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Advertiser Index Alaska Multiple Listing Service..........................................4 AlaskaUSA Mortgage Company...................18 Biff’s Professional Home Inspections.....................10 Elite Real Estate Group.............24 Jack White Real Estate Reggie Belden.............................6 Margaret Billinger.........................8 Elise Ell Buchholz..........12, 13, 23 Kelly Caraway............................17 Donna Cote..................................9 Shannon Parberry........................7 Karen Ross................................17

Keller Williams Realty Cora Carleson..........................4, 5 Kustom Kitchen & Design, Inc..............................10 The Ranch.................... Cover, 2, 3 Re/Max Dynamic of the Valley Russell Joyce...............................6 Lori Leahy..................................10 Residential Mortgage, LLC....... 11 Signature Real Estate.........14, 15 Sommer Enterprises, LLC..........9 Spinell Homes............................19 Taylored Restoration.................16 Valley Mtn Services...................21

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Hey Cora... About my house, Sell it? Remodel it? It’s a tough decision, but I am here to help! I have written a book, and if you read it, making those decisions will be easy! 1) Understand Return on Investment, or ROI. 2) Know when to update your home and when to leave your home. 3) Written for our market! Send me a text or an email and I’ll send you a FREE copy as soon as it’s published. Should be out mid February.

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Ask Cora Hey Cora, I have heard that a lender will require a 20% down payment or they will charge MIP (Mortgage Insurance Premium). What is that? Is there a way that I don’t have to pay that? Signed, NOT a Fan of Mortgage Insurance. Dear NOT a Fan, yes, there are loan programs that will charge mortgage insurance if you’re putting less than 20% down. So, FHA and Conventional will for sure. VA does not because it charges it in your VA funding fee – this fee is then financed into your loan amount, you are still paying it, but at a lesser rate per month. These rules change all the time, but currently, FHA loans do not allow you to EVER dump the mortgage insurance premiums each month (it’s included in your mortgage payment). Well, that’s an exaggeration, you can get rid of it WHEN YOU SELL YOUR HOUSE! Kind of a bummer. With a conventional loan, you can get rid of mortgage insurance once you have paid down the loan to 80% of the original value. Now, don’t get all excited! Just because home values have gone up and you now have 20% or more equity, you think you can get this removed? Nope it must be that you have reduced your loan amount by 20%, with extra payments. As you may recall, we have talked about Mortgage Insurance Premiums (MIP) before, but let’s just give a quick reminder: 1) What is mortgage insurance for? It’s for the mortgage company. Because the mortgage company is taking a bigger risk by allowing the homebuyer to put down less money, they attach an insurance policy to ‘pay the mortgage company off ’ if the homeowner defaults on their loan. So, you pay the policy each month in your mortgage payments, and it doesn’t benefit you at all! Well, I guess it does in that you don’t have to put more money down. 2) Who benefits from the policy? The mortgage company. As long as you make your payments every month, this policy will never be used. 3) What happens if the homeowner doesn’t make their payments, the mortgage company has to foreclose but there is an insurance policy in place, and the bank is made whole? Does it still go against the homeowners credit rating? Oh, yes, yes, yes it does! The homeowner does not benefit from this policy – they just pay for it. It benefits the lender, the bank, the mortgage company. Now, remember, like any insurance policy, there is a deductible. If the homeowner owes $200,000 on their loan when it is foreclosed on, and then the fees for foreclosure are added on – so let’s say now, $220,000 is the balance. The insurance will only pay off a percentage of that. The homeowner will have this cloud on their credit for at least 10 years. But I did learn something new just the other day. Are you ready? Because it’s Story Time! My favorite time! Okay, stay with me here. Bob and Bonnie Branderholler made an offer on a nice little farm! It was accepted with a closing date just 6 weeks away. They did not want to sell their current house, because they wanted to keep it for a rental and make mega bucks off it every month. But after a couple weeks of thinking about it, they decided that being landlords wasn’t for them and put the house up for sale. With the selling of their current home, they

