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Looking for a new home in Phoenix or the surrounding area? You aren’t alone. Phoenix has become an attractive place for homebuyers from around the country to lay down roots. Both families and individuals alike are drawn to Phoenix’s warm climate, culture and lifestyle. Is this unique desert city right for you? Read along to find out!
Getting outside to enjoy natural wonders is easy when you own a new home in Phoenix. Situated with easy access to the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, Camelback Mountain, South Mountain Park and Preserve, Estrella Mountain Regional Park, White Tank Mountain Regional Park, San Tan Mountain Regional Park and Lake Pleasant Regional Park, there are always recreational opportunities to explore. Homeowners in the Phoenix area have quick access to hiking, fishing, camping and more. Golf is another popular pastime, with over 180 courses spread across the metro area.
Culture is paramount to the Valley of the Sun. From the Phoenix Zoo and the Desert Botanical Garden, to the Musical Instrument Museum and the Arizona Challenger Space Center, there is always something to see and do. The West Valley Art Museum offers exhibits featuring artists from all around the world and many events that are free to the public. And Frank Lloyd Wright fans will love the magic of Taliesin West, offering a range of tours dedicated to preserving the architect’s legacy. In addition, the Heard Museum has a large collection of Native American artifacts waiting to be explored.
If catching a game is your thing, you’ll be happy to learn that Arizona is home to many professional sports teams. Homeowners in Phoenix cheer for the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Phoenix Suns, the Arizona Cardinals and the Arizona Coyotes, as well as the Phoenix Mercury professional women’s basketball team. And that’s not all! For more football options, check out the Arizona Rattlers (indoor football), as well as the Arizona Hotshots (charter members of the alliance of American football). Phoenix also has the ISM Raceway, which is home to NASCAR and other racing events.
It doesn’t stop there for baseball fans because the Phoenix area is a mecca for spring training! Cactus League Spring Training is comprised of 10 stadiums and 15 teams, so you can scope out the competition from the Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, LA Dodgers, and more, long before opening day.
Golf fans will be pleased to learn that Scottsdale is also host to the PGA Tour’s Phoenix Open, which draws in over half a million golf enthusiasts to the area.
Richmond American Homes is proud to be building new homes in Phoenix and the vicinity for over 35 years. New construction is our specialty! Many floor plans are available, including two-story and ranch homes, as well as homes with attached RV garages.