Arizona Homes for Sale in Phoenix

Posted by Cathy Carter on Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 at 9:53am.

Arizona Homes for Sale in Phoenix

Buyers looking to purchase a home in Arizona will want to explore Arizona real estate in Phoenix. The capital city of Arizona, Phoenix is the center around which more than 30 communities have grown in an area known as the Valley of the Sun. With year-round warm weather and sunshine, exciting local culture and attractions, fabulous shopping destinations, an eclectic array of local and international cuisine, numerous outdoor recreation opportunities, over 200 golf courses, 4 major sports teams, Cactus League spring training baseball, and popular annual events and festivals, it's easy to see why so many people are choosing Phoenix and the East Valley for their next home. From well-appointed, urban condos and townhomes, single-family homes in friendly neighborhoods and gated subdivisions, upscale homes on the golf course & waterfront to sprawling luxury estates with breathtaking views, Arizona homes for sale in Phoenix accommodate every lifestyle and buyer. A qualified agent holds the key to finding the perfect home in the right neighborhood and securing an offer. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and top-rated Arizona REALTOR® in Phoenix with over 25 years of local experience. Uniquely qualified, Cathy has the knowledge and resources to help you explore your options, and would love to speak with you to discuss the type of home you have in mind. Get the home search process started today by calling Cathy today at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here

On our easy-to-use website, you’ll be able to search the MLS for the most accurate and up-to-date listings for Arizona homes for sale in Phoenix. View photos of properties, find detailed real estate information, create a free account, save your search, receive notifications of new listings that match your specific home criteria delivered directly to your email, and access current market data. Also, be sure to scroll down below to learn more about Arizona real estate in Phoenix and the East Valley, and the many benefits of living in Greater Phoenix:

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If you would like to schedule a private showing or would like more information about any of the above listings for Arizona homes for sale in Phoenix or East Valley, please contact top-rated REALTOR® in Phoenix - Cathy Carter, specializing in newer homes and luxury real estate. As a licensed, professional real estate agent, Cathy keeps her finger on the pulse of the Phoenix metro area market at all times and is the first to know when new inventory becomes available - ensuring that her buyers have access to the most valuable properties and securing an offer.

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With over two decades of local experience, Cathy can help educate you about the different neighborhoods and communities in Phoenix and the East Valley, the types of homes and features and offered, the top builders in the region, school districts, surrounding area amenities, attractions, local community developments, and so much more. Streamline your home search by having Cathy put together a list of available homes that are the best fit based on your specific criteria in a home. Feel free to call Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here

The Benefits of Living in Greater Phoenix, Arizona 

The cosmopolitan city of Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metro area. Home to approximately 4.80 million people, the region boasts warm weather and sunshine 320 days per year, a booming economy, major corporations, exciting culture and entertainment, nationally-acclaimed school districts and universities, over 200 golf courses, and four major sports teams. Greater Phoenix has become a hub of commercial activity as more and more businesses are choosing to relocate here from other parts of the country.  

Health care, manufacturing, and financial services are all solidly growing industries in the region and technology and bioscience major economic drivers. Fortune 500/1000 companies based or having major operations in the Phoenix area include Avnet, Freeport-McMoRan, Republic Services, PetSmart, Apollo Group, Insight Enterprises, ON Semiconductor, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, Amkor Technology, Swift Transportation, First Solar, and others.  

You will discover plenty of art and culture in the Valley of the Sun. The downtown Phoenix art scene has seen major development over the past decade, and dozens of museums span the valley including the Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona Capitol Museum, Arizona Military Museum, Hall of Flame Firefighting Museum, the Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park, Children's Museum of Phoenix, Arizona Science Center, and the Heard Museum.

Popular performing arts venues include the Phoenix Symphony Hall, Arizona Opera, and Ballet Arizona, Orpheum Theatre, Dorrance Theater, and Herberger Theater Center. Concerts can be attended at Talking Stick Resort Arena and Comerica Theatre in downtown Phoenix, and Gammage Auditorium in Tempe (the last public building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright). The Mesa Arts Center in Mesa supports regular independent musical and theater performances.

The Phoenix area provides an abundance of shopping opportunities with chic boutiques, high-end shopping malls, outdoor lifestyle centers, and designer outlet malls. Some of the most popular shopping destinations in the region include Uptown Plaza (Central Phoenix), Biltmore Fashion Park and Kierland Commons (Phoenix); Scottsdale Fashion Square (Scottsdale), Chandler Fashion Center mall and Phoenix Premium Outlets (Chandler); the outdoor Santan Village lifestyle center (Gilbert); and Tempe Marketplace and Arizona Mills Outlet Mall (Tempe),  "Foodies" will discover exceptional dining options in Phoenix and the East Valley from classic comfort food to ethnic cuisine to five-star restaurants too numerous to count. 

