Get to know Tempe
Settled since 1865, Tempe is one of the most densely populated cities in the state, with over 180,000 residents. It’s also the location of the main campus of Arizona State University and home to great performance venues, art galleries and museums like the Gammage Auditorium, Tempe Center for the Arts and the ASU Art Museum and Ceramics Research Center. The city also has a developed public art scene, with a diverse collection of permanent and temporary public art.
Downtown Mill Ave is famous in Arizona for its lively nightlife – it’s full of bars, restaurants and retail shops. One of Arizona’s largest shopping malls, Arizona Mills is also located in Tempe, and in addition to over 185 stores it also houses attractions like the LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Sea Life Arizona and the largest IMAX in the state of Arizona.
Another feat of this bustling city is the desert oasis of Tempe Town Lake – a two-mile, man-made water recreational area in the heart of the city. The Desert Botanical Garden is the 140 acre home of more than 21,000 species of plants 21,000 while nearby Papago and South Mountain Parks offer hiking, mountain and road biking, rock climbing, frisbee golf, and equestrian activities. A bit further, hikers and trail runners can find the amazing Superstition Mountains which contain miles of desert hiking options.
Investing in Tempe Real Estate
With an average of 300 sunny days a year, residents of Tempe won’t have to be worried about getting rained out. The climate is just one of the attractive characteristics of this desert city and another notable benefit of living in Tempe is the low crime rate.
Many of the homes here are occupied by renters, and not the owners and the university population provides a steady source of reliable renters. The average listing price of a home increased by 2.7 % in the last year and available homes on the market marginally decreased by 7%. Some of the residences have authentic fireplaces, tasteful and elegant landscaping and indoor laundry rooms.
Tempe has an extensively used public transport system that includes the Valley Metro bus system and the Valley Metro Rail system. The City of Tempe also operates a free neighborhood circulator service called Orbit and three other free shuttles circulate in northern Tempe around the university. Most Tempe buses offer 15 minute service during rush hour and 30 minute service throughout the rest of the day.
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