Seizing the Moment: Why Selling Your Home Now Can Be the Smartest Move
In the world of real estate, timing can be everything. Unfortunately, fears about timing can be crippling. This year we've had hundreds of Carmel homeowners with a desire to make a move yet become paralized by fears of costs and interest rates....
Posted by Kristie Smith on September 24, 2023 in Selling a home
Selling in the Spring? Have Exterior Photos of your Home Taken Now
If you are planning on selling your Indianapolis home in the spring, NOW is the time to have exterior photos of your home taken. The reason why is very simple. If you put off pictures until you list your home in the spring, your yard will ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on September 30, 2022 in Selling a home
Coronavirus Impact on Indianapolis Real Estate
The coronavirus pandemic has created many frightening headlines over the past few weeks. In times of uncertainty, one of the best things we can do to ease our fears is to educate ourselves with research, facts, and data. Digging into past ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 28, 2020 in The Market
Introducing the BEST Indy real estate website - the NEW IndyHomes.com
After many months of hard work, we’re thrilled to introduce you to the NEW IndyHomes.com. Chock-full of information you won’t find anywhere else and cutting-edge functionality, we’ve built the site around you, our end user. ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on January 22, 2018 in Indianapolis
What I wish I had known before buying my first home
I bought my first home in 2004, I was only 24 years old at the time. I believed that I had a firm grasp on “adulting,” and when I look back it is rather silly the things I thought I knew about homeownership that I really had no clue ...
Posted by Sarah Callahan on November 17, 2017 in Buying a Home
Is your home ready to sell to the 'activity generation'?
Indianapolis REALTOR Kristie Smith explains how the characteristics of Gen Xers—the “activity generation”—influence how and why they buy certain homes and not others. Is your listing optimized for the activity generation? ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on June 12, 2017 in Selling a home
Do I have to replace my appliances to sell my home?
Many of our listing clients ask us if they need to update their kitchen appliances before selling their home. As you might guess, there are no hard and fast rules. It really depends on a number of factors: the home’s price point, what the ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on May 23, 2017 in Selling a home
Indianapolis is a seller’s market and your home is in demand!
If you’re a homeowner who’s been thinking about selling, NOW is the time! Demand for homes is high, and the Indianapolis real estate inventory is sparse—which means you’re in a good position to sell your home for a nice ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on February 27, 2017 in Selling a home
Transform your outdated home to ensure a quick sale
The condition of your home is one of the most important factors in attracting buyers and getting your home sold fast. In today’s market, busy buyers short on money, time and handyman skills want to purchase a move-in ready home. No outdated ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on August 15, 2016 in Selling a home
Preparing to sell
Have you ever put a house up for sale before? Holy schinkes, I see why people don’t do it very often.
Earlier this year, my wife and I decided we were going to move. We’d only been here a couple of years, but found a house we really ...
Posted by Pete Gilbert on July 1, 2015 in Selling a home
Getting your Indy home ready to sell – Part II
inteSelling your home can be an emotional process and often an overwhelming one. The Indy Homes Team will guide you through each step in the process to ensure it’s the most enjoyable and profitable experience it can be.
In Getting Your Indy ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on June 14, 2014 in Selling a home
Getting your Indy home ready to sell – Part I
First impressions are everything when you’re trying to sell your Indianapolis home, even with record-low real estate inventory. It’s a great time to list and sell your home but remains crucial to put your home’s best foot forward ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on May 21, 2014 in Selling a home
5 reasons Indianapolis needs you to list your home NOW
Indy Homes Team listing
The 2013 Indianapolis real estate market demonstrated improvements with increased home sales prices and lower inventory of foreclosures. The Indy Homes Team facilitated multiple-offer scenarios for our clients listing homes ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on January 15, 2014 in Selling a home
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