Arizona is an amazing place to live with an abundance of fantastic options for homes. With our national headquarters out in Arizona, we know the local market well and have several cities and zip codes worthy of your consideration. Looking to buy a home here? We’ve got you covered! Take a look at some of the hottest areas to buy a home in Arizona in 2020.
Hot Arizona Zip: 85286 — Chandler, AZ
Located in the southern part of Chandler, this is a hotly sought out area for Arizona buyers. Depending on who you ask, this city is Arizona’s most livable. Qualities like affordable housing options, excellent school systems, lower than average crime rates, and a historic downtown area make Chandler a popular destination.
In recent years, a surge in population and development has injected new life into this major Metro area. With an abundance of outlets and restaurants, the shopping and dining options are some of the most appealing in the entire state. Socio-economic factors are in good standing, too — Chandler is a thriving place for business.
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Hot Arizona Zip: 85226 — Chandler, AZ
Located on the western side of Chandler, this zip code features many attractive properties that neighbor the I-10 and continue southward. The benefits are the same per above — great prices on homes, quality school systems, healthcare options, low average crime, and excellent options for entertainment.
Nearby Chandler Fashion Center is a popular shopping destination for residents, offering tons of great shops and dining options. Like spending time outdoors? This area is also home to many great parks — as recently as 2016, Chandler was named a ‘Playful City USA’ community by a national nonprofit parks and recreation advocacy organization — marking the tenth consecutive year Chandler received the honor.
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Hot Arizona Zip: 85233 — Gilbert, AZ
Gilbert has come a long way in recent decades. Once considered an agricultural sprawl, the city’s population has exploded over the past 30 years. 1980 Census data shows a population of 5,717 versus 208,453 residents in 2010 — an annual growth rate of 13% over that timeline. Perhaps more impressive is there’s still plenty of room for future development.
What’s causing the boon in population? Gilbert has favorable marks across housing prices, healthcare options, school systems, crime rates, and recreation opportunities.
With a developing downtown scene, an abundance of parks, and close access to the Phoenix Metro, Gilbert is a hugely satisfying place to call home.
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Hot Arizona Zip: 85340 — Litchfield Park, AZ
Founded in 1987 and located northwest of Phoenix, Litchfield Park is a smaller community with a population of roughly 5,476. Home to Luke Air Force Base, this town is also home to some of Arizona’s original golf resorts and Estrella Mountain Regional Park, spanning 19,000 acres.
Although this area is still developing, there are plenty of great options for homes and recreation. Head out for a day of adventure at the Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park or unwind at the four-star Wigwam Resort. This is one of the more unique zip codes on our list — really a city all its own.
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Hot Arizona Zip: 85045 — Phoenix, AZ
Arizona’s capital is massive — subsequently, some Phoenix zip codes will appeal to home seekers more than others; the 85045 is the first on our list for your consideration. If a central location is important in your search, you may want to put this area at the top of your list. It also doesn’t hurt to be about fifteen minutes away from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Just west of Ahwatukee and the Foothills — spanning across Chandler Boulevard and Pecos Road — is a lush strip of Phoenix with many living options. Framed by rolling hills, nearly every evening here features a picturesque sunset worthy of a postcard. For those who’ve come to know the natural beauty of desert life in Arizona, this is truly living.
Apart from easy living, this area is home to quality schools. While there’s plenty to do in the immediate vicinity of 85045, the advantage of the central location puts you in close range to anything and everything without the feel of a congested/chaotic downtown. Now is the time to start looking for houses for sale in Phoenix.
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Hot Arizona Zip: 85044 — Phoenix, AZ
If you want the same benefits of a centrally located suburban oasis per 85045 — but a greater variety of affordable homes — than Phoenix’s 85044 zip code is worth a careful look. Here, home prices generally hedge within the $200K – $300K range. Encompassing a large part of Ahwatukee, this area is a great blend of small-town feel with big-city variety in terms of shopping, recreation, and dining options.
Great schools and affordable housing options make it a popular area. In addition, there are lots of roads for cycling enthusiasts, nearby access to great hiking trails, and attractive nightlife options — this is another great landing spot amid Arizona’s bountiful options.
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Hot Arizona Zip: 85050 — Phoenix, AZ
Located between Deer Valley and North Scottsdale, this North Phoenix zip code is known for areas like Desert View Village and Tatum Highlands. Nearby access to the 101 can keep you close to Central Phoenix, but there’s plenty of shopping and dining options to hold your interest in the immediate area. On the eastern edge, you’ll find the Mayo Clinic Hospital — one of the leading medical centers in the country. If you’re looking for an area experiencing loads of development, this area may be for you.
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Hot Arizona Zip: 85048 — Phoenix, AZ
Located in the backyard of nearby South Mountain, the Ahwatukee Foothills Village is an inspired community that represents some of the best living options in Phoenix. Known for its lusciously green Foothills Golf Club course and it’s rolling hills, this suburban retreat is accented by the iconic red lights of the TV towers — you can essentially see this area from anywhere in the Valley!
Great schools and quiet streets make this a coveted area — home prices range from mid-range to high-end, potentially made for a great landing spot if you’re ready to upgrade to more space. With close access to freeways and low traffic, it’s also attractive in terms of location.
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Hot Arizona Zip: 85142 — Queen Creek, AZ
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Originally known as ‘Rittenhouse’, Queen Creek is formerly known as a fledgling community borne out of a railroad stop. Located just north of San Tan Mountain Regional Park and east of popular locales Chandler/Gilbert, Queen Creek is sought after with a population of over 26,361 as of 2010 Census data.
The homes in this area are relatively new and vary widely in terms of affordability — the area is great whether you’re looking for a starter home or you’re upgrading to a higher-end property. Home to the Las Colinas Golf Club, Queen Creek Marketplace, and just outside the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, this location has plenty to offer residents.
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Hot Arizona Zip: 85284 — Tempe, AZ
Tempe has long been considered a ‘college town’ but the southern region that makes up the 85284 is a completely different flavor. Straddling the I-10 and Ahwatukee, this area is located just north of beautiful Desert Breeze Park and gives you a better idea of the quality and character of the neighboring homes.
With a mix of new construction Craftsman style homes and older properties, the neighborhoods are rather diverse from street to street. This is another great central location, keeping you close to all the good stuff. The area is also home to quality schools like Corona Del Sol and Kyrene de la Mariposa.
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Hot Arizona Zip: 85711 — Tucson, AZ
There are a lot of great things about living in Tucson — endless outdoor adventures, a rich art scene, and some of the best Mexican food in the world. Living options here are diverse. If your idea of ‘home’ is getting back to nature, stargazing, or immersing yourself in a distinct culture, Tucson makes a great place to live.
Located between Speedway Boulevard and East Golf Links Road, Tucson’s 85711 is roughly five miles away from the landmark University of Arizona. While the area has a college town at feel for months throughout the year, the surrounding population is diverse in age. The homes here are rather affordable and come loaded with rustic desert charm, giving you a feeling that is uniquely Arizonan.
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*This list is based on current market trends and conditions as well as firsthand experience of the Arizona market. As markets are subject to change, please note this content is intended to guide your research — not guarantee conditions of a specific area. You’re encouraged to contact us with questions on specific markets and available Offerpad homes.