March 30th, 2012

Schoolhouse(s) Rock

by cgindy

It doesn’t take a realtor to know that the best way to build a community is education.  As the schools in an area improve and prove themselves, homebuyers are more likely to invest with their money and families.  For decaides, the debate on the merits of Indianapolis’ public education has raged in Marion County and […]

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March 26th, 2012

The Fringe

by cgindy

“I’ve gotta tell you, Timmy – you’ve always lived on the fringe . . . and I like that.”  My friend looked out the window of my 22nd Street apartment as the Sunday morning light started to creep across MLK Park and the old church across the street.  He had suffered a particularly rough night; […]

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March 22nd, 2012

INfectious

by cgindy

When Julie Tornquist first came to Indianapolis with her husband five years ago, they were not familiar with the area at all. They understood that the city was a diverse and vibrant place, but an early meeting with a realtor opened her eyes to some local perceptions. “He saw that we were white and executive, […]

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