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Celebrating the Holidays in Indianapolis

Circle of Lights Downtown Indianapolis

I remember the first time I saw Soldiers and Sailors Monument lighted at Christmas in downtown Indianapolis. The ten year old child never forgot the beauty of seeing so many lights on what is dubbed by some, as the worlds tallest Christmas tree. For that little girl, it was a mesmerizing sight.

It’s still amazing to visit Monument Circle during the holidays, partly to enjoy the beauty and partly to satisfy the memories of a little girl. Walking around the Circle, people stop every few minutes to admire the monument all dressed up for the holidays. It’s magical!

While the memories of yesteryear are firmly planted in my mind, it’s more exciting for me as an adult. When I was a child, the...

My Top 10 Picks for Holiday Fun in Indianapolis

Circle of Lights at Monument Circle

The Holidays are a perfect time to get out and explore the city. The Holiday calendar for Indianapolis is jam packed with activities for every day in the month of December. These are some of my favorites.

  1. Circle of Lights at Soldiers and Sailors Monument -  Whether you drive, walk or take a horse drawn carriage around the circle, this Indianapolis landmark is a must see during the Holidays.

  2. ...

Help! My Home Didn't Sell - Part 3 - Competition

Whether you’re the competitive type or not, competition plays a huge role in the sale of a home. I’m not sure why, but it seems when one person puts their home on the market in a neighborhood, a few more do the same. In some areas around Indianapolis, there are simply, too many homes available.

There’s usually some distinguishing factors why a buyer will ultimately choose one home over another.

Evaluating what other homes in the market offer compared to your home is the first place to start. There are the obvious differences:

  • Square Footage
  • Number of Bedrooms
  • Location Within the Neighborhood
  • Garage Size
  • Single Level or Two Story
  • Price

There’s also the differences in amenities which can make a home more attractive to buyers in the market.

  • Landscaping
  • Flooring
  • Appliances
  • ...
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