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Four Ideas for a Plainfield Staycation

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Some of my most fun weekends are the ones when I plan a staycation. A “staycation” is when you stay in your town/city and play tourist. Here are my four ideas for a Plainfield staycation. I’ve got a bit of something for everyone to have a memorable and fun staycation in Plainfield. Shop at a […]

Four Tips for Shopping at Gilley’s Antique Mall

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Looking for that unique find to add to your house? I’ve got the store for you. Gilley’s Antique Mall located in Plainfield has been in operation since 1989. Gilley’s Antique Mall is named after the owners and is an amazing 35,000 square feet of space filled with antiques and a decorator and craft mall. There […]

Plainfield to Host Statewide Little League Tournament

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Mom, baseball and apple pie — classic Americana. This July, there will be plenty of moms and plenty of baseball in the town of Plainfield, Indiana when the 2014 Little League Major Boys State Tournament descends on the Al & Jan Barker Sports Complex. No word yet on whether or not apple pie will be […]

Staybridge Suites: Home Away From Home

Staybridge Suites, a hotel brand with almost 200 locations across the U.S., is part of the Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG®). Staybridge Suites- Plainfield is located within minutes of Indianapolis International Airport. Staybridge Suites are geared to those travelers who are looking for a “home” experience while traveling, whether it’s a long weekend or an extended-stay. […]

2012 Westfield Market Vastly Improved Versus 1 Year Ago

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The 2012 Westfield real estate market was among the most improved in all of Central Indiana, as evidenced by huge increases in several key stats. A total of 603 Westfield homes were sold in 2012, up 51.5 percent over the 2011 total of just 399. This translates to an average of 50 closings per month […]

10 Percent More Plainfield Homes Sold in 2012

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There was an unmistakable overall improvement in the Plainfield real estate market in 2012 compared to 2011. This took the form of improvements in several key stats, including total closed sales, pending sales and listings. Naturally, total sales is always a good indicator of market performance. At year’s end, 2012, a total of 392 sales […]

Mixed News for Plainfield Real Estate Market in October, 2012

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The news was somewhat mixed for the Plainfield real estate market in October, 2012. That’s because improvements seen in total sales were offset by losses in the pending sales department. Starting with total sales, the latest figure of 33 closings represents a 22.2-percent increase versus the previous month’s total of 27. And compared to last […]

Plainfield Home Sales Climb for Second Straight Month in May, 2012

After surging by nearly 53 percent in March of this year, and then falling by nearly 15 percent in April, total pending sales in Plainfield reached a total of 42 in May, 2012. While this is a 2.4-percent improvement versus the previous month, it represents a 20-percent increase versus 1 year ago. Not only this, […]

Plainfield Real Estate Market Improves in December, 2011

There were 8.4 percent fewer homes for sale in Indianapolis, IN in December compared to the previous month. By contrast, there was a 9.7-percent decrease in the number of Plainfield homes for sale during the same period. Even better, the total number of homes listed for sale in Plainfield Indiana fell 12.2 percent compared to […]

Plainfield Home Sales in November, 2011 Up 41.7 Percent Versus Last Year

Ask any seller or real estate agent in Plainfield Indiana and they’ll probably tell you that Plainfield doesn’t need more homes for sale. One area of definite improvement came in the form of fewer homes listed on the Plainfield real estate market; 9.8 percent fewer to be exact. Compared to other nearby markets, like Indy […]

Comfort Inn Hotel: Truly Comfortable, Comfortably Appointed

Comfort Inn Hotel, Plainfield, Indiana, a suburb of Indianapolis

The Comfort Inn Hotel in Plainfield, Indiana is a nice-looking, multi-storied facility with 66 guest rooms and free high-speed Internet in every one of them. Your continental breakfast, with hot waffles, comes free with your room. There’s a heated indoor swimming pool and a fitness center, too. Reports from guest reviewers show an overwhelmingly positive […]

Hampton Inn Hotel: A Study in Sumptuous

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The Hampton Inn Hotel in Plainfield, Indiana is one of the Greater Indianapolis hotels of choice, especially when the mega-attraction Indianapolis 500-mile race comes around. Plainfield hotels, in fact, are abundant because of their proximity to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, not to mention the many other premier Indianapolis attractions just over ten miles from town. […]

Wingate by Wyndham Hotel by the Airport

Wingate by Wyndham Hotel by the Airport in Plainfield, Indiana

The Wingate Hotel, by Wyndham, sits a mere three miles from the bustling Indianapolis International Airport, though its official address is in the Indy suburb called Plainfield. Plenty of other hotels by the Indianapolis airport inundate the area, but the Wingate can keep up with any of them. If you’re the kind of person who […]

Cambria Suites Hotel Near the Indianapolis Airport

Cambria Suites Hotel at the Indianapolis Airport in Plainfield, Indiana

The Cambria Suites at the Indianapolis Airport are located just north of the Interstate 70 freeway off Highway 267. Though the name of this Plainfield, Indiana hotel suggests it is situated at the Indianapolis International Airport, its locale is actually about five miles to the southwest. Plainfield, Indiana enjoys a prime spot on the southwest […]