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Oro Valley Real Estate

Oro Valley, Arizona Real Estate

Oro Valley, Arizona

Arizona is home to many young communities, and the Oro Valley real estate market is no exception. This suburb of north Tucson incorporated in 1974, and now, this community is home to some of the movers and shakers in the high tech world. Oro Valley residents are also serious about their fun, earning the suburb a top ten ranking in Nick Jr's 2004 Ten Most Playful Towns in America. Over 40,000 people live in Oro Valley, enjoying the many golf resorts, country clubs and other upscale attractions that the community offers.

Communities in Oro Valley, AZ

Upscale is the common theme of homes in Oro Valley. Real estate in this affluent suburb reflects the elevated tastes of the residents. Golf communities, country club residences and other exclusive properties make the bulk of the real estate listings.

Stone Canyon real estate winds around the picture-perfect greens of Stone Canyon Golf Club. More than 400 properties are currently planned, some finished, with others still available as empty lots. Homes for sale in Stone Canyon are breath-taking examples of luxuriant living. The Coyote Ridge sub development lies to the south of Stone Canyon. Although not in the same league as the palatial homes in Stone Canyon, Coyote Ridge homes for sale are definitely worth a look from a serious upscale buyer.

Nearby, the Rancho Vistoso subdivision offers homes for the family-minded buyer. To the north and east, Sun City Vistoso is a golf retirement community with access to a full 18-hole course. La Reserve is a retirement community with unequaled views of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Residents live in tasteful apartments, and enjoy all the amenities of a fine hotel, including linen service, meals and transportation.

Schools in Oro Valley, Arizona: A Study in Excellence

Consistent high performance is one of the hallmarks of the students and faculty of the Oro Valley public schools. In 2007, two Oro Valley public schools, Canyon del Oro High and Ironwood Ridge High were rated in the top 5 percent of public schools in the country by Newsweek magazine. Notable private schools include Immaculate Heart Prepatory School, which is located on an estate once owned by an English countess, Margaret Howard.

The Oro Valley, Arizona Business Community

High tech industries have found a home in Oro Valley. Innovation Park is the home of many of these cutting edge businesses. Pharmaceutical giant Sanofi-Aventis has offices in the park and is a major employer in the region. Honeywell, a manufacturer of electronic control systems, has a significant presence in Oro Valley. Beyond the high-tech industry, resorts and recreation round out the economic picture of the area.

Oro Valley, Arizona Real Estate Agents

Go beyond the real estate listings with the help of an experienced Oro Valley Realtor. Your Oro Valley real estate agent knows the Oro Valley market better than anyone and can help you make the most informed purchase decision possible.