Mesa, Arizona Real Estate and Community Info

Mesa, Arizona Real Estate and Community Info

Over the past 100 years Mesa, the third-largest city in Arizona, has become a prosperous metropolis offering a terrific variety of attractions and activities. Mesa is surrounded with stunning mountain landscapes, enjoys 325 days of sunshine per year (more than San Diego or Miami Beach), and it’s the perfect city for both outdoor enthusiasts and leisure-seeking retirees. If you are looking for affordable living, superior schools, and a superb quality of life, Mesa may be the perfect city for you.

Shopping and Dining

There is no shortage of shopping in Mesa. For upscale shoppers, Dana Park Village Square provides an alluring atmosphere and great selection, and Power Square Mall offers great value to families and shoppers in general. Mesa Riverview offers a wide variety of retail stores, restaurants, and a movie theater, and it's close to the Cubs Stadium. And after you have built up an appetite shopping, you’ll be pleased to know that Mesa offers a wide variety of cuisine options including Alissia's Ristorante Italian, Backyard Taco, Green Corner Restaurant, Cornish Pasty, Red White & Brew, and more.

Parks and Recreation

While Mesa’s natural setting is beautiful and the mountains are only a short drive away, locals don’t have to leave the city to enjoy the outdoors. Mesa has over 50 parks that offer amenities such as playgrounds, barbeques, and courts for basketball and sand volleyball, just to name a few. And, don’t forget about the top-notch golf courses located within Mesa as well; the abundant sunshine makes this a haven for those who love the links. And when the urge to get out of town does hit, popular natural nearby attractions include the Apache Trail, Salt and Verde Rivers, and the Superstition Mountains which encompass Mesa.

Mesa is home to several museums including Arizona Museum of Natural History, the Arizona Museum for Youth, and the Arizona Wing of the Commemorative Air Force Museum which is dedicated to military aviation history.


From opulent mansions to traditional family homes, Mesa offers homebuyers a wide variety of options. The average home price is just over $240,000. The majority of homes in Mesa are single-family, and there are also a wide variety of condos, townhouses and lofts. About 20 neighborhoods comprise the city of Mesa, and each provides its own unique lifestyle and perks.

Schools, Health, Transportation

There are dozens of public and private schools within the city of Mesa giving parents an incredible array of educational options. Some top-ranking public schools in Mesa are Franklin Elementary, Franklin Northeast, and Hale Elementary.

Mesa has several hospitals including the Banner Heart Hospital, the Arizona Regional Medical Center, and Phoenix Children’s Specialty and Urgent Care East Valley Center.

Mesa is known for being a commuter city, and therefore has access to several area freeways including U.S. Route 60, State Route 87, Loop 101, and Loop 202.


If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at (480) 355-8645 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.

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Gina McKinley
RE/MAX Masters
2390 W. Ray Road, Suite 4
Chandler AZ 85224
Cell: 1-480-779-9420
Fax: 480-355-8912

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