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Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska VA Home Loan Info

Kenai Peninsula Borough va homes for sale2021 $0 down, VA home loan limit for Kenai Peninsula Borough is $822,375.

Like most of Alaska, the Kenai Peninsula Borough has a rich tradition of fishing and has been heavily influenced by Native Americans, specifically the Alutiiq people. The city of Homer reflects this, known as “the Halibut capital of the World” and “the cosmic hamlet by the sea” commercial fishing dominates the local economy. Located in Southern Alaska, and as the southernmost point on the Alaska Highway system, Homer did not have a traffic light prior to 2005.

The Kenai Peninsula Borough encompasses a square mileage of 24,752. The area is home to many nationally protected areas and ecological enhancement sites. Bear Lake, as well as the Trail Lakes, has recently had methods for salmon growth implemented by the Cool Inlet Aquaculture Association. Fish hatched in fisheries are currently being released into the wild to stimulate growth in the salmon population.

The local government is based out of borough seat Soldotna, legislating property taxes, infrastructure services, emergency services and funding for public schools. Of the total population of 57,147, there are 6,127 veteran residents of the Kenai Peninsula Borough. The median household income is $59,421, and the median home value is $202,300.

The Wildwood Air Force Station was formerly operated out of the Kenai Peninsula but is currently a correctional facility.

Kenai is a borough full of adventure and outdoor activities. Popular among the locals is horseback riding, dog sledding, camping, hiking, biking, golfing, kayaking, rafting, canoeing, and glacier and wildlife viewing.

Disabled veteran homeowners living in Kenai Peninsula Borough are potentially eligible for a property tax exemption. To qualify for this exemption, the applicant must make less than $12,000 yearly and live with a total disability.

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VFW Post

There are two posts in Kenai Peninsula:

Post 10046 Jerry V. Horn Memorial
134 N Birch St
Soldotna, AK 996697508
United States
Phone: (907) 262-2722

Meeting Location & Time
134 N Birch St
Soldotna, AK 99669-7508
United States

6:00 PM 2nd Tuesday

Quartermaster: Shannon Fender
Commander: Michael Meredith

Post 10221 Virl (Pa) Haga Memorial Post
PO Box 374
Anchor Point, AK 995560374
United States
Phone: (907) 235-4101

Meeting Location & Time
72551 Milo Fritz Ave
Anchor Point, AK 99556
United States

6:00 PM 2nd Sunday

Quartermaster: Raymond Rozak
Commander: James Richter

VA Property Search

Homer, Kachemak, Kenai, Seldovia, Seward, Soldotna, Anchor Point, Bear Creek, Beluga, Clam Gulch, Cohoe, Cooper Landing, Crown Point, Diamond Ridge, Fox River, Fritz Creek, Funny River, Halibut Cove, Happy Valley, Hope, Kalifornsky, Kasilof, Lowell Point, Moose Pass, Nanwalek, Nikiski, Nikolaevsk, Ninilchik, Point Possession, Port Graham, Primrose, Ridgeway, Salamatof, Seldovia Vilalge, Sterling, Sunrise, Tyonek, Jakolof Bay, Kachemak Selo, Razdolna, Voznesenka

Call 888-573-4496 to request a complete list of Kenai Peninsula Borough homes for sale that have been approved by the VA.

Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Kenai Peninsula Borough

  1. Single Family: $700
  2. Condominium: $700
  3. Duplex Family: $850
  4. Triplex Family: $900
  5. Fourplex Family: $900
  6. Repair Inspection: $100


  1. Alaska VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/alsaka-va-home-loan-limits/
  2. VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/
  3. Borough site: http://www.borough.kenai.ak.us/
  4. Chamber of commerce: http://kenaichamber.org/living-here/
  5. Property tax: http://ak-kenai.manatron.com/