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Phoenix Arizona Home InformationPhoenix Arizona is the largest city in Arizona and the 6th largest in the United States. Phoenix Arizona is located in the south central area of Arizona and the capital of the state.

Interestingly, this thriving metropolitan area was once an agricultural farming community. Yes my friends, agricultural farming in the northeastern area of the Sonoran Desert.

Phoenix Arizona was settled in 1867 and situated at the convergence of the Gila Rivers and Salt Rivers. A few years later, in 1881, Phoenix Arizona was incorporated as a city. Even thought the area surrounding Phoenix was a subtropical desert climate, a thriving farming economy was created.

The early economy of the Phoenix Arizona area was driven by the “Five C’s” through the 1940’s – Cattle, citrus, Cotton, Copper and Climate! With the evolution of technology, Phoenix Arizona became home to numerous high tech companies.

Known for its climate, Phoenix Arizona has been a popular winter retreat and place to retire for decades. The Phoenix Arizona metropolitan area is labeled “the valley of the sun”. The 2010 census estimates Phoenix Arizona population to be over 1.5 million people.

Phoenix Arizona Home Prices

It is estimated the 2014 median home value in Phoenix Arizona is $174,600. The median list price for homes for sale in Phoenix Arizona is $130/sq ft. The median price of homes currently listed in Phoenix is $224,900 compared to the the median price of homes sold at $188,920.

A December 2014 publication by the National Association of Realtors on best places to live for baby boomers in the United States has Arizona with 2 spots. Tucson and Phoenix. To almost no ones surprise, two key factors in selecting the best places to live where a lower cost of living and sunnier weather.

For those considering Phoenix Arizona for a winter retreat or future place to retire, you may also want to put Tucson AZ and the Northwest Tucson communities on your list of places to explore.

Phoenix Arizona is under 2 hours from Tucson AZ on the I 10 Freeway. The communities of north of Tucson include Oro Valley, Dove Mountain and Marana are all a bit closer – MAP

About Tucson Arizona

Tucson sits in a Sonoran Desert valley that is surrounded by 5 mountain ranges. Interestingly, the trip from the 2,389-foot valley floor to the 9,157-foot Mt. Lemmon peak traverses seven of the earth’s nine life zones. To put that in perspective, that is the same as driving from Mexico to Canada.

Tucson is surrounded by the natural landscapes of the Coronado National Forest, Catalina State Park, Ironwood Forest National Monument, and Saguaro National Park.

The City of Tucson is home for the University of Arizona. Go Wildcats!! That means there is an endless list of things to do and activities available. The Tucson area has rich cultural heritage and an abundance of Tucson attractions. Museums, galleries, shops, and live performances are available the year around.

To give you a flavor of the many things Tucson AZ has to offer, here is our top 10 list.

About Oro Valley AZ

Oro Valley Arizona presently encompasses approximately 34 square miles. Oro Valley provides a great public parks system, notable outdoor amenities and retailing venues. The Oro Valley Hospital on Tangerine Rd services the residents of Oro Valley, SaddleBrooke and Northwest Tucson AZ

To the north of Tucson is the Town Oro Valley AZ. Just north of Oro Valley, near the intersection of Hwy 79 and Oracle Road, are two Robson Resort Communities. SaddleBrooke to the south and SaddleBrooke Ranch. These are two very popular active adult communities just north of Tucson AZ. There are other adult communities in Oro Valley AZ that provide the opportunity to meet new friends and pursue personal interests in an active retirement.

Oro Valley families are served by the Amphitheater School District which is one of the statistically highest performing public school systems in Arizona. Search for an Oro Valley Homes By School.


Many of our clients start their Arizona home search in Phoenix Arizona or the greater Phoenix area and then find Tucson AZ. Guess what, they like the Tucson area better. If you are considering a home in Phoenix Arizona or Phoenix, then also take a look at homes Northwest of Tucson AZ. Oro Valley, Dove Mountain and Marana all have active adult communities and lots of things to do. Give us a call, we can help you find that perfect place in the Northwest Tucson area.

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Phoenix Arizona Homes was last modified: July 3rd, 2015 by ben4wp

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Phoenix Arizona Homes was last modified: July 3rd, 2015 by ben4wp

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