Tempe, The Lakes, Scottsdale, Chandler, Gilbert, Ahwatukee and East Valley Area Homes For Sale


CLICK HERE TO SEARCH LIVE MLS for homes or condos ANYWHERE in the Valley! This is the same system real estate agents use...live!


Hi, We are Ann and Ralph Heins and Len Meyer of HEINS REALTY.  Most home buyers, like yourself,  prefer to search the Internet for themselves before talking to a real estate agent. That's why I've set up this site to help you easily find homes in the  East Valley of the Greater Phoenix Metro area.   Just click the main search link at the top and you can search the entire MLS using the  SAME SYSTEM the agents use. If you want to start out using a very simple interface, just click on the link above or the Search For Homes tab at the top. If you would like a no-obligation demonstration of how to maximize the use this drop down box system please call Ann at

480-  797-2896 or email  Ann at Ann@HeinsRealtor.com


You  can also check out any of the links from the menu bar on the right hand sideto see predefined searches that might fit your needs. With just one click, you will see all of the currently matching properties directly from the MLS.  The listings you see will be up to date the very moment you clicked, unlike the lag time for many real estate sites you may be used to! 

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Do You Like Tempe? 

All your Tempe, AZ real estate questions answered!

Looking for homes for sale or want to list your home in Tempe with one of the leading agents?  Here is a wide variety of great information and resources to help you buy or sell a home more effectively in the Tempe, The Lakes, and Scottsdale areas. The Lakes, a Tempe resort-like community is a specialty. From information on the local community to advice about finding a  preparing your home to sell, it's all available here. FIRST TIME BUYERS are welcome!!!


You can also search for your ideal home by viewing current listings, mine and all the others, with detailed descriptions and photos. Or you can get help determining the value of your home by requesting a Comparative Market Analysis that includes the prices of similar homes that recently sold or are currently for sale in the Tempe, The Lakes, Scottsdale, Chandler, Gilbert Phoenix, Mesa areas.

Contact  Ann Heins
Phone: 480-797-2896
Email:  Ann@HeinsRealtor.com

The Lakes of Tempe official website click here


About Tempe, AZ and the metro Phoenix Area-So much to do!


Homes in Tempe range from lakeside to horse property. More than thirty-three percent of Tempe�s 61,000 plus housing units are single-family homes. Multi-family housing occupies much of the north part of the city, near Arizona State University and the business district. South Tempe contains many subdivisions and single family homes.


Several areas in Tempe provide unique living environments. Buena Vista Ranchos has homes designed with corrals to keep horses in your own yard. It also contains a jumping course located in a park. The Lakes subdivision offers homes built around several manmade lakes and offer boating, fishing, hiking.  The clubhouse has an outdoor heated Olympic sized pool, tennis courts, spa, fitness center, more! Pecan Grove offers homes in the shade of a multitude of pecan trees.


Over 785 businesses are located in industrial and office parks
Employ over 36,000 people
21% of all resident companies in Arizona classified as high-tech are located in Tempe including:
Allied Signal Medtronics
America West Airlines Micro-Rel
Three Five System Micro Age Computers
Litton Microchip Technology
Neleo Technology, Inc Motorola

Arizona State University
General Information:
(602) 965-9011

Elementary/Junior High
Tempe Elementary District No. 3
PO Box 27708
Tempe, AZ 85285
(602) 730-7100

Kyrene Elementary District No. 28
8700 S. Kyrene Road
Tempe, AZ 85284
(480)) 496-4600

High School
Tempe Union High School District
No. 213
500 West Guadalupe Road
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 839-0292

Tempe Community Services oversees most of the following and offers a seasonal program of recreation and activities for all ages. 1,100 acres in 47 parks and other facilities, including two municipal-owned golf courses. Kiwanis Park125 acres Gymnasium, Small lake for fishing and sailing, Tennis Courts, 54,000 sq. ft. recreation center, Volleyball Court, Wave Pool, Papago Park - Rolling Hills Golf Course. Proposed Rio Salado Project with a 5.5 mile recreational and commercial development area, Pyle Adult Recreation Center L, Desert Botanical Gardens, The Phoenix Zoo, Healthcare, Tempe St. Luke�s Hospital: 110-bed community hospital offering 24-hour emergency care, Level II Trauma. Variety of skilled nursing homes and retirement communities.


Phoenix is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona and the county seat of Maricopa County, as well as being the largest state capital in the United States by population. It is the largest city in the American Southwest and is the region's primary government, cultural, economic, and transportation center. Phoenix is located along the banks of the now normally dry Salt River, and was incorporated as a city on February 25, 1881. Tempe is adjacent to Phoenix and is close to Arizona State University, Sky Harbor Airport, and has sperior access to the major highways in The Valley of The Sun.