Brought to you by would be able to put 20% down. They were very excited about the lower monthly payments and the fact that there would be no mortgage insurance at all! Well, the new house was going to close 2 weeks before the old one. How were they going to put that 20% down if their old house had not closed yet? Fret not my darling home buyers because there is a solution! That’s right, there are at least 3 things that can be done here. Thing 1 and the easiest, would be to ask the sellers of the house the Branderhollers are buying, if they can extend the contract out those two weeks. Just a simple extension. Unfortunately, the sellers, Sam and Sonja Strathmeyerson, aren’t able to extend the closing because they would miss their boat to South America. Thing 2 would be to ask the new buyers of Bob and Bonnie Branderholler’s old home to close early. Again, it’s a simple solution. But, Ned and Nellie Nidrickerstogen, the buyers of the Bob and Bonnie’s home, are not able to close early. Both parties have to agree to close early and Ned and Nellie’s cannot. Ah, but you’re not out of luck, ...thing 3! Thing 3, The Homeowners Protection Act! The mortgage insurance company must allow Bob and Bonnie to put the additional funds down into the loan to equal 20% and remove the MIP. So when Bob and Bonnie get their funds from the closing of their previous home, they can put additional funds to total 20% toward the loan, they can re-amortize the loan and lower your monthly payments too. Now it may take 4 to 6 weeks to get all the paperwork to the right people, but it’s doable and it can save a significant amount of money, no more mortgage insurance and a re-amortization of the loan. Why does everything take 4 to 6 weeks to accomplish? It’s like a paperwork cosmic time warp! There are other ways too of dropping the MIP. Let’s say that Harry and Honey Homeowner have owned their home for 5 years. Harry finds out that his great uncle Herbert has left him a pile of money! Enough money to make up the difference in that 20% and have enough money left over for a rabbit hutch and two bunnies! They have a conventional loan with a really nice 3.5% interest rate. They don’t want to lose that rate by refinancing, so this solves their problem. With a simple phone call to their mortgage lender, they were able to pay them the remaining amount to equal 20% down payment and remove the MIP, lower their monthly payments, have the loan re-amortized, and now the Homeowners are living happy with their bunnies and saving money. Unfortunately, if Harry and Honey had an FHA loan, at this time, this option would not be available, so no lower monthly mortgage and no happy bunnies. Now, don’t get me wrong, FHA is a good program, but they all have their rules. Just make sure you know the rules when you decide on a loan. Either Me or your loan officer can help you with this. If you want more information about the Homeowners Protection Act, send me an email, I’ll be happy to forward to you. CorasProperties@gmail. com. Now go out there and make it a perfect home buying day! And call me if you need help, I am here for ya!

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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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907.982.5700

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WASILLA • $445,000 • MLS# 22-5717

LAND Willow • $55,000 MLS# 22-2880

1.86 acre lot in the gated community of Falcon’s Ridge.

Wasilla • $118,000 MLS# 22-5463

1.88 acre lot in Meadow Lakes area with South facing aspect and 180 +/- ft frontage on unnamed lake.

Big Lake • $135,000 MLS# 22-1826

Commercial shop in Wasilla, RR Zoning, near SBS and visible from Parks Hwy. Shop features nearly 3,000 sq. ft. in 3 bays, 2 adjacent and one stand alone, perfect for paint booth. Main bay has 10” reinforced concrete floor for heavy equipment maintenance plus much more. There is a secondary living area with full bath, laundry, etc. Natural gas and wood heat all on 31,000 sq. ft. lot in excellent location.

6.88 acre parcel of land on the East side at Mile 53 Parks Hwy. old gravel pit has great potential for next owner.

Russell Joyce

Russell Joyce & Associates Re/Max Dynamic of the Valley

907-232-4895 Russell@RussellJoyce.com

DYNAMIC OF THE VALLEY

PROPERTY TO SELL? Call me, I answer my phone. 3 lots totaling 5 acres. 446' of frontage. Well cared for cabin/SFR, 1404 sqft. All the amenities, new carpet in the bedrooms. Nicely mowed boat launch for access to the river. Greenhouse with insulated starter room. $425,000 MLS# 22-9233

According to the contour map on the borough website this is a level parcel, and heavily treed. Parcel borders ADL 212795. Airport runway, right-of-way running 5500 feet in length and extending a width of 500 feet located within tract A. $45,000 MLS# 22-9124

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Real Estate since 1953

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Affordable, beautiful recreational lots in Chitna. No Property taxes. Great location for a getaway cabin! Located in the Copper River Basin. $5,000 each MLS# 21-13882, 21-13883, 21-13748

In beautiful Historic Chitna. This is the old railroad town of Chitna. The road to McCarthy and Kennicott area. Where you have no property taxes. Six gorgeous adjacent lots at the corner of Main and C St. $55,000 MLS# 19-14379

A Professional Realtor with Proven Results!