For parents with school-age children, Phoenix is home to 325 public schools in 30 school districts along with more than 200 charter and private schools. Use the links below to find additional information on school locations, districts, websites, and attendance boundary maps:  

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The Phoenix East Valley has several nationally-recognized school districts filled with top-rated schools, including Chandler Unified School District, Gilbert Unified School District, Kyrene School District, Higley Unified School District, Tempe Union High School District, and Mesa Unified School District, which is the largest district in Arizona. Under Arizona’s open-enrollment law, children can attend other schools within the district or in another district by applying to that school, so families can be confident their child is receiving the best possible education. 

Camelback Mountain Echo Canyon Recreation Area

The Phoenix area offers plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities for all age groups. Hiking, biking, climbing, horseback riding, and golfing are among the most popular activities, which can be enjoyed year-round. Camelback Mountain Echo Canyon Recreation Area is a local landmark and a popular hiking destination that offers spectacular city and desert views. South Mountain Park & Preserve, the largest municipal park in the country, includes over 51 miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking, and mountain biking for all ability levels.

McDowell Mountain Regional Park offers spectacular views and features more than 21,000 acres of pristine desert, with miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails. Salt River also provides plenty of recreational fun with bike paths and picnic areas that surround the lake. Known throughout the world for the best in desert golf, the Phoenix metro area is home to 200 public, private, resort, municipal, and executive golf course destinations to accommodate all skill levels from expert to novice. 

Sports fans have the opportunity to watch professional basketball, football, hockey, and baseball teams, as well as offseason spring training games held in the Phoenix metro area. Phoenix is one of only 13 U.S. cities to have representatives of all four major professional sports leagues. It’s also the only city in the nation to host an entire spring-training league for MLB - the Cactus League. Other major sporting teams/events in the Phoenix metro area include PGA and LPGA golf, NASCAR and NHRA racing, and major marathons.

Arizona Biltmore Golf Club in Phoenix, AZ

One of the top destinations for golf in the country, the Phoenix area is home to 200 golf courses. Top-rated Phoenix-area courses such as Troon North and We-Ko-Pa occupy desert landscapes while Raven Golf Club features more than 6,000 mature pine trees along its lush fairways. Other great golf clubs like Arizona Biltmore, Boulders, and Gainey Ranch are part of opulent resorts where golfers can indulge themselves with a post-round spa treatment.

Check out this list of the top 35 golf courses located in Greater Phoenix, including the level of difficulty, awe factor, value/bang for your buck, course layout, service, and proximity to restaurants and activities. Phoenix is also home to some of the biggest golf tours and events in the country such as the annual Waste Management Phoenix Open, also known as the "people's open," and the "greatest show on grass.” 

Valley Metro Light Rail

Public transportation in the  Phoenix area is provided by Valley Metro, which includes trains, buses, and a rideshare program. The Valley Metro Rail is a 20-mile light rail that runs through north-central Phoenix, downtown, and eastward through Tempe and Mesa. However, depending on where you choose to live in the Phoenix metro area, you’ll most likely need a car to get around. The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport serves more than 100 cities with non-stop flights and over 1000 flights per day.

Partner with Top-rated Arizona REALTOR® in Phoenix - Cathy Carter 

Whether you are interested in Arizona homes for sale in Phoenix or you're ready to list your current property, Cathy provides the kind of personalized service you need and deserve. With over 25 years of local real estate experience, Cathy will always protect your interests, advocate for you, and go above and beyond to ensure a smooth and successful transaction. She is an expert at matching her client’s lifestyle needs with the perfect home and has access to the most up-to-date MLS listings for properties across the valley. 

If you are looking to sell your home, Cathy has the experience and skills necessary to handle the sale and marketing of your home for the best possible results. She employs the latest technology to deliver massive exposure for your property to drive responses from qualified buyers. Cathy also partners with the most talented home stagers to ensure that your home is thoughtfully staged to showcase its features and amenities in the most favorable light.

Cathy’s client testimonials are the reassurance that goes the extra mile in affirming everything she promises and fulfills. If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling Arizona real estate in Phoenix, please contact top-rated Arizona REALTOR® in Phoenix - Cathy Carter today at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here.

Work With Cathy Carter For Unmatched Expertise On Phoenix Area Buying & Selling!


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Gilbert, AZ.  85233 
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