How To Find The Best Queen Creek Homes For Sale

The town of Queen Creek is a family-oriented suburb located about 23 miles of the city of Mesa in Southeast Valley, Arizona. Queen Creek offers a more relaxed, rural lifestyle with easy access to East Valley employment hubs, amenities, and attractions. Buyers who want to know how to find the best Queen Creek homes for sale can start by searching the MLS at, the best website for Queen Creek real estate. You'll be able to view photos of properties, find detailed real estate information, create a free account, save your search, and receive notifications of new listings that match your home criteria delivered directly to your email. You can explore a wide variety of residential choices from low-maintenance condos/townhomes, single-family homes in quiet neighborhoods and gated subdivisions, semi-rural horse properties, golf course homes, and sprawling luxury estates. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and a top REALTOR® in Queen Creek with over two decades of local experience. Cathy is very familiar with the Queen Creek market and can help narrow down your home search by only showing you the best homes for sale in Queen Creek based on your specific home criteria. Get the process started today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch with her here.

Be sure to scroll down below to learn more about Queen Creek real estate, current market trends, and the benefits of living in Queen Creek: 

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If you would like to schedule a private showing or would like more information on the best homes for sale in Queen Creek, please contact top Queen Creek REALTOR®- Cathy Carter, specializing in newer homes and luxury real estate. 

Queen Creek Real Estate & Market Trends  

Over the past several years, Queen Creek home values and home prices have been on the rise, making it the perfect time to buy while the best homes for sale in Queen Creek are still affordable. Queen Creek home values went up 7.0% over the last year and real estate industry experts are predicting they will rise 4.5% over the next year. The median price of currently listed Queen Creek homes for sale is $335,500.  How to find the best queen creek homes for sale starts by partnering with Cathy Carter, a luxury home specialist, and a highly-skilled REALTOR® in Queen Creek. Cathy 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 access to the best Queen Creek homes for sale and securing an offer.

Cathy’s knowledge of the local area goes well beyond what you’ll find searching the MLS. Cathy can inform you about the different neighborhoods and communities, the types of homes and features offered, the builders, schools, area amenities, local community developments, and so much more. With Cathy as your personal agent, you’ll have all the resources and information you need for making the best home purchase decision. Find the best homes for sale in Queen Creek with Cathy’s expert help. Call her today at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here

Living in Queen Creek, Arizona

The town of Queen Creek is a family-oriented, bedroom community located in Southeast Valley, AZ. Encompassing 25.8 square miles, parts of Queen Creek are situated in both Maricopa and Pinal counties. Home to approximately 42,503 residents, Queen Creek has a growing population that has nearly doubled over the past ten years. Approximate commute times to major employment hubs:

  • Chandler is located about a 26-minute (16.2 miles) commute via AZ-202 Loop W. from Queen Creek.
  • Gilbert is located about a 28-minute (16.3 miles) commute via S. Ellsworth Rd. from Queen Creek.
  • Mesa is located about a 31-minute (23.1 miles) commute via US-60 W. from Queen Creek.
  • Phoenix is located about a 43-minute (38.0 miles) commute via US-60 E. from Queen Creek.

Schools & Education

For parents with school-age children, most of Queen Creek is served by the highly-acclaimed Queen Creek Unified District, which includes six elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. A smaller portion of the community is also served by Coolidge Unified School District, Florence School Unified School District, Higley Unified School District, Chandler Unified School District and Combs Unified School District. Alternative education options include Benjamin Franklin Charter School, Cambridge Academy, and Heritage Academy Queen. Post-secondary educational options in the immediate area include the Chandler-Gilbert Community College located in Chandler and the Polytechnic campus of Arizona State University in Mesa.


There are a number of great shopping options in town including Queen Creek Marketplace, Cornerstone at Queen Creek, Power Marketplace, and Queen Creek Village. You’ll find national retailers like Bed, Bath & Beyond, Cost Plus World Market, Kirkland's, Ross, Super Target, Stein Mart, and T.J. Maxx, Walmart Supercenter, Sprouts Farmers Market, Walgreens, PetSmart, Home Goods, Harkins Movie Theater, and others. 

Located 9.8 miles north of Queen Creek is San Tan Village, an 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 Charlies, Coach, Forever 21, and Sephora, just to name a few. Located in Chandler about 18.9 miles away is Chandler Fashion Center, the second-largest mall in Arizona. The upscale mall features 180 different stores, restaurants, and eateries, a 20-screen Harkins movie theater, a seasonal splash pad for the kids, and much more. 

Local Attractions

Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre in Queen Creek is a 38-acre facility that provides English and Western equestrian events as well as home shows, RV and car shows, concerts, and private weddings. The park is home to a number of prestigious organizations and events including the Arizona Cutting Horse Association, Arizona Reined Cow Horse Association, Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association, Arizona Thoroughbred Breeders Association, Shelley Productions Priefert World Series of Team Roping, Queen Creek Barrel Racing Association, and Vintage and Vino. The Queen Creek Performing Arts Center provides Broadway-quality theater, spectacular plays and entertaining musical acts in its modern 777-seat theater.  

