Luxury Tempe Homes for Sale

Discover Luxury Tempe Homes for Sale and Lifestyle

Luxury homebuyers who desire close proximity to exciting urban amenities along with the comfort of upscale suburban living will want to explore luxury Tempe homes for Sale. Located in the Phoenix metro area’s Southeast Valley, the progressive city of Tempe offers a pleasantly-dry climate and boasts a thriving economy, a vibrant downtown, exciting arts and culture, great shopping and restaurants, an excellent schools system, and plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities. Tempe is also home to Arizona State University (ASU), one of the largest public universities in the U.S. Buyers will discover an impressive selection of luxury Tempe real estate for sale from spacious homes in private-gated developments to gorgeous homes tucked away in private golf course communities to majestic luxury estates with breathtaking views. In order to gain access to the most exclusive communities and luxury homes in Tempe, buyers will need to partner with a qualified agent. Cathy Carter is an award-winning, luxury home specialist and a top REALTOR® in Tempe with over 20 years of experience assisting buyers and sellers. Allow Cathy to curate a list of luxury Tempe homes for sale best suited for your lifestyle and needs. Cathy’s commitment to friendly, professional service and her expertise and experience in the luxury market will give you the assurance you need for making the best home purchase decision. Get the process started today by giving Cathy a call at (480) 459-8488 (direct cell) or get in touch with her here.   

Explore the MLS for the most up-to-date listings for luxury Tempe homes for sale below, and learn more about luxury Tempe real estate for sale and lifestyle:

Luxury Tempe Homes for Sale

Tempe Homes For Sale

If you would like to schedule a private showing or would like more information about any of the above luxury Tempe homes for sale, please contact Tempe REALTOR® - Cathy Carter, specializing in newer homes and luxury real estate.  

More About Real Estate in Tempe  

The Tempe market is Very Hot right now and with home values and prices on the rise, now is the perfect time to invest in luxury Tempe real estate for sale before prices go up. Just over the last year, Tempe home values increased by 6.0% and industry experts predict they will rise another 2.1% within the next 12 months. As a licensed, professional REALTOR® in Tempe, Cathy Carter keeps her finger on the pulse of the local market at all times and is aware of new luxury properties as soon as they become available, sometimes before.

Serving the local community since 1994, Cathy has developed an extensive professional network over the years and has established positive working relationships with many of the top builders in the region. As a result, she is able to provide the kind of valuable insight into the different developments featuring luxury Tempe homes for sale that few other agents can offer. Uniquely qualified, Cathy can inform you about the types of homes and features offered, the top builders in the region, nearby schools, area amenities, and so much more.

Cathy would love to speak with you to discuss the type of home you have in mind and answer any questions you may have about living in the progressive, Arizona city of Tempe. Please give Cathy a call today at (480) 459-8488 (direct cell) or send her an email to schedule an appointment at your convenience.

Why You Should Consider Living in Tempe, Arizona

Located in Phoenix metro area’s Southeast Valley, Tempe is an inner suburb bordered by Phoenix and Guadalupe on the west, Scottsdale and the Salt River Pima–Maricopa Indian Community on the north, Chandler on the south, and Mesa on the east. Tempe has a vibrant economy fueled by several top industries including Advanced Business Services, Advanced Manufacturing, Biosciences and Healthcare, and High Technology.  The city is home to a number of major corporations such as State Farm, Insight, Chase, GoDaddy, Northern Trust, Medtronic, Honeywell, Silicon Valley Bank, Avnet, ADP, and Viasat, just to name a few. 

Downtown Tempe is a progressive urban hotspot offering endless entertainment and recreation options both before and after sunset. The popular Mill Avenue District features great shopping and dining options, and the striking ASU Gammage Center designed by Frank Lloyd Wright offers concerts, theater, dance performances, and comedy shows throughout the year. Also located on the banks of Tempe Town Lake is the Tempe Center for the Arts, which houses a state-of-the-art, 600-seat proscenium theater, a 200-seat studio theater, and a 3,500 square foot gallery.

