FLINT, MI– Dates and times have been rescheduled for the broadcast of the very first Flint-filmed episode
of HGTV's “House Hunters.” The episode entitled” Investing in Flint”is now scheduled to air at 11:30 p.m. Monday, June 8
, with a repeat airing 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 9.
The network's description of the episode reads:”A couple enjoys the city of Flint, Michigan, and are eager to discover a brand-new house there. He wants an older, historical house downtown, while she chooses a ranch-style house
and doesn't mind renovations and spending more cash to get what she wants. ”
Matt and Katie Bach were picked for the program after they offered their home near Grand Blanc. The couple dealt with REMAX property representative Johnathan Schlinker and the House Hunters movie crew in October to find their Flint house. The episode was filmed over 2 weeks.
Katie Bach stated, as a communications director for the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, she is not typically in the spotlight.
“Usually I try to be the person behind the scenes that puts everyone else forward and assist them shine. So me to be out because space was a little bit uneasy, however (it) was eventually about showcasing Flint in a manner people beyond Genesee County may have never ever seen before. It wasn't actually about us, it had to do with Flint,” she stated.
Matt Bach is director of interactions for the Michigan Municipal League and a former
reporter at The Flint Journal. Bach talked about his work”placemaking”in a column released in the Michigan Municipal League's Review magazine. He explains placemaking as” producing locations or spaces that bring in individuals.” Leaders accepting the”placemaking “concept have resulted in favorable modifications in Flint, Bach composes. Recent additions to the city consist of the freshly brought back Capitol Theatre, the previous Genesee County Savings Bank hotel transformation job and Brush Park's “FLINT” sign.
“All the changes happening in Flint played a vital function in my spouse, Katie, and I choosing to offer our house in the Grand Blanc location and move to the city of Flint. We are evidence that placemaking works,” Bach wrote. “We've seen first-hand the amazing improvement happening due to the city and its fans welcoming the placemaking principle and we wish to become part of it.”