In Irvington, Indiana, the housing market is hotter than an Indy car engine on 500 Day, according to WISH-TV.

People who live in Irvington once called their historic, east-side community “Indy’s best kept secret.” Now, the secret is out. Real estate agents say the housing market in Irvington is hotter than ever before, as more and more people want to move into the thriving area.

Just about 10 minutes from downtown Indianapolis, Irvington has the benefits of a big city, but the historic district also has a tight-knit community of neighbors and local businesses.That combination could be why homes are flying off the market so quickly.

Brian Gooch has lived in Irvington for two-and-a-half years. He and his wife decided to downsize and opted to sell their four-bedroom, 90-year-old home. They weren’t ready for what happened next.

“The house was sold before it hit the market,” said Gooch.

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