The city's estimated population as of 2006 was 1,512,986, making it the fifth largest city in the United States. At 515 square miles, its city proper is the 10th largest land area for a city in the United States, resulting in a lower population density. As of 2006, the Phoenix Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) was the 13th largest in the United States, with an estimated population of 4,039,182.

Phoenix and the surrounding area is home to a broad range of cultural activities including the performing arts, museums, and events.  Tempe is one of the smaller subrubs of Phonix with approximately 165,000 very happy residents.


Performing Arts

Found throughout the Phoenix area,  in Tempe,Phoenix, and Scottsdale, are several performing arts venues, including the Phoenix Symphony Hall. Groups such as Arizona Opera and Ballet Arizona perform there. Concerts also regularly make stops in the area. US Airways Center in downtown Phoenix, Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, and the Dodge theater (also in downtown Phoenix) are usually the venues for concerts. The Gammage Auditorium at ASU in Tempe hosts broadway type shows and special event.  The Tempe Art Center is homes to many wonderful functions.


Several museums are scattered around the valley. One of the most well-known museums in the area is the Heard Museum just north of downtown. From its start as a small museum, the Heard has grown in size and stature to where now it is recognized internationally for the quality of its collections of Native American art, its educational programming and its festivals. As of 2008, the collection of the Heard Museum consists of over 40,000 items, and it has over 130,000 square feet (12,000 m�) of gallery, classroom and performance space. Some of the signature exhibits include a full Navajo hogan, the Mareen Allen Nichols Collection containing 260 pieces of contemporary jewelry, the Barry Goldwater Collection of 437 historic Hopi kachina dolls, and an exhibit on the 19th century boarding school experiences of Native Americans. The Heard Museum now attracts about 250,000 visitors a year.


Other notable museums include the Arizona Science Center, Fleischer Museum, Hall of Flame Firefighting Museum, Arizona Historical Society Museum, Phoenix Museum of History, the Phoenix Zoo, and the Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park.


Hotels and Lodging
Phoenix offers a host of great hotels and resorts to stay at while visiting or waiting for a home.
Click the hotel link below and save 30% to 70% on retail hotel room rates. Call 1-800-679-7707
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Phoenix Area hotels and lodging


Phoenix Area Public Schools - District Maps and Links

Phoenix Area Public Schools and Library Links
Interactive school calendars map for 2008-2009 Maps and links to specific school districts
Map of Phoenix Elementary School Districts Map of libraries and Elementary School Districts
Map of Phoenix High School Districts Maps of Individual Schools
Map of libraries and High School Districts

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Phoenix Parks, Culture and Recreation

Looking to take in a little culture or get out and get active? In Phoenix you can do plenty of both.

You can browse through some of the Valley's best local art studios and museums. Explore the remains of a 1,500-year-old Hohokam village, enjoy a night at the theater or tour historic neighborhoods.


And when you�re ready for the outdoors, you can mountain bike along world-class trails, find solitude hiking in the expansive South Mountain Park and Preserve, picnic in one of more than 100 urban parks, cool off in one of 29 public swimming pools or play a round of golf at one of several championship courses.

Attractions in Tempe and the Phoenix Meto area.

The Phoenix area is a world-class destination because of its natural beauty, sunny skies, manicured golf courses and sports and cultural attractions.

The city�s extensive desert preserve system offers visitors easy access to the Sonoran Desert and its surprising biological diversity.


The Phoenix Points of Pride highlight many of the city�s most unique attractions, and city-run facilities such as Pueblo Grande Museum and Heritage and Science Park offer visitors a chance to learn about the Valley�s native heritage and history.

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Phoenix Area Links and Resources

Looking for Local Phoenix area News and Information?
Click the links below for the official city websites.

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Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

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Scottsdale and Phoenix Golf Courses and Information

Contact  Ann and Ralph Heins
So whether you're buying or selling, feel free to contact me below
Phone: 480-797-2896
Email: ann@heinsrealtor.com 
  Local Tempe, Mesa, Chandler and Scottsdale Area Links and Resources

The Lakes of Tempe official website click here

City of Tempe City of Scottsdale City of Mesa City of Chandler City of Phoenix
Tempe Resident
Scottsdale Resident Links Mesa Resident Links Chandler Resident Links Phoenix Resident Links
Tempe Business Links Scottsdale Business Links Mesa Business Links Chandler
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Tempe Visitor Links Scottsdale Visitor
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