Testimonials ForKathi Olmstead, Associate Broker



Kathi is THE BEST realtor we have ever worked with. She is AMAZING! She is unbelievably knowledgeable about the Eagle River/Chugiak area and even more so became an expert on us! She looked at homes with us for over a year knowing full well we were “just looking” until waiting patiently until we found the house that felt like a “home” to us. As time went on, Kathi became far more than our realtor, she became our friend and we treasure her. We have recommended at least 5 other friends to Kathi and they have felt just as pleased with her as we have. We love Kathi. If you are lucky enough to work with Kathi, know you’ve got the BEST in Eagle River/Chugiak and she will work night and day to find that house that feels like a home for you, because her job is more than a job to her, it’s what she loves to do! Thank you Kathi, We Love you!
L & S Patin

Kathi was super! She sold our house so fast, even with a lot of competition and a tough market, she was confident and competitive – she knew she could sell the house. We’ve tried two other times to sell the house within the last 8 years with other realtors without success until Kathi. She was the most knowledgeable about Eagle River and knew how to price it just right.
Kelsi Matwick

Kathi helped us throughout the entire process and stayed with us until the very end – reassuring us every step of the way. We found some issues with our house and ended up in a short sale. I never had the pressure of meeting her as I was out of state when we went to sell our house. We communicated through phone, emails and texts. She is very knowledgeable and helped us get through a difficult situation. Thanks for taking such good care of us, we couldn’t have done it without you!
Chrystal Hargrave

Kathi was a huge part of our ability to sell our home. She has a work ethic that is based on doing what is best for you (not what makes her the most money). She keeps you informed and on top of how it’s going. Thanks Kathi

Kathi was AMAZING!!! My husband had a very complicated situation and Kathi stuck with us through it all and made a stressful time so much more bearable. She was professional, considerate and understanding through the entire sale! In all Kathi is a phenomenal agent and person and I would recommend Kathi to anyone I know if they truly wanted the best agent to sell or assist them in buying a home.
L. Bagnasco

Kathi has made our buying experience a very pleasant experience as we were living in Los Angeles and relocating to Alaska – Kathi Olmstead was the person who answered and I explained to her my predicament and my needs as my wife was handicapped and never seen snow. So we had to find a place that we can lock up and stay for the winter. Kathi took my request very seriously and within 2 days she called me and told me to check out a link that she sent me. She assured me that this was suitable. I returned her call and told her that we will be in Anchorage soon & 2 inspections later with my wife being an attorney we signed the contract, paid the deposit and asked Kathi to have it vacant by July 30th. Kathi kept her promise. I would just like to emphasize that all the negotiations Kathi took care of us. Kathi came back to the house on many occasions and made sure that we were comfortable. Through our buying experience I would highly recommend Kathi to any potential buyers. She is a very honest, reliable, and trustworthy person.
M. Bloom

Kathi helped us find a home we love, close to base and with features we wanted. No matter what the questions or obstacles were, Kathi always explained thoroughly and reassured us throughout the process. We will always use her for our real estate needs!!
K & J Mattingly

Kathi Olmstead was recommended to me when we were looking for a home in Eagle River. She was very easy to deal with, had a great knowledge of the area, and a lot of experience. She negotiated a great deal on the home we wanted, and was always available with any questions. We were so happy with her that we chose to use her to list our condominium in Anchorage. She once again came through with a sale even in a tough market, at a fair price, I would highly recommend Kathi to anyone looking to buy or sell!
David and Armi Gillespie

Kathi definitely knows her trade. She is very knowledgeable and was a driving force and mentor in selling my house. Her sound advice in what improvements are necessary as well as some not as important proved to be successful in the sale. It was a pleasure working with her. I can only recommend her.
Anita Spiess

My house in Eagle River had been on the market for over a year when Kathi took over as my agent. She gathered a lot of information, kept me well informed and offered astute counsel and encouragement. In a short time we had a contract and a sale. Residing out of state, I never met Kathi in person, but I look forward to doing so someday. She is a pleasure and has my confidence and thanks.
Jim Rowe

I first met Kathi upon my transfer to Ft. Richardson in 2007. She provided me with the most exceptional, and professional service anyone could ask for. I was so impressed, that upon my transfer out of Alaska, I asked for her again. With her help, we sold our house above our asking price. We were extremely satisfied with her results and dedication. If we ever move back to Alaska, which is possible, she will be our agent again!!!! Thanks Kathi
Mr. and Mrs. Wathor

Kathi Olmstead was a great help to us. Her experience, determination and commitment to get our homes sold asap paid off. We followed her suggestions on the presentation of the home, and within just 8 days of showing a offer came in that was better than expected. We were able to move out of Alaska before the winter season moved in. She was always helpful with all our questions and concerns. She also was able to sell my sisters home in short order. We do recommend Kathi very highly.
Cathy and Dan Wagner

Kathi Olmstead was absolutely wonderful! My husband and I initially contacted Kathi as a recommendation from our friends who had also bought a house from Kathi. Kathi is so knowledgeable about the real estate process!! She helped us find the perfect home and was there every step of the way. We are extremely happy and excited about our new home and so pleased we found her to help us. Kathi has earned our trust and we will be using her again when we are transferred in a few years. If you are looking for a professional who is EXTREMELY knowledgeable and really knows the real estate market and home values, Kathi is the number one choice by far –
she was outstanding. Thanks!!!!

Mrs. Pinkerton

We were living in another state when we decided to sell our house in Eagle River, Alaska. Kathi Olmstead went above and beyond to sell our house. She dealt with our renters and hired contractors for cleaning and repair services. Kathi always responded to our emails and phone calls in a timely manner.
We would definitely hire Kathi again!

Tim and Raymonde Wagoner

Kathi did an excellent job on selling my home. She was very knowledgeable about what type of home buyers were looking for and today’s market. We had a good experience with the sale of our home and Kathi kept us fully informed of every step along the way. As a person not familiar with the process, I was never blind sided by any new discoveries. I would refer Kathi to everyone I know, she knows her stuff.
Denise Mercer

Kathi helped us buy a house in Eagle River sight unseen. She went and viewed the home sent us lots of pictures, took measurements and gave us her professional opinion. We did it all from Washington state allowing us to sign as soon as we moved up. She was very professional and responded quickly every step of the way.
M. and D. Muzatko

I called Kathi about a foreclosed condo here in Eagle River and she called me back within a day. She found information on the foreclosure and said she would keep looking into it. Then a couple of days later another condo became available to buy and she wanted my fiance and I to be the first ones to see it. We got to view the place right away. We instantly fell in love so Kathi set up all the paper work to get our offer on the place that very same day. Kathi was so great and so helpful.
S. Albanese