Situated in the southwestern corner of Arizona, Yuma is an incorporated city and the county seat of Yuma County. As the principal city of the Yuma metro area, the population has grown to approximately 95,000 and surges to nearly 200,000 when the warm weather beckons snowbirds in the winter.
Bordered by California and Mexico, Yuma is just west of the confluence of the Gila and Colorado River, less than 150 miles from San Diego and just 60 miles from the Gulf of California in Mexico. As the sunniest place on the planet, 90% of the days in Yuma are filled with sunshine.
Nearby, the Kofa Mountain Range and wildlife preserve, Martinez and Mittry Lakes and the Algodones Dunes provide plenty of sites for outdoor recreation for the populace. Yuma’s dry, sunny weather and diverse playground makes for excellent recreation options for residents, including tennis, golf, birding, hiking, off-road vehicle play and water sports.
Downtown Yuma has been rejuvenated in the last decade bringing new life to the area with the reopening of Main Street, new city hall construction, and the restoration of the Ocean-to-Ocean Bridge. The Yuma Art Center in town hosts a variety of shows and classes, galleries and gift shops of local artists amongst Art Deco murals. Residents can stroll downtown for unique shopping, eateries and galleries. Yuma is a city where the active community meets nature, combining a beautiful desert backdrop with a low cost of living, plenty of recreational options and perennial sunny weather.
Yuma Real Estate Market Info - Prices of Houses for Sale in Yuma
Yuma offers a diverse housing inventory from modest starter homes to custom stunners. Finished in stucco, brick or siding, residents can choose from ranch ramblers and traditional style homes to split-level southwestern and adobe style homes. Select your Yuma home from stand-alone mature neighborhoods to gated subdivision communities with a list of amenities, or wow-factor waterfront homes with private boat docks. Yuma has a home to fit most any wish list or budget. Single family homes in Yuma range from $50,000 to over $600,000 for waterfront locales. Townhomes and Yuma area condominiums start from $80,000 and range up to $200,000 or more for exclusive amenities. Land property is available from $20,000 to $400,000, depending on acreage, views, and utilities present.
Yuma For Thursday, August 21st, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.25%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.23%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.56%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.70%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Yuma AZ. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Yuma to help you find the best home!