Reading the motto “Service at a Higher Elevation”, you can't help but wonder whether Flagstaffians are as polite and service-oriented as the motto seems to suggest. In actual fact, the people in Flagstaff are wonderful, which is the main reason why it is such a great city, with a high standard of living. It is located at a high elevation, above 2,000 meters. The reason for this is because Flagstaff was developed in the “heart” of the mountains, in the central part of Arizona. If you love nature and highlands, then Flagstaff is heaven for you. A low unemployment rate and low humidity adds to the attractiveness of Flagstaff.
Due to its location, Flagstaff has numerous outdoor recreational opportunities. Major attractions include breathtaking destinations like the Walnut Canyon National Monument, Coconino National Forest, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Lava River Cave, Humphreys Peak and the Grand Falls of the Little Colorado River. Other important landmarks of Flagstaff include the Wupatki National Monument, Lowell Observatory, Museum of Northern Arizona, Twin Arrows Casino and The Arboretum at Flagstaff.
Relocating to a new city means that you have to change your child’s school, your job and your family home. For your child’s education, the Flagstaff Unified School District has several good schools under its purview, so there is nothing to worry about in this respect. Higher education is provided by the Northern Arizona University and Coconino Community College. Meanwhile, the largest employers in the area are in public administration, education, tourism and transportation, so you will likely get a job in any of these.
As for the housing market, the most attractive homes here are the new condos for sale in Flagstaff by well-known homebuilders such as Dorn Homes, Mandalay Homes and Symmetry Companies. For a townhome with 2,000 square feet, you have to pay $775,000, while for a townhome that has 3,000 square feet, the price is estimated at $898,000. NewHomeSource will help you with the search.