which creates part of the southern border.

3 bedroom plus den/bonus room, 2.5 bathrooms, with garage on a flat cleared acre. Great yard with dog kennel. Huge master bedroom with jetted tub in the master bathroom. Living area and half bath downstairs with all bedrooms upstairs.

Aaron King • 907.841.5561 • aaronkingsmail@gmail.com

Aaron King • 907.841.5561 • aaronkingsmail@gmail.com



MLS# 20-1904 $478,800

MLS# 20-1644 $1,100,000

Stunning Custom Home with incredible Mountain Views in the Ranch! Spacious kitchen, pantry and living room Open Floor Plan, as well as Granite Counter Tops, Beautiful cabinets and tile/laminate flooring, Stunning Rock Wall Fireplace in living room. Master suite with coffered ceiling, walk-in closet, jetted tub & separate tile shower. Extra office downstairs.

Opportunities like this only come up once in a while. This home is well cared for and the pride of ownership is real. Private, quiet, surreal. The peace of lakefront property, yet only 4 miles from downtown Wasilla. 5277 sq ft of home and 14.50 acres of land. A great place to call your home. The fabulous atmosphere with stunning views make each day a pleasure. A home that dreams are made in.

Lori Leahy • 907.203.7608 • lori.leahy2@gmail.com

Steve Menard • 907.232.6097 • stevemenardrealtor@gmail.com



MLS# 16-4046 $39,900 17.5 acres on Rush Lake! Magnificent lake & mountain views! snowmobile/floatplane access. Privacy & beauty on your own personal peninsula! Build your cabin on the lake amongst the wildlife & mountains! Only 8 other cabins on lake. All parcels in area are 10 acres or more. Remote-no roads but winter access by snowmachine/summer, boat. Accessible in summer by airplane. Seller is listing licensee.

Helga Larson • 907.355.1361 • helga@helgalarson.com


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MLS# 20-718 $215,000 40 acres untouched. Heavily wooded. Subdividable. Utilities adjacent to parcel. Easement to property off N Edenfield Road. Mountain views. Owner will finance.

Helga Larson 907.355.1361 • helga@helgalarson.com

Bonnie Burkhardsmeier 907.841.3926 • bonnie@mtaonline.net


Re/Max Dynamic of the Valley 892 E Usa Circle #100 Wasilla, AK 99654 WASILLA


MLS# 19-5899 $381,387

MLS# 19-10084 $321,530

This new design by Sumner Company Homes is sure to please! The ‘’Kahiltna’’ is a spacious 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2.5 car garage home with 2146 Sqft. of living space on .92 acre. This home comes FULLY LOADED with a gas fireplace, farm sink in kitchen, gorgeous stacked rock fireplace, custom cabinets, tons of windows to let in natural light, granite countertops in the kitchen, and quartz in the bathrooms. 2,146 sqft

The Pioneer by Sumner Company Homes is a popular floor plan which boasts an open and inviting 12’ to two story hip-vault entryway/ sitting room. The main floor also has a living room, nook, kitchen, walk-in pantry, half bath, and laundry/mud-room off the garage. The second story has an overview landing, a full bath, two kids’ rooms and a vaulted master suite that has all the features: walk-in closet with organizers. 3bdrm, 2.5 bth, 2 car garage on 1 acre. 1,738 sqft.

Anita Raubeson • 907.351.0775 • anitasellsalaska@gmail.com

Anita Raubeson • 907.351.0775 • anitasellsalaska@gmail.com



MLS# 19-5895 $295,515

MLS# 19-9451 $538,620

The St. Elias by Sumner Company Homes packs a lot of house into a small package, making it ideal as a starter house or for a large family on a budget. The first story has an elevated entry and closet, large family room, large kitchen open to the nook, and a half bath attached to the mudroom/laundry from the garage. The split staircase leading to the second story turns one way to a large bonus room/upstairs living room. 3bdrm, 2.5 bth, 2 car garage, 1.03 acre. 1,686 sqft

‘’The Sanford’’ by Sumner Company Homes has a modern prairie-style extrerior which creates unique and stunning curb appeal, on almost an acre and a half in a private, quiet locationwith spectacular mountain views. An open and impressive layout that features a downstars master WIC, dual vanities, tiled shower separate jetted tub and separate water-closet room, two-story great room, open kitchen/nook with walk in pantry, downstairs laundry, mudroom and 1/2 bath. 4 bdrm, 2.5 bth, 3 car garage, 1.64 acre. 2,387 sqft.

