Ketchikan Pioneer, Jack Seabolt, founded Legacy's parent company Northway Realty in early 1970. Bud Elliot another Alaskan pioneer, and his wife Rose, purchased Northway Realty in 1971 and incorporated. Bud operated the successful local real estate firm on Dock Street, downtown for 16 years.
In 1978 Bill Elberson joined Northway Realty, Inc. and ultimately purchased the company in 1987. Guy Mickel became part of the Northway Realty organization in 1987, with 10 years previous experience in both residential and commercial construction.
As partner owners, Bill and Guy built a new office at 2506 First Avenue in 1993. In 1995, Northway Realty Inc. was selected to join the Re/Max franchise network. Northway Realty, doing business as Re/Max operated at this location for 24 years.
Guy Mickel became the Re/Max principal broker in 1997.
Dinah Pearson joined Re/Max in 2000 and became an associate broker in 2015. In 2019 she became the owner and principle broker of Northway Realty Inc. and chaged the name of the firm to Legacy Real Estate.
Joy Yalung joined the Re/Max team in 2016 as a sales associate and now serves as the office manager.
In 2019 Jerry Demmert returned to Ketchikan, his hometown, and came to work as a sales associate.
We are Ketchikan’s longest running and most successful real estate office with nearly 50 years of experience listing, selling, and managing properties in SE Alaska.