Translation, please? Understanding Indy-speak
Like any city, Indianapolis has its own vernacular. We’ve compiled this glossary to help demystify this jargon for Indy newbies. Study and practice—in no time, you’ll sound like a local!
Boilermakers—The nickname for Purdue ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on February 13, 2023 in Relocation
Tips to Make your Move Easier for your Dog
You found the home of your dreams! You’re ready to move into the new phase of your life—but what about your pup? As dog lovers, we at Indy Homes want to help you ensure a smooth transition for your furry friend.
Dogs love routine (just ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on August 5, 2022 in Dog Life
What’s IN Indiana’s new marketing campaign?
Population growth is an essential ingredient of a healthy real estate market – when new residents move into a community, we are all the winners. That’s why the Indiana Association of REALTORS® advocates for programs like READI ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on June 8, 2022 in Indianapolis
How To Make Moving Easier, More Economical, and Eco-Friendly
I love anything that makes moving easier, because let’s face it, moving is one of the most tedious, expensive, stressful and most dreaded tasks there is.
So I was thrilled to run across this new-to-me moving solution: Bin It.
No more ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on February 28, 2021 in Relocation
New Residents, We'll Help You Find the Perfect Home!
Congratulations to all fourth-year medical students around the country who celebrated Match Day on Friday March 20th! Hopefully your Match celebration parties will be rescheduled so that you can celebrate in-style versus sequestered inside ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 22, 2020 in Buying a Home
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
Tired of the Chicago grind? Give Indianapolis a look
We get it—Chicago is an amazing city with so much to see and do. But it can be impersonal, expensive, frustrating and COLD! If you’re re-thinking the rat race of Chicago living, we invite you to give Indianapolis a look. Indy offers a ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on October 19, 2017 in Indianapolis
Congrats; you’re moving! And, since you are a grown-up making your next move, you can’t just borrow your friend’s pickup truck for your bed and dresser, throw the rest of your stuff in the trunk of your car and be done. Chances ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on July 22, 2015 in Relocation
Six ways to make Indianapolis moving easier for your kids
We’re moving. Not far. Just a couple miles up the road…but for kids, a move is a move. It doesn’t matter if it’s two miles or 2000 miles. Moving’s isn’t easy on kids. They don’t/can’t see the big ...
Posted by Pete Gilbert on May 13, 2015 in Relocation
Using Paths to QUALITY to find an Indy childcare center
Finding childcare for children can be one of the most daunting tasks for any family and especially for families relocating to Indianapolis. Without an established referral network, relocation families often rely on what ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on April 25, 2014 in Better living
What do craft beer and real estate have in common?
Just over a year ago, I had a single conversation (over a couple of beers) that altered my seemingly predictable future. Who would have guessed that today I would be passing out business cards for Indy’s newest craft brewery, Tow Yard Brewing? ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 20, 2014 in Entrepreneurship
A guide to Indianapolis private high schools
In my role as relocation director at Keller Williams Realty, I am often asked about Indianapolis' private high schools. Indianapolis offers a wide variety of private high schools, large and small, with unique curricula, programs and missions.
Posted by Kristie Smith on July 2, 2012 in Indianapolis
A guide to Indianapolis top employers
As relocation director at Keller Williams Realty, I am often called upon to provide tours of Indianapolis for different corporations’ executive job candidates. One question I’m asked time and again by these candidates is “If I move ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on May 15, 2012 in Relocation