Anita Raubeson • 907.351.0775 • anitasellsalaska@gmail.com

Anita Raubeson • 907.351.0775 • anitasellsalaska@gmail.com



GLACIERVIEW BRANCH MLS# 20-2403 $338,000

MLS# 17-1516 $1,700,000

Beautifully updated and maintained home in quiet, safe Woodfield Estates! Located in Colony School District and near Alcantra Sports Complex, this 4 bedroom, 2 ½ bath home has a 2-car garage, asphalt driveway and a manicured lawn. All bedrooms and 2 bathrooms are upstairs, living areas and ½ bath are downstairs. The master bedroom has a large walk-in closet and the master bathroom has a jetted tub, walk in tiled shower, and custom vanity. Enter the home to a bamboo floored living room that leads to the large dining room and kitchen with granite countertops and custom cabinets. The very private backyard features a firepit area, shed, and a deck made for entertaining with the added bonus of a custom countertop.

One of a kind property. Family owned for many years. 3.41 acres with shop & tri-plex. Property zoning affords a variety of uses. Owner will finance with large down.

Aaron King • 907.841.5561 • aaronkingsmail@gmail.com

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Jack White

Jack White Real Estate Mat Su 865 N. Seward Meridian Pkwy., #200 Wasilla, AK 99654

Real Estate since 1953




This well maintained large ranch style home has many extras. Owner has added fence, beautiful landscaping, water softner, water proof laminate floors. Matching green house with additional storage. She priced to sell. This home could be yours! Never owned pets. $299,000

Exquisite home with many wonderfully unique features which includes: Jack & Jill Bedrooms/Bathrooms, specialty windows, central vacuum system, great producing well, HUGE soapstone fireplace that opens to the side so you can add bigger logs, each room in the house has many outlets, tons of cabinet space in the kitchen, and a hidden pantry. Solid surface window sills $599,000

This 3 bedroom, 1 bath home is super cute with an open floor plan and is in an amazing location. Would be a great investment property! $135,000

MLS# 20-1891

MLS# 19-18291

MLS# 20-1363

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RE/MAX Frontier

Barickman & Associates 125 Evergreen, Ste 201 Palmer AK 99645

907.746.7890 rmfrontier.com

RE/MAX Frontier

RESIDENTIAL WASILLA • $365,000 Imagine yourself owning an amazing ranch style home on a horse property with 5 useable acres of country peace and serenity near public hiking, snow machining, ATV trails and close to the amenities of Wasilla. The home features an open one level spacious floor plan with in-floor heating, art room, spacious kitchen, spacious 2 car garage w/storage, art room, and many other great amenities. Call/text Jeremy Millen at 907-982-9819 JeremyJMillen@gmail.com

PALMER • $415,000

PALMER • $150,000

Located less than 5 minutes from downtown Palmer a ranch style with daylight basement and full mother in law apt. On 1.38 acres, this rare find sits under Pioneer Peak and comes with an orchard (apples, cherries), and a greenhouse. Horses and chickens welcome! Less then 2 minutes to a golf course. In floor heat throughout garage and main house. Garage is 20x28 with a 8x16 door. MLS# 20-1732 Call/text Emilie Cullison at 907-355-4265 ecullison@remax.net

