Snuggled between Chandler and the San Tan Valley, Queen Creek is mostly a suburban area. Queen Creek homes are in some of the up and coming neighborhoods in the metropolitan Phoenix area. Between the brand new homes on golf courses to the large lots with renovated backyards, the city of Queen Creek has it all. Its nearness to the other cities in the Valley, yet seclusion from many neighborhoods provide the residents of Queen Creek with a ‘small town’ community full of places to eat and shop (not to mention, great schools).
Here are some quick facts to make renting a home in Queen Creek easier:
- About 647 homes were sold in Queen Creek so far this year (2014).
- The average home value index is $169,000, with the median list price at $200,000 and the median sale price around $174,000, which is over 5% higher than sales in the past few years.
- About 82% of the neighborhoods are filled with single families. The other 18% live in condos and apartments.
- The main kinds of people who live in Queen Creek are moderate income families and new homeowners.
- The market value is set to increase by about 3.8% in the next year!
Where You Want to Be
We find that one of the reasons renters look at Queen Creek is the affordability of new homes and close-knit, family-oriented neighborhoods. There are many sustainable agricultural places to visit and eat in the nearby area, such as Schnepf Farms, Superstition Farm, and the Queen Creek Olive Mill (which draws in people from all over metro Phoenix). There are a some great local hotspots to find in the center of town, but nothing like the “Scottsdale night life”. However, there is plenty of fun to be had in Queen Creek! The Las Colinas Golf Club and the Trilogy Golf Club at Power Ranch as well as the San Tan Mountain Regional Park are only the tip of the iceberg! When renting a home in Queen Creek, our C21 team recommends looking for deals in the Orchard Ranchettes, Emperor Estates, Montelena, and Langley Gateway Estates. There are a variety of housing options for any budget in these areas. Be sure to explore these locations when you consider renting a home in Queen Creek. You can have access to the “Queen Creek” lifestyle, without spending all of your savings to buy a home!
Process of Elimination
The hardest part about finding a home to rent in Queen Creek is eliminating all of the other attractive homes from your list! Finding the perfect home takes time, but our agents are not ones to sit around a wait for the best Queen Creek rental listing to come to you. Rather, our process is simple and aggressive. Each C21 agent is available around the clock to create a list of exactly what your are looking for in your Queen Creek rental home. Next, we begin to compile lists of ALL available homes on the market right now (not just the ones that are listed with Century 21 Northwest). Our team arranges viewings around your schedule and always pre-approves the home before you even step foot in it. The elimination process is difficult, especially for homes in Queen Creek! The most important thing you, as the renter, need to bring to the table is an idea of what you are looking for and, more importantly, what you are not looking for in your future rental home. Our agents will take it from there!
To see a list of all the listings for renting a home in Queen Creek, click here.