Queen Creek is also home to Queen Creek Olive Mill, Arizona's only working olive farm and mill. Family owned and operated, the 100-acre farm has over 7000 olive trees. You can taste your way through the gourmet marketplace and shop for locally made olive oils and also enjoy the Italian inspired eatery featuring old-world family recipes. The Barney Family Sports Complex (The Barn) is a 77,000 Sq.ft. indoor sports facility in Queen Creek with two indoor hockey rinks. The Barn offers different youth and adult sports, clubs, and leagues as well as hosts many special events like high school dances, gymnastics tournaments, roller derbies, and birthday parties. 

Area Attractions

The Phoenix metro area is host to hundreds of popular annual events such as the popular Waste Management Phoenix Open (best-attended golf tournament in the world) and the Barret Jackson Auto Show in Scottsdale, just to name a few. For sports fans, there are 4 Major League sports teams all within the Phoenix metro area, plus a professional WNBA team. The Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) play their home games at Chase Field. The Phoenix Suns play in the NBA's Pacific Division and play their games at Talking Stick Arena.  The Arizona Cardinals are a professional football team (NFL) based in Phoenix and play at State Farm Stadium and the Arizona Coyotes are a professional hockey league team based in Glendale. The Phoenix Mercury is a professional women's basketball team (WNBA) based in Phoenix and also plays at Talking Stick Resort Arena. 

For baseball fans, The Cactus League spring training baseball in the Phoenix metro area includes the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, and the Texas Rangers. With 10 facilities hosting 15 teams, the Phoenix metro area has the greatest concentration of professional baseball facilities found anywhere in the U.S. 

Outdoor Recreation

Queen Creek and the surrounding area offer plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities such as hiking, biking, and horseback riding, which can be enjoyed year-round. Desert Mountain Park, Queen Creek Founders Park, Queen Creek Community Center, and local schools provide a variety of amenities that include sports fields, tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, community pools, and more. San Tan Mountain Regional Park is just a short drive from Queen Creek (7.7 miles), which encompasses over 10,000 acres and preserves a small portion of The San Tan mountain range. A network of trails crisscrosses the park providing opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. 

In nearby Phoenix, you can hike around the red butte formations in Papago Park, including the iconic Hole-in-the-Rock, featuring the main chamber that looks out over nearby lagoons and the distant downtown skyline. The trails in Papago Park are typically smooth with little elevation, providing easy access for walking, hiking, mountain biking or trail running. Another great hiking destination is Camelback Mountain located in the Echo Canyon Recreation Area between the Arcadia neighborhood of Phoenix and Paradise Valley. Two difficult trails ascend 1,420 feet to a summit resembling the hump of a camel's back, affording 360-degree views of the surrounding city. Camelback offers some of the best urban hiking in the U.S. and attracts over 300,000 hikers every year.

Golf Courses

Golfers can choose from several top-rated golf courses in the immediate area including Las Colinas Golf Club, Apache Sun Golf Club, and Encanterra Golf Course along with dozens of additional courses scattered throughout the valley. Las Colinas Golf Club is a public 18-hole traditional style golf course designed by golf architect Mike Asmundson. The course stretches over a gently rolling landscape with over 2000 cottonwoods along with other native grasses and plants. The layout features an interesting variety of holes and offers a challenge for all skill levels. 

Apache Sun Golf Club is a public traditional 9-hole course designed by golf architect Leo Johnson. The course features tree-lined fairways, lush green grass, fabulous views, and provides challenging play for golfers at every skill level. Encanterra Country Club is located in nearby San Tan Valley and features a private 18-hole desert/traditional golf course designed by golf architect Tom Lehman, with stunning views of The Superstition and San Tan Mountains. The large, undulating greens are paired with strategically placed bunkers creating some interesting challenges. 

The closest major airports serving Queen Creek residents include Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport located in south Mesa, which is about a 15-minute drive away and Sky Harbor International Airport, which is about a 45-minute drive from the center of town.

How To Find The Best Queen Creek Homes For Sale - Partner with Cathy Carter 

Whether you're interested in finding the best homes for sale in Queen Creek or its time to list your current property, experience matters most in a changing market. Serving home buyers and sellers in the area since 1994, Cathy believes in maintaining close relationships with her client-family, knowing that any successful business takes care of people first. Cathy's knowledge, dedication, and expertise in the local market will exceed your buying, selling or relocation expectations.

Known for her exemplary customer service and local expertise, Cathy goes above and beyond for her clients to ensure a smooth and successful transaction. To find out more about buying or selling Queen Creek real estate, please contact Cathy today at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch with her here.

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