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There is a movement afoot in Indiana that would require all new construction of 1 or 2 unit residential buildings to have a fire sprinkler system installed. Depending on whether you talk to proponents or opponents, the cost of adding a sprinkler system would be anywhere from $1.61/s.f. to $6.88/s...
My heart goes out to the families who have been affected by the tornado devastation in Mississippi. I grew up and still live in the midwest where tornadoes are always a threat this time of year. Does anyone know of any Realtor sponsored relief funds for these homeowners? I'm sure the Red Cross is...
Actually, I've already given you tip #1 1. Use a number in your headline By using numbers such as "3 Tips" or "5 Reasons" you imply that your blog will be easy to read and understand. You are conveying that you are using bullet points that will not require an in depth analysis by the reader. In t...
In one of my previous blog posts I told about cleaning out closets, which was one of my New Year's resolutions. In doing so, I came across a ledger that my grandfather kept. I never knew my grandfather as he died more than 10 years before I was born. Gottlieb Klenk was born in Germany and came to...
This remarkable essay was sent to me via e-mail but was unfortunately misattributed. Apparently this one makes the e-mail rounds every few months but is attributed to everyone from Ben Franklin to George Carlin. Each time there is a slightly different version, some of which can be viewed on www....
Several years back the great state of Indiana used "Wander Indiana" as a marketing phrase and placed it on our license plates. This was not the most popular move as many people did not care for the tag line. I was fairly neutral on it. I didn't love it; I didn't hate it. Yesterday my partner and ...