Tempe Real Estate
Tempe, Arizona may be best known as the home of Arizona State University, but this vibrant town of 163,245 is just 12 miles south of Phoenix. This breathtaking part of Arizona is nestled between mountains and desert, making it an outdoor recreation lover's paradise. The median age of Tempe residents is 33 years old, making it an excellent place for young families.
What Makes Tempe a Desirable Place to Live?
Tempe is an interesting part of the Phoenix area with its own unique attractions and amenities that make it a desirable place for active seniors to retire. The central part of Tempe has many unique restaurants and bars.
Mill Avenue is filled ethnic restaurants that serve Mexican and other interesting international cuisines. There are also sandwich shops, an Irish bar, and a brew pub, among other things. Tempe Town Lake is a major event space where festivals and concerts and other special events are held.
The city of Tempe has one of the best New Year's Eve celebrations in the country, The celebration has all sorts of entertainment, including BMX demonstrations, dancers, two huge fireworks displays, and a live concert for which a well-known band is the main attraction.
The city also has an outstanding municipal complex with a very modern library, a recreation center, and an active senior center. The 3,000 seat Gammage Auditorium on the campus of ASU, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is an architectural landmark in the area.
The public can buy tickets for events that are held at Gammage all year. The schedule features Broadway shows like The Wizard of Oz, Tony Award-Winning Musical “Once,” a production of Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, and much more.
Why Buy a Home in Tempe?
The average price of homes for sale in Tempe is $213,124. Between October 13, 2013 and January 14, 2014, the median sales price of homes in Tempe was $200,000. That average is based on the sale of 355 homes. The average price Tempe homes for sale in 2013 was $224.998, which is 5.3 percent higher than the price of comparable homes in 2012. This makes the average price per square foot of Tempe, homes around $132 to $133.
Overall, this means that now, the median home sale price is $30,875 or 18.3 percent higher than it was for the same time last year, but the number of homes sold is 9.4 percent lower than this time last year, suggesting that demand for Tempe real estate will be even higher in 2014.
As the price of real estate in Tempe steadily increases, people who are moving to the area, or those who are looking to invest in real estate can rest assured that with the help of a ReMax Realtor in Tempe Az, the money they spend on buying a home here will be a solid investment.
Two of the most popular neighborhoods where buyers might want to look for homes for sale in Tempe are Sunset and Raintree. The average price of homes in the Sunset neighborhood is very affordable at $108,826. Average home prices in the Raintree neighborhood are much higher at $476,308, making it one of the priciest neighborhoods for real estate in Tempe.
How to Find Homes for Sale in Tempe?
When you're looking for Tempe real estate, you want the right professional to help you. When you contact a ReMax Realtor in Tempe Az, you have the assurance that they are familiar with every neighborhood in Tempe, and what makes each one unique.
No matter what your budget is, you can count on Cathy Carter's 20 years of experience to help you find a dream house for the best price. She and her experienced team of agents will help you through the process, giving you the sort of personalized attention you will only find with a ReMax Realtor in Tempe Az.
With www.realestatechandler.com you'll be able to find your dream home in no time. If you have any inquiries about homes for sale, connect with Cathy Carter!
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