Tempe Real Estate

Posted by Cathy Carter on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 1:32pm.

Tempe Real Estate

Find Out More About Tempe Real Estate & Lifestyle

Located just 10 minutes east of downtown Phoenix, the vibrant city of Tempe is considered to be a center for innovation, technology, higher education, and finance. Tempe is also home to the main campus of Arizona State University, one of the largest public universities in the U.S. Boasting major employment opportunities, close proximity to world-class shopping and dining, and access to a plethora of outdoor activities that can be enjoyed year-round, Tempe is a great place to live, work and play. Homebuyers interested in Tempe real estate will find a wide variety of residential choices. From urban condo/townhomes situated in the heart of things to sprawling luxury estates offering guest casitas and fabulous views, Tempe homes for sale run the gamut. In order to find the right home in the neighborhood, you will need to partner with a qualified Tempe real estate agent. Offering over 20 years of local real estate experience, Cathy Carter knows the Tempe market inside and out and where to find the most sought-after homes. Get the process started today by requesting customized search results that match your home criteria delivered directly to your email.  

Learn more about Tempe real estate and lifestyle or browse the MLS for the most recent listings of Tempe homes for sale below.

Tempe Homes for Sale

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If you would like to schedule a private showing or would like more information about any of the above Tempe listings, please contact top Tempe real estate agent - Cathy Carter, specializing in newer homes and luxury properties. 480-459-8488.

Home values and home prices are on the rise in Tempe which means that NOW is the right time to buy. Over the past year, home values have gone up 7.3% and are expected to rise another 3.5% over the following year. Currently, the median price of Tempe homes for sale is $281,900. Whether you're interested in a single-family home in a quiet neighborhood, an urban condo with onsite amenities, a cozy villa tucked away in a private golf community, or a spacious luxury home designed for entering, the Tempe real estate market has something for every lifestyle. As a licensed, professional, full-time Tempe real estate agent, Cathy Carter is always the first to know when new inventory becomes available, ensuring that her buyers have access to the best homes and securing an offer. Give Cathy a call today!

Why You Should Consider Living in Tempe, Arizona

Located in the Phoenix metro area’s East Valley, Tempe is bordered by Phoenix and Guadalupe on the west, Scottsdale on the north, Chandler on the south, and Mesa on the east. Downtown Tempe boasts endless entertainment and recreational options both before and after sunset. The popular Mill Avenue District features a variety of shopping and dining options. The striking ASU Gammage Center, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, provides year-round concerts, theater, dance performances, and comedy shows along with the Tempe Center for the Arts, overlooking Tempe Town Lake.

You can also spend the day exploring Tempe’s past and present, and imagine its future, at the Tempe History Museum, where admission is free. In addition to the eclectic and exciting Mill Avenue District, shoppers enjoy Tempe Marketplace is a high-energy open-air mall featuring a variety of stores, dining options, and entertainment. Deals on name brands can be found at Arizona Mills, an indoor shopping mall with over 175 outlets, specialty retailers, and dining options.

Most of Tempe is served by the highly-regarded Tempe Elementary School District and Tempe Union High School District, with some portions of the city served by the highly-acclaimed  Kyrene School District (K–8), Scottsdale Unified School District (K–12), and Mesa Public Schools (K–12). Tempe is the proud home of Arizona State University (ASU). Nationally ranked programs have positioned ASU as a “top-tier” recruiting and hiring institution by more than 50 of the country’s top corporations.

The Salt River runs west through the northern part of Tempe. Part of the river is dammed in two places, creating  Tempe Town Lake, which is a center of activity all year long. Residents enjoy 5K community walks to large-scale triathlons, concerts, and festivals - there’s always something exciting going on at the Lake. Also in Tempe is Hayden Butte, a mountain displaying centuries-old rock art and one of the most popular outdoor areas for enjoying the view.

Tempe Diablo Stadium is where sports fans enjoy spring training baseball for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and night games of the Arizona League Tempe Angels. Golfers have access to several top-rated golf courses in Tempe including Shalimar Golf Club, ASU Karsten Golf Course, Rolling Hills Golf Course Tempe, Rio Salado Golf Course, Pepperwood Public Golf Course, and Ken McDonald Golf Course, with dozens more within easy driving distance.

Tempe residents have easy access to several major routes including the 101 and 202 freeways, Highway 60, and I-10 making the commute to work or where ever you need to go a breeze! Public transportation includes light rail, buses, and shuttles - connecting residential areas with popular local destinations. The community is also served by the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, located only 9 miles from the center of town. 


A lot goes into buying or selling real estate and Cathy understands that no one person, no matter how experienced or knowledgeable, can provide the best service without a team of specialists. Offering over two decades of real estate experience, Cathy, and her professional team, provide the kind of dedication and personalized service that you deserve. Cathy will be there to protect your interests, advocate for you, and will work hard to ensure a smooth and successful transaction.

Please give Cathy a call today at 480-459-8488, or fill out the online contact form, and she will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.

2450 S. Arizona Ave, Suite 1
Chandler, Arizona 85286
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Post by Cathy Carter

Cathy has been in the Real Estate industry for over two and a half decades in the Arizona market. She has the ability and confidence along with continued education that is necessary to succeed in this ever-changing market. Cathy specializes in difficult to move properties in the Chandler Area. Quick to respond to all tasks required. Equator Certified Platinum for Bank owned homes and Short Sales as well.

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