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Phoenix Arizona Area Information includes Phoenix real estate market facts, lists major employers and searches of condos and homes for sale in Phoenix AZ by home feature, school district, school, zip code, price range, popular subdivisions, etc.
View Phoenix homes and condos along the Phoenix Light Rail Line that are desirable because they are more affordable than homes in the outlying areas and offer a shorter commute to work along Phoenix Central Avenue, flights at Sky Harbor airport, Phoenix Suns basketball and Arizona Diamondbacks games, ASU and continue out to the Mesa Convention Center.
Owners of homes for sale in Phoenix AZ are well advised to do all repairs and spruce up and update older homes with a manicured lawn, new appliances, paint and carpet and stage your home so it is renewed, clean, uncluttered and depersonalized. Buyers will pay top dollar for a turnkey home they can move into with nothing to be done.
Home buyers will find more Phoenix real estate and Phoenix AZ foreclosures for sale than in the outlying areas simply because of the sheer size of Phoenix dwarfs the number of homes in other communities. You will also have a shorter commute buying one of the homes for sale in Phoenix AZ than you would in the outlying areas with lower commuting costs. Find a well-maintained, affordable, close in and, most likely, an older home and your home will increase in value and be a good Phoenix investment property. Downtown Phoenix real estate is going through a renaissance and is a very good place to live and to invest in homes for sale in Phoenix AZ
Looking for a unique home from another era? Phoenix Arizona Area Information lists 35 residential districts on the National Registry of Historic Places where homes reflecting the charm and character of the 1920s and 1930s are found on tall palm tree-lined streets including my favorites in Alvarado, Cheery Lynn, Encanto-Palmcroft, Fairview Place, F.Q. Story, Los Olivos, Margarita Place, Roosevelt, Villa Verde, and Woodlea. View Phoenix Arizona historic homes for sale close to downtown Phoenix and Central Corridor and a Google map of Phoenix Historic Districts or a street map to refine your search.
Listings of homes for sale in Phoenix AZ are updated daily. Search Phoenix real estate of condos and homes for sale in Phoenix AZ, but don't expect to find many foreclosures. Multi-unit properties located in good areas remain very popular investments.
PHOENIX REAL ESTATE YEAR TO DATE MARKET PERFORMANCE -
May 2019 vs May 2018
The average sales price of Phoenix AZ homes for sale is up 1% to $339,669, closing at 99% of the list price after 58 Days on Market. See all Phoenix Real Estate Stats.
Fun things to see and do in Downtown Phoenix Copper Square.
The Phoenix community profile provides the town's history, employers, utilities and the City of Phoenix website is a comprehensive resource for local Phoenix AZ area information including Public Safety violent and property crime maps.
Report cards for the Phoenix area schools so you can quickly compare.
Phoenix economic development report provides employment figures, cost of living and business incentive programs.
|Form of government||Council-Manager|
|Population (the fifth largest city in the United States)||1.56+ Million (2015 estimate)|
|Area (in square miles)||517.948
(larger than Los Angeles, CA)
|Average annual temperature (Fahrenheit)||72.6|
|Average precipitation in inches||7.66|
|The average number of days of sunshine per year||325|
|Moody's (bond rating)||Aa1|
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Phoenix has a strong private company employment base with prestigious major employers: Banner Health, Fry's Food, Honeywell, Walmart, and Wells Fargo.
PHOENIX MAJOR EMPLOYERS - PUBLIC
As the state capital of Arizona, the fifth largest city in the U.S. at 1.5+ million population, the largest city in the State and the largest city in the County of Maricopa, Phoenix houses Federal, State, County, and City government entities. The largest public employers are Arizona State University, City of Phoenix, Maricopa County, State of Arizona and USPS.
Closed sales of homes for sale in Phoenix AZ UP 4%, average SOLD Price UP 1% and inventory low at 2.8 months, comparing Phoenix real estate sales for May 2019 MLS SOLD data vs. May 2018, as shown in the table below.
Phoenix investment real estate is in high demand because it is less expensive than newer, outlying areas and produces positive investment rental income with a 20% down payment when financed.
Price Comparison of Detached and Attached Phoenix Properties - the average May 2019 sales price of homes for sale in Phoenix AZ is up 7% to $339,669 and the average sales price for Phoenix Condos, Lofts, Townhouses, Patio Homes for sale is down 1% to $204,623.
With 5184 homes for sale in Phoenix AZ, based on the current absorption rate of 1859 homes sold in May 2019, there's a 2.8 month supply of homes for sale in Phoenix AZ and is a Seller's Phoenix Real Estate Market.
|Active Listings - 4944|
|Closed Listings - 1781|
|Avg Closed Price - $335,578|
|Med Closed Price - $273,616|
|Months Inventory - 2.8|
|Days On Market (Closed) - 54|
|Active Listings - 5184 (4%)|
|Closed Listings - 1859 (4%)|
|Avg Closed Price - $339,669 (1%)|
|Med Closed Price - $279,945 (2%)|
|Months Inventory - 2.8|
|Days On Market (Closed) - 58 (7%)|
Before purchasing a home, review the 2017 - 2018 school year performance Letter Grades for Metro Phoenix schools compiled by the Arizona Department of Education, based upon standardized test results released October 5, 2018.
Metro Phoenix students are served by 325 public schools in 30 independent school districts along with more than 200 charter and private schools. All Phoenix real estate MLS listings, with the exception of Arizona retirement homes, name the specific elementary, middle and high school whose boundaries encompass the particular Phoenix home for sale.
See Phoenix Elementary School Districts Map and Phoenix High School Districts Map and then visit individual Phoenix school district websites and boundary maps.
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