Phoenix Arizona Real Estate

Posted by Cathy Carter on Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 at 1:30pm.

Discover Phoenix Arizona Real Estate 

The capital city of Arizona, Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metro area, also known as the Valley of the Sun. Every year, thousands of people flock to the Phoenix area in search of high paying jobs and affordable, quality living. One of the hottest growth areas in the country, homes for sale in Phoenix Arizona are in demand and home prices are on the rise. Buyers who search the MLS for Phoenix Arizona real estate will discover a wide range of residential choices. From low-maintenance, urban condos, single-family homes in friendly neighborhoods and gated developments, gorgeous homes on the golf course and waterfront to semi-rural horse properties and sprawling luxury estates, Phoenix has something for everyone. In order to navigate the market and secure an offer, buyers will want to partner with a qualified agent. Cathy Carter a top-rated REALTOR® in Phoenix Arizona as well as a luxury home specialist with over 25 years of local experience. With Cathy as your personal agent and guide, you’ll have all the resources and information you need to make the best home purchase decision. Get the home search process started today contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here

Browse the MLS for homes for sale in Phoenix Arizona, and scroll down below to learn more about Phoenix Arizona real estate, current market trends, and the benefits of living in the Phoenix area.   

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

More About Phoenix Arizona Real Estate 

Over the past several years, the Phoenix market has continued to remain strong and with home values and home prices on the rise, now is a great time to buy and take advantage of still affordable Phoenix Arizona real estate. Home values in Phoenix increased 7.4% over the past year and real estate industry experts are predicting they will rise 4.9% over the next year. The median price of currently listed homes for sale in Phoenix Arizona is $289,900. The median sale price of Phoenix homes sold over the past 5 years:

  • The median price of homes sold in Phoenix in 2015: $169K 
  • The median price of homes sold in Phoenix in 2016: $188K 
  • The median price of homes sold in Phoenix in 2017: $205K 
  • The median price of homes sold in Phoenix in 2018: $221K 
  • The median price of homes sold in Phoenix in 2019: $245K 

As a licensed, professional REALTOR® in Phoenix Arizona, Cathy Carter keeps her eye on the market at all times and is the first to know when new inventory becomes available, ensuring that her buyers have the advantage they need ain a competitive market. As your personal agent, Cathy can help educate you on the different neighborhoods and communities, the types of homes and features offered, the top builders in the region, school districts, surrounding area amenities, attractions, local community developments and much more.

Narrow down your home search by having Cathy put together a list of homes for sale in Phoenix Arizona that are the best match according to your specific home criteria. Cathy will make sure that she knows exactly what you’re looking for and won’t waste your time showing you houses that are not the right fit. Feel free to contact Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or yo can get in touch with her here.

The Benefits of Living in Phoenix, Arizona

From thriving cultural opportunities to amazing recreation opportunities, and near-perfect weather, the Phoenix area has become a destination of choice for young professionals, growing families and retirees alike. The region has it all from pedestrian-friendly downtowns boasting an urban vibe to communities brimming with small-town charm and personality. Known for having year-round warm weather and sunshine, numerous championship golf courses, and host to major events like the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Cactus League spring training baseball, and the Barret Jackson Auto Show,  Phoenix has become the center around which more than twenty communities have grown in an area collectively known as the "Valley of the Sun." 

The Phoenix metro area is the hub of commercial activity in the southwest as more and more businesses are choosing to relocate here from other parts of the country, fueling the economy, attracting new residents, and driving up home values. Health care, manufacturing, and financial services are all solidly growing industries and technology and bioscience are also major economic drivers in the Phoenix metro area. Fortune 500/1000 companies based or having major operations in the Phoenix metro area include Avnet, Freeport-McMoRan, Republic Services, PetSmart, Apollo Group, Insight Enterprises and ON Semiconductor, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, Amkor Technology, Swift Transportation, and First Solar.  

