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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
While visiting these open houses, remember that...