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Gilbert, Arizona is a friendly community with agricultural roots. Once dubbed the “Hay Shipping Capital of the World,” more recently Gilbert has received nods like the “Phoenix’s Coolest Suburb,” and a “top 5 foodie neighborhood in the Phoenix metro area.” Thriving in business and leisure activities, Gilbert residents enjoy warm weather and sunny skies over 320 days per year, a vibrant Heritage District, beautiful neighborhoods and communities, a nationally recognized school district, and plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities for all ages. With so much to offer, it’s no surprise that Gilbert homes for sale AZ are in demand and home values are only going up. Buyers seeking quality community living will find a wide variety of residential choices in Gilbert. Whether you’re in the market for a low-maintenance condo or townhome, a single-family home in a quiet neighborhood or gated subdivision, a beautiful home tucked away in an exclusive golf course or waterfront community, semi-rural horse property or a sprawling luxury estate, Gilbert has something for every lifestyle. Now is the perfect time to buy while Gilbert real estate AZ is still affordable. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and a top Gilbert REALTOR® AZ with over two decades of local experience. You can be assured that Cathy has all the resources and information you need for making the best home purchase decision. Get the process started today by calling Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here.
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More About Gilbert Real Estate & 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 and take advantage of current market prices. Gilbert home values have gone up 6.1% over the last year and real estate industry experts are predicting they will rise 4.4% over the next year. The median price of currently listed homes for sale in Gilbert 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 an experienced, professional REALTOR® AZ, Cathy Carter is always the first to know when new Gilbert homes for sale AZ hit the market, ensuring that her buyer-clients have access to the most desirable properties and securing an offer. Cathy can provide a lot more information than what you’ll find searching the MLS. As a local expert, Cathy can inform you about the different neighborhoods and communities, the types of homes and features offered, the builders, nearby schools, surrounding area amenities, local community developments and so much more.
Cathy can help match you with the perfect home much faster and also give you access to homes you might otherwise miss seeing. Streamline the home search process by having Cathy put together a list of homes that are the best fit according to your specific home criteria. Feel free to contact Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 and get started on finding your dream home in Gilbert today!
Why You Should Consider Living in The Friendly Town of Gilbert, AZ
Located in Maricopa County, Arizona, Gilbert is one of the most populated incorporated towns in the U.S. Gilbert has a robust economy, a healthy job market, and the kind of amenities typically found in a larger city. The town is home to several major employers like Go Daddy Software Inc, B H Drywall, Banner Health, Isagenix International, Northrop Grumman, Silent-Aire, Morgan Stanely, Merrill Lynch, Deloitte, and many others. Top industries in Gilbert include biotechnology & life sciences, advanced business services, clean technology & renewable energy, aerospace & aviation, and manufacturing.
Gilbert's vibrant, downtown Heritage District features a wide variety of restaurants, an emerging nightlife scene, the Hale Theater (Broadway shows), Gilbert Historical Museum, a weekly Farmers' Market, and Gilbert Art Walk. A 135-mile bike path system connects the Heritage District to several parks and attractions throughout town. 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.
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 Regional Park
Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate Gilbert's many parks featuring a vast array of family-oriented amenities and activities such as Gilbert Regional Park, Freestone Park, Discovery District Park, Veterans Oasis Park, Riparian Preserve at WaterRanch, Tumbleweed Park, and Paseo Vista Recreational Area. Gilbert Regional Park, the newest park in town, features a 4,000 Sq.ft. splash pad, a 35-foot-tall climbing & play structure, and a tot lot climbing structure. Future plans for the park also include 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 a massive water park with areas for swimming, surfing, kayaking, and paddleboarding,
Gilbert’s Central Trail System 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. Gilbert also has some of the best golf clubs in the Valley.
Golfers can choose from several top-rated golf courses located in gilbert including 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, along 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 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: 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.
Partner with the Highest-rated Gilbert REALTOR® - Cathy Carter
Whether you’re in the market for Gilbert homes for sale AZ or its time to list your current home, experience matters most in a changing market. Serving the local community for over twenty-five years, Cathy Carter offers the kind of knowledge, skills, dedication, and local expertise you need and deserve.
Known for her warm and friendly personality and exceptional customer service, Cathy goes above and beyond for her clients and will exceed your buying, selling or relocation expectations. To find out more about Gilbert real estate AZ, 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
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