Explore Phoenix AZ Real Estate

The capital of Arizona, Phoenix continues to be one of the hottest growth areas in the U.S. Earlier this year, Forbes named Phoenix one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. With a population of 1,660,272, Phoenix's low cost of living, business-friendly environment, and robust job market will continue to draw more and more people to the area in 2020 and beyond. 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." Homebuyers interested in Phoenix AZ real estate will find a wide range of residential choices that span the valley. In order to gain access to the most desirable homes for sale in Phoenix AZ, buyers will need to partner with a qualified agent. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and one of the highest-rated REALTORS® in Phoenix AZ with over 25 years of local experience. Uniquely qualified, Cathy has all the resources and information you need for finding the perfect home for your lifestyle and needs. Get the process started today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch with her here.

On our easy-to-use website, you’ll be able to view the most up-to-date listings for homes for sale in Phoenix AZ. You can search detailed real estate information, view photos of properties, save your search, and receive notifications of new listings that match your home criteria delivered directly to your email. Also, be sure to scroll down below to learn more about Phoenix AZ real estate, current market trends, and Phoenix lifestyle:   

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

More About Phoenix AZ Real Estate 

Metro Phoenix is expected to be among the top five housing markets during 2020, according to a report by Zillow Group Inc. (Nasdaq: Z). While metro Phoenix prices continue to rise, now is the time to buy while Phoenix AZ real estate is still affordable.  Whether you want to live close to the urban amenities found in the city or you prefer the comfort of suburban living, the Valley of the Sun accommodates every buyer and lifestyle. Over the past year, Phoenix home values have gone up 6.1% and real estate industry experts predict they will rise another 3.5% within the next year. The median price of currently listed homes for sale in Phoenix AZ is $285,000.

As one of the top REALTORS® in Phoenix AZ, Cathy Carter stays on top of the local market at all times and is always the first to know when new inventory becomes available, ensuring that her buyers have access to the best homes and securing an offer. Intimately familiar with Phoenix and the Southeast Valley cities of Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek, Mesa, and Tempe, Cathy can help educate you on the different neighborhoods and communities, the types of home and features offered, the builders in the region, schools, area amenities, local community developments, and so much more. Narrow down your Phoenix metro area home search by having Cathy put together a list of available homes that are the best fit. Get started on finding your dream home today by calling Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her by email.

Why You Should Consider Living in Phoenix, Arizona 

The Phoenix metro area is considered the hub of commercial activity in the southwest as more and more businesses choose to relocate here from other parts of the U.S. - 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 here 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 Phoenix while celebrating its own cultural heritage and cultures from around the world. The downtown Phoenix art scene has really developed in the past decade. Dozens of museums exist throughout the valley including the Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona Capitol Museum, Arizona Military Museum, Hall of Flame Firefighting Museum, the Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park, Children's Museum of Phoenix, Arizona Science Center, and the Heard Museum. You’ll find a number of performing arts venues, most of which are located in and around downtown Phoenix and Scottsdale. Popular venues include the Phoenix Symphony Hall, Arizona Opera, and Ballet Arizona, Orpheum Theatre, Dorrance 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 also supports regular independent musical and theater performances.

When it comes to shopping, the Phoenix metro area is home to 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 surrounding East Valley provide plenty 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. For golfers, the Phoenix metro area has over 200 private and public top-rated courses to accommodate all skill levels from expert to novice. 

Sports fans 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 One of The Highest-rated REALTORS® in Phoenix AZ - Cathy Carter

Whether you’re interested in homes for sale in Phoenix AZ or its time to list your current property, experience matters most in a changing market. Serving the local community since 1994, Cathy Carter provides the kind of knowledge, skills, dedication, and personalized service that’s hard to find.

As your personal agent, Cathy will protect your interests and advocate for you and do whatever is necessary to ensure a smooth and successful transaction. To find out more about buying or selling Phoenix AZ real estate, please call Cathy today at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here.

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Gilbert, AZ.  85233 
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