According to Catherine Reagor of www.azcentral.com Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015, “Phoenix ranks No. 8 among big cities for Affordability.” Catherine says that “Valley home prices are steadily climbing, but houses here still are bargains compared to much of CA, Seattle, Denver, Chicago and even Las Vegas.” I surely agree!
Catherine also stated that, “Cities that rank above Phoenix as far as buyers being able to buy a home making an average salary are: Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Detroit, Atlanta and Tampa. (in that order)”
Well, in my humble opinion, if you take into consideration the beauty and diversity of AZ, the five C’s : with Climate being the most important C… I’d say, for Desirability and the overall package: Phoenix Wins.
On a beautiful winter day when the sun is shining and it is 80 degrees, where else can you drive less than three hours, go sledding catching some snowfall and then go home and have a BBQ relaxing later in your spa, and take a swim in your heated pool under the moonlit sky?
AZ is also the home of the Grand Canyon, one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World, Sedona and Scottsdale… among other beautiful cities and sites.
From the Phoenix open, to Barrett Jackson Car show, to Spring Training, or maybe catching a Superbowl… it is a wonderful place to vacation, or Snowbird, spending your winter away from the harsh weather or just simply make your yearround affordible place to call home.
You never have to shovel Sunshine! Talk about the most amazing sunsets. We sure have them.
Even though come this time of year, Sept 30, when we are having unusually high temperatures over 100 degrees, I get frustrated… I keep in mind the glory season ahead…and… I still say, it beats freezing cold, ice, wind chills and shoveling snow!
Our winters are glorious, one gorgeous day after another with the sun shining, uplifting your spirits! Oh heck, I’ve had my family get upset with me when I post the temperatures and Sunshine on Facebook in the winter while they are COLD….
So now you see why we are the 6 largest growing city in the US….
Come Enjoy the Valley of the Sun! I’d love to find you Your Dream Home!