Mesa Real Estate
The Height of Southwestern Living
Home to some of the best educational, career, and recreational opportunities in the region (and maybe event the state as a whole), Mesa is one of Arizona’s most beloved cities. Centrally located in the East Valley portion of the Phoenix metro area, Mesa is the third largest city in the state! If you’re looking for a rich history and deeply rooted culture, moving to Mesa might be the best thing you could ever do for yourself! This vibrant city has all of life’s amenities, with advanced institutions and modern attractions, it’s a perfect place to call “home.”
Why Do Residents Choose Mesa?
Things to Do
Whether you’re the type of person who likes to shop at all the cutest boutiques, eat at all the most delectable restaurants, grab a beer at any given local dive bar, or hit the trails on your mountain bike and ride for hours, you’re definitely going to find something to fit your taste in Mesa. The city is basically a resort, full of dozens of parks, golf courses, and shopping, shopping, shopping! Baseball lovers LOVE that Mesa, Arizona plays host to the 2016 World Series Champions, the Chicago Cubs for their spring training games!
Where Nature is Valued
In Mesa, there is value put on the outdoors—experiencing nature firsthand and enjoying all the beauty that Arizona has to offer. The city has 2,280 acres of parkland within the city limits alone! Wind Cave Trail is a perfect spot for families, with easy hiking trails and sweeping views. You can even pluck oranges and other citrus fruits right here in the Arizona sun at Orange Patch! For a more uniquely indigenous experience, visit Mesa Grande to see the ancient ruins and artifacts left behind by the Hohokam people.
Shopping & Dining
Mesa is a haven for fashionistas! From malls, to boutiques, to outlets, and everything in between, Mesa offers the best and chicest fashions in Arizona! In terms of food, Mesa is equally as diverse as it is in its options for shopping. Connoisseurs love the range of unique eateries in Mesa, like Cornish Past Co (which is a vegan’s dream) or get down on some authentically Arizonan cuisine at Republica Empanada Restaurant.
The history and culture in Mesa are very important to its people and community. A network of incredible museums can be found around the city to showcase and preserve Mesa’s robust history. Kids love the i.d.e.a. Museum where they can explore hands-on exhibits that help them to develop and grow, but one of the best ways to take in the Mesa experience is the visit the Arizona Museum of Natural History—where you can take in the history of the Southwest in a unique and educational way.
Mesa Public Schools are one of a kind in their approach to developmental learning. Students in Mesa are lucky to take on a progressive approach to learning through one-on-one technology training, emphasis on strong bodies and minds, healthy lunches and breakfasts provided by the school, and an emphasis on developing foreign language skills, as well as implementing STEM programs across all level of education. Once Mesa Public students have graduated, they are lucky to have branch campuses for five different private universities, Mesa Community College, and CAI Global Academy Phoenix right in their own backyard!
Mesa at a Glance
Want to know even more about residential life in this outstanding city of beautiful homes, friendly faces, and big opportunities? You don’t have to look far! As your Phoenix area experts, we know all the insider details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!
Growth Since 2000: +6.63%
Zip Codes: 85200-85299
Median Home Price: $223,108
Travel & Commute
Downtown Phoenix: 25 min
Chandler: 20 min
Glendale: 35 min
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport: 25 min
Sky Harbor Airport: 15 min
Mesa Listings Summary
Mesa - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Mesa: $596,300 / County Avg $923,700
Avg Taxes in Mesa: $2,200 / County Avg $2,900
Avg Sq. Ft. in Mesa: 2,217 / County Avg 2,503
Avg Price per/sqft in Mesa:$269 / County Avg $369
Avg Walkscore in Mesa: 36 / County Avg 32
Avg Year Built in Mesa: 1991 / County Avg 1994
Avg Days on Website in Mesa: 37 / County Avg 49