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Reggie Belden Jack White Real Estate

865 Seward Meridian Pkwy. Wasilla, AK 99654

Cell: (907) 232-7588

reginabelden.jackwhite.com


17842 W BELARDE BOULEVARD

1240 W BEYLUND LOOP

7810 N AILERON CIRCLE

1.53 acres with road access and approx. 200 ft. of shoreline on BIG LAKE!! Guest cabin for friends, 2 bedrooms in the house, a large work shop, plenty of docking, gorgeous views! MLS #22-8677

Convenient Palmer location with shop! Fenced and landscaped. 3BR, 1.5BA, 1,104 sq. ft., Attached garage and detached shop. MLS #22-8986

Gorgeous to-be-built by Alliance Construction in Palmer gated community with airstrip. Chef’s kitchen and butler’s pantry. 3BR, 2.5BA, 2,066 sq. ft., 3 car garage. MLS#22-3519

5185 E LOFT CIRCLE

2805 N GREEN FOREST DRIVE

AFFORDABLE SETTLERS BAY LOTS

Spectacular views! Perfect for large families, MIL, and entertaining. 4 BR + office & family room, 3 BA, 2,749 sq. ft., 6 car garage. MLS #22-8249

E legant

Commercial building between Palmer and Wasilla with 1 BR, 1 BA apartment, 3,000 sq. ft. shop. 1,300 sq. ft. apt. MLS #22-4462

Golf course, parks, trails, restaurants, all right outside your front door. MLS #22-3587 & MLS #22-3586 4400 W Murray Drive

4300 W Murray Drive

PENDING

H omes 4BR • 2BA • 1,772 SF • 3CGar • MLS #22-4541 4205 W Murray Drive

4BR • 2BA • 1,800 SF • 3CGar • MLS #22-3038 4200 W Murray Drive

A lifestyle you can enjoy at a price you can afford. FOR MORE INFO VISIT ElegantHomesAlaska.com

4BR • 2BA • 2,000 SF • 3CGar • MLS #22-2525

4BR • 3BA • 1,980 SF • 3CGar • MLS #22-2215

Centrally located off Clapp Road. These new builds are sure to please. Beautiful quartz counters throughout, upgraded lighting and trim packages, stacked stone gas fireplaces with entertainment centers, custom tile work, well-appointed kitchens, gorgeous master suites, all the extras Elegant Homes is known for!!

RESIDENTIAL • VACANT LAND • NEW CONSTRUCTION • MULTI-FAMILY • COMMERCIAL • FORECLOSURE

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CHITINA

MLS #22-5670 • $199,995

CHITINA

MLS #17-12036 • $196,000

Finish your way! This log home features awesome views of the mountains, river, Trout Lake, and of downtown Chitina! Home has a DEC approved well and septic, for a possible 3 bedroom, 2 bath house. Has a full usable basement.

Spirit Mountain Artworks a national historic building that has been majorly restored as a constant work in progress since 1978. Currently housing a gift shop and Gallery. There are living quarters upstairs. Also there is a newly renovated area that would make a great spot for ice cream or coffee shop.

BIG LAKE

BIG LAKE

MLS # 22-7296 • $335,000 Spacious ranch style home with oversized 4 car garage and a dry guest cabin for visitors.

MLS #22-10004 • $39,000 Nice lot close to Birch lake. Has well, driveway, old pad, and natural gas.

Margaret Billinger

Realtor, CRS, ABR, GRI, E-Pro (907) 841-2188 maggiebillinger@yahoo.com

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Jack White

Real Estate since 1953


19887 Giggly Girls Ave., Willow • $784,000

Looking for acreage?! This property offers over 10 acres of unrestricted land and conveniently located across from Nancy Lake! Perfect for farmers, equestrians, nature lovers and entrepreneurs. The possibilities are endless with the oversized garage/shop, high tunnel, and even an artisan well. This custom home features 4 bedrooms with two being en-suites, one on each level. Quality finishes throughout the home include quartz countertops, tile, and up-graded laminate. MLS# 22-5668

Donna Cote REALTOR® Cell 907-242-6957

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

Email donnacoterealtor@gmail.com Web https://donnacoterealtor.com Proud supporter of the Wasilla Senior Center and their Meals on Wheels program

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Dan Sommer

Anne Sommer

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HINA #188

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5817 E. Updraft Rd. Palmer, AK • www.kustomkitchendesigninc.com

