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Crime & Safety in San Tan Valley : Real Estate Advice

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Dawnbarshai, Home Buyer in Queen Creek, AZ
Tue Jun 23, 2015
Dawnbarshai answered:
I've been here since 2004. There wasn't much out here back then, but it has changed a lot. (You don't have to drive to the next town for a Walmart.) It's very safe, very peaceful. As worry most of Arizona, people tend to mind their own business, unless you all for help. Then a perfect stranger will give you the shirt off their backs. There are 2 real things that keep our housing low. 1, as many have said, there is often a commute to work, or a Waterpark, shopping mall, etc. 2, it's HOT. It's a dry heat, so you aren't all sticky, but it's oppressive. You must plan things around that. But with that also comes the monsoon. Late in summer, we have some of the most awe inspiring thunder storms, and when they roll in from the open desert, it carries the amazing fragrance, from the resin from the creosote bushes. So it really depends on what type of person you are. If you need bustling cities, this isn't a good place for you. If you enjoy sitting out with a friend having a tea, add the sunsets in a spectacular way, this just might be a place you'd enjoy. ... more
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RNR, Home Buyer in San Tan Valley, AZ
Thu Jul 18, 2013
RNR answered:
American Leadership Academy....A new campus was opened in Queen Creek....I live in San Tan myself and my kids attend. The High School is 7-12 and on the same property but separate there is ALA Elementary K-6. The school does require uniforms which are inexpensive and keep your wallet fat!! Good Luck. ... more
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Sherry Hager, Home Buyer in Peoria, AZ
Tue May 29, 2012
Sherry Hager answered:
All areas have their fair share of crime, but San Tan Valley homes are typically cheaper because they are so much farther from the city. Most of them are at least 13 miles to the freeway and then another 13-15 miles to the city areas. The land there was cheap when the builders bought it and they passed on the savings to the buyers. ... more
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