Palmer Real Estate

Idyllic Palmer real estate lays in the agricultural heart of the state. The Matanuska-Susitna (Mat-Su) Valley is known to be the breadbasket of Alaska, with Palmer at the core. With scenes reminiscent of Midwestern farms set against the backdrop of alpine landscapes, the 8,000 residents of Palmer know just what makes their community so unique. Wherever you look, there is a sense of history that resonates in the peaceful present way of life. Real estate in Palmer is quite reasonably priced.

Palmer MLS Overview

Total Listings: 107
Average Price: $365,334
Highest Listing Price: $2,500,000
Lowest Listing Price: $125,000

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Homes For Sale in Palmer

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Mountain Views Abound In This Quiet Country Set...

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$289,900

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 3,352 SqFt
  • 0.73 Acres

Residential

Palmer, Alaska

Mountain Views Abound In This Quiet Country Setting Close To Town. Spacious Living W/ A Great Layout Features A Family Room, Finished Basement W/ Kitchenette...

Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group Of Eagle River

Nice Palmer Home In A Great Commute Location. E...

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$219,900

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,500 SqFt
  • 0.47 Acres

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Palmer, Alaska

Nice Palmer Home In A Great Commute Location. Excellent Family Friendly Neighborhood With Mountain Views. Beautiful Landscaped Yard, Covered Front Porch, Gra...

The Kristan Cole Team Branch Office Keller Williams Realty - Alaska Group

Panoramic Unobstructed Mountain Views From Spri...

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$309,900

  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 1,813 SqFt
  • 0.34 Acres

Residential

Palmer, Alaska

Panoramic Unobstructed Mountain Views From Springer Park. Open Floorplan, Kitchen W/ Island & Pantry, Open To Dining & Great Room With Fireplace. Master Bedr...

Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group

Panoramic Unobstructed Mountain Views In Spring...

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$275,900

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,583 SqFt
  • 0.35 Acres

Residential

Palmer, Alaska

Panoramic Unobstructed Mountain Views In Springer Park. Open Spacious Floor Plan, Kitchen W/island & Pantry, Open To Living And Dining Room W/ Fireplace. Mas...

Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group

Privacy & Wilderness Living, Less Than 15 Min. ...

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$229,900

  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 2,018 SqFt
  • 7.53 Acres

Residential

Palmer, Alaska

Privacy & Wilderness Living, Less Than 15 Min. From Downtown Palmer! Gorgeous 7.53 Acre Lot W/ Log Home & Huge Detached Shop W/ Fully Finished 2nd Floor, Per...

Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group Of Eagle River

1 Acre Commercial Lot Zoned General Commercial....

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$218,000

  • 1.00 Acres

Vacant Land

Palmer, Alaska

1 Acre Commercial Lot Zoned General Commercial. Palmer Wasilla Hwy/evergreen Ave Hwy Frontage. Level & Treed With Utilities Available. Buyer To Verify All In...

The Kristan Cole Team Branch Office Keller Williams Realty - Alaska Group

Palmer Real Estate Statistics

*Current Market Stats: Homes For Sale in Palmer

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Palmer, Alaska

Active Data

Properties for Sale: 275
Sales Pending: 114
Average List Price: $310,220

Sold Data

Average Sales Price: $226,236 Sold in the Last 90 Days: 202
Average List Price: $232,049 Average Days on Market: 119
Average Sale/List: 97.50% Current Inventory: 4.1 months

Discover Palmer Homes For Sale

Homes for sale in Palmer give people that move into them terrific priced houses, but also the chance to have a wonderful lifestyle in this rural area. Palmer is well-known for many things, but one of them is the Alaska State Fair, which is held for twelve full days and has been going since 1936.

The fair offers attendees so many things to do including a real Alaska rodeo, livestock shows and prizes, concerts and live music and one of the most looked-forward to events in Alaska – the giant cabbage weighing. There have been two world records for cabbage weight set there in the past. Palmer is also a record holder in many other vegetables like kale, broccoli, turnips and more so there must be something in the soil.

Another attraction offered by the city is the Palmer Museum of History and Art, a very popular place for residents from all over Alaska to visit. The Church of a Thousand Trees is also a well-known tourist attraction. Many of the residents that live in Palmer work there but more commute a short distance to Wasilla or Anchorage..

Palmer Realty In The Past

The real estate in Palmer first began to be popular at the start of the Great Depression. There were around two hundred families – mostly farmers – living in Alaska after migrating from the Midwest. They were taking advantage of the New Deal relief program instituted by FDR. The farmers thought they might have trouble with agriculture at first, but it turned out that the glacial soil and the air made it perfect for farming. These days, Palmer produces three-quarters of the state’s agricultural crop. During summer, crops in Palmer can get as much as twenty hours or sunlight, and that could be why they are able to grow such huge vegetables. 

Around Palmer Properties And Beyond

Palmer is alongside the Matanuska River, and the Mat-Su region bears the name as a result. The Glenn Highway is nearby and is the road to Anchorage, just a fifty-five minute drive from Palmer. There is also Hatcher Pass nearby, less than fifteen miles away, where you gain entrance to the Independence Mine State Park and the history of the area celebrated and preserved. There are more than sixteen buildings that are left over and have been cared for from the gold rush days of Alaska. Another feature of Palmer is the Musk Ox Farm, which has the only domestic herd of Musk Ox. It is a great place for adults and kids alike to visit.

One of our specialists at Unity Home Group® would be glad to answer any inquiries you may have about Palmer, Alaska real estate. Introduce yourself to us!

Listing information last updated on August 27th, 2016 at 10:19am AKDT.

* This representation is based in whole or part on data supplied by, and to, the Subscribers of Alaska MLS. Alaska MLS does not guarantee nor is it in any way responsible for its accuracy. Data maintained by Alaska MLS is for its own use and may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. Report reflects sales through within 24 hours of the final report date.

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