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Located just 15 miles east of Phoenix, Mesa is the third-largest city in Arizona. Mesa has a rich cultural heritage and provides the advantages of a thriving metropolis, while also maintaining the feel of a suburban community. Boasting over 300 days of sunshine per year and surrounded by the natural Sonoran Desert beauty of Tonto National Forest, Mesa is the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors. Residents enjoy a vibrant downtown, a variety of sports facilities, numerous parks, exciting special events and community festivals, an excellent school system, some of the best golf clubs in Arizona, and Spring Training baseball for the Chicago Cubs and Oakland A's. Buyers searching the MLS for homes for sale in Mesa near me will find a wide range of residential choices. From urban condos and townhomes, single-family homes in friendly neighborhoods and gated subdivisions, semi-rural horse properties, homes tucked away in exclusive golf communities to sprawling luxury estates with fabulous views, you'll find plenty of real estate in Mesa near me to fit your lifestyle and needs. Buyers will also want to find the best REALTOR® in Mesa near me to help them navigate the market and secure an offer. Cathy Carter is a top-rated REALTOR® in Mesa as well as a luxury home specialist with over 25 years of local experience. With Cathy as your personal agent, you’ll have all the resources and information you need to make the best home purchase decision. Feel free to contact 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 homes for sale in Mesa near me - the most updated listings available. 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 find current market data. Also, be sure to scroll down below to learn more about real estate in Mesa near me, current market trends, and the advantages of living in Mesa: 

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If you would like more information on any of the above listings for homes for sale in Mesa or you would like to set up a private showing, please contact the best REALTOR® in Mesa near me - Cathy Carter, specializing in newer homes and luxury real estate. 

More About Real Estate in Mesa & Current Market Trends  

The Mesa market is very hot, and with home values and home prices on the rise, now is the perfect time to buy and advantage of still-affordable homes. Over the last year, Mesa home values increased 7.6% and real estate industry experts are predicting they will increase 5.2% over the next year. The median price of currently listed homes for sale in Mesa is $280,200.

As you can see below, the median price of homes sold in Mesa over the past 5 years has been steadily going up:

  • December 2015: $185K   
  • December 2016: $197K  
  • December 2017: $212K  
  • December 2018: $234K  
  • December 2019: $260K 

As a licensed, professional REALTOR® in Mesa, Cathy Carter keeps her finger on the pulse of the local market at all times is the first to know when new inventory becomes available, ensuring that her buyers have immediate access to the most valuable homes and securing an offer. Streamline your home search by having Cathy put together a list of available homes for sale in Mesa near me that are the best fit according to your specific wants and needs. Get the process started today by calling call Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here

The Advantages of Living in Mesa, Arizona

The Mesa Arts Center

With a population of around 508,958, Mesa is the third-largest city in Arizona on the heels of Phoenix and Tuscon. Mesa has a booming economy and is currently home to several major companies such as Apple, Bridgestone, FUJIFILM, Mitsubishi, and Boeing, just to name a few. With the expansion of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport underway, many new businesses are also moving to the area, bringing hundreds of new jobs and fueling the local economy. Mesa is part of the East Valley tech corridor, home to industry leaders like Intel, GoDaddy, Infusionsoft, Clearlink, TEKsystems, Microchip Technologies, Vixxo, and many other companies. The region’s advanced business services sector, especially financial services, has also grown extensively over the past 10 years, with companies like Pay Pal, GM Financial and Toyota Financial Services generating thousands of jobs.

For parents with school-age children, Mesa is home to many of the best primary education schools in the state. There are 26 “A” ranked schools in Mesa and 13 “A+” School of Excellence laureates. Mesa is served by four school districts and the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT). Mesa Public Schools (MPS) is an award-winning district and serves the largest portion of the city. Gilbert Public Schools, the Higley Unified School District, and the Queen Creek Unified School District each serve a portion of southeast Mesa, with average ACT and SAT scores that beat both the state and national averages. The largest school district by student enrollment in Arizona, MPS offers special programs to meet the needs of every learner, including back-to-basics, Montessori, International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement (AP), and online learning.

Numerous MPS schools have received A+ School of Excellence and National Blue Ribbon designation. MPS students consistently score above the national average in the SAT and ACT college entrance exams. East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) is considered a model for career and technical education by the U.S. Department of Education. EVIT provides high school and adult students with hands-on, advanced skills and training in over 40 occupation-specific programs. EVIT is Arizona’s first Joint Technological Education District, a public school district that serves students from 10 East Valley school districts.  

