Hi, here is a link for a "buyer's advisory" where you can get links to your questions about safety. Click: http://www.arizonahomesland.com/forbuyersorrenters.php
Click on the link regarding Buyer's Advisory- Arizona Department of Real Estate. Realtors may not comment on this time of information due to equal housing regulations. However, the buyer's advisory provides buyer's with the tools that they need to obtain the information.
Looking back the past four years in Phoenix, no area has had stable prices. If you would like to pick a neighborhood, I can give you some specific information on historical prices.
Papago Park is known for its desert feeling with parks, zoo, Botanical Gardens and golf course in the middle of the city. Very nice.
If I can answer any other questions, feel free to ask me.
Jeff Masich, RealtorÂ®
Arizona Homes and Land
HomeSmart Real Estate