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
2018 Indianapolis home tours and garden walks
If you’re into watching the shows on HGTV, you probably love a great home and garden tour, too. You’re in luck, because Indianapolis offers a wide variety of tours all year long. Need home décor inspiration? Check. Have a green ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on May 3, 2018 in Indianapolis
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
My New Year's resolutions for a saner life
It’s probably an understatement to say that 2017 was crazy for me. Between finalizing the build of our home and a busy year in real estate thanks to the HOT Indianapolis market, I sometimes didn’t know if I was coming or going. I salute ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on December 31, 2017 in Goals
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
7 reasons to hire a Realtor when building a new home
The Indianapolis Business Journal recently reported that area builders are off to the best first half of the year since 2007. These results are a reflection of how far the market has come since the housing bust of 2008, as well as the current low ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on August 30, 2016 in Building a home
Zionsville offers quality of life and solid home investments
Survey after survey shows that Zionsville, Indianapolis’ northwest suburb, is a great place to live. Not only is it continually near the top of the safest places to live in Indiana, it’s even been called the safest place in the United ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on July 28, 2016 in Zionsville
Indianapolis luxury bathroom trends: TOTO Washlet
As we build our new home in Lost Run Farm, I am overwhelmed by all the CHOICES we have with every selection for our home. Some options seem unique and fun; others seem excessive. The Toto Washlet was an option suggested by Ferguson as we chose all ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on May 12, 2016 in Luxury homes
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
CNN ranks Carmel, Indiana top US small city to live
Great job, Carmel! CNN's Money magazine recently listed Carmel, Ind., the best small city to live in the U.S.! Now the rest of the country knows what we in Central Indiana have known for some time. Even though I don't personally live in Carmel, my ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on August 21, 2012 in Buying a Home
Innovative floor plans enter the Indianapolis new home market!
As a REALTOR, I regularly show my clients brand-new homes and introduce them to both custom and production builders and the communities they build in. Many times I find myself feeling like I’m in the movie Groundhog Day—showing the exact ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on May 31, 2012 in Building a home