Phoenix, the capital of Arizona, is the 5th most populous city of the country. It is also one of the fastest growing cities known for its year round warm weather conditions. Phoenix serves as the center of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area that is referred to as Valley of Sun. You can have fun filled outdoor activities in Phoenix all round the year because of its beautiful weather conditions.
Phoenix is a bigger city than Los Angeles, spreading to an area of 500 square miles. It has a population of more than 1.6 million people. Located within the boundaries of Sonoran Desert, Phoenix boasts of a subtropical desert climate. It was once a farming community dependent upon cotton, cattle, and citrus fruits. But today, Phoenix is a modern hi-tech city with an economy driven by real estate, finance, manufacturing, retail, and healthcare.
Phoenix is a wonderful modern city with something on offer for everyone. If you are looking for a place to make your home, it is one of the most desirable cities of the country to live in. It has a great location, good weather conditions, excellent opportunities for fun and recreation, fine dining and shopping, and above all low cost of living. Golf courses in Phoenix are some of the best around the country. Whether you are a young executive with small kids or a senior citizen, Phoenix is a place to look forward to for your next home.
Yes, Phoenix is landlocked but you are not too far away from the lovely beaches of Mexico and California. Las Vegas in just 4-5 hours by driving if you love that night life. Skiing is also convenient in the Winter time with a drive of 2.5-4 hours depending on the resort.
As far as real estate is concerned, low interest rates, low property taxes and affordable property prices make Phoenix an ideal city to make your next home. Like all other places, Phoenix suffered during the housing recession of 2008-2012. The great news is that prices of homes are still recovering and yet to reach their pre recession highs. Phoenix is vast in real estate with beautiful single family homes, condos, apartment buildings, and luxury villas to choose from. There is great variety in terms of sizes, architecture and prices of properties in Phoenix.
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