Queen Creek Home for Sale

Posted by Cathy Carter on Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 at 1:52pm.

Looking for A Queen Creek Home for Sale?

Arizona home buyers who are seeking a slower-paced, family-oriented community in the Phoenix East Valley for their next home will want to explore Queen Creek real estate. A great climate that includes 330 days of sunshine annually, numerous outdoor recreation opportunities, and a relaxed, rural lifestyle combine to make Queen Creek one of America's best small towns. Residents of Queen Creek enjoy the benefits of small-town living along with easy access to thriving employment centers and the amenities of a major metropolis. Most of Queen Creek is served by the A-rated Queen Creek Unified School District, with test scores above the state and national averages. Whether you are interested in a low-maintenance condo or townhome, a single-family home in an established neighborhood or master-planned development, An equestrian property, a brand new home with the latest builder features, a cozy villa on the golf course, or a sprawling luxury estate with breathtaking views, you’re certain to find the perfect Queen Creek home for sale to fit your lifestyle needs. Buyers will want to partner with a qualified agent who can help them navigate the market and secure an offer. Serving the community since 1994, Cathy Carter is a top-rated Queen Creek REALTOR® and a luxury home specialist. Cathy is intimately familiar with the area and has all the resources and information you need to find your dream home. Get the process started today by calling Cathy 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 the perfect Queen Creek home, with listings updated daily. You can view photos of available properties, find detailed real estate information, save your search, create a free account, and receive notifications of new listings that match your specific home criteria delivered to your email. Also, be sure to scroll down below to learn about Queen Creek real estate and living in this welcoming community:

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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 Queen Creek real estate, please contact Cathy today. Specializing in newer homes and luxury properties, Cathy keeps her eye on the market at all times and is always the first to know when a new Queen Creek home for sale becomes available, ensuring that her buyers have the advantage they need in a competitive market where homes are in demand. 

Queen Creek Real Estate Trends Overview 

(Calculated using real estate data from the last month)

  • The median list price $435K
  • The average sale/list 100.5%
  • The median list price per sq.ft. $178
  • The average number of offers 7
  • The median sale price $372K
  • Average down payment 1.8%
  • Median sale price per Sq.ft. $165
  • Number of Queen Creek homes sold 278

With over two decades of local experience, Cathy is able to provide a wealth of knowledge about the area that few other agents can offer. She 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, area amenities, local community developments, and so much more. Narrow down your search for the perfect Queen Creek home for sale by having Cathy only show you properties that are the best fit based on your specific home criteria. Get the process started today by calling Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her by email.

Why Homebuyers Should Consider Living in Queen Creek 

The rapidly growing town of Queen Creek is located in Maricopa County, Arizona with a small portion extending into Pinal County. Queen Creek offers a slower, more relaxed pace with an excellent school system, plenty of family-oriented activities for all ages, several top-rated golf courses, scenic desert surroundings at every turn, and nearby San Tan Mountain Regional Park with miles of crisscrossing trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding (less than 8 miles away). If you are looking for a great place to settle down and raise a family with easy access to major employment centers, you'll definitely want to consider buying a Queen Creek home for sale in one of the town's many beautiful neighborhoods or communities. 

Queen Creek Schools and Education

For parents with school-age children, the highly-acclaimed, A-rated Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) provides comprehensive pre-k through 12th-grade academic programs to meet the needs of all students. Quality programs include regular education, gifted, special education, and early childhood, as well as career and technical, and alternative high school services. The district includes approximately 9,000+ students who continue to score well above the state average in all areas of math and English language arts. 

QCUSD holds the distinction of being one of only nine "A" graded school districts from the Arizona Department of Education for 5 years in a row. The QCUSD boundary area includes the Town of Queen Creek and extends north of Mesa Gateway Airport to Warner Road and east to Meridian Road. Encompassing 46 square miles, the school district includes eight kindergartens through 6th-grade schools, two 7th grade through 8th-grade junior high schools, one 7th through 11th-grade high school, and one 9th through 12th-grade high school.  

