December 2012

Got Turkey?

Posted on Dec 31, 2012 in White Rock Life

Christmas is over and you're left with a garage full of boxes to return to the recycling depot and a fridge full of turkey. At this point my family is usually unwilling to eat another meal of turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy so I need to get creative in the kitchen to avoid the leftover turkey going to waste. 

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'Twas the realtor before Christmas

Posted on Dec 22, 2012 in White Rock Life

Inspired by (and apologies to) the original writings of Clement Clarke Moore / Henry Livingston, Jr. ;)

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that our realtor, Danielle Hrasko, would be there.

The children were nestled all snu...

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Reducing the damage of drafts

Posted on Dec 15, 2012 in Home Improvement

Can a draft through a window or door cause damage? It can. Damage to your bank account! A single, seemingly minor, draft through a window can increase your energy bill by as much as 3%. In addition, a damp draft can make a room feel colder than it really is, while a dry draft can cause dry throats and skin.

So it pays to pay attention to drafts in y...

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Preparing your home for winter showings

Posted on Dec 15, 2012 in Real Estate Tips

There is no doubt about it! Even if the weather is relatively pleasant, your home won’t show as well in the winter as it would in the summer, especially from the outside. Fortunately, there are many ways to make your home look more attractive and appealing to buyers during the winter season.

First, before showing your home to a potential buyer, clea...

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Open House Listings for December 15 & 16 2012

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 in Open Houses

Danielle is happy to have updated the open house listings yet again. Not only are they separated by day, but now also by type of home. Now there are separate lists for Condos, Townhouses, and Detached Homes with full information, photos and details for each. 

Take a look at the open house listings here.

While visiting these open houses, remember that...

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White Rock Open Houses Sunday December 9, 2012

Posted on Dec 07, 2012 in Open Houses

The beginning of December usually brings a flurry of market activity by both buyers and sellers anxious to complete their real estate goals before the year runs out. This year hasn't been any different with a sudden burst of activity in the past few weeks.

This Sunday December 9, 2012 Open Houses for South Surrey / White Rock have been posted on Dan...

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