Homes for Sale in Maricopa, AZ


 Homes for Sale in Maricopa

With a population of 44,000 residents, Maricopa is a moderately sized city that has an extraordinary array of benefits to offer. Situated within the Phoenix metropolitan area, Maricopa has a wealth of fantastic real estate opportunities ranging from townhomes to single-family houses. The city is easy to access, has a stable economy, and offers a diverse selection of entertainment venues and attractions.

Cathy Carter

Professional REALTOR
RE/MAX  Alliance Group 
725 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 111 
Gilbert, AZ.  85233

Email or Call: 480‑459‑8488
Toll-Free: 800-519-5578

About Real Estate in Maricopa

The majority of homes in Maricopa are new developments that have been put up in the past decade. Homebuyers interested in new homes will find that Maricopa offers a wide selection. Seventy-four percent of the properties in Maricopa are single-family homes, and property values have risen from $152,000 to $172,000 in just a few short years. Maricopa's property values aren't only rising due to the real estate market recovery but also due to increased demand as the population grows and the Phoenix metropolitan area thrives.

Most of the properties in Maricopa consist of spacious new houses on relatively large lots, with homes averaging between three to five bathrooms and lot sizes falling between 4,000 to 6,000 square feet. There may be many listings on the market in Maricopa, but they do not stay on the market long. Real estate agents in Maricopa will be able to discuss homebuyers' needs with them as well as which residential development might best suit them.

A primarily suburban development, there are new residential developments going up on a continuous basis. Realtors in Maricopa can discuss these newer developments with prospective homebuyers who are interested in purchasing a custom home or a brand new home.

Maricopa has a strong rental market with high rent prices, which makes a purchase of a property ideal for those who are either currently renting or who believe they may want to rent their property out in the future.

In addition to Maricopa, the surrounding areas in the Phoenix metropolitan area are also quite sought after and diverse. A Maricopa realtor can discuss some alternative neighborhood options such as Casa Grande, Tempe, and Chandler.

How to Find the Best Homes for Sale in Maricopa

Maricopa properties for sale are highly desirable, due to the dramatic increase in population that the area has experienced within the past decade. Homebuyers who wish to search properties in Maricopa may want to find the residential development that best suits their needs, as the majority of real estate in Maricopa is part of these newer developments; there are very few older homes in Maricopa.

The majority of homes for sale are single-family homes, but a Maricopa realtor can point a homebuyer towards townhomes and condominiums as well. Homebuyers looking at Maricopa real estate will want to consider price, neighborhood and the proximity to educational resources and the freeway, as many homebuyers in Maricopa are likely commuting. The area is primarily a suburb of the Phoenix metropolitan area.

There are many new developments being built every year, so homebuyers who are not interested in any of the current developments may want to get involved in a development that will be going up soon. Real estate agents in Maricopa will be aware of these developments and able to point a home buyer towards them. This allows the homebuyer to customize his or her home as it is being built and to get a home that doesn't have any preexisting issues.

Homebuyers who aren't interested in newer developments may need to work closely with Maricopa real estate agents, as there are very few older or historic homes in the area. At any given time, there are only a handful of pre-2010 properties on the market. There are many newer homes available, but the prices have been rising since 2011; homebuyers interested in the Maricopa area should buy now before the prices rise any higher.

Why You Should Live in Maricopa

The economy in Maricopa is much stronger than the surrounding areas, with a high median income of $67,000. A culturally diverse region, Maricopa has something to offer for everyone and the freeways ensure that it is an easy drive away from the major metropolitan regions.

Maricopa features a wide array of public, private, and charter schools, all of which are highly ranked. There are six private elementary schools in a single school district, two middle schools, a single high school, and seven charter schools for parents to choose from. However, Maricopa isn't only ideal for families. The median age in the area is quite young at 31, as opposed to the national average of 37. It's also a region of choice for young professionals.

The community in Maricopa is highly engaged. There are multiple organizations which make their homes in Maricopa, such as the Maricopa Motorcycle Riders, the Maricopa Gun Club and the Tails of Hope Animal Rescue. The crime levels in Maricopa are lower than the surrounding areas and lower than the state in general for both property crime and violent crime.

Like much of the surrounding area, Maricopa has very moderate weather which is perfect for enjoying the outdoors. Maricopa has grown tremendously in the last decade, expanding from a population of only 1,000 in 2000. This expansion shows how valuable and desired the area is.

If you're interested in Maricopa homes for sale, you may also be interested in the surrounding areas. Maricopa is close to Stanfield and Casa Grande, which offer other real estate possibilities.

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