Property In Phoenix Near Me For Sale

Are you currently looking to purchase a property in Phoenix near me for sale? Because Phoenix is one of the hottest housing markets in the U.S., it can pose some challenges for homebuyers, especially those buying their first home. Phoenix’s population continues to grow with millennials and young families moving to the area for employment opportunities in the tech, healthcare, insurance, and finance industries. With that growing population comes the need for housing, and Phoenix is currently one of the tightest housing markets in the nation due to low supply and competition for limited inventory. Whether you are interested in a condo or loft in downtown Phoenix close to the action, a single-family home in a quiet neighborhood or planned development, horse property with room to roam, a home tucked away in an exclusive golf community, or a sprawling luxury estate with breathtaking views, getting pre-approved for a mortgage and working with a trusted real estate agent will give you the advantage you need in a competitive market. Working with a qualified agent can help you uncover the right property near me for sale in Phoenix and secure an offer. Residents of Phoenix enjoy 320 days of warm and sunny weather per year, a healthy job market, exciting arts and culture, great shopping and restaurants, popular nightlife venues, 4 professional sports teams, over 200 golf courses, miles of scenic hiking trails, and popular annual events like the Barrett-Jackson Car Auction and Waste Management Phoenix Open, just to name a few. Cathy Carter is a highly-rated REALTOR® in Phoenix and a luxury home specialist with over 25 years of experience. She has the knowledge, real estate tools, and resources to help you find a property for sale near me that best fits your lifestyle and needs. Get started on your home search today by contacting 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 property in Phoenix near me for sale (updates every 3 minutes). View photos of a property for sale near me, find detailed real estate information, create a free account, and receive notifications of new listings that match your specific home criteria delivered directly to your email. Scroll down below to explore property near me for sale in Phoenix, find out about current housing market trends, and discover the many benefits of living in Phoenix, AZ:    

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Current Phoenix Metro Area Real Estate Market Update

If you would like additional information on a property near me for sale in Phoenix listed above, or to schedule a private showing, please contact top Phoenix REALTOR® - Cathy Carter, specializing in newer homes and luxury real estate. In today’s market, you need an agent who is familiar with the area and has the skills and experience to lead you towards a successful home buying experience. Serving Phoenix and the East Valley since 1994, Cathy is able to provide her clients with in-depth knowledge of the area and market. She can help educate you on the most desirable neighborhoods and communities, the types of homes and features offered, the top builders in the region, the best schools, surrounding area amenities, nearby attractions, local community developments, and so much more.

Cathy will be able to locate a property in phoenix near me for sale that best fits your criteria. She would love to speak with you to discuss the type of home you have in mind and answer any questions you may have about available properties for sale near me, pricing, financing options, and more. Feel free to contact Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her by email

Why Homebuyers Should Consider Living in Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix is the largest city and capital of Arizona. It's also the most populous state capital and the center of the Phoenix metro area (or the Valley of the Sun), which is home to over 4.5 million people. Residents of Phoenix enjoy warm weather and sunshine most days of the year, exciting art and culture, great shopping and dining options, numerous hiking trails in the Phoenix Mountain Preserve and the nearby Superstition Mountains, 200 top-rated golf courses, 4 professional sports teams, Cactus League spring training baseball and popular annual events and festivals.

In recent years, downtown Phoenix has experienced a major renaissance. Light rail, growing academic campuses, and a renewed interest in urban living have spurred development in the Phoenix Downtown Core. Restaurants, art galleries, retail shops, and all types of businesses have popped up along with a series of new developments ranging from apartment complexes to new hotels and high-rises. Well-appointed lofts and condos for sale can be found at One Lexington, Lofts at Fillmore, Orpheum Lofts, Artisan Lofts Central, ARTHAUS, 44 Monroe, Summit at Copper Square, Portland on The Park, and En Hance Park, just to name a few. 

