white plains

March 12, 2010
Easter Lilly at Carlson's

Carlson’s Floral & Gift – White Plains NY

Yes, these old Timberland boots were used as flower pots!  It’s an example of how out-of-the box thinking can transform something that would find its way […]
February 17, 2010
Just for Fun in Winter

Let it snow…at least that’s what my Siberian Huskies say!

January was a quiet month for snow. Westchester NY weather was cold, but we had a reprieve on the amount precipitation.A lot of residents had their fingers crossed for February - but it was not to be. And although we all grumbled about digging out, my pups were as pleased as punch to have some quality time with the white stuff.
February 1, 2010

Gedney Farms – White Plains NY – Single Family Homes

When buyers are looking for high-end single family homes in White Plains NY - A home with plenty of green space and old-world charm – Gedney Farms is the first neighborhood that comes to mind.
January 27, 2010
Jade - the Siberian Husky

The Surrey Strathmore White Plains NY – Pet-Friendly Cooperative

The Surrey Strathmore is a complex of six mid-rise buildings which surround a courtyard. This is perhaps one of the more upscale cooperatives in White Plains. Built in 1939, the complex boasts some of the graces of a by-gone era. The ceilings are 9 ft high, and graceful archways separate living room, dining room and kitchen areas.
January 19, 2010
The Ritz Carlton White Plains NY

White Plains NY Housing Market Statistics – Fourth Quarter 2009

White Plains NY Bar BuildingThe housing market in White Plains has taken a drubbing since the stock market crash of 2008. Although some adjacent areas are showing small signs of stabilization, the same can not be said for the city of White Plains.
January 5, 2010
Real Estate Issues

Crazy requests, wild concessions – tales of a frustrated home seller…

Sellers with homes listed today will be able to identify with some of the antics that buyers in a bear market will pull. But this is about a listing that was active 14 years ago in 1996 - during another deep housing recession. I wasn't a real estate agent at the time, I was a seller. My mother had just died after a prolonged illness and I was listing her house for sale.