Phoenix area - Maricopa County

Search for rentals in the Phoenix area, including these towns:

Anthem, Apache Junction, Arizona City, Avondale, Black Canyon City, Buckeye, Carefree, Casa Grande, Cave Creek, Chandler, Congress, Coolidge, El Mirage, Florence, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Glendale, Gold Canyon, Goodyear, Guadalupe, Higley, Laveen, Litchfield, Litchfield Park, Luke AFB, Maricopa, Mesa, New River, Paradise Valley, Peoria, Phoenix, Queen Creek, Rock Springs, Sacaton, San Tan Valley, Scottsdale, Sun City, Sun City West, Surprise, Tempe, Tolleson, Youngtown, in AZ.

Average Rental Prices for Phoenix:

Type Bedrooms Average
Apartment 1 Bedroom $585
Apartment 2 Bedroom $791
Apartment 3 Bedroom $1,147
Apartment 4 Bedroom $1,776
Apartment Studio $536
Apartment Loft Bedroom $1,207
Condo-townhome 1 Bedroom $679
Condo-townhome 2 Bedroom $925
Condo-townhome 3 Bedroom $928
Condo-townhome 4 Bedroom $1,003
Condo-townhome Studio $578
Single family home 1 Bedroom $570
Single family home 2 Bedroom $890
Single family home 3 Bedroom $1,250
Single family home 4 Bedroom $1,497
Single family home 5+ Bedroom $1,841

Phoenix information:

Surprise AZ Surprise AZ - photo courtesy of John Menard

Currently there are a lot of rental homes in Phoenix on the market, which has been lowering rental prices. Phoenix house rentals typically range between $1,100 to $1,500 per month. Phoenix condos for rent in the downtown area such as Tapestry rent for around $1,300 a month. With light rail coming to downtown Phoenix at the end of 2008, rent prices are sure to rise near rail stations.

Education in Phoenix: Arizona State University, Western Governors University, University of Phoenix, University of Advancing Technology, and Collins College.

Neighborhoods in Phoenix: Ahwatukee Foothills and Lakefront, Alhambra, Anthem Country Club, Baseline Corridor, Camelback East, Central City, Deer Valley, Desert View, Desert Ridge, Downtown, Encanto, Estrella, Maryvale, Mountain Park Ranch, North Gateway, North Mountain, Paradise Valley, Pyramid Heights, South Mountain, Tramonto Master Community, West Phoenix, North Phoenix, East Side.

Parks: Acacia, Acoma, Adobe Mountain, Aholi Mini, Altadena, Barrios Unidos, Cashman, Cave Creek, Central Park, Cholla Cove, Cortez, Country Gables, Deer Valley, Desert Star, Dynamite, El Prado, Falcon, Harmon, Holiday, Hoshoni, Jackrabbit Basin, Madison Park, Puerto, Sohu Mini, Townsend Park, Vista Canyon, and Yunya Mini.

Avondale information:

Avondale is located directly west of Phoenix, quick access from 101 and I10. Neighborhoods include: Richmond American Los Arbolitos, Sheely Farms, Garden Lakes, Goodyear airport, Tres Rios Landing, and Harbor Shores.

Chandler information:

Chandler is located southeast of Phoenix (East Valley). Claimed to be one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Close to 101 and 202, Chandler has attracted large companies like Motorola and Intel which has pushed its growth. Chandler is known as a bedroom community with house rentals averaging around $1,200. Neighborhoods in Chandler: Sun Groves, Soleil, Arizona Reflections, Ocotillo, Cooper Commons, and Sun Lakes.

Gilbert information

Phoenix Phoenix - photo courtesy of Hanroanu

Just like about every other town in the Phoenix area Gilbert has seen amazing growth in the past 25 years. Gilbert transitioned from a agriculture-based community to a suburb filled with housing over those 25 years with neighborhoods like San Tan Ranch, Coronado Ranch, The Islands, Cottages at La Aldea, Agritopia, Seville Country Club, Pecos Manor, Val Vista Lakes, Power Ranch, Finley Farms, San Tan Ranch.