A true urban center, Downtown Phoenix offers easy access to restaurants, retail, cultural attractions, professional sports, nightlife, live concerts, and more. Whether it's a high-rise condo overlooking Chase Field or a loft-style condo in the Warehouse District, you're always within easy striking distance of your favorite cafe, bookstore, doggie park, bar, art gallery, or ballgame. Downtown Phoenix is also a prominent center for banking and finance. Regional headquarters for several major financial institutions including JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, US Bank, Bank of America, Compass Bank, and MidFirst Bank are all located within or near the Downtown Phoenix core.

Jobs in Phoenix Near Me

The Phoenix metro area is one of the fastest-growing and most dynamic regions in the country for technology and software companies. With operational costs 42% less than California, according to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, the Phoenix area has become a hub of commercial activity as more and more businesses are choosing to relocate here from other parts of the U.S. Technology and bio-science are major economic drivers in the region with health care, manufacturing, and financial services solidly growing industries.

Fortune 500/1000 companies based or having major operations in the area include Avnet, Freeport-McMoRan, Republic Services, PetSmart, Apollo Group, Insight Enterprises, ON Semiconductor, Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, Amkor Technology, Swift Transportation, and First Solar, just to name a few. 

In-demand Industries in Phoenix include: 

  1. Construction
  2. Professional and technical services
  3. Information Technology
  4. Transportation and warehousing
  5. Health care and social assistance
  6. Real estate and rental and leasing

For more information on occupational projections, please view Employment Forecasts. For recent employment levels please visit OEO’s employment webpage. For information on wages, please visit OEO’s labor statistics website.

Phoenix Schools and Education

For parents with school-age children, Phoenix is home to several award-winning school districts filled with top-rated schools. For the 2021 school year, there are 458 public schools serving 253,554 students in Phoenix, with one of the highest concentrations of top-ranked public schools in Arizona. There are 30 school districts with more than 200 charter and private schools. Under Arizona’s open-enrollment law, children can attend other schools within the district or in another district by applying to that school, so families can be confident their child is receiving the best education possible. 

Best Schools in Phoenix Near Me (2021)  

Phoenix has one of the highest concentrations of top-ranked public schools in Arizona. The 3 most top-ranked public schools in Phoenix are Phoenix Union Bioscience High SchoolGreat Hearts Academies - Archway Scottsdale, and Basis PhoenixOverall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. 

Public School Review’s list of highest ranked schools in Phoenix:

  1. Phoenix Union Bioscience High School Ranked: 10/10 Top 1% (9-12)  
  2. Great Hearts Academies - Archway Scottsdale (Charter School): Ranked 10/10 Top 1% (K-12)
  3. Basis Phoenix (Charter School): Ranked 10/10 Top 1% (5-12)
  4. Kyrene De La Sierra School: Ranked 10/10 Top 1% (PK-5)
  5. Basis Ahwatukee (Charter School): Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (3-12) 
  6. Alhambra Traditional School: Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (K-8)
  7. Madison Traditional Academy: Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (PK-8)
  8. Fireside Elementary School: Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (PK-6)
  9. Great Hearts Academies - Archway Chandler (Charter School): Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (K-12)
  10. Khalsa Montessori Elementary School - Phoenix (Charter School): Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (K-6)
  11. Aaec - Paradise Valley (Charter School): Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (9-12)
  12. Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center - Estrella (Charter School):  Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (9-12)
  13. Hopi Elementary School: Rank 10/10 Top 5% (K-5)
  14. Adams Traditional Academy (Charter School): Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (K-8)
  15. Great Hearts Academies - Archway Arete (Charter School): Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (K-5)
  16. Kyrene De Los Cerritos School: Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (PK-5)
  17. Benchmark School (Charter School): Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (K-6)
  18. Kyrene De Los Lagos School: Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (PK-5)
  19. Great Hearts Academies - Archway Glendale (Charter School): Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (K-5)
  20. Great Hearts Academies - Archway Lincoln (Charter School): Ranked 10/10 Top 5% (K-5)

There are numerous higher-education opportunities situated throughout the Phoenix metro area. Downtown Phoenix is home to the University of Arizona College of Medicine and Arizona State University has campuses in Downtown Phoenix and Mesa, with its main campus in Tempe.  


