Tempe is one of the Valley's most vibrant, sought-after cities! The home of Arizona State University (ASU), it bustles with over 41,000 students, offering a remarkable variety of activities and amenities that create a robust environment for students and non-students alike to enjoy.
Tempe has a strong housing market. It offers a broad range of home styles, to suit nearly every lifestyle. Many properties have enjoyed recent, beautiful renovation. Contact me for clickable, accurate, up-to-date Tempe market trends.
HISTORYTempe was founded in 1871 as Hayden's Ferry, in honor of Charles Trumbull Hayden, who owned a flour mill and a ferry that ran across the Salt River. In 1879, it was renamed Tempe (Tem-PEE) after the Vale of Tempe in ancient Greece. In 1886 ASU's progenitor, the Arizona Territorial Normal School, was founded and later became Arizona State University.