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The cosmopolitan city of Scottsdale, Arizona is commonly defined by its high quality of life, boasting warm weather and sunshine most days per year, gorgeous surroundings, exciting local culture, luxurious resorts and spas, championship golf courses, world-class shopping and restaurants, an excellent school system, and an abundance of outdoor activities & attractions. Buyers who search Scottsdale real estate in the MLS will discover a wide variety of residential choices. From urban condos and townhomes, single-family homes in beautiful neighborhoods and gated subdivisions, homes tucked away in exclusive golf course and waterfront communities to sprawling luxury estates with incredible views, when you search Scottsdale homes for sale, the possibilities are endless. Buyers will also want to search Scottsdale best REALTOR® in order to find a qualified agent who can help them navigate the market and secure an offer. Cathy Carter is a top-rated real estate agent in Scottsdale as well as a luxury home specialist with over two decades of local experience. Intimately familiar with the Scottsdale market, Cathy has all the resources and information you need to find your dream home. Get the process started today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here.   

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

More About Scottsdale Real Estate & Current Market 

Over the past several years, the Scottsdale market has continued to remain strong. With home values and home prices in Scottsdale only going up, now is the perfect time to search Scottsdale real estate and take advantage of current market prices. Home values in Scottsdale increased 5.4% over the last year and real estate industry experts predict they will rise 4.8% over the next year. The median price of currently listed Scottsdale homes for sale is $673,000.  

As a licensed, professional Scottsdale REALTOR®, Cathy Carter is always the first to know when new inventory hits the market, ensuring that her buyers have access to the most desirable homes and securing an offer. Cathy can inform you about the different neighborhoods and communities in Scottsdale, the type of homes and features offered, the top builders in the region, schools, surrounding area amenities,  attractions, local community developments, and so much more.

Rather than try to search Scottsdale real estate all on your own, allow Cathy to narrow down the process by only showing you those properties that are the best match based on your specific criteria in a home. Feel free to contact Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch here.

Why Homebuyers Should Consider Living in Scottsdale, Arizona 

Home to nearly 250,000 people, Scottsdale is commonly defined by its high quality of life. Boasting plenty of open space, sunny desert landscapes, and a thriving economy, Scottsdale appeals to young professionals, growing families, and retirees alike. The average age of Scottdale residents is 47 years and the average household income is $129,271.00. Each year, the city hosts several highly-attended events such as the Phoenix Open Golf Tournament, the Barrett-Jackson Auto Show, and the Scottsdale International Film Festival, Barrett-Jackson Auto Show, just to name a few. 

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 economy as well as healthcare, financial and tech employers. Scottsdale’s top employers include HonorHealth, Vanguard, CVS, City of Scottsdale, Scottsdale Unified School District, General Dynamics, Mayo Clinic, Nationwide, Yelp, and GoDaddy.  

Scottsdale 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 in Old Town 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.  

For parents with school-age children, Scottsdale is served by two highly regarded school districts: Scottsdale Unified School District and Paradise Valley Unified School district. Both are ranked among the top school districts in the 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). 

For outdoor recreation, the city of Scottsdale 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. 

Scottsdale is known for great golf whether you are a novice or an advanced player seeking to hone your game on some of the best courses in the world. Scottsdale and neighboring communities are home to nearly 200 golf courses, and with 330 average days of sunshine annually, it's easy to see why Scottsdale has established itself as one of the world's leading golf destinations. Some of the best golf clubs in Scottsdale include Troon North Golf Club, McDowell Mountain Golf Club, TPC Scottsdale, Grayhawk Golf Club, Eagle Mountain Golf Club, Orange Tree Golf Resort, The Phoenician Golf Club, Legend Trail Golf Club, The Boulders Golf Club, Westin Kierland Golf Club, and We-ko-pa Golf Club, just to name few.

For sports fans, the Phoenix area is home to four Major League sports teams, a professional WNBA team, and the Cactus League spring training baseball. 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 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. 

Scottsdale's free trolley system 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 to Scottsdale is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which is located about 14 miles from the center of town.

Partner with the Best Scottsdale REALTOR® - Cathy Carter  

Whether you're ready to search Scottsdale homes for sale or its time to list your current property, experience matters most in a changing market. With over 25 years of local experience, Cathy has helped many families find the home of their dreams in Scottsdale and the surrounding area. As a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, Cathy adheres to a strict Code of Ethics and always goes above and beyond for her clients. She will always take the time to listen to your needs and concerns and keep you informed every step of the way. 

For sellers, Cathy utilizes the most effective and cutting-edge marketing approaches for marketing your home and getting it in front of as many buyers as possible. Your property will be listed in hundreds of locations on the Internet and will get exposure on all the major sites like Zillow, Trulia,,,, and many others that homebuyers frequently visit. You can be assured that Cathy is fully committed to getting your home SOLD for the highest market price in the least amount of time possible.  

Cathy is proud of the fact that the majority of her business comes from referrals from satisfied clients and industry peers. With Cathy as your agent, you’ll have the highest-rated Scottsdale REALTOR® by your side to protect your interests, advocate for you, and handle the many details of your home purchase or sale for the best possible results. 

If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling real estate in Scottsdale, please give Cathy a call at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch with her by email.

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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