1783 N Williwaw Way 19976 Montana Creek Rd. Wasilla Talkeetna

E PRICUCED! RED

Very private cabin on 5 Acres with amazing views of the Wrangell Mountains. Just outside of Glennallen-convenient to stores and schools. Sauna with bedroom, cast iron pitcher-pump water faucet, claw foot bathtub, and cabinet wood heater. All furniture, tools, and equipment stays with property. Large workshop with 2 bay areas, wood shed...More. MLS# 21-10756 $120,000

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2222 S Sanctuary Dr. Palmer

E PRICUCED! RED

Very spacious, unique home with large deck, 3 large bedrooms, all with their own bathrooms!! Privacy fence surrounding the property. Lots of light and windows, 4 bathrooms!! Ready to make this house a home!! Open floorplan living, dining room, and kitchen. A must see!! New roof in 2018. MLS# 22-9380 $299,000

Great get away cabin or full time home! View of Mount Denali from deck! Amazing, spacious, open log cabin with 3 bedrooms, large eat-in kitchen, huge living room windows, Tons of light! Bathroom w/jetted tub. Huge loft bedroom upstairs. 2 decks, full, unfinished basement., well & septic, brand new asphalt roof, oil furnace with forced air heat and wood stove. Arctic entry. MLS# 22-4201 $320,000

Ranch style house with 2 En-Suites! Views, views and more views make this house the unique place that it is! Spacious floor plan, large kitchen, over-sized 3 car garage, large windows to bring in the views and lots of light! Two full bathrooms in each en-suite, and two extra bedrooms to use for whatever you wish! Half acre lot. A must see! MLS# 22-4925 $695,000

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Buying a home these days doesn’t require a 20% down payment. While 20% down was a standard for conventional loans, today’s buyers have many other options. You may now qualify for a home loan with down payments ranging from 0% to 3.5%, leaving you with extra cash for the home appraisal, home inspection and closing costs.

Contact one of our expert mortgage loan originators to discuss your options.

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

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

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WELL KEPT HOME

This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home, with 2 car garage in Palmer and great commute location is absolutely a must see! This is a well kept home in Hill Timber Estates and the lot is landscaped with beautiful flowers with a nice paved drive. Call to schedule an appointment now!

$399,000

Updated 4 bedroom, 3 bath home on a nice cleared lot. Features large front lawn, and located right off of Vine in convenient location. Beautiful LVP flooring with new carpet and stainless steel appliances and washer/dryer. This home could be yours!

$210,000

AK MLS# 22-8723

AK MLS# 22-8360

SPECTACULAR HOME

RANCH STYLE HOME

Walk into huge mudd room with double doors to living area. Includes TV projector, main bedroom on entry level, with big laundry room, kitchen dining, deck off dining room with view of mountains and open living room. Second floor has bedrooms and office. Basement has another bedroom and storage area, with garage. Spectacular home!

This ranch style home sits on a hill overlooking Seymour Lake with mountain views. With 3 bedroom, 2 baths and an oversized 3 car garage, it has an atrium room with in-floor heat that is just perfect for watching the lake or the northern lights. You really need to see this home to appreciate. Lake access is very close.

AK MLS# 21-1759

AK MLS# 22-8132

PERFECT SET UP

RIVER FRONTAGE

$425,000

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P ED RI U CE C ED

$499,000

This 3 bedroom 1 bath home is so inviting and cute. Perfect set up and location with a beautifully designed landscaped yard and paved drive. This home could be yours!

$275,000

$394,000 AK MLS# 22-7311

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Huge 1728 sq. ft. garage downstairs, with home above. The open floor plan home has nice big deck to bbq and listen to the river that is full of fish. Or you can sit on the dock and watch them swim by or fish. Beautiful set up. Extra dry cabin and storage shed. Home has 3 bedrooms 2 baths with bonus room. Current appraisal at 400K. Must see!

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AK MLS# 22-357


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

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

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NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME

This new construction home has foundation in and is currently under construction. This builder is known for his high-end products. Quartz counter tops, California cabinets, LVP flooring, and so much more! You do not want to miss working with this builder.

$557,000 MLS# 22-9918

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RIVERFRONT LODGE AND CAMPGROUND

This beautiful lot and campground edges Willow Creek, with 6 structures, including 7 hookups for RV’s, dry cabins and a bar. The latest building was built in 2004 while the first structure was built in 1971. Can easily put more rentals on property for higher returns. Liquor license included. Over 9 acres.

