Located just minutes away from Phoenix, the city of Surprise has easy access to nearby airports and big city amenities. Residents enjoy sunny year-round weather along with annual recreational activities.
The city's sprawling 180-acre recreation campus at Surprise Center features a 10,562 square foot Aquatic Center, a 23,000-square-foot regional library that overlooks a five-acre lake, a 13,500-square-foot recreation center, a 37-acre community park, and the 132-acre Spring Training facility for the Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals. For additional recreational activities, residents and visitors can partake in boating, fishing, sailing, water skiing, swimming, camping and scenic boat tours on Lake Pleasant.(more)
Nearby desert settings encourage hiking, rockhounding, horseback riding or picnicking. Golf is a very popular sport that residents take part in and the city offers eight beautiful public golf courses. Additional golf courses are also available within a 30-minute drive, many which have hosted PGA and LPGA events. Real estate options in Surprise include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums, and investment properties.
Surprise Real Estate Info: Prices of Homes for Sale in Surprise
The real estate market in Surprise consists of single-family detached homes, condominium and townhomes. Prices for modest 3 bedroom homes in Surprise start in the high $100,000s to upwards of $2.5 million for beautiful estate homes complete with spectacular views. Many homes on the higher end of the price range include vaulted ceilings, swimming pools and multiple car garages. For Surprise area condos and townhomes with amenities such as community swimming pool and recreation rooms, prices range from under $100,000 to the low $300,000s.
Surprise, Arizona Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Surprise Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 20th, 2019: homes priced around $284,022 compared to $284,884 the previous week, for a slight decrease of less than -1%. For Tuesday, August 20th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.