Mesa’s vibrant downtown includes one square mile of exciting cultural attractions, international restaurants & casual eateries, boutiques & locally-owned stores, sports bars, breweries, wineries, and exciting nightlife. The Mesa Arts Center is s performing and visual arts complex located downtown, featuring concerts, performing arts, events, art activities, music, dance, shows, and comedy performances. In addition to Mesa Arts, the city has several museums including the i.d.e.a. Museum (a children's museum), Arizona Museum of Natural History, and Mesa Historical Museum.

Mesa has several great shopping destinations to explore. Mesa Riverview is the city's largest retail center in the city where you can enjoy great values at over 30 brand-name retailers including Bed Bath & Beyond, Marshall's, Sports Authority, and more. Superstition Springs Center features more than 150 stores and eateries, an outdoor amphitheater that hosts a free concert series throughout the year, a double-decker carousel and indoor children's play area. Village Square at Dana Park is a fashion-focused lifestyle center with high-end retailers, several eateries offering al fresco dining, fountains, and palm-tree-lined driveways. 

If you're in the mood for something different, the popular Mesa Marketplace Swap Meet offers a vast assortment of reasonably priced goods that you simply can't find anywhere else. When it comes to dining out, Mesa serves as a culinary gateway to the Phoenix metro area, with the region's neighboring farms providing seasonal goods to enjoy in the city's many restaurants. From farm to fork, comfort foods, tapas, wine bars, craft breweries, and gastro pubs, Mesa offers it all. 

Mesa and the surrounding area provide year-round outdoor activities like hiking, biking, horseback riding, water sports, and more. Usery Mountain Regional Park offers more than 29 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Lost Dutchman State Park offers several trails that lead from the park into the Superstition Wilderness and surrounding Tonto National Forest. San Tan Mountain Regional Park has more than eight miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Within 30 minutes of Mesa are Apache Lake, Canyon Lake, Roosevelt Lake, Saguaro Lake, and Salt River, where you can enjoy water activities like boating, fishing, rafting, kayaking, water skiing, wakeboarding, and jet skiing. 

Mesa is home to some of the best golf clubs in Arizona designed by golf pros and architects such as Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Jack Nicklaus, and Pete Dye. Golfers can enjoy a variety of options from challenging desert golf to traditional links play at Red Mountain Golf Club, Las Sendas Golf Club, Longbow Golf Club, Toka Sticks Golf Club, Painted Mountain Golf Resort, Superstition Springs Golf Club, Dobson Ranch Golf Course, and Augusta Ranch Golf Club.

Mesa is situated in the heart of Arizona's Cactus League spring training baseball, home to two major spring training teams – the Chicago Cubs at Sloan Park (the largest spring training stadium by capacity in Major League Baseball) and the Oakland A’s at Hohokam Stadium, which recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation. Over the years, some of the greatest ballplayers in the history of the game have played in Mesa such as Willie Mays, Ty Cobb, Mickey Mantle, and Joe DiMaggio, just to name a few.

The Phoenix metro area is home to four Major League sports teams 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. 

Mesa provides easy access to several major routes: US-60 (Superstition Freeway), SR-87, and the 101 and 202 freeways. Public transportation in the city is provided by Valley Metro and the Valley Metro Rail. The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is conveniently located in South Mesa and the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is located about 21 miles from the center of town.   

Partner with The Best REALTOR® in Mesa Near Me - Cathy Carter

Whether you’re in the market for homes for sale in Mesa near me or it's time to list your current home, you’ll want to partner with the best REALTOR® in Mesa near me with the knowledge, skills, dedication, and dependability to guide you throughout your real estate transaction. Serving the local community since 1994, Cathy Carter is a top-rated REALTOR® with the experience and local expertise you need and deserve. Cathy would be happy to share her knowledge of different neighborhoods and communities in Mesa, the types of homes and features offered, the top builders in the region, schools, surrounding area amenities and attractions, local community developments, and much more.  

For sellers, Cathy incorporates the most effective and cutting-edge marketing approaches for marketing your home and getting it in front of as many buyers as possible. Your property will get exposure on all the major sites like Zillow, Trulia,,,, and many others. As your listing agent, Cathy is fully committed to getting your home sold for the highest market price in the least amount of time possible. Known for her warm and friendly personality and professionalism, Cathy goes above and beyond for her clients to ensure the best possible results.

To find out more about buying or selling real estate in Mesa, please contact Cathy today at (480) 459-8488 or send her an email.

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