The Phoenix metro area offers an abundance of art and culture. The downtown Phoenix art scene has seen major development over the past decade, and dozens of museums span the valley including the Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona Capitol Museum, Arizona Military Museum, Hall of Flame Firefighting Museum, Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park, Children's Museum of Phoenix, Arizona Science Center, and the Heard Museum, among others.

Popular performing arts venues include the Phoenix Symphony Hall, Arizona Opera, and Ballet Arizona, Orpheum Theatre, Dorrance Theater, and Herberger Theater Center. Concert venues include 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 also supports regular independent musical and theater performances. 

Phoenix Restaurants (Fine Dining) 

Nearby Scottsdale Restaurants (Fine Dining) 

Phoenix Shopping

North Phoenix provides convenient access to a number of great shopping destinations. Kierland Commons, a major upscale, master-planned shopping, residential, and resort community, is located on the eastern edge of Phoenix, on the border with Scottsdale. Desert Ridge Marketplace, located north of Loop 101 on Tatum Boulevard, is anchored by AMC Theatres, Barnes & Noble, Old Navy, and Target. The outdoor lifestyle center features premier shopping, chef-driven restaurants, entertainment, and more. The Shops at Norterra Mall is a 354,000 square foot lifestyle center featuring specialty retailers and junior anchors, located in the rapidly expanding North Phoenix area known as the Black Canyon Corridor and adjacent to the USAA corporate campus. The mall is home to Harkins Theaters, DICK’s Sporting Goods, BevMo, Victoria’s Secret, and Best Buy along with full-service and fast-casual restaurant options: Mellow Mushroom, Sauce, Pita Jungle, P.F. Chang’s, Chipotle, and Panera Bread.

CityScape is an entertainment destination and shopping center in the heart of downtown Phoenix. The dazzling office tower and residential apartments are centered around a lively courtyard, retail shops, bars, restaurants, a boutique hotel, and live stand-up comedy club—perfect for a quick lunch, happy hour, date night, or anything in between. Biltmore Fashion Park is an open-air lifestyle center, Arizona’s original luxury retail destination, featuring Saks Fifth Avenue, Ralph Lauren, Hyde Park Jewelers, Lululemon, and more, plus a stellar line-up of restaurants including The Capital Grille, The Cheesecake Factory, Seasons 52, and True Food Kitchen. Outlets at Anthem offers a pet-friendly open-air shopping experience with more than 60 designer brand shops. 

In nearby Scottsdale, Scottsdale Fashion Square is an upscale, super-regional luxury shopping mall located in the downtown area of Scottsdale. The largest shopping mall in Arizona, Scottsdale Fashion Square includes approximately 2 million square feet of retail space. With more than 200 shops and restaurants, including 40 of the world’s finest luxury and contemporary brands, Scottsdale Fashion Square is the place to go for luxury and upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment. 

Nightlife in Phoenix Near Me

Nightlife in Downtown Phoenix Includes the Roosevelt Row Arts District with spots such as The Churchill, Sazerac, Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co., and Angels Trumpet Ale House; Crescent Ballroom, where local and national music acts take to the stage almost every night; Cobra Arcade Bar; Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour; Little Rituals; Dust Cutter; and the two-block CityScape complex, which includes Chico Malo, and Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails. Central Phoenix is where the locals play after work at neighborhood hangouts such as Culinary Dropout at The Yard, The Vig Uptown, Linger Longer Lounge, The Womack, Across the Pond, The Casual Pint, and more. 

Phoenix Attractions

Outdoor Recreation

For outdoor enthusiasts, Greater Phoenix provides an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities for all age groups. Hiking, biking, climbing, horseback riding, and golfing are among the most popular activities in the region and can be enjoyed year-round.  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. 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. Salt River also provides plenty of recreational fun with bike paths and picnic areas that surround the lake. Camelback offers some of the best urban hiking in the U.S. and attracts over 300,000 hikers every year. Some of the best trails can be found around Lost Dutchman State Park or Desert Foothills Park. You’ll also find some great local park options like Echo Canyon Recreation Area or Phoenix Mountain Preserve. 

