Top 10 list of New Year’s resolutions for your home
When the new year arrives, promises and resolutions abound. Here’s the top 10 list of what the resolute home owner should accomplish this year.
Ready for 2012? Here it comes:
Lose weight (cut energy use)
Quit smoking (purify indoor air)
Posted by Kristie Smith on December 31, 2011 in Home maintenance
Setting New Year's goals
Are you setting 2012 goals? If so, you might consider this: telling others your goals makes you LESS LIKELY to achieve them. Why is this true?
According to several psychologists, when you share your goals outloud, you get the psychological ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on December 27, 2011 in Goals
You CAN make a difference!
Have you heard Kid Rock’s new duet with Martina McBride, “Care”? Its message has really caught my attention. Here are the lyrics to the chorus:
“Cause I can’t stop the warShelter the homeless, feed the poorCan’t ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on December 17, 2011 in Better living
Avoiding Craigslist real estate scams in Indianapolis
When it comes to renting houses via Craigslist, the old saying “If it’s too good to be true, it probably is,” is especially apropos.
This scam has crisscrossed the United States for a few years now, but I want to make sure my ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on December 10, 2011 in Renting
Sell then buy, or buy then sell?
Many clients come to me with this chicken-and-egg dilemma: “Should I sell my home first and then search for my perfect new home, or should I find the perfect home and then sell?” Well, as with many dilemmas, it just depends. There are ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on December 5, 2011 in Selling a home
Super Bowl home rentals now available!
As a frequent traveler, I love staying in places that have the little touches of home. If you’re coming to Indianapolis for the 2012 Super Bowl festivities, you have the option of setting up football headquarters in the comfort of a spacious, ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on December 1, 2011 in Indianapolis