Gilbert, AZ Homes

It is no surprise Gilbert, Arizona was named one of America's best places to live in both 2011 and 2012; after all where else will one find reasonably priced homes, a growing job market, great schools, an ideal climate and phenomenal health care all rolled into one fantastic town of just over two hundred thousand residents.

Once one of Arizona's best kept secrets Gilbert's popularity has skyrocketed in the past decade. Covering approximately sixty-eight square miles the town contains some of the loveliest neighborhoods in the entire metropolitan area. Gilbert, AZ homes range in price and style, with each neighborhood having its own individual characteristics.

There are quite a few gated communities as well as some devoted to the 55+ group. Area employers include Banner Health, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center and General Dynamics. Many residents work for nearby Chandler based companies like Intel Corporation, Motorola and Verizon. Like so many Arizonans, the people of Gilbert truly enjoy outdoor activities. Fortunately, there are abundant opportunities to golf, bike, hike, camp, boat and fish. Gilbert really does have it all.

Real Estate Property in Gilbert, AZ

Real estate property in Gilbert, AZ allows home owners’ affordable luxury, particularly within master planned communities such as Val Vista Lakes, located just south of Baseline Road and east of North Val Vista Drive. Counting the seven gated communities, there are twenty-four subdivisions, including one gated townhouse and one condominium. Amenities are plentiful with several parks, multiple tennis courts, and a clubhouse.

There are so many commercial members here including physicians, pre-schools, retail and restaurants it is a wonder residents ever leave the community. Arizona has a penchant for man-made lakes which extends to the beautifully landscaped neighborhood called the Islands. Properties in this planned community, located a bit closer to the adjacent city of Chandler, are on three lakes, which allow catch and release fishing and boating.

These homes are a tremendous find when available. Another neighborhood worth a look is the Gardens on the east side of the city and close to Loop 202. This community stays in touch through social media, and community groups like neighborhood watch, to ensure a safe and well maintained environment. Gilbert is easy to love for these neighborhoods and so many more. Prospective homebuyers should take into account the area's growing reputation as a stellar place to live and check MLS listings frequently for the home they are dreaming of beneath the western sky.

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Elaine Beery
106 S Kyrene #2
Chandler, Az 85226