Discover Arizona Real Estate in Gilbert
Located in the Phoenix East Valley, the friendly town of Gilbert offers exceptional community life fueled by a strong economy. Gilbert was recently named as one of the best places to raise a family in the U.S. (WalletHub, 2019). If you are currently seeking a family-oriented community with great schools and world-class amenities, you’ll definitely want to put Arizona real estate in Gilbert at the top of your list. With over 330 days of warm weather per year, a healthy job market, a vibrant downtown, fabulous shopping and dining options, an excellent school system, and an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, its no wonder that Gilbert has become the destination of choice for Arizona home buyers. Arizona homes for sale in Gilbert include a wide range of residential choices from low maintenance urban condos, single-family homes in quiet neighborhoods and gated subdivisions, upscale homes situated in exclusive golf course and waterfront communities, semi-rural horse properties to sprawling luxury estates. A qualified, local agent can help you find the perfect home for your lifestyle and needs and secure an offer. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and a top REALTOR® in Gilbert with over 25 years of local experience. Intimately familiar with the Gilbert market, Cathy can inform you about the best neighborhoods and communities, the types of homes and features offered, the builders, HOAs, nearby schools, area amenities, and so much more. Get started on finding your dream home in Gilbert today by calling Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch with her here!
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Current Market Trends for Arizona Real Estate in Gilbert
Over the past several years, the Gilbert real estate market has continued to remain strong. With property values and home prices only going up, now is the perfect time to buy in Gilbert and take advantage of still-affordable homes. Home values increased 5.5% over the last year and real estate industry experts predict they will rise 4.4% over the next 12 months. The median price of currently listed Arizona homes for sale in Gilbert is $360,000. As a licensed, professional REALTOR® in Gilbert, Cathy Carter keeps her finger on the pulse of the local market at all times. She is always the first to know when new Arizona real estate in Gilbert becomes available, ensuring that her buyers have access to the most valuable homes and securing an offer. Streamline your home search by having Cathy put together a list of properties that are the best match to your desired criteria in a home. You can get the process started today by calling Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch with her here.
Why You Should Consider Buying Arizona Real Estate in Gilbert
Over the past several decades, the thriving town of Gilbert has made a rapid transformation from an agriculture-based community to an economically diverse suburban center. Residents enjoy a healthy economy and a diverse and plentiful job market, Gilbert is home to major employers like GoDaddy, B.H. Drywall Stucco Painting, Banner Health, Dignity Health, Isagenix International, Hunter Contracting Co Inc, Northrop Grumman, Earnhardt Auto Center Hunter Contracting Co (civil construction company), Silent-Aire, and many other companies.
For parents with school-age children, most Arizona homes for sale in Gilbert are part of the nationally recognized Gilbert Unified School District #41 (GUSD), also known as Gilbert Public Schools (GPS). As of spring 2019, thirteen GPS schools have earned the "A+ School of Excellence™ Award" from the Arizona Educational Foundation. As a district of choice, GPS serves over 35,000 students at 40 schools across Gilbert, Chandler, and Mesa. The district includes twenty-six elementary schools (Pre K-6); six middle schools (7-8), five high schools (9-12), two academies, one global academy, and one alternative education. A smaller portion of the community is also served by the nationally recognized Chandler Unified School District (CUSD), named Arizona A+ Schools of Excellence.
Gilbert also has a number of Charter schools to choose from, which are public schools operated independently of public school systems, either by nonprofit or for-profit organizations. Institutions of higher learning serving the community include Chandler-Gilbert Community College (provides two-year degrees and comprehensive certificate programs), East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT), Park University’s Gilbert Campus Center, University of Arizona (operates (coding boot camp classes out of Gilbert’s University Building), and Arizona State University's Polytechnic Campus located at Gilbert's eastern border in Tempe.
From its charm to its many delicious restaurants, Gilbert's vibrant Heritage District features a variety of restaurant options, an emerging nightlife scene, the Hale Theater (Broadway shows), a weekly Farmers Market, and Gilbert Art Walk featuring an array of artistic styles for exhibition and sale. While walking through the Heritage District that marks the original location of the town of Gilbert, you’ll also want to stop by the Gilbert Historical Museum to learn all about its history. Gilbert’s 135-mile bike path system connects the Heritage District to parks and attractions throughout town.
SanTan Village is a super-regional outdoor lifestyle center in Gilbert featuring major retailers such as Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dillard’s, and Macy’s. Other options include specialty stores like Apple, Barnes & Noble, Charming Charlie, Coach, Forever 21, Gymboree, Sephora, White House Black Market, and many more great names. From fast-food joints to fine dining establishments, Gilbert is known for its extraordinary culinary scene. Popular restaurants and eateries in Gilbert include Koi, Joe’s Real BBQ, Barrio Queen, The Farmhouse Restaurant, Nicantoni’s Pizza, Nico Heirloom Kitchen, Zinburger, Postino East, Joyride Taco House, and Romeo's Euro Cafe, just to name a few.
Gilbert is well known for its Central Trail System, where you can enjoy more than 54 miles of trails along the canals. On any given day, you can catch Gilbert residents enjoying the outdoors on their bikes, walking, jogging, and even horseback riding. The Western Canal Powerline /Sun Circle Trail runs east and west, connecting Big League Dreams, the Riparian Preserve, Freestone Park and McQueen District Park in an 8.5 -mile stretch, continuing west into Chandler and also Tempe. There’s also plenty of parks located throughout town offering a vast array of outdoor activities including Freestone Park, Discovery District Park, Veterans Oasis Park, Riparian Preserve at WaterRanch, Tumbleweed Park, and Paseo Vista Recreational Area.
Riparian Preserve is one of the largest wildlife preserves in Gilbert, where you can enjoy hiking, equestrian trails, and wildlife and bird watching. For those that enjoy golf, Gilbert has some of the best golf clubs in the Valley. Golfers can choose from Seville Golf & Country Club Course designed by Gary Panks, the Greenfield Lakes Golf Course designed by Ray Pacioni, the Kokopelli Golf Course designed by Phillips Associates, the Trilogy Golf Course designed by Dick Bailey, and the Western Skies Golf Club Course designed by Brian Whitcomb, with dozens of additional courses within easy driving distance.
The town provides easy access to the Santan Freeway portion of Loop 202 and a small section of US-60 skirts the northern boundary of Gilbert at the Higley Road interchange. Public transportation is provided by Valley Metro, with daily express and local bus service in the northern, central, and western areas of town. The community is served by two major airports: The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is located about 9.5-miles away in Mesa and the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is about an 18-mile drive from the center of town.
Partner with The Highest-rated REALTOR® in Gilbert - Cathy Carter
Serving Gilbert home buyers and sellers since 1997, Cathy believes in maintaining close relationships with her client-family, knowing that any successful business takes care of people first. When you partner with Cathy, you can be assured that her knowledge, dedication, and experience in the local market will exceed your buying, selling or relocation expectations
Known throughout the industry for her exemplary service and local expertise, Cathy goes above and beyond for every buyer and seller. As your personal agent, she will protect your interests, advocate for you, and do whatever is necessary to ensure a smooth and successful transaction. To find out more about buying or selling Arizona real estate in Gilbert, please call Cathy Carter today at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch with her here!
CATHY CARTER, ABR, CRS, CDPE
RE/MAX Alliance Group
725 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 111
Gilbert, AZ. 85233