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: 135
Average Price: $343,922
Highest Listing Price: $1,450,000
Lowest Listing Price: $59,000

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Homes For Sale in Palmer

135 Properties Found of 8,494 Total Listed. Showing Page 1 of 12
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Check Out This Cute Little House Which Is Ready...

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  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 912 SqFt
  • 0.17 Acres


Palmer, Alaska

Check Out This Cute Little House Which Is Ready For A New Owner! New Paint Inside And Out Along With Wonderful Updates In The Kitchen And Bathroom Make This ...

Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group Of Wasilla

Custom Alaskan Log Home. 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, S...

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  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 3,262 SqFt
  • 3.22 Acres


Palmer, Alaska

Custom Alaskan Log Home. 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, Sitting On 3.22 Level Acres W/ Mountain Views Of Matanuska Peak. Fenced Yard, Large Deck, And Full Detached Hea...

Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group

This Home Is On A Corner Lot With Lots Of Curb ...

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  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,725 SqFt
  • 0.46 Acres


Palmer, Alaska

This Home Is On A Corner Lot With Lots Of Curb Appeal. It Has Granite Kitchen Counters And An Undermount Sink. There Is Lighting Along The Top Of The Cabinet...

Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group Of Wasilla

Immaculate Custom Home With Fantastic Curb Appe...


  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 3,109 SqFt
  • 0.71 Acres


Palmer, Alaska

Immaculate Custom Home With Fantastic Curb Appeal In The Best Commute Location In The Valley. Wasilla Creek And Green Belt Runs Along Rear Of Property, With ...

Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group Of Eagle River

Palmer Real Estate Statistics

*Current Market Stats: Homes For Sale in Palmer

Palmer, Alaska

Active Data

Properties for Sale: 135
Sales Pending: 78
Average List Price: $343,922

Sold Data

Average Sales Price: $285,193 Sold in the Last 90 Days: 100
Average List Price: $286,910 Average Days on Market: 105
Average Sale/List: 99.40% 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.

Palmer Real Estate Agents

Looking to buy or sell a home in Palmer soon? Our team of Alaska real estate agents help you navigate the search for your next home and expertly negotiate the selling of your current home. As neighborhood Palmer REALTORS®, we know the dynamics unique to the Palmer real estate market. We'll help guide your search today!

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Listing information last updated on July 24th, 2017 at 6:19pm 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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