Area Info

Welcome to the area information section for Sun City West and surrounding Maricopa County areas. When considering what home to buy, the community can be as important a consideration as the real estate itself. This section should help you learn more about our beautiful community and all it has to offer.

Sun City Arizona City Information



Sun City, Arizona is as good as it gets when it comes to a retirement community. Sun City Arizona is known as a very active adult retirement community with lots of smaller communities throughout. Some of these communities include: Sun City West, Sun City Grand, and Sun City Festival. Nestled in Peoria, Arizona right outside of Phoenix it is conveniently located near some of the best shopping in Arizona. Sun City Arizona offers many activities for seniors including: golf, fishing, hiking, and just sitting back and enjoying a beautiful sunset. Sun City is a development of Del Webb, and features wonderful recreation centers. Surprisingly, Sun City has lots of wildlife which can be viewed from right outside your Arizona room. You could be playing a round a golf and see a coyote,quail, or even a roadrunner! Sun City is a wonderful place to visit,retire, and play!

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Sun City Real Estate News

It has been reported that Sun City real estate is beginning to pick up.Buyer activity has risen each of the last three months.

The Sun City inventory of homes for sale has decreased over the last couple of months. The absorption rate currently is 42 weeks. This is down from a previous 55 weeks.

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Peoria Arizona City Information




Peoria Arizona is know as a great place to “live, work, shop, and play”. Peoria is located just north west of Phoenix just off of the 101 Hwy.

The population in Peoria is about 145,280, and is 162 sq. miles.

Peoria is home to Lake Pleasant Regional Park a wonderful place for the family and outdoors.Lake Pleasant Regional Park has become a major vacation destinations with limitless outdoor recreation. Whether you prefer activities on land or on the water, your sure to find everything and anything for the entire family.

Peoria Sports Complex is home of the spring training and player development facility for the Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres. It offers baseball at a variety of levels with a mix of festivals, music events, and more. It is located in the heart of the city’s entertainment district.

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Peoria Real Estate News

Owners of homes in Peoria benefit from initiatives

The City of Peoria Arizona applied for a grant of ten million dollars in 2009 as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program. The request is now pending. The overall goal of the program is to increase the rate of homeownership of Peoria Arizona houses and reduce the number of abandoned homes.

Some of the goals of the plan will be to improve currently foreclosed or distressed homes in Peoria so they can be effectively marketed and sold. Reducing the number of Peoria Arizona homes for sale will help stabilize prices and give low and moderate-income families an opportunity to purchase homes in Peoria.

The plan should help the economy by supporting households and neighborhoods. The estimated completion date is September, 2012. If the grant is approved, residents and prospective buyers for homes in Peoria should begin to see results very soon.

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Surprise Arizona City Information



Glendale, Arizona is located northwest of Phoenix and is considered part of the greater Phoenix area. During the past decade it has been one of the fastest growing cities in the nation, and is Arizona's 4th largest city.

The top five employers in Glendale, Arizona are Luke Air Force Base, Arrowhead Towne Center, Thunderbird Samaritan Medical Center, Honeywell, and the City of Glendale.

There are four elementary and secondary school districts in Glendale. The American Graduate School of International Management ("Thunderbird") is internationally recognized as one of the best schools in the world for international business. Midwestern University is the first private health sciences school in Arizona. In addition, the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale Community College, and Arizona State University's West Campus are all located in Glendale.

Arrowhead Regional Mall, Historic Downtown Glendale and Antique District, Glendale Civic Center. In 2006 the NFL's Arizona Cardinals will play football in a new stadium in Glendale, and in 2003 the Phoenix Coyotes will play ice hockey at their new arena.

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Surprise Arizona City Information



Surprise is located in northwest Maricopa County, and spans 104 sq. miles. A master planned community, located 25 miles from the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Since the 1980's Surprise Arizona was known as one of the fastest growing cities in the United States and has grown from 4,000 residents to well over 100,000.

Surprise is home to to a diverse community, and it very proud of its’ reasonable cost of living.

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Surprise Real Estate News

Surprise Arizona has 1251 available homes for sale with an average sales price of $180,295 and average cost per square foot of $93.97. There have been 4327 homes sell and close in Surprise over the last 12 months at an average sales price of $161,093 and average price of $96.03 per square foot. Homes have been selling at 98% of final asking price. There is a 3.5 month supply. It is taking an average of 106 days to sell a home in Surprise.

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