A Conversation with the Thompsons
A Conversation with the Thompsons

Kim and Linda Thompson weren’t exactly in the market for a new home, but when they walked through an unfinished McKenzie model one rainy afternoon, all that changed. Avid travelers, entertainers, and empty nesters, they’d become accustomed to the conveniences …

How We Built Our Second Dream Home
How We Built Our Second Dream Home

After dedicating 42 years of his life to the insurance business, Ed Buhl was ready to retire. He and his wife, Tavie, had raised their family in the small town of Van Wert, Ohio, but their two sons had since …

Explore the Picturesque Possibilities of Jackson’s Grant
Explore the Picturesque Possibilities of Jackson’s Grant

Situated inside the Williams Creek neighborhood in Carmel, historic Jackson’s Grant is marked by the surrounding beauty of scenic woods and peaceful streams. This community boasts an incredible array of amenities including multiple swimming pools, tennis courts, and walking trails. …

What I Gained When I Downsized
What I Gained When I Downsized

McKenzie Collection welcomes guest author Brad Shearer, a homeowner in Bridgewater Commons: My wife, Gabriela, and I started thinking about downsizing a few years ago. We loved many things about our old house, but we had three rooms we almost …

Downsize Without Leaving Your Memories Behind
Downsize Without Leaving Your Memories Behind

When her children became teenagers, Kim Cavalier started to think about downsizing. She was living in a 6,500-square-foot home on the east side of Carmel, and the upkeep was exhausting. “I just didn’t want to maintain anymore,” she explains. “My …

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