Anchorage Homes & Real Estate
Welcome to your local Anchorage, AK homes for sale & real estate resource. Anchorage, Alaska's largest and most populous city, contains almost 40% of the entire state's population. Officially called the Municipality of Anchorage, this city had a population of 288,000 as of 2019. Spanning over 1,700 square miles of land, the city is the fourth-largest in the United States by area — even larger than America's smallest state, Rhode Island. Located in south-central Alaska, Anchorage is at the terminus of the peninsula of Cook Inlet. For additional information, including sales history and prices, property disclosures, and more for Anchorage properties for sale, or to schedule a home tour of any property listed below, contact your LOCAL real estate experts today! Read more about Anchorage real estate.
Homes For Sale in Anchorage AK
Listing information was last updated on: August 2, 2021
Anchorage Real Estate Search
This page is updated with Anchorage home listings several times per day directly from the Anchorage, Alaska MLS.
Each Anchorage MLS listing includes: the property price, days on the market, square footage, year built, lot size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, assigned schools, construction type, and other important details as entered by the listing agent in the MLS.
Review local Anchorage property tax information and the current listing status (active, under contract, or pending). As available, numerous property features such as greenbelt locations, views, swimming pools, and Anchorage community amenities, including parks and golf courses, will be listed.
Anchorage Real Estate Market
For people wanting to buy a home in Anchorage, home prices start around $70,000 and climb up to over $2 million. With such a large range of home prices listed, there are homes to fit many people's needs and budgets. There are also lots of land available to purchase, ranging from about $8,500 to upwards of $5 million depending on the size and location of the lot. Home types in Anchorage include single-family homes, condos, townhomes, farms, and multi-family homes.
Residents in Anchorage looking to buy a new home enjoy searching for features in homes here such as two-car garages, a fenced yard, a modern kitchen, an open floor plan, a library, or waterfront properties.
There are many subdivision homes throughout the various neighborhoods to choose from in the city of Anchorage. For those looking to live within a subdivision neighborhood, some of the major ones in each community council area include the Bear Valley neighborhood, the Brookridge neighborhood, the Campbell Park neighborhood, the Rabbit Creek neighborhood, the Rogers Park neighborhood, the Sand Lake neighborhood, the Foothills East neighborhood, and the Tamaron neighborhood. Alexander Homes LLC, Hultquist Homes, Spinell Homes, Inc., Visser Construction LLC, and WillowRidge Construction LLC are a few of the popular home builders in Anchorage.
Anchorage Community Amenities
Almost 90% of the industrialized world is within ten hours of Anchorage, so the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is a common stop for international cargo flights to stop and refuel. Anchorage is also home to a major FedEx hub. In fact, transportation is one of the largest economic sectors in Anchorage, along with tourism, military, and municipal, state, and federal government.
Major roadways in Anchorage include AK-1 and AK-3, also known as Seward Highway and Glenn Highway. For public transportation, Anchorage's bus system, called People Mover, has a hub downtown and satellite hubs at the Muldoon Mall and Dimond Center. The Alaska Railroad also has year-round service between Seward, Fairbanks, and Whittier. During the summer months, from May 15th to September 15th, daily passenger service is available. But this service is reduced to one weekly round-trip during the winter months.
Anchorage Local Highlights
- The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, located in downtown Anchorage next to Town Square Park, hosts numerous performing arts events throughout the year.
- Held each January, the annual Anchorage Folk Festival at the University of Alaska Anchorage features concerts, dances, and workshops with over 130 performances.
- Places to visit in Anchorage for both residents and visitors include the Alaska Museum of Natural History, Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, and the Alaska Native Heritage Center.
- Home to the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which is held on the first Saturday of each month and kicks off on Fourth Avenue downtown for its ceremonial start
- Fun places to visit in the city include the Anchorage Museum, Alaska Zoo, Alaska Botanical Garden, Alyeska Resort, and Arctic Valley Ski Area.
- There are many things to do in Anchorage, such as rafting and river trips, hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing, golfing, glacier cruises, 4-wheeling, shopping, and much more.
- With its proximity to the ocean, Anchorage has some superb seafood restaurants like 10th & M Seafoods, Haute Quarter Grill, Kincaid Grill, Club Paris, The Marx Bros Cafe, and Alaska Sausage & Seafood.
- Popular places for shopping in Anchorage include Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall, Glenn Square, Dimond Center, and The Exchange.
Anchorage School Information
The city has its own school district: Anchorage School District. Included in this district are many public schools like Bayshore Elementary School, Aurora Elementary School, Eagle Academy Charter School, Polaris K-12 School, Steller Secondary School, and South Anchorage High School. There are also private schools in the city, such as Anchorage Christian Schools, Anchorage Montessori School, and Grace Christian School. Colleges here also include the University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Pacific University.
Anchorage, Alaska, has a lot to offer anyone looking to move and buy a home or other real estate. This populous city has various land and homes in various price ranges available for purchase and many amenities, both indoors and outdoors. Known for its beautiful untouched nature, Anchorage may be the perfect place to live for outdoor lovers.
Anchorage, AK Real Estate Agents
Interested in buying a home in Anchorage? Allow our Anchorage, Alaska real estate experts to help you navigate the purchase of or expertly negotiate the sale of your Anchorage residence. As local real estate agents, we're well-versed in the Anchorage real estate market's unique dynamics.
Contact the Unity Home Group at eXp Realty to learn more about buyer and seller representation. Selling your Anchorage property? Visit our market analysis page to receive a free home evaluation within minutes.
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