Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, AZ - Area and Community Information



A Phoenix home buyer is someone who wants to live in a great community where it is always sunny and warm. Talking to a Phoenix real estate agent right away can help you decide which Phoenix AZ real estate fits your budget and which Phoenix AZ homes fit your needs as well as the needs of your family. What are some good reasons why homes for sale in Phoenix are worth purchasing?

History

Native peoples inhabited the area now known as Phoenix from about 2,000 years ago until roughly the year 1400. It is thought that a period of drouht or other bad weather conditions forced the area to be abandoned. In 1848, the land that was once part of Mexico was sold to the United States and Phoenix was initially part of the New Mexico Territory. Between 1940 and 2010, Phoenix went from a small farming and mining community to one of the largest in the nation.

Parks And Recreation 

South Mountain Park is one of the largest parks in Phoenix and the world at over 16,000 acres while the Tonto National Forest forms part of the cities border to the north. The Papango Park is home to the Phoenix Zoo, which features a large number of different animals from around the globe.

Events

A myriad of events populate the social calender of Phoenix residents through out the year. From sporting events to world class entertainment there is always something for everyone in Phoenix.

One of the most popular events in Pheonix is the annual Waste Management Open. This world class Golfing event is touted by some as the, "Greatest Show on Grass." The first tournament was held in 1932 and the tradition of the Phoenix Open continues to this day.

The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show is held each February and features a large variety of horses and is considered to be the largest horse show in the United States. Gold Rush Days is an annual rodeo while the Arizona State Fair is held each September in Phoenix. It includes live music and other entertainment options for people of all ages.

Attractions

Phoenix is home to many sports teams, colleges and historic sites. The Arizona Cardinals of the NFL play their home games at University of Phoenix Stadium and were known as the Phoenix Cardinals for many years. The Arizona Coyotes of the NHL play in nearby Glendale and were known as the Phoenix Coyotes until the end of the 2013-2014 season. For those who are interested in space and astronomy, the Challenger Space Center is a place where you can learn about renewable energy and efforts to go the Moon and Mars. 

Golfing is an important facet of life for many in Phoenix.   Residents enjoy designer courses such as the course found at Wigwam. This local treasure was established in 1930 at a time when golf courses did not get built amid dense housing developments. This 18 hole championship course offers a diverse terrain including 54 holes in total.  2 of the 18 holes were designed by the legendary Robert Trent Hones, Sr..  Golf lovers in Phoenix may also anticipate the annual Phoenix Open. The tradition of the open stretches back to the early part of the last century. 

The Phoenix area is is home to many of Arizona's 19 casinos. Gila River has three casinos in the Phoenix area, each convenient to parts to the Valley of the Sun including west, east and south portions of the metro area. Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino is the largest casino in the Phoenix area. Here one can enjoy gaming, shows, dining, nightlife, and more.

Vee Quiva Hotel and Casino is located in the southwest section of the Phoenix area and the Lone Butte Casino is located in just north of Chandler, AZ just southeast of Phoenix. All three Gila River Casinos feature a wide variety of slot machines, table games, and black jack.

In the nearby Chandler and East Valley areas of the Phoenix metro area one can enjoy the splendor of the Harrah's Ak-Chin first class resort. Enjoy all your favorite games including slots, black jack, live action poker, keno, and bingo. At night the fun doesn't stop. At Harrah's Ak-Chin you will enjoy your choice of several dining venues, bars, and lounges as well as live entertainment.

Ron & Tina Waggoner can work with you to get the best deal on Phoenix real estate and Phoenix homes for sale. Working with Ron & Tina can help you find financing opportunities for Phoenix homes or commercial Phoenix properties. In addition, working with Ron & Tina Waggoner can help you close on real estate in Phoenix before it is taken off of the market. For those who are interested in buying property in the area, it is never too early to inquire about making a purchase.



Ron and Tina Waggoner
Ron and Tina Waggoner
Sales Executive