Spotlight on Fishers, Indiana

Posted by:
Dennis Nottingham
October 24, 2012
2 minutes, 30 seconds

Thirty minutes northeast of Indianapolis in Hamilton County, Fishers is considered one of the best towns for families to live in the country according to Family Circle magazine. The town has a small airport, 20 schools at all levels (as well as private schools), and a growing economy with an increasing number of job opportunities. From a population of 350 in 1963 to 82,000 and growing today, Fishers has everything you need with the added convenience of being just a short drive to the big city!


Living in Fishers, you'll find a very active Homeowners' Association, a great selection of community events such as the Freedom Festival and Renaissance Fair, a farmer's market that runs from May through September, and a wide variety of organized team sports for children of all ages.


Fishers boasts 15 parks and natural areas and was dubbed a "Playful City USA" by KaBOOM. The town's Trail & Greenway System has more than 85 miles of trails for pedestrians and cyclists that link parks, schools, neighborhoods, and more! Several playgrounds, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, and basketball courts can also be found along the Trail & Greenway system. Fishers was ranked as one of the best golf communities in the U.S.A. by Livability. Several courses can be found in town including River Glen Country Club and Ironwood Golf Club.


If you are considering buying a home in Fishers, you won't be disappointed with the selection. From luxury properties to modest family homes, you'll find what you're looking for within your budget. Trulia reports that the average listing price is currently $280,000 with an average price per square foot of $75, an increase of 8.7% from last year. There are many starter homes priced under $100,000 that are a great opportunity for first time home buyers!

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