Columbus Area Community Spotlight: Pickerington

Pickerington HomesPickerington is an up-and-coming community located about 17 miles southeast of downtown Columbus. It is home to about 18,000 residents. The City of Pickerington prides itself on having a family-friendly, small-town atmosphere while providing abundant municipal services and amenities.

Residents of Pickerington enjoy many festivals and events throughout the year, such as the annual Violet Festival, featuring live entertainment, a car show, carnival rides, activities and plenty of food. Not to be outdone, the Taste of Pickerington brings out the best of local flavor. The fun continues with special events on Labor Day weekend and Independence Day, plus the Haunted Village in October and the Olde Village Holiday in December.

Pickerington’s quality of life is enhanced by over 150 acres of park land and 9 well-appointed parks. The Parks and Recreation Department maintains a public swimming facility, a skate park, a fishing pond, and sports fields for softball, soccer, tennis, and basketball. Numerous sports and educational programs are offered throughout the year. The 18-hole Disc Golf Course is open to the public and welcomes all skill levels.

Commerce in Pickerington is a mix of historic downtown shopping and modern retail development. Olde Pickerington Village features one-of-a-kind retail stores and restaurants housed in 1800’s architecture. The Hunter’s Run Centre offers national-brand stores and restaurants like Barnes & Noble, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Max & Erma’s. More business development is in the works.

A new state-of-the-art medical facility, OhioHealth Pickerington Medial Campus, will be opening in the spring of 2015. Area residents will have access to 24/7 emergency care, surgical services, laboratory and imaging services, sports medicine and rehabilitation, cardiac care, and more.

Pickerington is also home to the American Motorcyclist Association and the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum. Both are located on the same campus on Yarmouth Drive. The American Motorcyclist Association serves the concerns of highway, off-road and racing enthusiasts around the country.

Public education in Pickerington is well-regarded. The Pickerington Local School District is one of the top public school systems in Ohio, continually obtaining high ratings by the Ohio Department of Education. In 2014, Pickerington High School North received a “Silver” ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

Homes in Pickerington include affordable starter homes priced under $200,000. There is a good selection of mid-range homes and some luxury estates. New construction has been on the rise, providing you with even more choices for the money.

Let us be your guide to Pickerington! As your Exclusive Buyer’s Broker, we serve your best interests at all times. Unlike real estate agents and brokerages who represent sellers, as an Exclusive Buyer’s Broker, we only represent you, the buyer, getting you the best price and terms with no conflict of interest at all times.

Understanding this distinction could literally save you thousands of dollars not only on the purchase price and terms, but also on seller concessions and home inspection issues, whether you are a first-time homebuyer or an experienced homeowner!

Contact us with your home buying questions! Remember, we are with you every step of the way…all the way home!

Andrew Show
Broker, CEBA, CEBA-M, CNE, CSP, ABR-M, e-PRO, GREEN
Buyer’s Resource Realty Services
Serving Metro Columbus, Ohio with Exclusive Buyer’s Agents
7100 North High Street, Suite 204, Worthington, Ohio 43085
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