Scottsdale Real Estate

Posted by Cathy Carter on Saturday, February 8th, 2020 at 11:35am.


Explore Scottsdale Real Estate & Quality Living

Homebuyers who are seeking year-round warm weather and sunny skies, beautiful surroundings, championship golf courses, exciting local culture, top-rated schools, and numerous outdoor activities & attractions will want to put Scottsdale real estate at the top of their list. Home to approximately 246,000 people, Scottsdale is commonly defined by its high quality of life. Scottsdale homes for sale run the gamut from urban condos and low-maintenance townhomes, single-family homes in beautiful neighborhoods and gated subdivisions, gorgeous homes on the golf course and waterfront to sprawling luxury estates with incredible views. In order to navigate the local market and gain access to the best homes, buyers will want to partner with a qualified agent. Cathy Carter is a highly-rated REALTOR® in Scottsdale as well as a luxury home specialist with over two decades of experience. Intimately familiar with the local market, Cathy can help streamline your home search and match you with the right home for your lifestyle and needs. Cathy’s knowledge and professionalism will give you the assurance you need for making the most informed home purchase decision. Get the process started 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 the most accurate, up-to-date listings for Scottsdale homes for sale. You can view photos of 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 directly to your email. Also, be sure to scroll down below to learn more about Scottsdale real estate, current market trends, and quality lifestyle:

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If you would like to schedule a private viewing or would like more information about any of the above Scottsdale real estate listings, please contact Cathy Carter, a highly-rated REALTOR® in Scottsdale, specializing in newer homes and luxury homes.

Scottsdale Real Estate Current Market Trends 

The Scottsdale real estate market is very hot right now and with home values and home prices only going up, now is the perfect time to buy and take advantage of still-affordable homes. The median home value in Scottsdale is $517,982. Over the last year, Scottsdale home values increased 5.0% and real estate industry experts are predicting they will rise 3.9% over the next year. The median price of currently listed Scottsdale homes for sale is $650,000. As an experienced REALTOR® in Scottsdale, Cathy Carter stays one step ahead of the local market and is always the first to know when new Scottsdale real estate listings become available, ensuring that her buyers have access to the most valuable homes and securing an offer. 

Finding The Perfect Home

According to the National Association of Realtors, finding the right home tops the list for the most difficult steps in the home buying process. 10 weeks was the average amount of time buyers spent searching for a home in 2018 according to NAR Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report, 2019. Cathy will make sure she knows exactly what you're looking for in a home and won’t waste your time showing you houses that are not the best match. 

As a local Scottsdale expert, Cathy can provide you with detailed information that goes well beyond what you’ll find by searching the MLS. She can inform you about the different neighborhoods and communities, the types of homes and features offered, the builders, community amenities, schools, the surrounding area, local community developments, and so much more. Get started on finding your dream home in Scottsdale today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here.

Why Luxury Homebuyers Should Consider Living in Scottsdale, AZ   

A move to Scottsdale promises abundant amenities from a thriving downtown and waterfront to fabulous shopping and dining options to plenty of outdoor activities that can be enjoyed year-round. With the fourth-most AAA Four-Diamond hotels in the U.S., Scottsdale’s hotels, spas, and other tourism businesses make up a large portion of the city’s thriving, local economy. Scottsdale host's several highly-attended annual events like the Phoenix Open Golf Tournament, the Barrett-Jackson Auto Show, and the Scottsdale International Film Festival, and is also home to a branch of the Mayo Clinic

The city is loosely divided into four areas: South Scottsdale, Old Town (Downtown) Scottsdale, Central Scottsdale (Shea Corridor), and North Scottsdale. Old Town features a variety of boutique shopping, restaurants, nightlife venues and is home to a number of galleries as well as the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Scottsdale's Museum of the West. Also located downtown is the upscale Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall featuring major retail anchors like Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Dillard’s and Barney’s New York.  

North Scottsdale is where you will find the majority of luxury homes, many of which are priced at over 5 million. Scottsdale’s Shea Corridor has some of the most desirable residential areas in the Phoenix metro area such as Gainey Ranch and McCormick Ranch. A large portion of Scottsdale Road in the Shea Corridor has been dubbed the "Resort Corridor" due to the many upscale resorts that line the street. South Scottsdale is home to the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, SkySong, one of the premier economic engines in the Phoenix metro area.  

Scottsdale school districts include Scottsdale Unified School District and Paradise Valley Unified School district, both of which are ranked among the top districts in the state. U.S. News and World Report ranked Charter BASIS High School in Scottsdale as one of the top 10 high schools in the country. Scottsdale is also home to an outstanding community college and offers close proximity to Arizona State University (5.37 miles).

Scottsdale offers numerous outdoor activities that can be enjoyed year-round. The city maintains 16 community parks, 25 neighborhood parks, 4 aquatic centers, 45 miles of paved paths for walkers and cyclists, and another 115 miles of non-motorized trails. McDowell Sonoran Preserve offers up 30,000 acres of lush desert environment attached to a national forest and over 120 miles of trails. Pinnacle Peak Park features a moderate out-and-back trail through the pristine Sonoran Desert environment and is a local favorite for hiking, horseback riding, and rock climbing. For golf enthusiasts, Scottsdale has over 50 top-rated courses with more than 150 additional courses within easy driving distance. 

The Free trolley system in Scottsdale connects with the Valley Metro's transit system, providing easy access to the greater Phoenix metro area. Scottsdale Municipal Airport is a single-runway airport located in North Scottsdale used primarily for corporate and transient aviation traffic and is one of the busiest single-runway airports in the country. The closest major airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which is located about 14 miles of the center of Scottsdale.

Partner with Highly-rated Scottsdale REALTOR® - Cathy Carter

Whether you’re interested in Scottsdale homes for sale or its time to list your current property, experience matters most in a changing market. Serving the local community since 1994, Cathy believes in maintaining close relationships with her client-family, knowing that any successful business takes care of people first. Her knowledge, dedication, and expertise will exceed your buying, selling or relocation expectations.

Known for her exemplary customer service, Cathy will protect your interests, advocate for you, and exceed your expectations. To find out more about Scottsdale real estate, please contact Cathy today at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here.

RE/MAX Alliance Group 
725 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 111 
Gilbert, AZ.  85233 
Cell: 480-459-8488 
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