Talk about location! Avondale is a mid-size city located at the base of the Sierra Estrella Mountain range, just where the Agua Fria and Gila Rivers meet. It’s only 25-minutes from Downtown Phoenix, so amenities are plentiful, but it’s a quiet suburb with a more family-friendly feel to it. Average home prices in Avondale are just over $200,000, making it one of the most reasonably priced of the Phoenix suburbs.
This large Phoenix suburb boasts the highest concentration of millionaires in the entire state, but the average home costs just under $230,000. How is that possible? As Arizona’s 5th largest community, it’s big enough to offer something for literally almost any budget, but it still has the level of comfort and safety that you would find in a strictly upscale neighborhood. With over 50+ neighborhoods and subdivisions, you’ll find nearly every style of home imaginable.
Peoria, which sits just Northeast of Phoenix, is a popular draw and has experienced steady growth. And it’s not hard to see why! It’s been listed as one of the top 20 places for young professionals, one of the top 20 Arizona communities for education, and Money Magazine once named it THE best place to live in the U.S.! The reasons are endless.
This sprawling Phoenix suburb is one of Arizona’s 10 largest cities, but it also boasts some of the lowest property taxes in the state and was ranked the 8th safest city in the U.S. amongst cities of similar size. It should come as no surprise, then, that Surprise is pretty popular! Because of its size, there are housing options for nearly any budget.
Arrowhead Ranch is a waterfront community that’s hailed for its distinctive views and convenient proximity to the 101 freeway – a unique combination that you won’t find anywhere else in the Phoenix area. Nestled at the base of the Hedgepeth Hills, Arrowhead Ranch residents are spoiled with mountains to their back and lakes to the front.
Sonoran Mountain Ranch
Sonoran Mountain Ranch is a micro-suburb of Peoria, but it feels like its own little community. It’s situated right next to the Peoria Regional Preserve, making this a fan favorite for outdoor enthusiasts and active families. The Preserve is situated on 18,000 acres of the Sonoran Desert and features some of the states most popular multi-use trails – over 30 miles of them, to be exact! Many of the pathways begin right in the Sonoran Mountain Ranch community.