Winter tip

Just a good little tip for your lawn…in case we do actually get any snow this year!  Click here.

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Smoke Alarms for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Did you know that if you are Deaf or Hard of Hearing…or you know someone that is… the local fire departments will give you, or your friend, free smoke detectors?  There are smoke alarms that use light or vibration to alert the resident.  As people age, they often lose the ability to hear the high pitched sound of a smoke alarm, so there are alarms that emit a mixed, low-pitch sound that is easier to hear.

Here is a link for some local fire departments that provide this service:

Overland Park
Kansas City, KS
Kansas City, MO

Low, low rates!

In case you were wondering if rates have finally come up…they have not!

Termites…ick!

Did you know that when you go to sell your house, chances are great that you will have to treat for termites?  If there is any evidence of termites, even if they are not active right now, and no treatment is found, you MUST treat.  It is part of the real estate contract and it is not negotiable.  All loans require a termite inspection and those pesky termites are everywhere!

ValuePest.com does a great job with treatment and they are one of the least expensive out there that I have found.  Check them out here if you want to be proactive and treat or you know you already have those nasty wood eaters in your house!

Fabulous new listing in Turner!

Fantastic split level with 3 bedrooms and 3 FULL bathrooms! NEW vinyl windows and NEW 30-year roof in 2006. Beautiful, updated tile back splash, new in 2009, in large kitchen with loads of space. Fin lower level with laundry room. Fabulous deck, new in 2007, overlooking large, fenced backyard. Oversized 2-car garage. MUST SEE in Turner school district!!!

Click here to see all the photos!

Bluejacket Crossing

Today’s winery is located just around the bend in Eudora Kansas.  It is Bluejacket Crossing at 1969 North 1250 Road.  The first planting was in 2002 and they have won quite a few awards since they started!

They do have wine tastings.  The tasting room hours are Wednesday – Friday: Noon to 6:00pm, Saturday – 10:00am to 6pm and Sunday – Noon to 6:00pm.  You can even find jewelry and crafts by local artists in their tasting room.

Check out their site here and let me know once you have checked out their wine!

Unbelievable price in Turner!

Do you know anyone looking to move to the Turner school district or looking for a rental in KCK?  This home is priced CRAZY LOW!!!  Check it out here and contact me if you know anyone that would like to take a look!