Situated just over 12 miles from downtown Phoenix, or about a quick 25 minute drive, Scottsdale is renowned for its lavish resorts, upscale restaurants, superior shopping, designer golf courses, and some of the hottest nightlife in the entire Greater Phoenix area. Recent demographic statistics show that Scottsdale is now home to roughly 230,000 residents, while many consider it to be the most affluent big city in all of Arizona. Regardless of impressions however, there's a wide range of homes for sale in Scottsdale that are attractive, desirable, and affordable on nearly any budget.
The City of Scottsdale is one of Arizona’s 10 largest cities but maintains a very friendly- hometown feeling with a population of a little more than 235,000. Scottsdale continues to be honored as one of the top destinations for, livability, business performance, and friendly culture. This recognition comes due to Scottsdale's dedication to the comfort of its residents and the success of its business community. That is evidenced by recently being awarded and recognized, as "Best place to Live, Work and Launch a Startup". Including being named one the "10 Happiest Cities in the United States"! The city’s progressive leadership has kept taxes low for both families and corporations and Scottsdale has frequently been honored as one of the nation’s “Best-Run Cities”.
Home to some of America's finest shopping and dining, Scottsdale offers endless luxury and family amenities along with ranches, hiking trails, award-winning resorts and acclaimed art galleries for its residents that enjoy an unparalleled quality of life. Offering the best in art, sports, special events, and natural beauty. Before becoming a global destination for business, Scottsdale was - and remains - renowned for its exceptional recreational amenities. Professionals from all walks of life have made Scottsdale their home because of the city’s commitment to long-range planning and providing a higher quality of life for its citizens. The city offers a mix of lifestyle options for all income levels and living preferences, such as cool modern urban living, high-end estates, and family neighborhoods. You can find homes for sale in Scottsdale from a comfortable $250,000 to over 25 million.
Both families and businesses enjoy unprecedented support through networking opportunities, social groups, educational programs, recreational activities, international talent attraction, and numerous other programs. Scottsdale is home to 20 percent of Arizona corporate headquarters; more than 90 percent of Scottsdale’s software companies are growing with more than 10 percent software employment growth forecast in Arizona over the next five years. Watch out Silicon Valley. Other leading growth industries include technology, finance and insurance, real estate and rentals, health care and social services, and accommodation and food services.
As you can see, there are a number of reasons to make Scottsdale home – here are just a few more of our favorites:
In general, the city of Scottsdale is divided up into four distinct areas: South Scottsdale, Old Town Scottsdale (the Downtown district), Central Scottsdale (also knows as "Shea Corridor"), and North Scottsdale. South Scottsdale is an up-and-coming part of the city that’s generally a working class neighborhood, with homes for sale here typically priced between $300,000 and $600,000.
If you prefer to live closer to all the action and well within walking distance to all the shops, restaurants, and entertainment options Scottsdale has to offer though, Old Town Scottsdale is where you'll want to begin your new home search. This lively part of the city is bursting with activity and home to Scottsdale's major nightlife scene, the city's main cultural district, and also the high-end Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall, which is one of the twenty largest malls in the country. In terms of the luxury real estate market in town, North Scottsdale is where you'll find many of the most expensive homes not just in Scottsdale, but in all of Arizona as well. Many of these North Scottsdale homes sell in excess of $2 million, and as one of the fastest growing parts of the city, home and land values are also continuing to rise at a steady pace, ultimately making a home purchase a wise long investment.
Scottsdale is certainly one of the most sought after locations for buyers across the U.S , and if you're already familiar with the Scottsdale region, it should be of no surprise that The New York Times once described it as "a desert version of Miami's South Beach." I like to think of Scottsdale as, a city with fantastic cosmopolitan amenities yet a hometown feeling. There really is something for everyone here, so whether you're a first time home buyer looking for a downtown condo or a luxury home buyer seeking the ultimate luxury living , the Scottsdale real estate market has a multitude of excellent housing options that are sure to meet and exceed all of your home buying expectations
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The picturesque city of Scottsdale, Arizona is known as “The West’s Most Western Town” and is known for its spectacular mountain and desert views. There are a plethora of gorgeous and safe communities in Scottsdale that have homes for sale. Just to name a few, Troon, Gainey Ranch, North Scottsdale, South Scottsdale, Pinnacle and so many more. With a strong population of 224,800 residents and an area of 185 square miles, Scottsdale always has something new to explore whether that be a new restaurant, shopping center or hiking trail, you won’t ever get bored in this area. Although the city is large, it hasn't actually been around for a very long time, Scottsdale was incorporated in 1951 and has been a destination for families looking to settle down in a warm and beautiful climate ever since.
Curious about the homes for sale in Scottsdale? There is such a mix of homes for sale in this area, Scottsdale is very likely to have what you are looking for. Types of homes include condos, townhomes, single family homes of all shapes and sizes, and luxury estates. A lot of these homes are located gated communities like Ancala, Anthem, DC Ranch, Silverleaf and Desert HIghlands. Apartments are also available in Scottsdale and are fairly affordable for those looking for a cheaper arrangement. Depending on your personal taste and the location of the home, homes in Scottsdale are affordable. The more a home buyer decides add to a home or location, the more expensive the home becomes.
Wondering what there is to do around the Scottsdale area? Scottsdale is a very active community and takes great pride in providing lots of recreational excitements for all to enjoy. Whether you are looking to enjoy a family fun day at one of the various amusement parks, or are looking to take a day long hiking trip, Scottsdale has got you covered. Scottsdale also offers a wide variety of restaurants, shopping venues and everything in between including art galleries, museums and community events like parades.
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