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If you are considering a move to Arizona, the greater Phoenix area deserves consideration. Known as the Valley of the Sun, the Phoenix area is fast becoming a top destination, especially for people living in high-cost areas like Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle. The area’s lower cost-of-living, robust job market, more reasonably priced housing, and growing economy appeals to young professionals, growing families, and retirees alike. Arizona real estate in the Phoenix area runs the gamut from low-maintenance urban condos, single-family homes in friendly neighborhoods and gated developments, homes on the golf course and waterfront, semi-rural horse properties to sprawling luxury estates with breathtaking views. A qualified agent holds the key to finding the best Arizona homes for sale in the Phoenix area and securing an offer. Cathy Carter is a top-rated Arizona REALTOR® who specializes in real estate in Phoenix and the East Valley. With over 25 years of local experience, Cathy has all the resources and information you need to make the best home purchase decision. Get started on your home search today by contacting Cathy directly 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 up-to-date listings for Arizona homes for sale in the greater Phoenix area. You can view photos of available properties, find detailed real estate information, save your search, create a free account, 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  and the many benefits of living in the greater Phoenix area:

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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 real estate in Phoenix, please contact the best Arizona REALTOR® - Cathy Carter, specializing in newer homes and luxury real estate. 

More About Arizona Real Estate in The Greater Phoenix Area 

Among the top housing markets in the country, Phoenix-area home values and home prices have been steadily on the rise, making it the perfect time to buy and take advantage of still-affordable home prices. As a licensed, professional Arizona REALTOR® - Cathy Carter keeps her finger on the pulse of the Phoenix area real estate 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 homes and securing an offer. Serving the greater Phoenix area since 1994, Cathy can help educate you about the different communities and neighborhoods, the types of homes and features offered, the top builders in the region, area school districts, surrounding area amenities & attractions, local community developments, and so much more. 

Cathy can help narrow down your home search by only showing you properties that are the right fit for your family based on your specific wants and needs. Get started on finding your dream home today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here.  

Explore Arizona Home for Sale in Phoenix and The East Valley 

Explore Arizona homes for sale in Phoenix and the East Valley communities of Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek, Sun Lakes, Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale, and Ahwatukee: 

Why Homebuyers Should Consider Living in The Greater Phoenix Area  

From thriving cultural opportunities to amazing recreation opportunities, and near-perfect weather, the Phoenix area has become a destination of choice for young professionals, growing families and retirees alike. The region has it all from pedestrian-friendly downtowns boasting an urban vibe to communities brimming with small-town charm and personality. Known for having year-round warm weather and sunshine, numerous championship golf courses, and host to major events like the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Cactus League spring training baseball, and the Barret Jackson Auto Show,  Phoenix has become the center around which more than twenty communities have grown in an area collectively known as the "Valley of the Sun." 

The Phoenix metro area is the hub of commercial activity in the southwest as more and more businesses are choosing to relocate here from other parts of the country, fueling the economy, attracting new residents, and driving up home values. Health care, manufacturing, and financial services are all solidly growing industries and technology and bioscience are also major economic drivers in the Phoenix metro area. Fortune 500/1000 companies based or having major operations in the Phoenix metro area include Avnet, Freeport-McMoRan, Republic Services, PetSmart, Apollo Group, Insight Enterprises and ON Semiconductor, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, Amkor Technology, Swift Transportation, and First Solar.  

Art and culture abound in the Phoenix area. The downtown Phoenix art scene has really developed over the past decade and dozens of museums span the valley including the Phoenix Art MuseumArizona Capitol MuseumArizona Military MuseumHall of Flame Firefighting Museum, the Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park, Children's Museum of PhoenixArizona Science Center, and the Heard Museum. You'll also find a number of performing arts venues located mostly in and around downtown Phoenix and Scottsdale. Popular venues include the Phoenix Symphony HallArizona Opera, and Ballet ArizonaOrpheum TheatreDorrance 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.

You'll find fabulous hopping opportunities in the greater Phoenix area including numerous chic boutiques, high-end shopping malls, outdoor lifestyle centers, and designer outlet destinations. Some of the most popular shopping destinations 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), just to name a few. "Foodies" will discover exceptional dining options in the Phoenix area from classic comfort food to ethnic cuisine to five-star restaurants too numerous to count.  

Phoenix and the East Valley provide an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities for all ages. Hiking, biking, climbing, horseback riding, and golfing are among the most popular activities, which can be enjoyed year-round thanks to 330 days of warm weather and sunshine. 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. 

If you're a sports fan, you’ll 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. Phoenix is the only city in the country 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.

Public transportation 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® - Cathy Carter

Whether you are in the market for Arizona homes for sale for in the greater Phoenix area or you’re ready to list your current home, you’ll want to partner with an experienced real estate agent to guide you throughout your transaction. Serving the local area for over 25 years, Cathy Carter provides the kind of knowledge, skills, dedication, and personalized service you need and deserve.  


Known for her warm and friendly personality, Cathy always goes above and beyond for her clients o ensure the best possible results. To find out more about buying or selling Arizona, real estate, please contact Cathy today at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here.

RE/MAX Alliance Group 
725 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 111 
Gilbert, AZ.  85233 
Cell: 480-459-8488 
Toll-Free: 800-519-5578

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