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Tuesday, August 21, 2018   /   by Mia Franzen

Renovations to boost resale value!!

It is no secret that renovations, small or large, can help tremendously in increasing the resale value of a home upwards of 10-12%. Continue reading to find out things you can do around the house to squeeze some extra money out of your investment!
Renovation Tips:

Use universally flattering designs to appeal to all
Design with buyers in mind
Choose types of fixtures and styles that will appeal to your target audience


Approximate Pricing for Renovation Projects:

Painting
$200-$400
$200 if doing yourself
$400 if hiring a painter
Duration: One Day

Crown Molding
$300-$500 per room
Duration: Less than a week

Bathroom Remodel
$35,000-$65,000+
Duration: 3 Weeks - 3 Months

Kitchen Renovation
$65,000-$100,000+
Duration: 6 Weeks - 3 Months


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Wednesday, June 13, 2018   /   by Mia Franzen

History of the American Flag

Flag day said to have originated in 1885 by BJ Cingrand. He was a school teacher in Fredonia, Wisconsin


He arranged for his students and staff to observe June 14th as the American Flag's Birthday


You would think that would be July 4th, but that day is America's birthday, not the American Flag!


June 14, 1889 - George Balch, kindergarten teacher in New York City, arranged for the children of his school to celebrate this day as "Flag Day" (the shortened version of Flag Birthday)


The State Board of Education adopted this in New York City


1891 - Betsy Ross held Flag Day celebration


Dr. Edward Brooks, Superintendent of Philadelphia Public Schools instructed that Flag Day exercises be held on June 14, 1893 in Independence Square


The kids were assembled, each with a flag, singing patriotic songs


1894 - Governor of New York demanded that on June 14th flags must be displayed on all public buildings


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Wednesday, June 6, 2018   /   by Mia Franzen

New World Trade Center? Get the inside story here.

The man behind the idea? Larry Silverstein with Stilverstein Properties Chmn & NYC mega real estate developer.
More than 16 years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center a large part of the new building is opening.
The new (3) World Trade Center is said to be 80 stories high with more than 2.5 million square feet of space. The opening date is currently set to be June 11, 2018. Occupancy is reported to be around 40% at the moment. 
According to CNBC's Sara Eisen, Larry Silverstein stated the following when asked about concerns of occupancy. "These buildings never stay empty for very long." He went on to say that he is confident the building will fill up quickly.
Reports from CNBC say two of the tenants are currently Spotify Music Streaming and WPP's GroupM, which deals with advertising. 
When asked about his path to success with this building he had the following to say to CNBC. "It was a time when without financing, there was no way you could erect ...

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018   /   by Mia Franzen

New Hotel Development in Westfield, IN? Here is everything you need to know.

EdgeRock Development LLC has submitted plans for a 9 acre project, which includes a multi-story hotel, office buildings, and restaurant space. The Landing at Monon Marketplace has proposed for the corner of U.S. 31 and State Rd. 32 to be the next spot for Westfield's "Grand Junction" started in 2015. The plans have been submitted for approval by the Advisory Plan Commission of Westfield and will be considered further this month. 
Big Woods Restaurants -
This Nashville, TN based pizzeria, brewery, and distillery is said to be the first planned tenant for the upcoming development. Big Woods currently has locations in Nashville TN, Speedway IN, Bloomington IN, and Franklin IN. In December the company released information about a possible upcoming Westfield IN location at about 8,000 sq. ft. Birch Dalton who is the managing director for EdgeRock has mentioned that the restaurant will be a one story building with a rustic design. 
Hotel-
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