An affluent and welcoming community, the town of Gilbert is located in the Phoenix Southeast Valley in Maricopa County, AZ. Gilbert is a family-friendly town with great schools, low crime, and has experienced much growth in the last several years, which is expected to continue. Gilbert is a great place to live and boasts numerous accolades, including one of America’s Top 20 Thriving Cities, Best Place to Live in the U.S., a Top Place in the Nation to Live and Learn, Best Place to Raise a Family in Arizona, Best Phoenix Suburb, a Best Places for Job Seekers in Arizona, and the 2nd Safest City in the U.S, just to name a few!  It’s no wonder why so many people want to live and do business in Gilbert.


If you are considering relocating and buying a home in the Phoenix Southeast Valley, Gilbert may just be the place you’ve been looking for. Homes for sale in Gilbert AZ exemplify its upscale yet relaxed lifestyle. Gilbert offers a wide variety of residential options from golf course homes to single-family residences in family-friendly neighborhoods, to custom homes in waterfront communities. Yes, waterfront homes in the Sonoran Desert!  Aside from Chandler, Gilbert is home to more lake communities than any other city in the metro Phoenix area. No matter what type of home you have in mind, you’ll find it in Gilbert!

Gilbert has evolved into one of the fastest growing communities in the U.S. Once an agriculture-based community, Gilbert has become an economically diverse suburban center. The town’s booming housing industry is coupled with a thriving business climate. Gilbert is home to many companies with a focus on advanced manufacturing, aerospace and defense, biotechnology, clean technology and renewable energy. With a population of approximately 208,453 (as of 2107), Gilbert is growing to be one of the largest municipalities in Arizona.  

Gilbert is proud of its great schools. Most of Gilbert is served by Gilbert Public Schools along with some portions zoned for the highly acclaimed Chandler Unified School District, Mesa Public Schools, and the Higley Unified School District.  Gilbert is also home to several charter schools along with academies and alternative education options including Canyon Valley School (Grades 9-12), Distance Learning Online (Grades 7-12), Gilbert Classical Academy (Grades 7-12), and Neely Traditional Academy (Grades K-6).  

Gilbert boasts 296 sunny days per year, which gives residents plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. The town has a number of excellent parks including 12 neighborhood parks, 2 community parks, and 5 district parks. There are also a number of specialty parks, including dog parks, riparian areas, and soccer fields. Freestone Park is an 88-acre community park with a recreation center, fields, tennis courts, a mini amusement park, a skate park, and fishing;  Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch is a 110-acre wetland, wildlife preserve that supports various habitats of wildlife and plant life, with 7 ponds, hiking trails, an observatory, and dinosaur bone dig site; Discovery District Park is a 48-acre park with soccer fields, basketball courts, jogging trails, a butterfly garden, playground, learning trail, and lake; just to name a few. 

For golf enthusiasts, Gilbert offers a variety of golf courses along with a number of courses in easy driving distance. Popular public golf courses in Gilbert include Kokopelli Golf Club, Greenfield Lakes Golf Course, Trilogy Golf Club at Power Ranch, Toka Sticks Golf Club, and Western Skies Golf Club.

For those that like to shop, Gilbert offers a number of great shopping venues to choose from: SanTan Village is an upscale open-air shopping center that includes Dillard's, Macy's, Barnes & Noble, Harkins Theatres, sit-down restaurants & casual eateries; Crossroads Towne Center is a shopping mall with apparel, beauty & home decor retailers, eateries, and a movie theater; and Gilbert Gateway Towne Center is a shopping mall that includes a range of home stores, boutiques, eateries, salons and other services; just to name a few.

Residents of Gilbert enjoy close proximity to the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, located in east Mesa and the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which is about a twenty-five-minute drive from town.


If you are ready to start looking at Gilbert AZ homes for sale, you will need a top Gilbert real estate agent to help you navigate the market.  Gilbert AZ Realtor, Cathy Carter, has two decades of experience helping her clients buy and sell homes. As a resident of the Southeast Valley, Cathy is highly knowledgeable about the Gilbert AZ real estate market and can help educate you on the best neighborhoods, as well as help you evaluate the features, benefits, and amenities of your favorite choices. Along with the help of her professional team, Cathy will use her experience and expertise to guide you through the home buying process from start to closing, and beyond.  Realtor® Cathy Carter has the professional expertise and skills necessary to facilitate a smooth transaction.

Please give Gilbert AZ REALTOR® Cathy Carter 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
Cell: 480-459-8488
Toll-Free: 800-519-5578



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