The Phoenix Vicinity area of the D.R. Horton website is designed to be a comprehensive, easy to use real estate resource for finding new homes and new home communities in the Phoenix, Arizona Vicinity. If you're looking for new homes in the Phoenix Vicinity of Arizona, you've come to the right place. D.R. Horton is America's largest homebuilder and has been one of the most successful new home builders since 1978. D.R. Horton builds single family homes, condos, and townhomes in some of the finest areas throughout Phoenix, Arizona vicinity.
The Phoenix vicinity has some of the most affordable homes in Arizona. Many people wanting to purchase a new home prefer the Phoenix area because of its affordability and availability of jobs. Popular cities for new home developments include Glendale, Peoria, Surprise, Phoenix, Buckeye, Maricopa, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Gilbert & Chandler.
Most people in the Phoenix Vicinity consider the area's climate near perfect. Located in the northeastern reaches of the Sonoran Desert, Phoenix has a subtropical arid climate with hot summers and warm winters. On average, Phoenix has only 5 days per year where the temperature drops to or below freezing. Phoenix averages 85% of sunny days and receives very little rainfall, the average annual total at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport being 8.3 inches. Although thunderstorms are possible at any time of the year, they are most common during the monsoon from July to mid-September as humid air surges in from the Gulf of California. Winter storms moving inland from the Pacific Ocean occasionally produce significant rains but occur infrequently.