$1,400,000 MLS# 22-9043

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OFFICE: 907 631 3033 WWW.SIGNATUREALASKA .COM 1174 N LEATHERLEAF LOOP A , WASILLA , AK 99654 4555 S NAVIGATORS CIR • WASILLA $385,000 MLS# 22-4972

11520 N DESHKA LOOP • WILLOW $177,000 MLS# 22-9183

This 1,828 SF, 4 bedroom ranch home, features a custom outdoor living space for all your entertaining needs! Large open living room, connected to the open kitchen is perfect for entertaining the party inside as well. 2 Car Garage with forward thinking design, allows the possibility for expansion! Home sits on a .92 acre lot. Steven Blades 209.602.0686

Rare opportunity to buy in the private and gated community of Deshka Landing. If you enjoy the outdoors, world class fishing, and endless snowmaching & ATV trails from your backyard to state land, this is the home for you! Hunting along river unit 16. Great for year round living or a weekend get away. Watch the Iditarod race on the river. Minutes away from Nancy Lake Recreation area. Tamara Erickson 218.839.2922

1963 W DESTINY CIR • WASILLA $410,000 MLS# 22-8018

113862 E HAY WAGON WAY • PALMER $459,000 MLS# 22-9522

Great location in the sought after Serendipity neighborhood. This bright and open concept home is spacious & modern. Vaulted ceilings, granite counters, stainless appliances; it even has a wine cooler built in. This ranch home has in floor heat with a backup wood stove for those extra chilly nights. This park like feeling home has a yard with Sandhill Cranes that return every year to nest. Renee Burney 907.414.2944

Enjoy the exceptional mountain views in this peaceful neighborhood! Fenced in, fantastic backyard. Upgraded stainless appliances, quartz countertops, and custom built ins in the Kitchen. The huge master boasts a double sided fireplace into the ensuite. Bedrooms are all upstairs. Additional office/playroom downstairs could be a potential 4th bedroom. Perfect Palmer house to call your home! Hailee Rahm 907.232.7548

Your Family Deserves The Best. We’ll Help You Find It. We know that today’s home buyers have many needs to consider, including their families’ happiness and safety. This is where we come in––helping you find security and satisfaction. Call a REALTOR® today, and expect the best.

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OFFICE: 907 631 3033 WWW.SIGNATUREALASKA .COM 1174 N LEATHERLEAF LOOP A , WASILLA , AK 99654 2405 MAKATO CT • WASILLA $430,000 MLS# 22-8454

1399 W RIDGEVIEW DR • WASILLA $365,000 MLS# 22-10033

6184 E PALMER WASILLA HWY • PALMER $1,300,000 MLS# 22-9343

Located just 5 miles from the city center, this amazing home has been freshly renovated and ready to welcome home its new owners! New paint, new heaters throughout, new dishwasher and much more! 2,016 SF of living space, with a 2 car garage and sitting on a 1.52 acre lot! An abundant amount of space to grow your family. Steven Blades 209.602.0686

Move-in ready home in established, friendly neighborhood close to area schools, shopping, and community. Freshly updated with new flooring, carpet, kitchen appliances, washer/dryer, and updated bathroom tub and tile. Large deck affords a spacious area for entertaining. Roomy bedrooms and family room for home office or hobbycenter use. Clean double garage with interior and exterior entry doors. Bonnie Leonard 907.841.3165

Endless Opportunities with this 15+ Acres with DOT access. Unrestricted and ready to be developed. Over 1650ft of Highway frontage. This entire lot has beautiful mountain views, is usable and fairly level. Jessica Baker 907.232.9926

8631 W TULAKES AVE • WASILLA $459,900 MLS# 22-2341

1655 N MEADOW LAKES DR • WASILLA $575,000 MLS# 22-9568

2029 S JEFFREY LN • BIG LAKE $430,000 MLS# 22-6377

Bring snowmachines, ATVs and boats to this beautifully constructed home built by Precision Homes.This home has access to it all. 1428sq.ft. house boasts an open style layout with 3BR/2BA. Garage is over 1300sq.ft. w/ a shop bay for all your projects. This home is less than a 1/2 mile from the public access of Seymour Lake. Driveway will be paved!!! Devon Doran 907.354.2685

Come check out this one of kind property. Beautiful 2,000+ sqft home and separate shop situated on 10.42 acres (4.64 acres useable) with privacy and great functionality. This secluded home features an open concept living area in addition to 2 br and 2 full baths on the upper level. Lower level has a second living area and 1br and full bath. The attached garage is a 2 car 650 sqft. Cole Whitaker 907.671.6786

Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, this modern two-level residence features a large south-facing deck with hot tub, overlooking a manicured lawn. Upper level has four bedrooms and includes a roomy master retreat with shower and jacuzzi tub. Open-concept kitchen, dining room, and family-room makes for a great entertaining space, and features built-in stereo with ceiling speakers create desired ambience. Bonnie Leonard 907.841.3165

15025 W WILD ROSE CIR • WASILLA $610,000 MLS# 22-9062

2151 N MERIAN CT • WASILLA $307,000 MLS# 22-5485

L13 NO RD U.S. SURVEY 3504 • GLENNALLEN $179,000 MLS# 22-8560

Open and bright country home w/ wide open spaces perfect for entertaining. In floor radiant heat, cozy pellet stove- 440lbs of fuel pellets stay. Office, home theater, game room, deck with hot tub. 1468 attached garage, 1600 sq finished detached workshop w/carport, electric, gas hotdawg heater, shelving and benches. Greenhouse, fully fenced yard & Hardie board exterior. 1 block to boat launch. Katherine Dehoop 907.230.8522

Family home featuring great room layout with oversized kitchen. Lots of natural light through french doors. Family Room downstairs. Fire pit, sandbox and swing set. Private setting surrounded with trees in a quiet neighborhood on a cul de sac. Not build-able behind home for extra privacy. Peaceful for walks. Utility Rd goes around outside of yard. Carport is approx 20x20 for cars and/or toys. Yvonne Kuehn 907.830.4418

Over 4 acres of beautiful lakefront property situated on the west side of Lake Louise, featuring shoreline access. Property includes a wonderful 2-story unfinished dry cabin with spectacular views and opportunity for custom completion. Area wildlife includes moose, caribou, bear, wolf, wolverine, lynx, and more. Area lakes are known for their fishing and waterfowl. Bonnie Leonard 907.841.3165

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Gardener’s Delight off Clapp Road! 4 Bedroom (+ Office) 3 Bathroom 1.68 acres, 2238 SqFt. Double Garage Greenhouse 24x36’ Detached Shop 10 minutes from fishing, hiking & shopping Secluded Ranch! with Acreage!! 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathroom 3.6 acres next to 40 undeveloped acres Hard floors throughout 2037 SqFt. Fully heated detached shop, fenced yard, double garage, playground.

Quality. Not Quantity. For your BEST options in selling, Call us today. Karen, Kelly & Company 907-694-2284

Karen Ross Call or Text 907.694.2284 karensellsak@gmail.com Russell Holmes says, following his sale last year and his purchase this year: “Number ONE best professionals I’ve ever had dealings with in any profession my entire life!”

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

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

BEAUTIFUL LAKEFRONT HOME

OVER 50 ACRES WITH WELL

Looking for a large family home with lake frontage and room for your family to play? Look no further. This well kept 4 bedroom 3 bath home with family room, large deck and Amazing Lake Views could be your new home. 3 car garage,HRV system and 1.55 acre lot is secluded and private. Schedule your showing Today!!

This is the most beautiful land you will find. This property has an amazing 360 degree views! It is inside Denali State Park which means it is private! 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! Come see and fall in love!

AK MLS# 22-9857

AK MLS# 20-11913

HOME AND CABIN

LAKEFRONT HOME

This 4 bedroom, 2 bath home has been almost completely updated and it includes a really nice cabin in the back yard as a rental or work area. Nice circular drive on one full acre with views. Basement is now completed with new laundry room, wood stove and an extra bedroom. This home could be yours!

Beautiful home on Shirley Lake with optimal sun exposure! A home that has something for everyone! Enjoy the wildlife from the large deck or stroll down to the lake and launch your canoe. Double car garage for all your toys. During winter there is no shortage of activities, enjoy snowshoeing, snow machining, skiing, and hiking only footsteps from your front door!

AK MLS# 22-4586

AK MLS# 22-5472

BAR, HOTEL, LIQUOR LICENSE

PET RETREAT

$499,000

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$478,000

$390,000

This bar has a family-friendly atmosphere. It’s similar to the TV show, ‘’Cheers’’ where the regulars do all know eachother by name. This is an amazing price, considering a liquor license alone could cost as much 235K. Amazing kitchen appliances, and known as having some of the best food in the Valley.

$650,000

$529,000

Well established business for pets to have a staycation. Business includes facility, housing, pet spa, huge book of business, & so much more. I always wondered why my dogs get excited to go there. Now I know. If you love working with animals, this is the one!

$1,600,000

AK MLS# 21-16231

MLS# 21-14314

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