Best Gilbert Arizona Real Estate Agent Near Me - Cathy Carter
Ready to buy a home in Gilbert and looking for the best Gilbert Arizona real estate agent near me to work with? Most folks will agree that buying a home is one of the most significant financial decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. That is why partnering with a qualified REALTOR® only makes good sense. A trusted Gilbert real estate agent will protect your interests and guide you step by step from finding the right home to negotiating a price to navigating home inspections and more. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and the best Gilbert REALTOR® you will find. With over 25 years of experience in Gilbert and surrounding Southeast Valley markets, Cathy has all the resources and information you need for making the most informed home purchase decision. From urban condos and townhomes, single-family homes in quiet neighborhoods and gated subdivisions, homes tucked away in exclusive golf course and waterfront communities to semi-rural horse properties and sprawling luxury estates, homes for sale in Gilbert Arizona run the gamut. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, finding the right home tops the list for the most difficult steps in the home buying process. Cathy can help you Search Gilbert Arizona MLS and streamline the process by only showing you homes that are the best fit. Get the process started today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here.
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More About Homes for Sale in Gilbert Arizona & Current Market Trends
Over the past several years, the Gilbert market has remained strong, and with home values and home prices on the rise, now is the perfect time to buy while homes for sale in Gilbert Arizona are still affordable. Home values in Gilbert have gone up 6.1% over the last year and real estate industry experts are predicting they will rise 4.4% within the next year. The median price of homes for sale in Gilbert currently listed is $360,000. The median price of homes sold in Gilbert over the past 5 years:
- Dec. 2015: $230K
- Dec. 2016: $253K
- Dec. 2017: $281K
- Dec. 2018: $306K
- Nov. 2019: $330K
As a licensed, professional Gilbert real estate agent, Cathy Carter keeps her finger on the pulse of the local market at all times and is the first to know when new inventory becomes available, ensuring that her buyers have the advantage they need in a competitive market. It’s true that anyone can search the MLS online for a house, and may even be able to get a peek inside without formally signing with an agent.
But unless you have time to make searching for the perfect home in the right neighborhood a part-time job, an experienced REALTOR® like Cathy can help match you with the perfect home much faster and also give you access to homes you might otherwise miss seeing. And if you’re looking for something specific, like a home with a four-car garage, casita, or golf course view, it's your agent’s job to know if there's a property available that will fit your needs.
Cathy will make sure she knows exactly what type of home you have in mind and won’t waste your valuable time showing you houses that are not the best match. Get started on finding your dream home in Gilbert today with Cathy’s expert help. Feel free to contact her directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here.
Why homebuyers Should Consider Living in Gilbert Arizona
Gilbert is a young, vibrant community anchored by a strong economy and is one of the fast-growing towns in the U.S. Over the past several years, Gilbert home values have been steady on the rise due to the steady influx of people moving to the Phoenix metro area in search of high paying jobs and affordable, quality living. Located in the rapidly growing Southeast Valley, Gilbert offers year-round warm weather and sunshine, a vibrant Heritage District, an abundance of beautiful neighborhoods and communities, an excellent school system, and plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities for all ages.
Top industries in Gilbert include biotechnology & life sciences, advanced business services, clean technology & renewable energy, aerospace & aviation, and manufacturing. Boasting a healthy job market, major employers include Go Daddy Software Inc, B H Drywall, Banner Health, Isagenix International, Northrop Grumman, Silent-Aire, Morgan Stanely, Merrill Lynch, and Deloitte, just to name a few.
For parents with school-age children, most of Gilbert is served by 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 has a number of Charter schools to choose from as well, which are public schools operated independently by nonprofit or for-profit organizations. Nearby institutions of higher learning 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.
Gilbert's vibrant Heritage District includes a variety of restaurants, 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 exploring the Heritage District, you’ll want to stop by the Gilbert Historical Museum. A 135-mile bike path system connects the Heritage District to several parks and attractions throughout town.
When it comes to shopping, SanTan Village is a super-regional, outdoor lifestyle center in Gilbert featuring major retailers like Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dillard’s, and Macy’s. Specialty stores include Apple, Barnes & Noble, Charming Charlie, Coach, Forever 21, Gymboree, Sephora, White House Black Market, and many other great names. Gilbert is known for its extraordinary culinary scene from fast-food joints to fine dining establishments. Popular restaurants and eateries in town 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 provides plenty of outdoor recreation options for the entire family. The town maintains several excellent community parks offering a vast array of family-oriented amenities and activities, including Gilbert Regional Park, Freestone Park, Discovery District Park, Veterans Oasis Park, Riparian Preserve at WaterRanch, Tumbleweed Park, and Paseo Vista Recreational Area. The spectacular Gilbert Regional Park is the newest park in Gilbert and is planned to eventually sprawl across 272 acres and be the town's largest park. The park includes a 4,000 Sq. ft. splash pad, a 35-foot-tall climbing & play structure, and tot lot climbing structure with future plans for a 7-acre lake, a performance pavilion/amphitheater, a 10-acre event lawn, 6 tennis courts, 16 pickleball courts, 2 basketball courts, 6 sand volleyball courts, and massive water park with areas for swimming, surfing, kayaking, and paddleboarding,
Gilbert is also known for its Central Trail System which includes more than 54 miles of trails along the canals. On any given day, you can catch Gilbert residents 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.
If you love to golf, Gilbert is home to 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.
Gilbert provides easy access to the Santan Freeway portion of Loop 202 and a small section of US-60, which skirts the northern boundary of town 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: Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport located in Mesa about 9.5-miles away and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport located about 18 miles from the center of town.
Best Gilbert Arizona Real Estate Agent Near Me - Cathy Carter
Whether you’re interested in homes for sale in Gilbert Arizona or its time to list your current property, experience matters most in a changing market. Serving home buyers and sellers in Gilbert and the surrounding area for over two decades, Cathy has the knowledge, skills, dedication, and expertise you need and deserve. She goes above and beyond for her client-family and will exceed your buying, selling or relocation expectations. To find out more about real estate in Gilbert, please contact Cathy 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