Arizona real estate trends (May 2022)
How is the real estate market in Arizona?
🏠 Average home value: $442,859
📈 -0.95% home value decrease month over month
💰 Median sale price: $493,900
⏳ 34 days on the market
🔑 Homes on the market: 23,719
📆 2.0 months of housing inventory
🏦 30-year mortgage rate: 5.52000%
💵 Average income: 61529
State of the market: A
Arizona’s real estate market continues its hot streak, with homes selling quickly at prices exceeding their value. With the fast turnaround and limited inventory, this trend may not be dying down soon.
*Data last updated May 2022
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From Flagstaff’s pine forests to Sedona’s red mesas, Arizona offers a wide variety of dramatic landscapes. The Grand Canyon State boasts an impressive 34 state parks and 3 National Parks: Saguaro, Petrified Forest, and Grand Canyon.
Though some parts of the state have snowy winters, Arizona’s relatively moderate climate provides opportunities for outdoor activities year-round.
If you're thinking of buying or selling in Arizona, these Arizona housing predictions and stats can help you make an informed decision.
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Selling a home in Arizona
Arizona real estate market forecast for sellers
⏰ Homes are selling 7 days slower than the annual average
💰 Homes are selling for $12,220 more than the annual average
💸 Average listing commission: 2.800%
💸 Average buyer's commission: 2.63%
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Buying a home in Arizona
How much home you can buy with $300,000 in...
🏠 Phoenix: 1,079 sq ft
🏡 Prescott: 943 sq ft
🏡 Tucson: 1,339 sq ft
🏠 Flagstaff: 840 sq ft
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Best of Arizona
Each month, we compare locations in Arizona based on different criteria. This month, we're looking at levels of happiness and ranking the best counties in the state.
Happiest Counties in Arizona
1. Yavapai County
2. Greenlee County
3. Maricopa County
4. Cochise County
5. Pinal County
Worst of Arizona
Each month, we compare locations in Arizona based on a different criteria. This month we're looking at levels of happiness data. These are the counties that ranked the worst in the state.
Least Happy Counties in Arizona
1. Apache County
2. Navajo County
3. Yuma County
4. Santa Cruz County
5. La Paz County
- Arizona Department of Real Estate
- Arizona's real estate license verification
- Arizona's real estate agent code of conduct
- Arizona's disclosure forms
- Transfer taxes in Arizona
- Home buying assistance programs in Arizona
Frequently asked questions about Arizona real estate
It is a seller’s market in Arizona right now and homes are being priced higher in this high-demand market. However, the state of the market is different in each city and town, so consulting with a local real estate agent is a must when trying to figure out your local market trends.
Yes, investing in Arizona is a good idea, especially in areas like Phoenix and Tucson, where the demand for housing is always high. However, to ensure that your real estate purchase is worth the money, first learn which neighborhoods to buy from and how to manage an investment property. Read through our guide on investing in real estate to find out more.
Now might not be the best time to buy a home in Arizona, as listing prices are much higher than average. However, mortgage rates here are lower than in other states, meaning that you could save money in the long run with a locked-in low rate. To understand all your options, you should work with one of the top real estate agents in the state.
Clever's analysis of state market trends is based on local data from Zillow, realtor.com, Redfin, Bankrate, the U.S. Census, and Clever surveys. Our team of over 20 real estate analysts from across the country research local markets and data to compile our "Best" and "Worst" rankings.