Schools in the Queen Creek Unified School district include Desert Mountain Elementary (Grades K–6)Faith Mather Sossaman Elementary (Grades K–6)Frances Brandon Pickett Elementary (Grades K–6)Gateway Polytechnic Academy (Grades Preschool–6)Jack Barnes Elementary (Grades K–6)Katherine Mecham Barney Elementary (Preschool–6)Queen Creek Elementary (Grades Preschool–6)Silver Valley Elementary (Grades Preschool–6)Newell Barney Junior High School (Grades 7–8)Queen Creek Junior High School (Grade 7–8)Eastmark High School (Grades 7–11)Queen Creek High School (Grades 9–12), and Queen Creek Virtual Academy

Alternative education options include Benjamin Franklin Charter SchoolCambridge Academy, and Heritage Academy Queen. Institutions of higher learning in or near Queen Creek include Arizona State UniversityASU PolytechnicChandler-Gilbert Community CollegeChandler-Gilbert Community College – Williams CampusCommuniversity @ Queen Creek, and Maricopa Community College.  

Shopping in and Around Queen Creek

Residents of Queen Creek have access to convenient shopping at Queen Creek Marketplace, Cornerstone at Queen Creek, Power Marketplace, and Queen Creek Village. You will find national retailers like Bed, Bath & Beyond, Kirkland's, Ross, Super Target, T.J. Maxx, Walmart Supercenter, Sprouts Farmers Market, PetSmart, Home Goods, and a Harkins Movie Theater, Located north of Queen Creek in Gilbert is San Tan Village, an outdoor lifestyle center featuring major retailers, dozens of specialty stores, restaurants, and more. Located in nearby Chandler is Chandler Fashion Center mall featuring major retailers, numerous specialty stores, a variety of restaurants and eateries, a Harkins movie theater, a seasonal splash pad for the kids, and more.  

Fun Things To Do in Queen Creek

Equestrian enthusiasts will appreciate Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre, a 38-acre facility in Queen Creek that provides English and Western equestrian events as well as home shows, RV and car shows, concerts, and other special events. The park is home to a number of prestigious organizations and events such as the Arizona Cutting Horse AssociationArizona Reined Cow Horse AssociationCowboy Mounted Shooting AssociationArizona Thoroughbred Breeders AssociationShelley Productions Priefert World Series of Team RopingQueen Creek Barrel Racing Association, and Vintage and VinoQueen Creek Performing Arts Center provides Broadway-quality theater, spectacular plays, and entertaining musical acts in its modern 777-seat theater.

Schnepf Farms is a fourth-generation family farm in Queen Creek and the largest organic peach grower in Arizona. You can experience everything from peach picking to watching a historical re-enactment, enjoying a classic car show, or an antique craft fair, or just stop in to pick veggies in the u-pick garden. Queen Creek Olive Mill is Arizona's only working olive farm and mill. Family owned and operated, the 100-acre farm has over 7000 olive trees. You can taste your way through the gourmet marketplace and shop for locally made olive oils and also enjoy the Italian inspired eatery featuring old-world family recipes. 

Barney Family Sports Complex (The Barn), is a 77,000 Sq.ft. indoor sports facility in Queen Creek that includes two indoor hockey rinks. The Barn offers different youth and adult sports, clubs, and leagues as well as hosts many special events like high school dances, gymnastics tournaments, roller derbies, and birthday parties. Seasonal events include the Pumpkin & Chili Party (October), Winter Wonderland (December), Peach Blossom Festival (February), Dinner Down the Orchard (Spring), and Easter Egg-citement.

Outdoor Recreation and Activities

Queen Creek and the surrounding area offer plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities like hiking, biking, and horseback riding, which can be enjoyed year-round.  Desert Mountain ParkQueen Creek Founders ParkQueen Creek Community Center, and local schools provide a variety of amenities that include sports fields, tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, community pools, and more. Mansel Carter Oasis Park is Queen Creek's newest park featuring sports fields, playgrounds, volleyball and basketball courts, a 5-acre fishing lake, a rock waterfall, a wheel-friendly skate park, a shipwrecked-themed slash pad, an equestrian hitch post, three fitness pods, and more. 

