Affordable Phoenix Homes
If you are searching for a new city to call home, consider the great weather, variety of activities and affordable Phoenix homes. The variety of affordable homes available in Phoenix will make it easy to find a home that meets your family's needs. This city is the sixth most populated in the United States which of course means many employment opportunities and cultural diversity. Also known as the Valley of the Sun, this city has been home to those who have influenced history, including John McCain, Barry Goldwater and Sandra Day O'Connor. Phoenix is a geographical dichotomy where you can enjoy the smooth ride of a precise urban street grid laid out on flatlands, but there are also mountains in and around the city to admire visually and enjoy on your days off.
Even in the heart of Arizona, you can spend time on the water. Tempe Town Lake and Lake Pleasant Regional Park both offer aquatic activities. These can be enjoyed for a significant portion of the year, because Phoenix gets sunshine 85% of all daylight hours. Winters are most enjoyable with daily highs averaging in the mid-60 to low 70's. Employment possibilities are endless in Phoenix. As the state capital, many Phoenicians, as locals call themselves, are employed by the government. Phoenix is also home to seven Fortune 500 companies. Allied Waste, Avnet, Apollo Group, Freeport-McMoran, PetSmart and Pinnacle West all call the city their central home. Honeywell headquarters their Aerospace division here, as does U-HAUL International, Best Western and the Mesa Air Group. Intel and American Express also employ over 10,000 people with their multi-facility presence. Thanks to the warm winter weather, many residents of Phoenix find seasonal employment as a benefit from tourism and the local golf courses. Luke Air Force Base lies to the west of the city. Anyone bilingual in Spanish is sure to do well in Phoenix, although there is demand for many languages as 30 foreign consular offices and almost a dozen foreign chambers of commerce and trade associations exist in Phoenix. Affordable Phoenix homes are in great supply.