Discover Tempe Homes for Sale in Arizona!

Tempe, Arizona is a progressive city in Southeast Valley bordered by Phoenix and Guadalupe on the west, Scottsdale and the Salt River Pima–Maricopa Indian Community on the north, Chandler on the south, and Mesa on the east. Home to over 194,215 people, Tempe has a vibrant downtown, exciting cultural and recreation options, a variety of unique shops and local restaurants, an excellent school system, and an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities. Arizona State University (ASU), one of the largest public universities in the country, is also located in Tempe. The city has over 215 miles of bikeways and is considered to be one of the leading bicycle-friendly communities in the country. Homebuyers will find that Tempe real estate in Arizona runs the gamut from urban condos situated in the heart of things, single-family homes in friendly neighborhoods, new construction homes, semi-rural horse properties, gorgeous homes on the golf course and waterfront, to stunning luxury estates. Top communities featuring a wide range of Tempe homes for sale in Arizona include Alta Mira, Sandahl, Tally Ho Farms, Camelot Village, Warner Estates, Raintree, Dava-Lakeshore, Sunburst Farms, and Corona Del Sol, just to name a few. In order to navigate the market and find the right home, buyers will want to partner with a qualified agent. Cathy Carter is a highly-rated Tempe REALTOR® in Arizona with over two decades of local experience. You can be assured that Cathy has the knowledge and resources you need to help you make the best home purchase decision. Get the home search process started today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here

On our easy-to-use website, you’ll be able to search the MLS for the most accurate and up-to-date listings for Tempe homes for sale in Arizona. You can view photos of available properties, find detailed real estate information, create a free account, save your search, receive notifications of new listings that match your specific home criteria delivered directly to your email, and access current market data. Also, be sure to scroll down below to learn more about Tempe real estate in Arizona and living in this vibrant community:

 Explore Tempe Homes for Sale in Arizona

Tempe Homes For Sale

If you would like to schedule a private showing or would like more information about any of the above listings for Tempe homes for sale in Arizona, please contact Cathy Carter today. A top-rated  Tempe REALTOR® in Arizona, Cathy keeps her finger on the pulse of the market at all times and is the first to know when new Tempe real estate in Arizona becomes available, becomes available - ensuring that her buyers have access to the most valuable properties and securing an offer. 

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Serving the local community since 1994, Cathy can provide you with the kind of valuable insight into the different neighborhoods in Tempe that few other agents can offer. She can inform you about the types of homes and features offered, the top builders in the region, school districts, surrounding area amenities & attractions, local community developments, and much more. Streamline your home search by having Cathy put together a list of Tempe homes for sale in Arizona that best match you're specific home criteria. Get the process started today by contacting Cathy directly at (480) 459-8488 or you can get reach her by email.  

Why Homebuyers Should Consider Living in Tempe, Arizona 

Explore Vibrant Downtown Tempe!

Thriving in business and leisure activities, Tempe's robust economy is fueled by top industries like Advanced Business Services, Advanced Manufacturing, Biosciences and Healthcare, and High Technology. Major employers in Tempe include State Farm, Insight, Chase, GoDaddy, Northern Trust, Medtronic, Honeywell, Silicon Valley Bank, Avnet, ADP, and Viasat, just to name a few.  Downtown Tempe is a progressive urban hotspot offering endless entertainment and recreation options both before and after sunset. The popular Mill Avenue District features great shopping and dining options, and the striking ASU Gammage Center designed by Frank Lloyd Wright offers concerts, theater, dance performances, and comedy shows throughout the year. 

Experience Tempe Center for The Arts! 

