Tempe, Arizona is located in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. This city in Maricopa County came about when the communities of Hayden’s Ferry and San Pablo were joined in 1879. Primarily an agricultural community, the movement of veterans to the area following World War II changed that. The farms began to be replaced with buildings when land was annexed, causing the city to grow. Home to Arizona State University, this thriving center revitalized the commercial centers at Millers Avenue into an entertainment and shopping district. This thriving town has a strong economy, featuring successful manufacturing and active tourism.
Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy Tempe Town Lake, known for kayaking. There are also many hiking trails, as well as biking trails both in town and out. This college town can enjoy outdoor recreation all through the year. There are many types of things for the college-age to experience, including concerts, dancing or paintball. Those who appreciate theater will find the ASU Gammage and the Tempe Center for the Arts great avenues. The Tempe Festival of Arts features some 400 artists. Shoppers won’t be disappointed with Downtown Tempe or the Tempe Marketplace. There are plenty of different types of restaurants in this busy community, and public transportation is available if needed.
The real estate in this college town fits the bill for any age or position in life. With the growing parts of town, there are new contemporary homes, townhomes, and condos throughout Tempe. You’ll find many of the newer homes in Tempe have three, four and five bedrooms, and some have swimming pools. There are also large homes with land available. In the older parts of town, you’ll find historic homes with nice lawns and mature trees. There are also ranch style homes in established areas, as well as traditional two-story homes. This growing community features growing businesses and many cultural events. The neighborhoods are known to be friendly, and when you take all the amenities into consideration, this becomes a must-see destination for home buyers searching in the Tempe area. If you would like more information on homes for sale in Tempe, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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