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Living a New urban/master planned Lifestyle in Buckeye, Arizona

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Where to Retire in Buckeye and Home Prices

According to Zillow, the median home value was $225,100 in early 2019, and Zillow calls it a "Very Hot Market" at this time. Median home selling prices in the greater Phoenix area was $276,400 during the first quarter of 2019.

What is special about Buckeye

Buckeye at one time was the 2nd fastest growing community in the U.S.   Buckeye Hills Recreation Area is a population recreation area for mountain biking, picnicking, and camping. Buckeye is home to a number of planned communities, which is where the explosive growth is coming from.

What is not special about Buckeye

Buckeye is one of the farthest out communities from Phoenix.  Suburban sprawl is part of Buckeye's reality; another is where will all the water come from needed to sustain this explosive growth in the desert. The real estate market has been so chaotic in Buckeye that people are understandably nervous about buying.

Climate and Physical Environment

Buckeye is the currently the farthest out suburb to the west of Phoenix.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Within the large planned communities there are many opportunities for cultural events. For more it is an easy drive to Phoenix.


Crime in Buckeye is very high - over double the national average.

Medical facilities

There are many medical facilities close in nearby Glendale and Phoenix.


The town operates the Buckeye Municipal Airport, and the nearest international airport is in Phoenix, about 40 miles away; Buckeye is not a walkable community.

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