Art and culture abound in Tempe, which is home to the Tempe Center for the ArtsTempe History Museum, and Edna Vihel Arts Center. Overlooking Tempe Town Lake, Tempe Center for the Arts includes a theater, a 3,500 square-foot art gallery, several public art pieces and offers a variety of live music and theater performances, events, and exhibitions. The city also has a diverse collection of permanent and temporary public art. The Tempe History Museum is a place where you can explore Tempe’s past, share its present, and imagine its future (Free admission). The Edna Vihel Arts Center (Edna Arts) offers arts and culture-related classes and programs ranging from painting to ceramics to theater and dance.

 Enjoy Shopping at Tempe Marketplace!

Tempe is home to some of the best shopping in the entire Phoenix area from unique specialty shops to nationally known retailers. Tempe Marketplace is a large open-air mall featuring live music and water and laser shows located just southeast of Tempe Town Lake. The mall features live music on weekends, a splash pad, Harkins Tempe Marketplace 16 movie theater - all situated around a variety of shops. Downtown Tempe, located adjacent to Arizona State University, features a variety of unique shops and local restaurants. Arizona Mills, one of Arizona's largest shopping malls, offers a full mile of name brand outlets, shops, and entertainment. Downtown Tempe is extremely accessible via bike.  

Tempe is a Designated Gold-Level Bicycle Friendly Community! 

Outdoor recreation opportunities abound in Tempe. Considered to be one of the leading bike communities in the country, Tempe has 215 miles of bikeways and designated a Gold-Level Bicycle Friendly Community. There are also some great places for mountain biking at Papago Park or ride the canal all the way up to North Scottsdale. The city as more than 50 neighborhood and community parks, including Kiwanis ParkTempe Beach Park, and Tempe Sports Complex. The parks are strategically placed throughout the city, so most homes are within a half-mile providing residents and neighbors a venue to relax, learn, and connect with one another and the environment. 

Scenic Town Lake Pedestrian Bridge in Tempe!

Located in the heart of the city is the popular Tempe Town Lake. A  system of paths allows for walking, jogging, and biking alongside the lake, which is more than two miles long. Tempe Town Lake is also a great place for wind and human-powered boats. Papago and South Mountain Parks offer hiking, mountain and road biking, rock climbing, frisbee golf, and equestrian activities. For baseball fans, Tempe Diablo Stadium is home to Cactus League spring training baseball.  

Major routes serving Tempe include Interstate 10 near the western edge, Loop 202 crossing the northern side, Loop 101 following the eastern border, and U.S. Route 60 running east-west through the center of the city. Valley Metro operates bus routes and the Valley Metro Rail system that serves Downtown Tempe and Arizona State University, providing service to Phoenix and Mesa. The closest major airports include Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, located 2 miles northwest of Tempe, and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, located about 27 miles from town.

Tempe offers outstanding education choices from preschool to graduate school. The city is served by three highly regarded public school districts: Tempe Elementary School DistrictKyrene School District, and Tempe Union High School District. Charter, private, and home school options are also part of the education choices available. Institutions of higher learning in Tempe include Arizona State University (Nation’s top school for innovation), ASU Biodesign (five buildings of research), Maricopa Community College, University of Advanced Technologies, and Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Partner with Top-rated Tempe REALTOR® in Arizona - Cathy Carter 

Whether you're interested in Tempe homes for sale in Arizona or its time to list your current property, Cathy Carter provides the kind of knowledge, skills, dedication, and personalized service you need and deserve. For buyers, Cathy is an expert at matching her client’s lifestyle needs with the perfect home and has access to the most up-to-date listings for properties in Tempe and the surrounding area. Cathy’s client testimonials are the reassurance that goes the extra mile in affirming everything she promises and fulfills. 

For sellers, Cathy has the experience and skills necessary to handle the marketing and sale of your home for the best possible results. She employs the latest technology to deliver massive exposure for your property in order to drive maximum response from targeted buyers. Cathy also partners with the most talented home stagers to ensure that your home is thoughtfully staged to best showcase and highlight its features and amenities. If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling Tempe real estate in Arizona, please contact Cathy Carter today at (480) 459-8488 or you can reach her here


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