For parents with school-age children, Tempe offers outstanding education choices from preschool to graduate school. The city is served by three highly regarded public school districts: Tempe Elementary School District, Kyrene School District, and Tempe Union High School District. Charter, private and home school options are also part of the education choices available. Institutions of higher learning in Tempe include Arizona State University (Nation’s top school for innovation),  ASU Biodesign (five buildings of research), Maricopa Community College, University of Advanced Technologies, and Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Tempe has an exciting art and culture scene. You can explore all of the creative and cultural experiences the city has to offer at Tempe Center for the Arts,  Tempe History Museum,  and Edna Vihel Arts Center. Overlooking Tempe Town Lake, Tempe Center for the Arts includes a theater, a 3,500 square-foot art gallery, several public art pieces and offers a variety of live music and theater performances, events, and exhibitions. The city also has a diverse collection of permanent and temporary public art.  The Tempe History Museum is a place where you can explore Tempe’s past, share its present and imagine its future (Free admission). The Edna Vihel Arts Center (Edna Arts) offers arts and culture-related classes and programs ranging from painting to ceramics to theater and dance.

Tempe has some of the best shopping in the Phoenix metro area from unique specialty shops to nationally known retailers. Tempe Marketplace is a large open-air mall featuring live music and water and laser shows located just southeast of Tempe Town Lake. The mall features live music on weekends, a splash pad, Harkins Tempe Marketplace 16 movie theater - all situated around a variety of shops.  Downtown Tempe, located adjacent to Arizona State University, features a variety of unique shops and local restaurants. Arizona Mills, one of Arizona's largest shopping malls, offers a full mile of name brand outlets, shops, and entertainment.  

Outdoor recreation opportunities abound in Tempe. Considered to be one of the leading bike communities in the country, Tempe has 215 miles of bikeways and designated a Gold-Level Bicycle Friendly Community. Residents of Tempe have access to more than 50 neighborhood and community parks, including Kiwanis Park, Tempe Beach Park, and Tempe Sports Complex. The parks are strategically placed throughout the city so most luxury Tempe homes for sale are within a half-mile providing residents and neighbors a venue to relax, learn and connect with one another and the environment.  

Located in the heart of the city is Tempe Town Lake. A  system of paths allows people to walk, jog, bike and more along the edges of the lake, which is more than two miles long. It's also a great place for wind and human-powered boats.  Papago and South Mountain Parks offer hiking, mountain and road biking, rock climbing, frisbee golf, and equestrian activities. For baseball fans, Tempe Diablo Stadium is Spring Training home to Angels Baseball and the Arizona Cactus League.  

Major routes surrounding Tempe are Interstate 10 near the western edge, Loop 202 crossing the northern side, Loop 101 following the eastern border, and U.S. Route 60 running east-west through the center of the city. Valley Metro operates bus routes and the Valley Metro Rail system that serves Downtown Tempe and Arizona State University, providing service to Phoenix and Mesa. The closest major airports include Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, located 2 miles northwest of Tempe, and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, located about 27 miles from town.

Luxury Home Specialist and Top REALTOR® in Tempe - Cathy Carter 

Whether you're considering investing in luxury Tempe real estate for sale or it’s time to list your current property, experience matters most in a changing market. Along with her professional and friendly team, Cathy Carter provides the kind of experience, dedication, and personalized service you need and deserve. For sellers, your agent should know how to act swiftly and decisively to get you the highest price on your property. Utilizing the latest technologies and proven real estate marketing strategies, Cathy will get your property in front of as many qualified buyers as possible and get your home SOLD - getting you the best market price in the least amount of time possible.

For buyers, Cathy will help you find and get into the right home for your lifestyle a needs in the perfect neighborhood.  She will be there to protect your interests, advocate for you, and will skillfully handle the complexities of the real estate transaction for the best possible outcome. For out-of-town buyers, Cathy is also a relocation expert and will make sure that the details of your home purchase and move to your new home in Tempe are handled professionally and with care. Please give Cathy 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.

2450 S. Arizona Ave, Suite 1 
Chandler, Arizona 85286 
Cell: 480-459-8488 
Toll-Free: 800-519-5578

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Cathy has been in the Real Estate industry for over two and a half decades in the Arizona market. She has the ability and confidence along with continued education that is necessary to succeed in this ever-changing market. Cathy specializes in difficult to move properties in the Chandler Area. Quick to respond to all tasks required. Equator Certified Platinum for Bank owned homes and Short Sales as well.

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