The fantastic City of Tempe, Arizona is in Maricopa County. Early settlers gathered in the area in the middle 1860s, and the communities of Hayden’s Ferry and San Pablo joined to make the town of Tempe in 1879. The area was agricultural until after World War II when veterans and others began to move to the area. Farms began to disappear and as the land was annexed the city started to grow. Tempe is also home to Arizona State University. In the early 1970s, the commercial center at Millers Avenue was revitalized and became a shopping and entertainment district. With a strong economy, manufacturing, and tourism, Tempe is the eighth largest city in Arizona. It has a population of approximately 182,498.
This college town of Tempe has a variety of things to offer. Those who love outdoor activity will find that Tempe Town Lake is a favorite place for kayaking. There are several trails both in town and outside of town for biking and hiking. The Tempe Diablo Stadium is a great place to watch spring training games. Theatre lovers can visit ASU Gammage, or visit Tempe Center for the Arts. Those who love to shop will find shopping is abundant in Downtown Tempe, as well as at the Tempe Marketplace. Additional activities are outdoor festivals and original art from over 400 artists is made available the Tempe Festival of the Arts. There are many activities for college-age people to enjoy, for example, paintball, or dancing, or concerts.
Real estate in the growing city of Tempe includes new construction, townhomes, condos and large homes with land. You will find older ranch style homes, as well as traditional Tempe homes. In addition to the newer neighborhoods, you will find historic homes in the older parts of town. Most newer Tempe homes have three to five bedrooms, and many of the single-family homes have private patios and swimming pools. This diverse community with growing business, a variety of cultural activities and friendly neighborhoods, make this a must consider destination for home buyers searching in the Tempe area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Tempe, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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