Maricopa County Real Estate
Maricopa County, Arizona Real Estate is easy to search using the MLS system. The Maricopa MLS allows you to search for the exact property you are looking for, and is the same MLS that Realtors ® and real estate agents use when finding properties that suit your needs. Although it might seem easy to go on your own when buying or selling property in Maricopa County, it's best to work with a real estate agent to help you on your real estate dealings in Maricopa County, AZ. As of 2000, Maricopa County is home to over 3 million residents, and the real estate market could not be hotter! While interest rates are creeping up, they have not climbed high enough to put a significant dent in sales volume. In fact, year over year sales volume from 2004 is up. Single family homes are staying on the market a bit longer, but condos are selling much more quickly.
The best known city within Maricopa County is Phoenix. It's the state's capitol, and the largets metropolitan area in the Southwest region. Other cities and towns within Maricopa County are Apache Junction, Avondale, Buckeye, Carefree, Cave Creek, Chandler, El Mirage, Fountain Hills, Gila Bend, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Guadalupe, Litchfield Park, Mesa, New River, Paradise Valley, Peoria, Phoenix, Queen Creek, Rio Verde, Scottsdale, Sun City, Sun City West, Sun Lakes, Surprise, Tempe, Tolleson, Wickenburg, and Youngtown. The variety of properties found within the Maricopa County MLS (multiple listings system) is amazing. From downtown loft living in Phoenix, to huge single family homes in Scottsdale, you can find a home for one or a family of five! The MLS also offers ranch land, vacant land, horse properties, commercial listings, condos, townhomes, gated communities, and duplexes. You can also find pre-construction homes and new developments that have never been lived in. The MLS is the same system Realtors ® use. It gives you the power to help your real estate agent find you the best real estate in Maricopa County.