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  • Andrea Garcia

Arizona's Trendiest Neighborhoods in 2021

People are flocking to Arizona, and it’s no wonder. The greater Phoenix area alone has attracted more new residents than any other U.S. city for the fourth consecutive year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. With hot, sunny weather and both affordable and luxury housing, it’s a fantastic place to live. If you’re looking to buy a house in Arizona, check out these trendy neighborhoods.

Old Town Scottsdale

At the heart of downtown Scottsdale is Old Town. Here you will find delightful shopping with upscale stores, a creative hub of museums and art galleries, and a vibrant nightlife scene. It maintains a Wild West vibe while also delivering the modern luxuries you want. If you like the outdoors, you will be thrilled with the plethora of golf courses and parks available to you. Compared to the rest of the state, Scottsdale's weather is a little more comfortable thanks to its lower humidity levels.


Home of Arizona State University, there is always something to do in Tempe. Check out a college sports game, head to the Tempe Center for the Arts, or enjoy the outdoors on Salt River. There you can kayak, sail, paddle board, or just enjoy the view. Tempe is a city of friendly neighbors who support their community and an average commute of 20 minutes, making it a desirable place to live.

Paradise Valley

If you’re looking for beautiful views and multi-million dollar homes, consider Paradise Valley. Piestewa Peak Park, Phoenix Mountains Preserve, and Echo Canyon Parks will leave you with no shortage of breathtaking vistas. As one of the wealthiest places in the country, Paradise Valley attracts the rich and famous and features three golf courses and 10 resorts and spas.

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South Phoenix

If city life is more your style, check out South Phoenix. This growing area gives you the opportunity to live in the city without breaking the bank. The capital of Arizona and a college town, Phoenix has a booming nightlife scene. You will never be bored in this beautiful, culturally diverse city.

Fountain Hills

Fountain Hills was designed to feature the natural beauty of the desert. The center of the city boasts the fourth tallest public fountain in the world, shooting a geyser that reaches 560 feet. Surrounding the fountain is a large public park with playgrounds, walking paths, and a golf course. In this diverse, family-oriented community, houses range from $120,000 to $3 million.


The fourth-largest city in Arizona, Glendale has a unique shopping district in its downtown, where historic homes have been converted into specialty shops and restaurants. Sports fans will fall in love with this city that is home to the Arizona Cardinals and the Phoenix Coyotes. When you need to cool off, you’ll only have to travel a short distance to Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix, the largest waterpark in Arizona.

Find Your Perfect Home

Whether you’re looking for affordable housing in the city, a family-friendly community with lots to do, or a mansion with picturesque views, there is a neighborhood in Arizona for you. Not sure where to look? I can help you find the right house in the perfect neighborhood. Let's connect today.


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