All the Buzz: Beekeeping Basics
Sustainable, eco-friendly and useful gardens are trending these days. Fruit shrubs and trees, herb and vegetable gardens, compost piles, bees, chickens and goats all produce something and earn their keep in exchange for their little piece of your ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 30, 2014 in Homeowners
Beefy Goodness: The Best Burgers in Indianapolis
On crisp Fall days, we love to grill out - especially burgers. (Hopefully those of you with new homes are also enjoying this part of home ownership as well!) But there are also days that we just don't feel like cooking, so we opt to go out. With so ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 28, 2014 in Local Indy
Beyond Blue or Pink: Creative Nursery Paint Ideas from Pinterest
Oftentimes, families that we serve here at Home to Indy are looking to upsize their home because they're expanding their family, which means they're usually looking to add a few bedrooms. Even as we tour potential houses, couples will comment about ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 25, 2014 in Home and Family
On Par: 7 Great Indy Golf Courses
Indianapolis is a sports city. We have our Pacers and our Colts and our checkered flags, so it’s no surprise that our golf scene is really quite respectable.
Arnold Palmer once said, "Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 23, 2014 in Indianapolis Things to Do
Fun, Scary, and Haunted: Fall Activities in Indianapolis
Fall is one of our favorite times here at Home to Indy! The leaves are changing; the weather is getting cooler; the Colts are back in season; the Pumpkin Spice Latte is back at Starbucks... what's not to love?
If you're new to the Indianapolis ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 21, 2014 in Indianapolis Things to Do
Feeding Your Family: Farm to Table and Container Gardening
If you've purchased a new home recently, you're likely considering some upgrades - like painting a few rooms or even bigger projects like tearing down walls. (For those, you might considering hiring a repair specialist.) Other projects are much more ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 18, 2014 in Home and Family
Riding for Charity in Indy
There are certain combinations that just make sense. Cookies and cream. Bert and Ernie. Chips and Salsa. And Motorcycles and Charity.Every Summer, Indianapolis has a host of events featuring that very mashup and bikers riding for a cause will ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 16, 2014 in Local Indy
Bleeding Blue: How to Throw the Best Colts Party
It's Fall, which means it's football season. If you're in or around Indianapolis, chances are that you are a Colts fan just like we are here at Home to Indy. One of the best ways to celebrate your new home is to have people over. So why not host a ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 14, 2014 in Home and Family
Dog Days: Keeping Your Pooch Active, Cared For, and Groomed
We're big pet fans here at Home to Indy. We have agents who love horses - others who have cats and still more who own dogs (or do their dogs own them?). Regardless, we understand how important pets are to your family.
For those of you with pups who ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 11, 2014 in Parks and Recreation
Garden Getaway: Creating an Outdoor Living Space
When its time to relax, its easy to get sucked into a couch in front of the TV or a desk chair in front of a computer. But if you really want a luxurious, vacation-at-home kind of spot for every day relaxation, consider your own back yard. There ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 9, 2014 in Homeowners
DIY vs Hiring a Professional: How to Know When to Call in Reinforcements
You've just purchased a new home, and you already have a To Do list a mile long of improvements you want to make to it: add crown molding, paint the bathroom, add on a deck, maybe knock out a wall or two.
In a world where there are more DIY blogs, ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 7, 2014 in Home Maintenance Tips
Painting Tips: What You Need to Know Before You Start Taping
Most of us would like to think that we could decently paint a room, right? How hard can it be? Pick a color, slap it on the wall, and you're good...right? Well, there's a bit more to it than that. In fact, we would argue that there's an art to ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 4, 2014 in Home Maintenance Tips
Dip Into Fun: An Indy Pool Buying Guide
The hot summer months make us all crave a way to stay cool and if you’re thinking that installing a swimming pool might be your families future solution, here are some things to consider and a few ideas for area contractors.
What to consider ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 2, 2014 in Homeowners