Anchorage, Alaska Real Estate & Living

Known as "The City of Lights and Flowers," Anchorage has been an All-America city four times, and is one of the most important cities in the world. With a population of 300,000 residents, Anchorage is the "New York of the North" due to it being the state's most populous city and conveniently located near 90 percent of the industrialized world. With numerous capital projects and an incredible beautification campaign currently underway, the city is a destination for those who love beautiful scenery and endless opportunities.


With the most ethnically diverse schools in the nation, the Anchorage School District offers academic excellence for all students. With 50,000 students and 98 schools, parents can choose from not only public schools, but private and religious ones as well. With over 82 percent of the city's population having attended college, academics play a key role in making Anchorage the city it is today.

Real Estate

With the average home in Anchorage listing for $325,107 and there currently being 1,073 homes for sale, those looking to head north to Alaska have plenty of MLS listings from which to choose. Whether it's house listings for a young couple or a retired couple seeking condos for sale so they can enjoy the stunning Alaskan scenery, Anchorage offers this and much more. With plenty of newly listed real estate available for virtually any budget, residents can enjoy beautiful neighborhoods or homes that offer boundless privacy.

Anchorage Attractions

Just as it is with its real estate and schools, Anchorage has a wide variety of attractions to suit any age. For those who love nature, a trip to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center or the Alaska Zoo will have one highlight after another. However, if a bit of culture is in your plans, take a trip to the Anchorage Museum. And when you're tired and wanting a bite to eat after a long day, make sure you stop by Moose's Tooth Pub and Pizzeria. Ranked as the third-best pub and pizzeria in the nation, you're sure to find plenty of great food and fun.

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