Breathtaking views from what these 5 acres have to offer. About a 12 minute drive from downtown Palmer sits a 576 Square foot cabin with a full bath, well, septic, electric and heat. The acreage allows you to grow it to your heart’s content. Enjoy the beautiful mountainous views and prepare to be stunned by all it has to offer. MLS # 20-1884 Call/text Jim White at 907-598-3102 jimwhite907@gmail.com

LAND WASILLA • $30,000

WASILLA • $75,000

WASILLA • $17,000

Beautiful lot in a prime location just minutes away from recreational hot spots such as Hatcher Pass & The Government Peak Recreation Area. The lot is mostly cleared, fairly level and features a mixture of birch, poplar and spruce trees. Perfectly set up to build your Alaskan Dream home. Check it out today as lots such as this are in high demand. Call/text Jeremy Millen at 907-982-9819 JeremyJMillen@gmail.com

5 acres on level ground with an amazing VIEW and PRIVACY! Electric already onsite with a gravel driveway and cleared trees. Located in a quiet setting only 10 minutes from downtown Wasilla MLS# 19-15810 Call/text Emilie Cullison at 907-355-4265 ecullison@remax.net

5 acres of land ready to build your cabin or dream home on. Property has great drainage for building and is listed well below assessed value. Close to great fishing on the Susitna River and hunting opportunities. MLS # 19-17567 Call/text Rachel Winslow at 907-521-8635 rachelsreservices@gmail.com


WASILLA • $495,000

7951 E Palmer- Wasilla Highway

2721 E Sleepy Hollow Circle

WASILLA • $549,000 2721 E Sleepy Hollow Circle

10.59 acre tract of unrestricted land fronting on the PalmerWasilla Hwy. near Four Corners right in the path of development. Great for commercial and/or large multifamily development with beautiful Wasilla Creek frontage. Gravel pad of about 2.5 acres was installed quite a few years ago and was just hydro axed to remove recent growth. 3 Phase electric adjacent to property. Possible owner finance. Call/text Jeff Goyette at 907-232-3537 JeffGoyetteAK@gmail.com

Very private, small home on a 46+ acre parcel w/ over 1,000 ft. of Little Su River frontage. 1,200 SF detached garage/shop & unfinished log cabin. New kitchen counter tops & appliances. Current use of property is a 9 hole public golf course but course can be closed to public. Possibly a great horse property or it could possibly be turned into a private airstrip. No golf equipment is included! Call/text Jeff Goyette at 907-232-3537 JeffGoyetteAK@gmail.com

Sleepy Hollow Golf Course on 46 acres. It is a 9 hole, par 3 course w/ driving range & practice green. Property also includes 1,200 SF shop, 1,608 SF residence and 384 SF clubhouse and basic golf course items. Other uses may be residential living, horse property, rental cabins, RV Park or B&B. Very private setting with beautiful Little Su River frontage. Owner may finance to qualifies buyer. Call/text Jeff Goyette at 907-232-3537 JeffGoyetteAK@gmail.com


WASILLA • $1,850

Darling home, close to downtown Wasilla, close to bike paths, great commute location, charming neighborhood. MLS #201093 Call/text Marnice Marshall at 907-376-0210 levalley@mtaonline.net


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Wonderful home! Gas fireplace, laminate floors, washer and dryer, built-ins in all the closets, additional covered parking for toys or vehicles, best of all your own sauna!! MLS #20-1666 Call/text Marnice Marshall at 907-376-0210 levalley@mtaonline.net

WASILLA • $1.65 SQFT/MONTH Quality professional office space available next to State Farm Insurance just off Parks Highway just north of Wasilla. The 1,333 SF space has 4 large offices, reception area, storage closet and small kitchenette. Tenant pays electric and communications. Landlord pays gas, garbage and snow removal. Landlord will reduce rate to $1.50 SF for 5 year lease. Call/text Jeff Goyette at 907-232-3537 JeffGoyetteAK@gmail.com

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March 2020 Mat Su Real Estate Guide  

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March 2020 Mat Su Real Estate Guide  

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