Approximately 15 minutes northwest of Scottsdale, northeast of Glendale and just north of Phoenix sits Deer Valley, Arizona. Offering a variety of cultural events and great activities courtesy of nearby Phoenix, the location has awesome mountain views, lushly vegetated desert land, and close proximity to city amenities. Deer Valley is also the home of Stetson Hills, a planned and picturesque community that includes over 900 homes and friendly neighborhoods. Stetson Hills includes an elementary school, 95 acres of parks, walking paths and four playground areas, washes and common areas, and borders a high school. (more)
A number of interesting museums in the region with concerts and lectures amongst beautiful parks make Deer Valley a great place to live. The Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve boasts one of the largest petroglyph collections in the country. The Telephone Pioneers of America Park is designed for the physically challenged and hosts the state's Special Olympics. Sunshine flourishes nearly every day of the year, making nearby Lake Pleasant a great spot for recreational activities. Head off to the Phoenix Zoo for family fun, the Desert Botanical Gardens, tee off in one of the many 200+ lush golf courses or visit downtown Phoenix for shopping, the arts, restaurants and night clubs.
Nearby Phoenix Deer Valley Airport is a general aviation reliever airport for private aircraft. Professional sports are a fan favorite in nearby Glendale at the State Farm Stadium and the Glendale Arenas. Also in the area is the outdoor outfitter megastore Cabela's. Other cultural events in the area include the Annual Art Festival of Scottsdale, the Festival of the West and the McDowell Mountain Music Festival, to name a few.
Deer Valley, AZ Home Prices
Deer Valley offers a dramatic desert setting to its residents dedicated to an active lifestyle. From smaller starter homes to palatial estates, Deer Valley presents diverse housing options for every income level. Townhouses and condominiums in Deer Valley start at $110,000 in outlying areas to $260,000 for closer proximity to Scottsdale, Arrowhead or Phoenix. Deer Valley's single-family homes market offers a wide range of properties, starting in the low $190,000s to $1.6 million for mountain views, sprawling estates and exclusive amenities. Currently, the median price for a single-family home in Deer Valley is about $250,000, which can be expected to afford a lovely 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom home.
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Deer Valley Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 20th, 2020: homes priced around $258,044 compared to $258,044 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Monday, April 20th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.