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The Weird Science Behind The Pumpkin Spice Latte

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Pumpkin Spice is to Fall, as Andrew Luck is to the Colt...wait, too soon?

Over the past decade, Pumpkin Spice has all but become the official face of Fall’s Annual Campaign to be elected Best Season.

But here at RE/MAX Advanced Realty and The Indy Home Pros Team, we wanted to know WHY Pumpkin Spice is so popular with hipsters and soccer moms alike. Stay tuned for more info on that. 

To better understand why Pumpkin Spice has captured America’s collective heart through its collective stomach, we must first understand its history. Just kidding.

No way we are going to bore you with its entire history; we might as well put a “click here to go back to whatever you were doing before you started reading this” button.

BUT! According to the History Channel, people have been using variations of Pumpkin Spice for roughly 3,500 years! The combination of spices listed below, nutmeg in particular, have been found in ancient pots in Indonesia, the Middle East, and Northern Africa.

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10 Unique Date Night Restaurants in Indy

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1. The Inferno Room

You may spy cannibals, headhunters, or the skulls of your enemies. But you will definitely find one of the largest collections of Papua New Guinea native art that exists outside of a museum. Whether you explore the depths of our spirit house or spend your evening relaxing in the Kahuna Lounge or Luau Room, you’ll be enjoying some of the best tropical libations in the Midwest. You’ll find classics from Don the Beachcomber, Trader Vic, and Indiana’s own Stephen Crane alongside contemporary tiki concoctions from our own Infernal Tribe. Come find yourself in the fiery depths of tiki bliss.” - The Inferno Room


2. 16-Bit Bar + Arcade...

10 Real Estate Twitter Accounts You Need To Follow

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Whether you're a seasoned agent, or a potential home buyer or seller looking for some inspiration, these 10 Twitter Accounts have all your needs covered!

10) Luxury Home Magazine @luxuryhomemag

Luxury Home Magazine offers beautiful photography of luxurious homes in the states. A link with additional housing information and photos can be found in each post. Follow this page to indulge in stunning homes around the country.

9) Spaces @spacespgn

Spaces posts unique homes around the world. Expect to see multiple tweets a day from this page of fantastic homes from places such...

Top 10 Interior Design Accounts on Instagram in Indianapolis

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We've made graphs, we've gathered public opinion, and we've monitored the dark web for mentions of these Instagram accounts. Then, we put all of the information into a highly advanced algorithm specifically designed for the creation of Top 10 Lists and it has now constructed THE OFFICIAL LIST of the TOP 10 INDIANAPOLIS INTERIOR DESIGN INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS. So, without further ado...we give you the Top 10 Indianapolis Interior Design Accounts on Instagram...

10) @wedgewoodbc

Interior Design Indianapolis Words on Monument Circle Instagram Accounts Top 10

Our #10 spot barely squeaking on the list is @wedgewoodbc! Their account is great, but they get the #10 spot because their relatively new to the IG game it looks like. We've got them down as "One to Watch", and we could not love their bio more, "Our goal is to create the right home for your changing lifestyle and have a better relationship at the end of the project than we did at the start." Give them a follow!

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5 Mistakes Most New Home Buyers Make

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5 Mistakes Most New Home Buyers Make


You’re setting out to buy a home and it’s likely one of the most exciting, and stressful, times of your life. And while it can be tempting to jump on a home search site that rhymes with pillow and go for it, you can now avoid the common pitfalls of first time homebuyers by naking sure you don’t commit any of these 5 mistakes that others have already made for you!

 

1) Not Figuring Out How Much House You Can Afford

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Like we said above, it can be tempting to get online and GO FOR IT! But then, you find it, the house of your dreams! BUT! By the time you find a realtor and try to set up a...

Indy's Tidy Queen Takes on Painful Project

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NEAT Method Indianapolis Owner, Sarah Davis, (317) 372-4968

NEAT Method Indianapolis Owner, Sarah Davis, stopped by The RE/MAX Advanced Realty Office to help Owner-Broker, Dennis Nottingham, tackle the painful project of organizing his infamously disheveled top desk drawer.

WATCH: The video below to see how Sarah helped Dennis go from hot mess to great success! 

NEAT Method is a transformational service that will take any space in your home and organize, declutter,...

3 Life-Changing Lessons from Japanese Home Organizational Expert, Marie Kondo

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Author of “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” and star of Netflix's successful series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo”, this organizational guru has made her mark on the world. Her trailblazing tidying and organizational method is becoming increasingly popular in households around the world.

Labeled the KonMari Method, Kondo has developed effective ways to help others sort and properly arrange all spaces of the home. The method is designed to allow people to assimilate the relationship they have with items scattered about their living space, and decide whether it is time to find the proper place for it or dispose of the item.

Below are 3 quotes from the expert’s book that highlight essential points to keep in mind when diving into the tidying process. Each excerpt assists the reader in understanding the importance of what aspects are involved in creating a home, the deeper meaning behind creating one’s ideal living space, and the impact a tidy living space has on a person’s overall well-being.


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REMAX Advanced Realty and Inglenook Zionsville Pocket Neighborhood Partnership

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TOUR: RE/MAX Advanced Realty and Indy Home Pros Team Brokers Jason and Joel Give You an Exclusive Tour of the Model Home in Inglenook of Zionsville Pocket Neighborhood Community of Cottage Homes.

RE/MAX Advanced Realty and The Indy Home Pros Team are excited to announce our newest partnership in the New Construction home space with Inglenook Communities. Specifically, Inglenook’s Zionsville Community.

WATCH: Exclusive Interview with Pocket Neighborhood Expert and Inglenook Architect, Ross Chapin. 

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8 Tips to Move Faster and More Effectively

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Move Faster and More Effectively: 8 Tips

Warm weather is here to stay, which means we've officially entered the 2019 Moving Season! RE/MAX Advanced Realty and The Indy Home Pros Team are here to help make your move better: Here Are 8 Tips!

 

1. Start Sooner

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Too many people wait until the last minute to begin packing, leading to horrendously long moving days and frustrated families the entire way. Avoid this pitfall by starting early!

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20 Must Do Things In Indianapolis This Summer

Things to Do in Indianapolis This Summer

It’s that time of year in Indy! People are complaining about the heat instead of the cold, sunscreen is flowing, and pools are bustling. Here are our 20 Things To Do In Indianapolis This Summer!

1. Hit the Top of The Soldiers and Sailors Monument

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Indy's hidden gem experience is waiting for you at The Top of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument! Most people living in Indianapolis have never been to the top, and we can't believe it! Check it out May thru October: Wednesday-Sunday 10:30AM-5:30PM. Nov thru April: Friday-Sunday only. 

2. Ride or Stroll the Cultural Trail

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