Scottsdale Homes and Areas Compared | Arizona Real Estate

Have you been planning on moving to Scottsdale? Scottsdale, Arizona is one of the top 10 cities in America in terms of size, population and importance. This is a city that thrives on tourism as well as large business. However, even within Scottsdale’s city limits there are specific districts, and each one of these have a particular theme.

-Four Major Neighborhoods of Scottsdale, AZ

For starters, understand that there are four districts of Scottsdale homes and Scottsdale real estate. There is South Scottsdale, Old Town and Downtown Scottsdale, Central Scottsdale and North Scottsdale. While these four areas are considered upper class, as Scottsdale is one of the richest cities in the U.S., the lowest cost of living would probably be South Scottsdale. This is where you can find the thriving night life of the central area, the art centers, and the modestly priced homes, being sold for around $300,000.

North Scottsdale is most prestigious residential area, as North Scottsdale Homes here sell for upwards of $650,000 and sometimes as high as $5 million. This area is also commercially developed, especially in the last 15-20 years. Some of the notable locations here include McDowell Mountain Ranch and the vibrant area around the Scottsdale Airpark.

The Old Town area is part of Downtown Scottsdale, and this is where you are able to find a nice touch of the old west, with many old west styled streets, shops and art galleries. The downtown area contains some of the high-end designer name brands at the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall. Even in this active area, there are still developers building condominiums, lofts and new Scottsdale homes.

The Shea Corridor is the vacation part of town, and most of its attractions are found around Shea Boulevard. Homes in this area are older, though some new homes do emerge occasionally. Actually, this was the most promising development in the mid 2000 decade in the whole country. Some of the most desirable districts here include Gainey Ranch and McDowell Mountain Ranch. Scottsdale Road is often referred to as the Resort Corridor because of its many resorts and there are more luxuries planned for 2011 and 2012.

-Scottsdale: A City of Vast Beauty and Luxury

Scottsdale, AZ makes close to 600 million dollars in luxury home sales annually. Scottsdale is a popular city, one defined by its tourist attractions including golf courses, parks, outdoor living and luxury resorts. It is a great location for investing in real estate or buying a new home. It’s a historical city and simultaneously, a modern city that is surviving the economic recession and developing very steadily.

Scottsdale, Arizona is a city of variety and have a large number of job choices, neighborhoods and even places of worship. It has a high number of churches, synagogues and mosques. While the city is predominantly Caucasian, in recent years, there has been an increased population of Jews, Hindus, Buddhists, Eastern Orthodox, Muslims and Mormons coming into the community.

Scottsdale is a city of affluence and one of the most intriguing and livable cities in the entire U.S. Why not invest in the West’s Most Western Town? Realtor Jen Wehner

Scottsdale, Arizona real estate broker Jen Wehner has won many awards in her real estate career. You can click her to find out more about SCOTTSDALE REAL ESTATE or you can do a free, customized, search for all SCOTTSDALE HOMES FOR SALE

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