Benefits of Living in Chandler AZ: Once a quiet farm town, Chandler has become one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. Today, more than to 250,000 people call Chandler home. Quality services, a diverse assortment of activities and events, and a commitment to building strong neighborhoods is part of what makes Chandler one of the most desirable communities to live in the Southwest. The area's strong technology and excellent educational facilities provide a comfortable lifestyle for individuals and families alike. In Chandler, everything you need is right around the corner which is a major perk. Need we also mention that the weather is always great because it’s Arizona. The neighborhoods in Chandler are beautiful and many offer scenic golf course views, stunning lakefront views, and picturesque views of the Sonoran Desert landscape.
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Known as the ‘Innovation and Technology Hub of the Southwest,’’ Chandler offers a business environment and lifestyle that have made Chandler a destination of choice for industry leaders, startups, and local business. Chandler's high-tech employment base attracts and retains high-quality employees, many of whom make the community their home. The largest employer in Chandler is Intel, with 2 campuses in the city. Other leading employers in the city include Wells Fargo, Chandler Unified School District, Bank of America, Verizon Wireless, City of Chandler, Chandler Regional Medical Center (Dignity Health), PayPal, Orbital ATK, and Microchip Technology. As a suburb of the greater metro Phoenix area, Chandler residents can easily commute to nearby cities such as Mesa, Tempe, and Phoenix, all of which have large employment centers. The Loop 202 can get you in downtown Phoenix and to the Sky Harbor International Airport within 25 minutes and the Loop 101 makes the drive to Tempe/Scottsdale accessible.
Several excellent public school districts serve the residents of Chandler. You can also find charter schools and several institutions of higher learning within or in close proximity. Most of Chandler is served by the A-rated Chandler Unified School District (CUSD). The district serves more than 44,500 students (grades K-12) and encompasses 80 square miles, though not all of Chandler. West of the Loop 101 Freeway, is part of the highly-regarded Kyrene School District and Tempe Union High School District, and a small portion of Chandler near the Mesa border is served by Mesa Public Schools. For more information about the excellent schools and school districts serving Chandler, you may want to read "Arizona’s Top 5 High Schools Including Chandler AZ" and "Amazing Chandler Schools & Chandler AZ Real Estate."
There is plenty to do in Chandler, including many family events that take place around the city such as concerts, festivals, parades, and more. Downtown Chandler is a vibrant, walkable destination that is brimming with activity. The area includes eclectic art galleries, boutique shops, ImprovMANIA, the world-class Chandler Center for the Arts and public art throughout. The area features a variety of events including a monthly Art Walk held the third Friday evening of each month and a weekly farmers market. Chandler is enhanced by its museums and public and private art galleries. Vision Gallery is non-profit art gallery that serves as a cultural center is also located in downtown Chandler. The gallery represents more than 200 national, state and local artists and all artwork is available for sale. The Arizona Railway Museum is located at Tumbleweed Park.
Known for its excellent park system and recreational facilities, Chandler is committed to providing meaningful recreational activity for its community. Throughout the city, residents have access to quality family parks, and aquatic and recreation facilities. The city has one regional park, Tumbleweed Park, along with eleven community parks, 54 neighborhood parks, and 23 special use parks and facilities. Whether you’re looking for tennis lessons for the entire family, free community events, environmentally friendly programs, or classes for adults and seniors, Chandler has you covered. To learn more about Chandler parks and outdoor recreation opportunities, you may like to read the article “5 Best Parks In Chandler Arizona - Cathy Carter Realtor.”
Chandler is a safe place to live with low crime rates, which is important for families considering where to live. The Chandler Police and Fire, Health & Medical departments are committed to preserving safety, order, and peace within the community. Both the Police and Fire, Health & Medical departments of Chandler have the distinct honor of earning accreditation through national Agencies, awarded upon demonstration of “living up to the standards deemed essential to the protection of life, health, safety, and rights of the citizens it serves and having exemplified the best professional practices in the conduct of its responsibilities.”
The Chandler real estate market is among the most competitive in Arizona. Chandler offers a wide range of homes for sale, from luxurious homes on the city's many golf courses, to single-family homes that offer families room to grow, to custom waterfront homes with every feature and amenity imaginable. Chandler's one of the fastest growing cities in Arizona. Add in a strong job market, great schools and a scenic location, and it's easy to see why Chandler real estate is so desirable. This is the perfect time to buy Chandler real estate. Prices are still affordable but are expected to continue to rise. In 2017, Niche ranked Chandler #2 out of 138 Arizona cities for both “Best Places to Live in Arizona” and “Best Places to Raise a Family in Arizona.” Chandler’s overall Niche Grade was an A+. Go Chandler!
CATHY CARTER, REALTOR® - Chandler Area Real Estate AZ - CALL TODAY! 480.459.8488
Cathy Carter specializes in Chandler area real estate and has spent over two decades developing working relationships and professional connections with the builders in the area. Cathy is the first to know when new homes come on the market. A highly-regarded Chandler AZ real estate agent, Cathy has the experience and skills necessary to facilitate a smooth transaction.
Please give Cathy Carter, Chandler Area REALTOR® a call today at 480-459-8488 or fill out the online contact form, and she will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have!
CATHY CARTER, REALTORa
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2450 S. Arizona Ave, Suite 1
Chandler, Arizona 85286