Maricopa Real Estate

Posted by Cathy Carter on Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 at 1:52pm.

Discover Maricopa Real Estate

The city of Maricopa is strategically located between Phoenix and Tucson and is one of the oldest and most historic communities in Arizona. Situated on the southern banks of the Gila River and surrounded by picturesque mountain ranges, Maricopa has a number of desirable communities featuring Maricopa homes for sale. Some of the most valuable Maricopa real estate can be found in the communities of Acacia Crossings, Cobblestone Farms, Glennwilde, Rancho El Dorado, The Villages at Rancho El Dorado, Province, Rancho Mirage, and Senita, just to name a few. Located about 35 miles south of Phoenix, a portion of Maricopa is within the boundaries of the Ak-Chin Indian Community, which has developed Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino (and related resort), a multi-entertainment cinema complex, and operates a golf course - attracting people from all over. Maricopa has experienced major growth since its inception in 2003 as more and more people are choosing to move to the area in search of more affordable housing, year-round, warm-sunny weather, and wide-open spaces. Homebuyers will want to partner with a qualified agent who can help them navigate the market and secure an offer on the perfect home. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and a trusted Maricopa REALTOR® with over 27 years of experience working with both buyers and sellers. Intimately familiar with the area, Cathy has all the resources and information to help you explore your options and find your dream home. Get the process started today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here.  

On our website, you’ll be able to search for Maricopa homes for sale - listings updated daily. You can view photos of available properties, find detailed real estate information, create a free account, save your search, and receive email notifications of new listings that match your specific home criteria. Also, be sure to also scroll down below to learn more about Maricopa real estate and living in this vibrant community:

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If you would like to schedule a private showing or would like additional information on any of the above Maricopa homes for sale, please contact Cathy Carter, specializing in newer homes and luxury real estate. As an experienced Maricopa REALTOR®, Cathy keeps her finger on the pulse of the market at all times and is the first to know when new inventory becomes available - ensuring that her buyers have access to the best homes and securing an offer.   

Current Maricopa Housing Market Trends

In December 2020, the median list price of Maricopa homes for sale was $270K, trending up 17.9% year-over-year. The median listing price per square foot was $147. The median sale price was   The median listing price per square foot was $147. The median sale price of Maricopa homes for sale was $265K. Many of the homes get multiple offers, some with waived contingencies. Average homes sell for around list price and go pending within 30 days. Hot homes can sell for around 2% above the list price and go pending in about 6 days. 

Partnering with a highly skilled and experienced Maricopa REALTOR® like Cathy Carter can prove invaluable when shopping for a new home. Cathy has over two decades of experience in Maricopa and is able to provide her clients with an insider’s view of the market and in-depth knowledge of the area. She will help educate you on the best neighborhoods and communities in Maricopa, the different types of homes and features offered, the top builders in the region, school districts, area amenities and attractions, local community developments, and much more. 

As your trusted Maricopa real estate agent, Cathy will:

  • Notify you of new listings on Maricopa real estate and coming soon listings
  • Schedule private showings of Maricopa homes for sale 
  • Conduct price target research to ensure that you don’t overpay 
  • Make an offer on your behalf and negotiate both price and terms 
  • Manage the transaction to closing and beyond 
  • Arrange a final inspection
  • Deliver the keys to your new home!

Streamline your home search by having Cathy put together a list of Maricopa homes for sale that best fit your lifestyle and needs. She would love to speak with you to discuss the type of home you are looking for, your price range, and answer any questions you might have about available Maricopa real estate listings, pricing, financing, and more. Feel free to reach out to Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or get in touch by email

Why Homebuyers Should Consider Living in Maricopa, AZ?

Maricopa is the only city in the country bordered by two Native American communities and continues to honor and celebrate this cultural diversity. Rich in history, innate beauty, and friendly people, Maricopa is a wonderful place to settle down, raise a family, and embrace the year-round warm climate and beautiful scenery. The city has experienced major growth since its inception in 2003 due to a steady influx of people moving to the Phoenix area in search of more affordable housing, employment opportunities, and quality living.

Over the past decade, Maricopa has transformed from a quiet town to a bustling city of more than 54,000 people. In 2020, Maricopa was ranked as one of the “Top 10 Best Places to Live in AZ” (Area Vibes), “#2 Best Place to Raise a Family” (HomeSnacks), “#1 Most Diverse School District in the Phoenix Area” (Niche), and “#3 Fastest-Growing Cities (HomeSnacks)” among numerous other accolades.

