Known as Hayden’s Ferry in territorial times, Tempe truly is the city with everything. With a population approaching 173,000 people, this city to the southeast of Phoenix and has a laid-back vibe with a family-friendly atmosphere – all while hosting a major university, several large employers and a bustling downtown area.
Tempe boasts 300-plus days of sunshine a year and numerous amenities, making it a dream city for outdoors enthusiasts. Front and center is Tempe Town Lake, Arizona's second most-visited public attraction – perfect for boating, fishing and enjoying a network of walking and biking paths. Nearby is beautiful Papago Park, a 296-acre park known for its striking rock formations, a lagoon, hiking and biking trails and the Loma del Rio archeological site. Read More...
But fantastic outdoor activities aren’t the only thing that makes Tempe a wonderful place to live. Check out these other reasons why buying a home in Tempe AZ is a great idea:
And what would life in Tempe be without ASU? Arizona State University makes its home here, bringing all the benefits of having a major public university in town. ASU is ranked number one in the nation for innovation and ninth in the nation for graduate employability. In addition, Art in America magazine calls the ASU Art Museum “the single most impressive venue for contemporary art in Arizona,” and ASU’s Gammage Auditorium is the only place in the state to catch a Broadway show on tour.
Finally, a number of major companies are headquartered in Tempe, making it a great place to work. Among the companies calling Tempe home are Insight Enterprises, Northern Tier Energy, LifeLock, First Solar, Salt River Project, Circle K Corp., Fulton Homes and Limelight Networks.
Tempe offers something for every homebuyer. There are several delightful older neighborhoods with post-war charm, affordable single-family homes lining child-friendly cul-de-sacs, luxury townhomes in the heart of downtown and higher-end custom homes in the Tempe Town Lake area. In fact, Phoenix Magazine named Tempe Lakeside one of the 10 hottest neighborhoods of 2020.
Schools are a priority to people looking for real estate in Tempe, and Tempe has top-rated schools. Three public school districts comprising 55 schools serve Tempe’s children, plus eight private and charter schools.
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