I’m an active real estate agent in the Indianapolis area. There are a few subdivisions and areas that I find really attractive and would like to get the word out.
I have a special liking to this neighborhood, as a matter of fact, so much so that I live here! My kids love it, it’s in great School System (Center Grove), all the houses are different, price range of about 450 K and up and maybe 99.9% full. As a matter of fact, I think there might be 2-3 lots still available. That’s not too bad out of approximately 181 total lots Highland Park started with.
We have a lake at the front of the neighborhood (Lanarkshire Dr) and a creek that runs through the middle. The kids that live in here like to collect fish and stuff in the creek. It’s such a pretty setting and a nice safe place to raise a family. I’ve got my pick of locations and on the Southside of Indianapolis, this is one of the best.
We don’t have many houses at all that go through foreclosure. That may sound silly to even mention, but it does effect your neighborhood home values. Highland Park homeowners usually just leave due to relocation predominately (high ratio of executives) and downsizing.
Our price per square foot it still great (anywhere from $100 sq foot to $171 square foot) and the houses don’t stay on the market long. I think our average is maybe 120 days which in the upper end market is fantastic.
Last year we had sales at $925,000 and $720,000, $540,000 all the way to our lowest sale at $425,000, I was lucky and got to sell the two highest priced homes in here last year.
We have an active Home Owners Association to keep the neighborhood looking good and usually have a yearly picnic to gather all the neighbors together and help everyone get to know one another.
I’m attaching a link for the HOA here. This gives some great information on Highland Park especially on the Covenants and Restrictions in place. http://www.highlandparkhomeowners.com/
We have currently got a few nice homes for sale in the neighborhood if you know anyone who is looking in lovely Greenwood, Indiana. Remember alot of people commute downtown from here. It’s about 20 minutes and we have very low traffic.
Anyway, the list is always changing but we got a beautiful home on the lake with about 8300 sq ft for $849,900 all the way down to the more affordable 4700 sq ft home on the water with a pool for $424,000.
It’s basically brand new and ready to move into!
Highland Park is just one of many subdivisions that are well maintained and kind of a hidden secret in the Greenwood Indiana area. It’s not very often that you can have a great public school system, nice quiet area to live and be close to the highways are downtown all at a very affordable price.
Signing off today to go out and weather the ice! Take care and stay warm,