Best hiking trails in Phoenix:

Best hiking trails in nearby Scottsdale:

#1. Camelback Mountain via Echo Canyon Trail is a 2.5 mile heavily trafficked out-and-back trail and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.  
#2. Pinnacle Peak Trail is a 4-mile heavily trafficked out-and-back trail and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.
#3. Gateway Loop Trail is a 4.2-mile heavily trafficked loop trail and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.
#4. Blue Wash Trail is a 2.8-mile heavily trafficked out-and-back trail that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and horses. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.
#5. Lost Dog Wash Trail to Ringtail Trail Loop is a 4.4-mile heavily trafficked loop trail that features beautiful wildflowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.
#6. Inspiration Point is a 5.7-mile out-and-back trail that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and running. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.

Professional Sports & Events

For sports fans, the Phoenix area offers a wide variety of professional sports & events such as the Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) /Chase FieldPhoenix Suns (NBA)Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)ASU Sun Devil FootballASU Cardinals FootballPhoenix International Raceway (NASCAR)Turf Paradise (Thoroughbred Racing)Waste Management Phoenix Open, and The Cactus League Spring Training Baseball. Phoenix professional sports facilities: Chase Field - Home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, tours available year-round; Talking Stick Resort Arena - Home of the Phoenix - Suns, Mercury, and Arizona Rattlers.

 Some of The Best Golf Clubs in Phoenix and Scottsdale 

  • We-Ko-Pa Golf Club - Set in the Sonoran Desert and on land owned by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, We-Ko-Pa offers two fantastic courses: Cholla and Saguaro. Unlike other Arizona golf courses, there are no homes or condos lining the fairways. It’s just you and giant saguaros in the foreground framed by magnificent mountains in the distance.

  • Troon North Golf Club - North Scottsdale’s crown jewel and considered the best public 36-hole facility in the area, including the Pinnacle Course and the Monument Course. Recent course renovations by original designer and British Open Champion Tom Weiskopf have enhanced the experience further.

  • TPC Scottsdale - The Stadium Course at TPC Scottsdale hosts the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Right across the street is the Champions Course, which is less expensive and very walkable.

  • Talking Stick Golf Club - A 36-hole facility with both courses designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, and situated on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Adjacent to each other on flat land very walkable, the O'odham Course has a links-feel and the Piipaash Course is shorter, with more water and trees.

  • The Boulders Golf Club - The unique resort sits in the Sonoran Desert foothills nestled among massive granite boulder formations. Both Jay Morrish-designed championship courses offer spectacular views. The North, known for its challenging back-9 and is the older of the two. The South has holes that go right up into the boulder formations.

  • Grayhawk Golf Club - Among the top-rated public courses in Arizona with the Tom Fazio-designed Raptor Course having hosted the PGA Tour Open from 2007-2009. The Talon Course features in Golf Magazine’s prestigious list of the “Top 100 You Can Play in the U.S.” for daily fee courses.

  • Quintero Golf Club - Ranked number one in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area by both Golf Digest and Golfweek in their ‘Best Public Course’ lists, this Rees Jones-designed course fully deserves its accolades. Quintero is a great test for all golfers, with tees ranging from 5,800 to 7,200-yards, generous landing areas, and slick, multi-tiered bent grass greens.

  • Sunridge Canyon Golf Club - one of the best value, premier daily-fee golf club offerings available in the area.  Designed by Keith Foster, enjoy the thrilling string of finishing holes, dubbed the “Wicked Six”, which are among the best golf experiences in Arizona.

  • Mirabel Golf Club - This stunning Tom Fazio 7,147 yard, par-71 course is an exceptional example of the outstanding quality, craftsmanship, and beauty that are the hallmarks of Mr. Fazio's global reputation. Challenging, enjoyable, and memorable.

