Scottsdale, Arizona is just 20 minutes northeast of Phoenix with a population of almost 227,000 people. The different areas of Scottsdale offer a wide variety of real estate opportunities. Whether you are looking for a low maintenance, “lock and leave” seasonal home, or are looking a larger home in one of Scottsdale’s amenity-filled communities, Scottsdale has something for you. Scottsdale residents enjoy an environment rich with arts and culture, stunning views of the Sonoran Desert, and plenty of world-class golf courses. There is plenty to enjoy in Scottsdale including an exciting night life, dining, shopping, and hiking trails. The Scottsdale public schools are made up of both the Paradis Valley Unified District and the Scottsdale Unified District. There are also many private and charter schools in Scottsdale.