Make a dog evacuation plan in case of emergency
Most homeowners have never faced a life-threatening disaster, which increases the liklihood of chaos when it comes time to deal with an actual emergency. Whether it be a fire, a flood, a tornado, an earthquake--you name it--there should always be an ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on May 7, 2019 in Dog Life
Holliday Farms - Zionsville's new country club community
With a unanimous vote on July 2, the Zionsville Town Council approved the rezoning of 597 rural acres at Michigan and Willow roads that will become a luxury community in the heart of Zionsville. And while Zionsville already has an ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on August 17, 2018 in Zionsville
Offline chats: Connecting more deeply
Where do you have your most intimate conversations with those that you love, where your deepest emotions and most personal thoughts come spilling out?
For my husband AJ and I, it’s our swimming pool!
This habit of using the pool as a place to ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on June 1, 2018 in Kristie Fun
Home trend: Master-on-main floor plans
Home building trends come and go, but the master-on-main floor plan seems to be here to stay. This doesn’t just go for upper-end homes—you’ll find master bedrooms on main floors across every price point. (Scroll down for a full ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on April 26, 2018 in Buying a Home
Carmel’s hot new neighborhood: Jackson’s Grant on Williams Creek
Steeped in history and imbued with natural beauty and classic architecture, Jackson’s Grant on Williams Creek is one of Carmel’s newest and hottest neighborhood developments. Nestled between Spring Mill Road and Clay Center Road just ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on January 31, 2018 in Carmel
Experience the ultimate in amenities at Chatham Hills in Westfield
You make a thousand decisions at work every day. It’s nice to come home to a place where the amenities are so plentiful and well thought out that you don’t have to think. Everything is just easy:
Take Buddy to the private ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on July 25, 2017 in Luxury homes
Easter brunch, baskets and gratitudes
This year my husband and I will be staying in Indianapolis for Easter. Not sure if we will make a yummy brunch or venture out to one of the amazing restaurant brunch choices around town.
For those of you who are all-in with Easter festivities for ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 20, 2016 in Kristie Fun
Choosing a custom home builder: Top considerations
Custom homebuilding in Indianapolis can be intimidating—it was to me initially. From guiding numerous buyers through a custom home build, I’ve learned many pitfalls to avoid and experienced many happy stories. Before putting a shovel in ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 31, 2014 in Building a home
5 reasons to buy a Carmel home on a golf course
As the weather warms up, avid golfers hit the links on any day above 50 degrees, golf leagues kick off and the fairways turn emerald green. It’s a magical time for golf course communities in Carmel.
Now, I’m not a golfer, but I love ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 17, 2014 in Carmel
5 building trends in Indy
Building a new home in Indy is a great solution to the low inventory of homes on the market. Spring marks the busiest season to break ground on a new home in order to schedule a move-in date before school starts back at the end of summer. The Indy ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 12, 2014 in Building a home