  • Gainey Ranch Golf Club - The Gainey Ranch Golf Club experience is Scottsdale golf taken to a whole new level. The  Scottsdale golf club boasts great holes of golf designed by Michael Poellot, the former chief architect for Robert Trent Jones Jr. His craftsmanship has more than lived up to his reputation in designing each of Gainey Ranch’s golf courses. Each of the three distinct nine-hole courses offers a different experience for players of all skill levels. 

  • Legend Trail Golf Club - When the architect Rees Jones created the golf course at Legend Trail Golf Club, he created a course that brings out the Old West-style of Scottsdale as well as a challenging yet fair test of golf. The golf course at the Legend Trail Golf Club features generous fairways.  Panoramas include local sites like Black Mountain, Pinnacle Peak, and Lone Mountain.  A round at Legend Trail Golf Club gives all levels of golfer a limitless choice of shot-making possibilities.

  • Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club - Located within the Ak-Chin Indian Reservation,  the Ak-Chin Southern Dunes course is ranked in the Top-5 ‘Best Courses to Play in Arizona’ by Golf Monthly. A Fred Couples and Schmidt-Curley designed course with distinct links feel, it has hosted numerous US Open qualifiers and regional amateur and PGA events.


Public transportation in the Phoenix metro area is provided by Valley Metro, which includes trains, buses, and a rideshare program. The 26-mile Valley Metro Rail, referred to simply as "the light rail" by locals, connects downtown Phoenix to Tempe, Mesa, and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport by way of the PHX Sky Train, which can be picked up at the 44th Street/Washington Street station. From end to end, there are currently 38 stations, including 11 park-and-ride stations. You can use Valley Metro's trip planner to find the best route to your destination using light rail and busses (Mero Rail Maps and Schedules). Bicyclists may bring their bikes aboard the train.  

Metro light rail trains depart stations at each end of the route every 12 minutes from about 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and every 20 minutes at other times. Trains start running at about 3:30 a.m. on weekdays and 4 a.m. on weekends and holidays. The last full trip of the day on Monday through Thursday begins at 11 p.m., arriving at the opposite end of the line at about 12:25 a.m. early the next morning. On Friday nights and Saturday nights (Saturday and Sunday mornings) the last full trip is at 2 a.m., arriving at the opposite end of the line at 3:25 a.m.  

Metro light rail fares: single-ride tickets cost $2; an all-day pass is $4. Passes for seven days ($20), 15 days ($33), and 31 days ($64) are also available. Certain groups can get a discount—including seniors ages 65 and older, students, Medicare cardholders, and the disabled—children five and under ride for free with an adult. Passengers must have proof of eligibility to qualify for reduced fares. 

In addition to the light rail system, Valley Metro operates the local, express, and RAPID bus services and rural and neighborhood circulars - covering 513 square miles. Many attractions, including the Heard Museum, Phoenix Art Museum, and the Arizona Science Center, are along the light rail's route. Valley Metro Rail is also ideal for events. Parking in downtown Phoenix can be a challenge for sporting events, concerts, and First Fridays, so many people park at one of the park-and-ride lots and take the light rail to their desired destination. The closest major airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport serving more than 100 cities with non-stop flights and over 1000 flights per day. 

Partner with Highly-rated Phoenix REALTOR® -  Cathy Carter

Cathy has been serving Phoenix home buyers and sellers for over two decades. Known for her friendly personality and positive demeanor, Cathy’s personal approach to the real estate process allows her to connect with her clients and uncover the right homes for them. A great listener, Cathy will quickly ascertain your needs and wants and create a plan of approach.  She is very down-to-earth and someone you can trust and feel good about working with. Cathy's clients appreciate her honesty and transparency and feel it helps them as they make important real estate decisions. Cathy makes herself available to her clients whenever they have questions or concerns and promptly returns all texts, calls, or emails. Her client testimonials speak volumes about her professionalism and care for every detail.  

Having a trusted professional like Cathy by your side means there is one less thing to worry about. She will protect your best interests, advocate for you, negotiate on your behalf and do whatever is necessary to ensure the best results possible. To find out more about buying or selling Phoenix real estate, please give trusted Phoenix REALTOR® - Cathy Carter a call today at (480) 459-8488 or get in touch by email

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