Find an Indianapolis gymnastics program for your child
One of the best-loved Olympic sports, gymnastics offers kids tremendous benefits—including physical fitness, confidence, time management skills and self-discipline—as well as a progression that can keep them motivated and fulfilled as ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on December 28, 2017 in Hobbies
Find Indianapolis dance programs for kids
Whether your child dreams of being the next Misty Copeland or just has extra energy to burn, dance offers numerous benefits that will be advantageous to him or her throughout their lifetime—including better overall physical health, social and ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on December 19, 2017 in Hobbies
Find cheerleading programs in Indy's north suburbs
If your child has energy to burn and is interested in tumbling, dance and teamwork, the sport of cheerleading could be for him or her!
Isn’t cheerleading a school extracurricular?
You’re no doubt familiar with cheerleaders who ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on December 14, 2017 in Hobbies
New Thanksgiving traditions
Do you and your loved ones have special traditions for the Thanksgiving holiday beyond watching football, stuffing yourself and taking an afternoon nap? If you’re looking to shake up your routine or add more meaning to the holiday, all these ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on November 6, 2017 in Better living
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
New beginnings in Zionsville
We officially closed and moved into our new Zionsville home at the end of June! It has been a long two years since our house fire, and it feels inexplicable to have reached this milestone! So many feelings flood my heart—pure joy, ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on October 10, 2017 in Building a home
A farewell to 121 E. Ohio St. and downtown Indy
As many of you know, my husband AJ and I lost our home to a devastating fire two years ago. Although we finally moved into our newly completed home in Zionsville recently, it was very bittersweet to say goodbye to the home we had been renting in ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on August 8, 2017 in Indianapolis
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
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 Buying a Home
Spring Indianapolis home maintenance tips
It’s hard to believe that spring is right around the corner—the first day of Spring 2014 was March 20th. The ground in Indianapolis is just starting to thaw, and neighbors are emerging from their Indy homes. As the snow melts and the sun ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 25, 2014 in Home maintenance
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
Green home cleaning in Indy
With spring-cleaning right around the corner, what types of cleaning products will you bring into your Indy home? With all the flu viruses that hit this winter, an obvious urge is to douse the whole home in bleach. Before you take to the floors and ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 1, 2014 in Home maintenance
How to enjoy a nice fireplace in Zionsville this winter
Will this winter ever wind down? Just when the sun starts to shine, another snow hits the 10-day weather forecast. But not to worry—this just means there’s more time to enjoy a fireplace in your Zionsville home this winter. With cabin ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on February 28, 2014 in Home maintenance
How to keep your golf swing warm in an Indianapolis winter
Does the chilly Indy winter have you dreaming of hitting the emerald green links of Indianapolis-area golf courses? Even with frost blanketing the fairways you can take your came indoors in Central Indiana. Fortunately, from Indianapolis to Carmel ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on February 24, 2014 in Hobbies
Running around town: Indianapolis’ themed runs and races
Even with Indianapolis’ sub-zero temperatures and snow blast, avid runners keep hitting the streets. I see runners in my neighborhood up and at ‘em before the sun rises. That’s some dedication! Training groups are forming in ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on February 10, 2014 in Indianapolis
Indianapolis cavemen diet: How to eat Paleo in Indy
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Each year, new diets and health plans emerge as hot topics—some may call them fads. However, the Paleo Diet that Indianapolis homes are adopting is backed by a long history. Popularizing of the ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on February 1, 2014 in Better living
How’s a brand-new home sound to you?
New home in Fishers under construction
Indianapolis new home construction plays an integral part of the Indy real estate landscape. For some buyers, new is the only way to go. For others, the low inventory of Indianapolis homes leaves no other ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on January 30, 2014 in Building a home
How to keep your 4-legged friends active this winter
With an Indianapolis winter unlike most of us have seen, I keep hearing chatter about “cabin fever”. A lot of us hunkered down and decreased activity, leaving our dogs yearning for some exercise. Despite the snow, the show must go ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on January 27, 2014 in Better living
Year-round fresh produce delivered to your Indianapolis home
Improving health tops just about everyone on the Indy Homes Team New Year’s resolutions each year—myself included. This year our entire team is taking the Whole30 Challenge in January — nothing processed for 30 days. I also ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on January 15, 2014 in Better living
5 reasons Indianapolis needs you to list your home NOW
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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