Although some people complain about the suburban sprawl that is the Phoenix metro area, I find that such a large and diverse city allows for hidden neighborhoods and pockets, like Chandler AZ. I always advocate to young families and working couples to buy a home in Chandler AZ because of its location, luxurious features, and tight-knit community. Chandler AZ is located in the East Valley, south of Scottsdale. The city’s access to majors freeways like the Loop 101, Loop 202, and U.S. Route 60 allow for easy commutes to anywhere in the metro area. Not to mention, Chandler is only 15 minutes from Sky Harbor Airport and 20 minutes from Downtown! If you buy a home in Chandler AZ, you’re investing in a life with quick access to the world!
Why should you buy a home in Chandler AZ?
Quality of Life in Chandler AZ
The city was planned out very meticulously when it was first designed. The idea was to provide safe, clean areas for families to grow and learn, without denying the breadwinners easy access to employment. In fact, the majority of homeowners in Chandler are married couples who are highly educated and often with dual-incomes. The city has free parks, pools, fields, and courts scattered throughout each neighborhood that cover moore than 1,200 total acres. One of the most popular things to do in Chandler are the youth sports leagues that are provided both by the city and through private clubs. Most of the homes in Chandler are priced reasonably, giving families a lot of bang for their buck. However, home values are increasing (a good thing, but buy a home in Chandler fast to get in before it’s too late)! Similar to its Northern sister city of Scottsdale, Chandler is also riddled with luxury neighborhoods with million dollar condos and amenities.
Jobs in Chandler AZ
Employers have been moving to Chandler more and more over the past ten years as the city has experienced a boom. From aerospace systems to banks, national and international corporations has huge bases in Chandler. A few of the biggest employers in the city of Chandler are the following:
- Bank of America
- Freescale Semiconductor
- Wells Fargo Ocotillo Corporate Campus
- Verizon Wireless (Regional Corporate Headquarters)
- General Motors
- Nationstar Mortgage
Education in Chandler AZ
When I was searching for a home for my family, I always put education at the forefront. It’s all about the kids for most family, and the best care starts with the best education. I always look for safe, challenging places of learning for each of my clients when they are looking to buy a home in Arizona. From kindergartens to high schools, Chandler has the education game in the bag. The Chandler Unified school district has 43 schools and programs to choose from (all within the city limits!). Also, the charter schools in Chandler are some of the best in the country! Montessori Day Public Schools, Paragon Science Academy, and the Great Hearts Academies always rank up there with some of the best private and boarding schools in the nation. If you buy a home in Chandler near these institutions, you’re buying into your child’s education and setting them up for success in more ways than one!
I wasn’t kidding when I say that to buy a home in Chandler now is a smart investment in your family’s future. After the 8.1% increase in the Chandler real estate market in the past year or so, expectations are high (about 6.3%) that the market value of Chandler homes will keep increasing! The city population is about the surpass 300,000 as word of the highly excellent public and private schools reach families with children both in and out of state. To learn more about how awesome living in Chandler is or to get started on that dream home search, give me a call! 602.618.3053