Soldotna is located roughly 150 highway miles from Anchorage on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. The world famous Kenai River runs through Soldotna making it a main hub for fishing during the summer months. With a population of over 4,000 year round residents and the influx of visitors each summer the main town of Soldotna offers many shopping and dining options.
Chugiak is an unincorporated community in the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska. It’s situated approximately 20 miles northeast of Anchorage, located between Eagle River and the Mat-Su Valley. There are roughly 7,000 residents living in Chugiak most of whom either work in Anchorage or the Mat-Su Valley.
Chugiak is a popular location for people looking for a bit more seclusion and offers a quick commute to Fort Richardson, Elmendorf Air Force Base, and the Mat-Su Regional Medical Center.
About 30,000 people live in Eagle River, Alaska. Eagle River is located just north of Anchorage. It is home to the Eagle River Nature Center located 12 miles up Eagle River Road, which sits at an entrance to Chugach State Park. Popular local activities include rafting, hiking, skiing and exploring the true beauty Eagle River has to offer.
Eagle River is a popular area for residents looking to commute to Anchorage for work but still enjoy the convenience of local shops and services.
Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, was established in 1914 as a railroad construction port. Today, Anchorage is home to nearly 300,000 residents. The economy is largely driven by the oil industry. It is home to the world’s third busiest airport by cargo traffic. It is also home to Elmendorf Air Force Base, Fort Richardson Military Base and Kulis Air National Guard Base.
The real estate market in Anchorage Alaska does not always follow the national trends due to our locality.