San Tan Mountain Regional Park is just a short drive from Queen Creek (7.7 miles), which encompasses over 10,000 acres and preserves a small portion of The San Tan mountain range. A network of trails crisscrosses the park providing opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. MD Ranch offers scenic guided horseback riding through the San Tan Mountain Regional Park and the desert trails of the Sonoran Desert. 

Queen Creek Golf

Avid golfers can choose from several top-rated golf courses in the immediate area, including Las Colinas Golf ClubApache Sun Golf Club, and Encanterra Golf Course. Las Colinas Golf Club is a public 18-hole traditional style golf course designed by golf architect Mike Asmundson.  The layout features an interesting variety of holes and offers a challenge for all skill levels. Apache Sun Golf Club is a public traditional 9-hole course designed by golf architect Leo Johnson. Encanterra Country Club is located in nearby San Tan Valley, featuring a private 18-hole desert/traditional golf course designed by golf architect Tom Lehman.

Closest Major Airports

Queen Creek is served by two major airports: Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport located in south Mesa about a 15-minute drive away and Sky Harbor International Airport, which is about a 45-minute drive from the center of Queen Creek.

Greater Phoenix Area

Phoenix is the center around which 30 communities have grown in an area collectively known as the Valley of the Sun. One of the fastest-growing and most dynamic regions in the country for technology and software companies, health care, manufacturing, and financial services are also 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. 

The Phoenix metro area hosts hundreds of annual events such as the popular Waste Management Phoenix Open (best-attended golf tournament in the world), Barret Jackson Auto ShowArabian Horse ShowNASCAR Subway Fresh 500Fiesta Bowl ParadeZooLights at the Phoenix ZooDowntown Phoenix 4th of July CelebrationScottsdale Culinary Festival and Tour de Scottsdale Bike Ride, just to name a few. For sports fans, Phoenix is home to 4 Major League sports teams plus a professional WNBA team. The Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB) play their home games at Chase Field.

The Phoenix Suns play in the NBA's Pacific Division and play their games at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Arizona Cardinals are a professional football team (NFL) based in Phoenix and play at State Farm Stadium and the Arizona Coyotes are a professional hockey league team based in Glendale. The Phoenix Mercury is a professional women's basketball team (WNBA) based in Phoenix and also plays at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Baseball fans can also enjoy Cactus League spring training baseball in the Phoenix area. With 10 facilities hosting 15 teams, the Phoenix area has the greatest concentration of professional baseball facilities found anywhere in the U.S.  

Partner With The Best Queen Creek REALTOR® - Cathy Carter

Whether you are interested in purchasing a Queen Creek home for sale, or it's time to list your current property, experience matters most in a changing market. Serving the community for over 25 years, Cathy Carter provides the kind of knowledge, skills, commitment, and personalized service you need when buying or selling a home. Known for her friendly personality and professionalism, Cathy has a gift for uncovering the ideal home for her clients' lifestyle needs in the right neighborhood or community.

For sellers, Cathy will create an aggressive marketing strategy that exposes your home to the public as well as to other real estate agents through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), other cooperative marketing networks, open houses for agents, and so on. Your luxury home listing will appear on all the most popular real estate sites where buyers spend hours a day looking at homes such as Realtor.com, Zillow, Trulia, REMAX, Redfin, and dozens of others. Your property will also be featured on Cathy's highly-trafficked website realestatechandler.com. You can be assured that  Cathy will get your home sold quickly and for the highest market price. 

Cathy's client testimonials speak for themselves: 

"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, knowledgable, 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 3-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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As one of the most skilled and experienced Queen Creek REALTORS®, Cathy will protect your interests, advocate for you, negotiate on your behalf, and be your trusted guide and advisor every step of the way. If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling rQueen Creek real estate, please contact Cathy today at (480) 459-8488.

 

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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