Sun Lakes Real Estate in AZ

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Are you currently seeking an active adult community in the Phoenix area with fabulous onsite amenities? If so, be sure to explore Sun Lakes real estate in AZ. The master-planned community of Sun Lakes is located approximately 24 miles southeast of Phoenix. Designed with the 40 years and better homeowner in mind, Sun Lakes offers a generous array of resort-style amenities that cater to an active lifestyle. Residents enjoy five top-rated golf courses, five clubhouses/activity centers, multiple heated swimming pools & spas, tennis & pickleball courts, state-of-the-art fitness facilities,  restaurants & cafes, miles of hiking & biking trails, dozens of clubs, planned events, and so much more. Buyers will find a wide range of residential options in Sun Lakes’ five distinct country club communities: Sun Lakes #1, Cottonwood, Palo Verde, Ironwood, and Oakwood. From low-maintenance, villa-style residences to a variety of single-family homes situated on and off the golf course, Sun Lakes homes for sale in AZ accommodate every lifestyle and buyer. In order to find the perfect home that’s just right for your individual preferences and needs, buyers will want to partner with a skilled agent. Cathy Carter has over 25 years of local experience and is one of the most qualified Sun Lakes REALTORS® in AZ you will find. Cathy's commitment to friendly, professional service and her expertise in the Sun Lakes market will give you the assurance you need for making the best home purchase decision. Get the process started today by calling Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch with her here!   

On our easy-to-use website, you’ll be able to view all listings for Sun Lakes homes for sale in AZ, which are updated daily from our data received directly from the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service. Search detailed Sun Lakes real estate information, view photos of properties and learn about the different communities. You can to save your search, create a free account, and receive email alerts of new listings that match your home criteria delivered directly to your email. Also, be sure to scroll down below to learn more about current market trends for Sun Lakes real estate in AZ and living in this world-class 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 Sun Lakes real estate in AZ, please contact #1 Sun Lakes REALTOR® - Cathy Carter today!

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The Sun Lakes market is very hot right now and with home values and home prices only going up, now is the perfect time to buy while homes are still affordable. Over the past year, Sun Lakes home values saw an increase of 5.0% and real estate industry experts predict they will rise another 1.9% within the next 12 months. The median price of currently listed Sun Lakes homes for sale in AZ is $333,000. As one of the top producing Sun Lakes REALTORs® in AZ, Cathy Carter is always the first to know when new inventory becomes available, ensuring that her buyers have the advantage they need in order to find the perfect home and secure an offer. 

Sun Lakes Country Club (Sun Lakes #1 HOA) is the original community of Sun Lakes with 2,139 residences including single-family, villas/condos, and manufactured homes. The communities of Cottonwood (non-gated) and Palo Verde (gated) share the same HOA, known as Cottonwood Palo Verde. This newer HOA features 3,809 residences including a variety of single-family homes and attached villas/condos. The gated communities of Ironwood and Oakwood share the same HOA, known as IronOaks, and feature the newest collection of homes available in Sun Lakes. Intimately familiar with Sun Lakes, Cathy can help educate you on the different communities and HOAs, the types of homes and features offered, community amenities, the surrounding area, and so much more.

Allow Cathy to streamline your home search by putting together a list of Sun Lakes homes for sale in AZ that best match your preferences and needs. Feel free to call Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 and get started on your home search today!  

Sun Lakes Amenities

The value of living in Sun Lakes can be measured by the quality of the homes, superb amenities, excellent location, great neighbors, and the financial stability of a homeowner owned and managed Association. Residents enjoy a vast array of amenities for an active lifestyle where every day feels like your on a resort-vacation. No matter what Sun Lakes community you choose to live in, you’ll have access to all the amenities, clubs, and activities that Sun Lakes offers. Sun Lakes Amenities include:

  • Five Clubhouses
  • Four 18-Hole Golf Courses
  • Three 9-Hole Golf Courses
  • Restaurants & Cafes
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Centers
  • Outdoor Pools
  • Aerobics & Dance Studio
  • Hobby & Game Rooms
  • Computers
  • Seven Tennis Courts
  • Bocce Ball Courts
  • Racquetball Courts
  • Handball Courts
  • Miles of Walking / Biking Paths
  • Fishing Lakes
  • Scenic Parks  
  • Ballroom
  • Activities Coordinator
  • 24-hour Roaming Security

In addition, Sun Lakes offers a full-schedule of clubs, classes, and activities where like-minded individuals can get together, share their hobbies and interests, and make lasting friendships. Whether you’re interested in ballroom dancing, computers, drama, bingo, art, mahjong, yoga, photography, table tennis, cooking, golf, volunteering, Zumba or softball, you're certain to find plenty of clubs and activities to keep you busy.

Nearby Chandler

In the neighboring city Chandler, Sun Lakes homeowners have access to premier shopping and top-notch restaurants, exciting cultural and entertainment options, a vibrant downtown, over 60 parks, and major employers such as Intel, Orbital ATK, Microchip Technologies, Infusionsoft, PayPal, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America, just to name a few. Chandler’s vibrant downtown is brimming with quaint boutiques, award-winning eateries, eclectic art galleries, public art, the Chandler Center for the Arts, and pedestrian-friendly gathering areas. The Chandler Fashion Center, Arizona’s second-largest mall, features national retailers such as Barnes & Noble, Nordstrom, Dillard's, Macy's and Sears, over 180 brand-name stores, a Harkins Theatres, dozens of full-service and casual eateries, special events, concerts, and more.

Sun Lakes real estate in AZ provides easy access to several major routes including I-10, the Loop 202 (Santan Freeway) and Loop 101 (Price Freeway), making it easy to get around the valley and beyond. Daily bus service is provided by Valley Metro, with an extensive list of routes traveling throughout the Phoenix metro area. Several of the Sun Lakes routes make connections to the METRO light rail traveling in Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa. Route maps, schedules for bus and light rail service are available on their website. The closest major airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, located about 21 miles from Sun Lakes. 

Partner with #1 Sun Lakes REALTOR® - Cathy Carter

Whether you’re interested in Sun Lakes homes for sale in AZ or its time to list your current property, experience matters most in a changing market. Serving the community since 1994, Cathy provides the kind of knowledge, expertise, and personalized service you need and deserve.  Cathy is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and adheres to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. A top-producing real estate agent, Cathy possesses a strong work ethic and will do whatever is necessary to facilitate a smooth and successful transaction. She will take the time to listen to your needs and concerns, keep you updated every step-of-the-way, and will always have your best interests in mind.

For sellers, Cathy implements the most effective and cutting-edge approaches to marketing your home to get it in front of as many potential buyers as possible. Your property will be listed in hundreds of locations all around the Internet and will get exposure on all the major sites such as Zillow, Trulia,,,, Redfin, and many other sites that buyers frequently visit. Cathy is 100% committed to getting your home sold for the highest market price in the least amount of time possible. Partner with Cathy and you will have an expert by your side who will protect your interests, advocate for you, and handle all the details of your home purchase or sale for the best possible outcome.

To find out more about buying or selling Sun Lakes real estate in AZ, please call Cathy Carter directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get in touch with her here

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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