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Buying Alaska proves that forgoing basic amenities is a reasonable tradeoff when it comes to breathtaking views and stunning wild surroundings that you can't find anywhere in the lower 48 states. Offering much more than living quarters, these properties are so in tune with the extraordinary landscape that it's often what's beyond the house that proves to be the main attraction - from the ability to hunt and fish from a back deck, to extreme seclusion on your own private island, to self-sustaining features such as smokehouses and greenhouses. However, there are also dangers that come with all the beauty, and living in this rugged and remote terrain can lead to animal attacks and brutal winters that cut you off from society.
Todd and Kristy have been living in a dry cabin in Talkeetna, Alaska for over a decade. Now that their two sons are getting older, they need to upgrade to a bigger home, one that has running water and electricity. Will a new location mean a new lifestyle?
Florida natives Michael and Miranda have just moved to Alaska. Life in the Last Frontier will be nothing like what they left behind in the Sunshine State and they'll miss the sunny beach, but they're up for the adventure.
Adventurous couple, James and Erin, has been living in Anchorage for the past decade. Now that their son, Owen, is older they're looking to make the remote outpost of Talkeetna a full time home.
Eric and Amanda are ready to buy their very first home in one of their favorite places to visit Talkeetna, Alaska. But as newlyweds, every penny counts so they might have to go the extra mile even if that means traveling off the road.
Kane and Laci currently live in an apartment above their gym in Fairbanks, but it's not the Alaskan experience they're looking for. They want to move out of the city limits and into the wild,
Alaskan natives Cole and Amanda have worked hard to build their successful rock climbing business. They're living the Alaskan dream, but the only thing missing is their dream house. They'll look at three million-dollar homes in the Last Frontier.
Newlyweds Mike and Jen moved to Fairbanks a year ago. Living near downtown has been convenient for work, but they've always dreamed of living in a log home. Now they're headed for the hills above Fairbanks to make that dream a reality.
Fairbanks natives Dave and Penny want to get out of town and find a home on the river where they can enjoy their favorite outdoor activities like snow machining, fishing, and riding ATVs.
Kevin and Katelynn have toured all over Alaska but they keep coming back to the hillside town of Eagle River. It's rustic mountain living that's close to the big city of Anchorage. But no home in Alaska comes without risk... or quirks.
Arizona natives, Eric and Kendra, are relocating from the desert of Phoenix to the tundra of Delta Junction, Alaska. Will they be able to find a place they can call home in one of the most remote areas of America's last frontier?
The Mat-Su Valley has the rivers and lakes a native Alaskan like Thane dreams of. His wife Rose moved from Guam to Alaska. This unlikely couple lives off the land: hunting, fishing, and gardening and want a house where they can live Alaskan Lifestyle.
There aren't any palm trees or tropical ocean breezes in the 49th state, but you can still live a beach life style on one of Alaska's 3 million lakes. Dave and Elena are ready to find their dream Alaskan beach home.
Tim and Natalie rent a place on the Kenai River now but they've always dreamed of living in a home on one of the river's few islands. Living in the middle of a river can be a challenge there are no bridges to the islands and no sewage systems, either.
Glennallen, Alaska is home to dozens of beautiful, remote lakes. After living in their crowded B&B, that's exactly where Eric and Cynthia want to look for their new Last Frontier escape.
Newly engaged couple Jeff and Heather love the water so much, they are looking to find a home right on the glacier-fed Kenai River. They will look in the riverside town of Soldotna for home that gives them the water and fishing access they crave.
Gabe and Mikela live in a dry cabin and have to haul their water from the grocery store every day. They're tired of their high maintenance home and want to upgrade to a bigger place with running water.
Darien and Delana are looking to buy their first house near the Kenai River. But this musical couple can't afford to break the bank, so they'll have to look for a bargain away from the river's edge.
Nicole and pilot Bruce have decided to leave the Lower 48 behind and make a new life up north. With their own private plane, they can buy a house anywhere they want. The search is on for a home with a runway.
Roland and Tiffany live in Alaska's biggest city, Anchorage. But the non-stop, fast-paced lifestyle is getting to be too much for their big family. They want a home within 30 minutes of downtown where they can still escape into the wilderness.
Wes and Angela own an air taxi company in Alaska. He flies the plane and she runs the office. They want to land a million dollar dream home and can fly anywhere in the state to find it. But if they can't agree on the location, their search may be grounded
Ron and Lacey have a big truck and a small budget for their new home. They're willing to sacrifice space for the truck to be right on a lake near Big Lake, Alaska, but can they find enough room for their whole family?
In remote Alaskan towns, all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles are the best way to get around. ATV mechanic Kolin and his girlfriend Alissa are looking for a home with access to Alaska's epic backwoods trails.
Karie moved from Kansas to Alaska to live out a childhood dream of building a cabin in the mountains. When she met builder Robbie, they ended up building a relationship instead of a home. Now, these two are on the hunt to find the perfect rustic home!
Mike and Lorraine are Alaskan entrepreneurs who have turned his construction skills and her dog mushing glacier tours into gold they're millionaires! And they're looking for a million-dollar property in the Alaskan city.
Unless you're flying over Alaska's isolated village of Seldovia, you may not even know it exists. Pilot Jaime and his girlfriend Dusty take to the sky to find their own piece of this remote town on a tight budget of $125,000.
Jeremy and Danielle are newlyweds who want to buy their first home in Homer, Alaska but they don't have a lot of money. Fortunately, in Homer they can live the Alaskan dream for only $150,000 it just might not be the dream they had in mind.
John and Elise are newlyweds living in downtown Juneau, the busiest cruise ship port in Alaska. They're looking to escape the crowds and land a property where they can relax.
River guides, Brian and Alisa, want to put their adventurous lifestyle to the test by looking at some remote wilderness cabins in Haines, the adventure capital of Alaska.
In the small fishing village of Haines, Harry and Genny are looking to move away from their neighbor - Harry's fish cannery business. To escape the smell, they'll search far and wide, from handmade log homes, to a remote island!
In the Alaskan rainforest of Juneau, Bryan and Amy want to leave their trailer home behind for a bigger house. Alaska's state capital is the most expensive city in the state, so to find a house in their budget they'll need to look in some far off places.
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