Art and culture abound in the Phoenix area. The downtown Phoenix art scene has really developed over the past decade and dozens of museums span the valley including the Phoenix Art MuseumArizona Capitol MuseumArizona Military MuseumHall of Flame Firefighting Museum, the Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park, Children's Museum of PhoenixArizona Science Center, and the Heard Museum. You'll also find a number of performing arts venues located mostly in and around downtown Phoenix and Scottsdale. Popular venues include the Phoenix Symphony HallArizona Opera, and Ballet ArizonaOrpheum TheatreDorrance Theater, and Herberger Theater Center. Concerts can be attended at Talking Stick Resort Arena and Comerica Theatre in downtown Phoenix, and Gammage Auditorium in Tempe (the last public building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright). The Mesa Arts Center in Mesa supports regular independent musical and theater performances.

You'll find fabulous hopping opportunities in the greater Phoenix area including numerous chic boutiques, high-end shopping malls, outdoor lifestyle centers, and designer outlet destinations. Some of the most popular shopping destinations include Uptown Plaza (Central Phoenix), Biltmore Fashion Park and Kierland Commons (Phoenix); Scottsdale Fashion Square (Scottsdale), Chandler Fashion Center mall and Phoenix Premium Outlets (Chandler); the outdoor Santan Village lifestyle center (Gilbert); and Tempe Marketplace and Arizona Mills Outlet Mall (Tempe), just to name a few. "Foodies" will discover exceptional dining options in the Phoenix area from classic comfort food to ethnic cuisine to five-star restaurants too numerous to count.  

Phoenix and the East Valley provide an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities for all ages. Hiking, biking, climbing, horseback riding, and golfing are among the most popular activities, which can be enjoyed year-round thanks to 330 days of warm weather and sunshine. Camelback Mountain Echo Canyon Recreation Area is a local landmark and a popular hiking destination that offers spectacular city and desert views. South Mountain Park & Preserve, the largest municipal park in the country, includes over 51 miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking for all ability levels.

McDowell Mountain Regional Park offers spectacular views and features more than 21,000 acres of pristine desert, with miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails. Salt River also provides plenty of recreational fun with bike paths and picnic areas that surround the lake. Known throughout the world for the best in desert golf, the Phoenix metro area is home to 200 public, private, resort, municipal, and executive golf course destinations to accommodate all skill levels from expert to novice. 

If you're a sports fan, you’ll have the opportunity to watch professional basketball, football, hockey, and baseball teams, as well as offseason spring training games held in the Phoenix metro area. Phoenix is one of only 13 U.S. cities to have representatives of all four major professional sports leagues. Phoenix is the only city in the country to host an entire spring-training league for MLB, the Cactus League. Other major sporting teams/events in the Phoenix metro area include PGA and LPGA golf, NASCAR and NHRA racing, and major marathons.

Public transportation is provided by Valley Metro, which includes trains, buses, and a rideshare program. The Valley Metro Rail is a 20-mile light rail that runs through north-central Phoenix, downtown, and eastward through Tempe and Mesa. However, depending on where you choose to live in the Phoenix metro area, you’ll most likely need a car to get around. The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport serves more than 100 cities with non-stop flights and over 1000 flights per day.

Partner with The Best REALTOR® in Phoenix Arizona - Cathy Carter

Whether you’re in the market for homes for sale in Phoenix Arizona or you’re ready to list your current home, you’ll want to partner with an experienced real estate agent to guide you throughout your transaction. Serving the greater Phoenix area for over 25 years, Cathy provides the kind of knowledge, skills, dedication, and personalized service you need and deserve.  


Known for her warm and friendly personality, Cathy always goes above and beyond for her clients o ensure the best possible results. To find out more about buying or selling real estate in Phoenix Arizona, please contact Cathy today at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here.

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725 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 111 
Gilbert, AZ.  85233 
Cell: 480-459-8488 
Toll-Free: 800-519-5578

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