For parents with school-age children, Maricopa is served by two school districts: Maricopa Unified School District and Mobile Elementary School District. The community has a number of top-rated schools, including seven elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, and six charter schools. One of five campuses of Central Arizona College is also located in Maricopa. The college offers an array of academic degrees and certificates, career training, and personal enrichment classes.

Shopping in Maricopa includes big-box stores like Ross and Walmart, but no major shopping malls yet. The newer Maricopa Station includes a Starbucks, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Zoyo Neighborhood Yogurt, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Sports Clips, and Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers. The upscale Chandler Fashion Center mall and Phoenix Premium Outlets mall in Chandler are located about a 30-minute drive from town. Family-oriented events held in Maricopa include the Maricopa Salsa Festival, Fishing Derby, Founder’s Day Celebration, and Holiday Homes on Parade.

Maricopa offers numerous outdoor recreation opportunities and family activities that can be enjoyed year-round. Residents have access to several parks including Copper Sky Regional Park, which encompasses nearly 98 acres and offers endless opportunities for fitness, fun, and leisure. Park amenities include a five-acre stocked fishing lake, event amphitheater surrounded by 9 acres of lawn, two interactive playgrounds, six shaded ramadas with BBQ grills and picnic tables, a dog park, 8 multi-purpose sports fields, 3 lighted softball fields, a full-size lighted baseball field batting cages with pitching mounds, lighted tennis courts, lighted skate plaza, 2 lighted basketball courts, 2 sand volleyball courts, and 2 horseshoe pits. 

Pacana Park was the first major park in Maricopa. The 28-acre facility features an array of amenities for the entire family such as a soccer field, a football field, tennis courts, a covered playground, and a stocked fishing lake. The community also offers a variety of youth sports, adult sports, youth/teens activities, and programs for adults and seniors. 

Highways in and out of Maricopa include Arizona State Route 238 and Arizona State Route 347. The city is located about 15 miles west of I-10 and 15 miles north of I-8. The closest major airport serving the community is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, located about 31.4 miles from town.

Work With The Best REALTOR® in Maricopa AZ - Cathy Carter

Whether you are interested in Maricopa homes for sale it's time to sell your current property, experience matters most in a changing market. You need an agent who knows the area, processes a vast network of local connections, and has the skills and experience to negotiate like a pro. Cathy understands that buying or selling a home is a major financial and life decision and that you are looking for someone you can trust. As your agent, she will protect your interests, advocate for you, negotiate on your behalf, and guide you towards a smooth and successful transaction.

Cathy's client testimonials speak volumes about her professionalism and care for every detail:

"Cathy was a terrific agent from beginning to end. Her comps were accurate and helpful at the outset. Her marketing was the best we have seen in our experience and we have sold 7 previous homes. She handled all the selling and closing negotiations very well and helped us navigate several anxious turns in the process. Cathy is calm, judicious, and responsive and we found her opinions and ideas valuable. We would use her to sell or buy a house again without hesitation. Great to work with and got great results."

"Cathy Carter is a highly respected, seasoned real estate professional who is very responsive, knowledgeable, and open-minded. She kept my deal together by going beyond the call of duty to do some of the work of a novice agent (representing the buyer) on the sale of my house. Plus, she really went to bat for me on the purchase of my new home, getting upgrades and closing in weeks. I highly recommend Cathy to represent you in selling and purchasing your next home or investment."

“I have dealt with many real estate agents and I would have to say Cathy Carter was a pleasure to deal with. We flew in from New York to see the area and Cathy gave us as much time as we needed. She showed us around and made us feel comfortable and welcome. As of today we are currently in contract for the sale of our home and are actively looking at homes in the Gilbert and Chandler areas. Cathy emails homes for us to look at on a regular basis and we would not use anyone else.”

“My husband and I worked with Cathy to find our home in the East Valley suburbs of Phoenix AZ. We were transferred to Phoenix from the east coast and Cathy did a wonderful job of orienting us to the area and helping us gain perspective into the different homes and neighborhoods in the East Valley. While working with Cathy, she was always very attentive and efficient. Cathy is extremely knowledgeable. She listened to our ideas about the ideal home, offered suggestions, and took us to see properties that were in line with our expectations. Cathy is extremely responsive and has even reached out to check on us after we moved into our hew home. I would highly recommend Cathy to anyone who is interested in selling their home or purchasing a new home.”

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If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling Maricopa real estate, please give Cathy a call at (480) 459-8488 or get in touch here.

 

CATHY CARTER, ABR, CRS, CDPE 
RE/MAX Alliance Group 
725 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 111 
Gilbert, AZ.  85233 
Cell: 480-459-8488 
Toll-Free: 800-519-5578

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