Tip of the Glacier

Sam is the owner/broker of Glacier City Realty, Inc. He has lived in Alaska since he was 16 and loves the community of Girdwood. In this blog he regularly shares all of the latest Real Estate news from around the Turnagain arm area.

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The New Normal is Here!

Change is everywhere! Real Estate is a tech driven industry and so we were perhaps lucky to be in a better position than most to meet the challenge...

Glacier City Sells Stuckagain Heights

Sold and closed with less than 3 weeks on market! Nestled beyond Far North Bicentennial Park you will find the Stuckgain Heights Subdivision. Let...

Alaska Real Estate & COVID-19

We at Glacier City Realty, Inc. want to assure you that we take the health and well-being of our community, clients and associates very seriously....

Snow & Interest Rates, The Perfect Storm

Something is happening in Girdwood this winter that we haven’t seen for many years. A record snow fall with epic skiing coupled with the lowest...

The Human Factor in Real Estate

Recently we listed two properties in Girdwood, 242 Hottentot Mine Road and 110 Barren Avenue. Each at far ends of the pricing spectrum. Each is...

Residential Property in Girdwood Appreciates 30% in One Year

The median price of a home in Girdwood increased from $379,500 in 2018 to $541,000 in 2019. An increase of 30%. Condos were up from $325,000 median...

First Ever Alaska Realtor Broker Summit

Friday, January 18th, 2020: The first Alaska Association of Realtors Broker Summit took place. Purpose – I decided to attend without really knowing...

Experience is Important

Real Estate is a technology based industry. If you can’t navigate the web, use social media, provide stunning online content, and stand on top of...

Putting the Right People Together

After 23 years of being licensed as a real estate professional I am always surprised when something new and different unfolds. So I get a call some...

Curious About Market Value?

What determines market value on a home in Southcentral Alaska? There are a number of factors that determine what a home will sell for in the 2020...

Glacier City Sells Girdwood!

Both 373 Saint Johann Loop and 507 Crow Creek Road were listed and sold by Glacier City Realty, Inc. As one of Girdwood’s oldest and most...

The Times They Are a Changin’

“The times they are a changing”….recently our brokerage has had not one, but two cash sales fall through while representing Buyers. While there were...

Why Should You Read This Blog?

I moved to Girdwood in 1986 following a long held dream of living there. I grew up in Seward, went to University of Alaska Fairbanks in the 70s...

My Week at NAR

I just finished up a week in Washington DC attending the National Association of Realtors (NAR) mid year legislative forum and technology expo. I...

Glacier City Realty is Busy This Spring!

Wow! Glacier City Realty has been busy. Three recent sales in Anchorage including two Anchorage condos, one homes and one lot in Indian. Spring is a...

Alyeska Resort Being Sold to Pomeroy Investments

Follow this link to read the brief news release on the sale of Alyeska Resort to Pomeroy Investments of Canada. If you click down and read the...

Alaska’s Economic Forecast featuring Neal Fried

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 from 7:30-8:30pm in the Girdwood Community Room come and join us for Neal Fried, Economist that works for the Alaska...

Triple Open House 12/3/16

Please join us at the following properties on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 from 1-3pm at 125 Garmisch Road, 138 Brenner Circle, Sunrise @ Alyeska....

We Sell Alaska!

Glacier City Realty is pleased to report that we are assisting Buyers with the purchase of a well established lodge located along the Sterling...
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