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Indianapolis’ diverse housing options allows you to easily choose the lifestyle you want.

An Indy resident can live in an urban setting, a suburban neighborhood, an exurban community or rural location, and still be in the office in less than 30 minutes. That’s possible because Indianapolis is the least congested metropolitan area in the country with more than one million people (according to The Fiscal Times). Indianapolis’ diverse housing options a gamer changer.

In addition to housing diversity, has recognized us as the easiest place to buy a home. When you take those two items and then throw in the affordability of homes, people are blown away.

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The Indianapolis Cottage Home neighborhood is steps away from downtown and captures the perfect blend of urban living and quaint, small-town vibes.

Fountain Square is an historic district located just southeast of downtown Indianapolis. It's a quirky neighborhood with a vibrant artist community, music scene, and unique housing opportunities.

For less than the monthly cost of a studio apartment on the West coast, you can have a home with a yard in Indianapolis.

And did we mention the #1 place to live according to Money Magazine is Fishers, IN? Fishers is just a short, 25-minute drive north from downtown. In fact, the average commute for Indy residents to work is only 22.5 minutes.

Downtown Neighborhoods

On the Northeast side of downtown Indianapolis sits Lockerbie, marked with tree lined, cobblestone streets and Victorian architecture. College grads and young professionals get their start in Mass Ave apartments and Broad Ripple bungalows. Artists create in Fountain Square lofts.

Suburban Neighborhoods

Seasoned professionals find luxury in Windsor Park townhomes and Meridian-Kessler mansions. And families cozy up in historic rehabs in Cottage Home and Chatham Arches. With an easy commute provided by the significant infrastructure in Indy, suburbs are a short drive away, offering their own downtowns and village appeals, empty nesty neighborhoods, townhomes, condows, and farms all within a very reasonable drive from work.

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