Partner With One of The Best Queen Creek REALTORS® - Cathy Carter 

If you are currently looking for a great community in the Phoenix East Valley to settle down and buy a home, be sure to explore real estate in Queen Creek, AZ. From well-appointed condos and patio homes, single-family homes, new construction homes, gorgeous custom-built homes to sprawling luxury estates with spectacular views, Queen Creek homes for sale run the gamut. In order to gain access to the most valuable homes, buyers will want to partner with a qualified agent. Cathy Carter is a luxury home specialist and one of the most skilled and experienced Queen Creek REALTORS® you will find. Offering over 27 years of local real estate experience, Cathy would love to help you explore your options and find your dream home.

The friendly town of Queen Creek is located just 45 minutes from downtown Phoenix and Scottsdale. Queen Creek has more than 70 neighborhoods, communities, and/or subdivisions with a wide range of residential choices. Residents enjoy convenient shopping centers, an excellent school system, plenty of family-oriented activities, several top-rated golf courses, and miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding in San Tan Mountain Regional Park (less than 8 miles away). With so much to offer, it's easy to see why real estate in Queen Creek is in demand. Get started on your home search today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch with her by email.   

On our easy-to-use website, you'll be able to search the MLS for Queen Creek homes for sale - 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 real estate in Queen Creek, current housing market trends, and living in this vibrant, family-oriented community: 

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If you would like more information on any of the above listings on Queen Creek homes for sale, or to schedule a private showing, please contact Cathy today. As one of the most qualified Queen Creek REALTORS® in the industry, Cathy is always the first to know when new real estate in Queen Creek hits the market (sometimes before), ensuring that her buyers have access to the best homes in the most desirable neighborhoods and securing an offer.  

Queen Creek, AZ Housing Market Trends

In December 2020, the median list price of Queen Creek AZ homes for sale was $435K, trending up 7.4% year-over-year. The median listing price per square foot was $192, and the median sale price was $415K. Homes in Queen Creek sold for approximately the asking price on average in December 2020. On average, Queen Creek homes sell after 43 days on the market. The trend for median days on market has gone down since last month, and slightly down since last year. There 

Partnering with one of the best Queen Creek REALTORS® like Cathy Carter can prove invaluable when shopping for a new home. She is able to provide her clients with an insider’s view of the market and local insight that few other agents can offer. With over two decades of real estate experience in Queen Creek and the surrounding Southeast Valley, Cathy can inform you about the different neighborhoods and communities, the types of homes and features offered, the top builders in the region, school districts, nearby amenities, surrounding area attractions, local community developments, and much more. 

Cathy would love to speak with you to discuss the type of home you are looking for, your price range, and answer any questions you may have about available real estate in queen creek, pricing, financing, and more. Narrow down your home search by having Cathy put together a list of Queen Creek homes for sale that are the best fit for your family.  

As your trusted Queen Creek REALTOR®, Cathy will:

✓  Notify you of new listings on Queen Creek homes for sale and coming soon listings
✓  Schedule private showings of real estate in Queen Creek that matches your specific home criteria 
✓  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!

If you are ready to get started on your home search, please give Cathy a call today at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here.

What it’s like living in Queen Creek 

Queen Creek is an oasis in the East Valley of the Phoenix metro area - located in Maricopa County, with a small portion extending into Pinal County. Queen Creek's approximately 51,800 residents enjoy the benefits of small-town living close to a metropolitan area, with easy commuting to and from metro Phoenix, great schools, an abundance of recreational activities, and a low-stress lifestyle. Queen Creek is a friendly, "first name" community, where the person behind the counter is someone who will know you by name.  

Boasting a population of around 51,000,  Queen Creek was once voted one of Forbes's “Friendliest Towns” in America. The total number of households in Queen Creek as of 2020  is 10,846. Of the total households, 53.5% have children under 18 years of age, and 71.6% consist of married couples. The average household income in Queen Creek is $113,814 which is one of the highest in the state of Arizona. Queen Creek is considered a highly educated community with 72.8% of residents having college degrees or having taken some college courses. The per capita income for residents is $35,024.

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.  Alternative education options include Benjamin Franklin Charter School, Cambridge Academy, and Heritage Academy Queen. Institutions of higher learning in or near Queen Creek include Arizona State University, ASU Polytechnic, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Chandler-Gilbert Community College – Williams Campus, Communiversity @ Queen Creek, and Maricopa Community College.  

Shopping in and Near Queen Creek

Queen Creek Marketplace

Queen Creek provides convenient shopping at Queen Creek Marketplace, Cornerstone at Queen Creek, Power Marketplace, and Queen Creek Village. You’ll find national retailers such as 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 shopping and lifestyle center. Chandler Fashion Center, the second-largest mall in Arizona, is located in nearby Chandler. 

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 Association, Arizona Reined Cow Horse AssociationArizona Thoroughbred Breeders Association, and Vintage and Vino, just to name a few. The Queen Creek Performing Arts Center in town 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.

Queen Creek Outdoor Recreation and Activities 

San Tan Mountain Regional Park

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 Park, Queen Creek Founders Park, Queen 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 under 7 miles from Queen Creek. The park 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 Courses

Golfers can choose from several top-rated golf courses in the immediate area, including Las Colinas Golf Club, Apache 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.

Surrounding Phoenix Metro 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 Show, Arabian Horse Show, NASCAR Subway Fresh 500, Fiesta Bowl Parade, ZooLights at the Phoenix Zoo, Downtown Phoenix 4th of July Celebration, Scottsdale 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 One of The Best Queen Creek REALTORS® - Cathy Carter

Whether you’re interested in Queen Creek homes for sale or it’s time to list your current property, 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 real estate in Queen Creek, please give Cathy a call at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here.


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