Nicknamed "The Silicon Desert," Chandler is one of the fastest-growing high-technology manufacturing cities in the western United States. It has become an oasis of opportunity with the increasing presence and commitment of quality employers. Industries that provide employment in Chandler include manufacturing, educational, health and social services and retail trade. Chandler's work force is well educated and technologically skilled. A growing manufacturing sector employs more than 30,000 in the city. More than 75% of these workers are employed in high technology fields—compared to the national average of 15%. (more)
Thanks to its strong economic base, Chandler is in the middle of a twenty-first century renaissance. New trails and parks are being built along the Consolidated Canal, the first phase of a new system designed to create open space and recreational opportunities. Students in grades K-12 are accommodated by schools of the Chandler Unified School District as well as a number of excellent charter schools. Chandler/Gilbert Community College and several other colleges and universities in close proximity serve those in pursuit of a degree in higher education.
The strong business climate, low tax rates, excellent schools, great weather and affordable housing have led to a 100% population increase since 1990. Today, Chandler's approximate 250,000 residents enjoy an excellent quality of life. Real estate options in Chandler consist of single-family detached homes, estate properties, condominiums, townhouses, golf houses, new homes, foreclosure properties and land lots.
Chandler Real Estate Info: Prices of Chandler Homes for Sale
Whether it's a young family looking for their first home to buy or retirees looking to downsize their residential property and purchase a townhouse on the golf course, Chandler's real estate market offer a wide assortment of choices from existing properties to new homes. Condominiums and townhouses in the Chandler area are priced from the low $100,000s to upwards of $485,000. Single-family homes in Chandler are priced starting from $120,000. Large, newly-built homes on desert-front properties can be purchased in the low $200,000s. Magnificent newly-built estate properties with private swimming pools, saunas, spas, multiple fireplaces and desert frontage are priced from the high $500,000s to close to $2.5 million for exquisite luxury estates with water frontage, gorgeous hill and mountain views and lots of considerable acreage. Land and lots are also available for custom development.
Chandler, Arizona Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Chandler Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of June 20th, 2016: homes priced around $345,200 compared to $376,364 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -9%. For Saturday, June 25th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.73%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.70%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.22%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.94%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Chandler AZ. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Chandler to help you find the best home!