Glendale information

Located just northwest of downtown Phoenix, Glendale offers easy commuting with interstate I10 I17 and 101 looping the city. Some neighborhoods in Glendale: Old Towne Glendale, Catlin Court Shops District, Northern Glendale - Arrowhead Ranch, Thunderbird Regional Mountain Park, Arizona State University West, Glendale Community College, Northwest Valley, Westgate Center, University of Phoenix Stadium. Quite a few Glendale properties have pools. Houses for rent in Glendale AZ range around $1,200 to $1,450 a month.

Mesa information

Just like Chandler, Mesa AZ is one of the fastest growing cities in the US. Mesa is located 8 miles east of Phoenix. Neighborhoods include: Augusta Ranch, Superstition Mall, Las Sendas, August Ranch, North Grove, and Crismon Creek Village.

Paradise Valley information

Paradise Valley is located northeast of downtown Phoenix. Paradise Valley has mountains located west and south (Camelback Mountain - Echo Canyon) of town. Paradise Valley is exclusively zoned for single family residential use with large 1 acre lots. There are no duplexes or condos in town because no multiple housing units are permitted which only leaves Paradise Valley homes for rent.

Peoria information

Peoria is located northwest of downtown Phoenix but also extends northward up to Lake Pleasant making it one of largest towns in the Phoenix area. It appears that their are many homes for rent in Peoria's new Vistancia community. Neighborhoods: Sweetwater Park, Arrowhead mall, Pleasant Valley Estates, Camelot, Sonoran Mountain Ranch, Vastancia, Trilogy at Vistancia, Terramar, Deer Village, Fletcher Heights, Bridlewood, and Dove Valley Ranch.

Scottsdale information

Located just east of Phoenix, Scottsdale has some of the most expensive real estate in the United States. Because of this houses for rent in Scottsdale are also expensive. The city has four areas, south Scottsdale, Old Town - downtown, central Scottsdale and North Scottsdale. The north side of Scottsdale has the most expensive home rentals near the mountians.

Golfing in Scottsdale: Camelback Golf Club, Desert Canyon Golf Club, Dove Valley Ranch Golf Club, Gainey Ranch Golf Club, Eagle Mountain, Grayhawk, Kierland, Legend Trail, McCormick Ranch, Sanctuary, SunRidge Canyon, Talking Stick, Troon North, and We-Ko-Pa.

Surprise information

Many retirees moved to Sun City Grand in the 90's, now Sun City is changing to accommodate a new generation of retirees (baby boomers). Most Surprise rentals range around $1,200 per month for a house rental. Neighboords in Surprise AZ: Sun City Grand, Sun City West, Arizona Traditions, Happy Trails, Bell West Ranch, Surprise Farms, Sarah Ann Ranch, Northwest Ranch, Stonebrook, Sun Village, RoseView, Greer Ranch, Sierra Montana, Marley Park and Mountain Gate.

Tempe information

Tempe condos for rent Tempe Lakeshore - courtesy of Videoal

The photo to the left sure looks like something out of Florida but it is located in the Tempe Lakeshore neighborhood.

Houses for rent in Tempe appear to be going for about $1,300 a month. Of course as you get closer to the ASU campus the more expensive the rentals become. However Arizona State University is developing a 3,000 to 4,000 bedroom project which means that less students will be searching for off campus options.

Neighborhoods in Tempe: Regatta Pointe, Tempe Town Lake, ASU, Brittany Lane, Loyola, Warner Ranch, and Papago Park Village.

Tolleson information

Located directly west of downtown Phoenix, Tolleson is a family oriented small town. A few neighborhoods in Tolleson that have rentals are Farmington Fields, SunSet Farms, and Volterra.