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10 Ways To Sell Your House Faster – Kitchen Edition

Kitchens are often the central focus of your house and is often referred to as ‘the heart of the home’. This is a place in the home where stories are told and memories are made. It is a place where you invite your friends and family over to enjoy a meal, or stay up laughing having a drink or two. This area is where you and your partner share romantic, candle-lit dinners and remember why you’re together. It is where families come together to teach your children and grandchildren secret families recipes and a place to experiment with flavour. The kitchen is a place in your home that you visit daily to refuel and nurture your body. For these reasons and more, it can be seen why the kitchen is often considered the most important room of your home. Here are 10 quick and easy tips for your kitchen that will help sell your house fast!

In The Kitchen


  1. Make sure all appliances work.Kitchen
  2. Dispose of any food that you’ve been storing for a long time.
  3. Clean the inside of the refrigerator, stove, and cabinets.
  4. If your stove has electric burners, purchase new drip pans for each burner and wash removable knobs in the dishwasher
  5. Make sure everything inside the refrigerator and cabinets are not too full – you don’t want it to look cluttered.
  6. Polish cabinets with furniture oil.
  7. Make sure appliances, countertops and sink sparkle – install new faucets if necessary.
  8. Highlight an eat-in area in your kitchen with a table set for dinner.
  9. Expand your counter space by removing small appliances.
  10. Microwave a small dish of vanilla 15-20 minutes before a showing and place it in an out-of-the-way place.
  Although these tips may seem simple, they will make a lasting impression on buyers and leave them picturing themselves sharing memories in the heart of their new home.

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13 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Curb Appeal Edition 10 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Bedroom Edition 10 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Bathroom Edition 25 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Household Edition 5 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Storage Edition

WE KNOW WHAT MAKES YOUR HOME SELL FOR TOP DOLLAR

  1. How it is priced
  2. How it shows
  3. How it is Marketed
  4. Communication
We’d love the opportunity to show you how our systems and strategies can help you sell your home for the most amount of money in the least amount of time. Please learn more about us www.SellersChallengeLondon.com or call us today at 519-914-2670!

25 Ways To Sell Your House Faster: Household Edition

When you want your house to sell faster there are many things that can be done around the house that doesn’t apply to specifically one room. These tips are things you can do throughout the entire house to make it more presentable for potential buyers to fall in love with.

Throughout Your Home


  1. Put your family photos in storage.
  2. Create a positive mood. Turn on all the lights, day or night and install higher wattage light bulbs to show off your home brightly.
  3. Remove clutter from each room to visually enlarge the space.
  4. If you have a fireplace, highlight it in your decoratingBeautiful living room interior with hardwood floors and fireplace in new luxury home. Couches at Right Angles are Opposite Armchairs and Fireplace with Surround that Stretches to Ceiling
  5. Keep your home dusted and vacuumed at all times.
  6. If your carpets are looking drab, giving them a good steam clean won’t hurt. If they don’t clean up well, you may want to consider replacing them.
  7. Have a family game plan to get the home in order quickly if necessary in case of a last minute showing request.
  8. Air out your home for a half hour before showings, if possible.
  9. Lightly spray the house with air freshener so that it has a chance to diffuse before the buyer arrives.
  10. Open the draperies, pull up the shades and let in the natural light.
  11. Improve traffic flow through every room by removing unnecessary furniture.
  12. Create the feeling of a spacious entry area by using decorative accents and removing unnecessary furniture.
  13. Putty over and paint any nail holes or other mishaps in the walls.
  14. Paint all interior wall a neutral colour to brighten the home and make it look bigger.
  15. Repair or replace any loose or damaged wallpaper.
  16. Clean all light bulbs and light fixtures to brighten the home.
  17. Wash all windows inside and outYoung woman cleaning window glass at home
  18. Use plants in transitional areas of your house.
  19. Make the most of your attic’s potential.
  20. Remove and/or Hide excess extension cords. If you have an extension cord running to a lamp or small appliance try and make due without.
  21. Open doors to areas you want potential buyers to see such as walk-in closets, pantries, attic, etc.
  22. Remove all pet and smoke odors. Smoking inside your home can lose you up to 20% of the value.
  23. Repair or replace banisters and handrails
  24. Dust any vertical and horizontal blinds.
  25. if you have any drapes, consider giving them a good wash.

DON’T FORGET TO CHECK OUT OUR OTHER ARTICLES

13 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Curb Appeal Edition 10 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Bedroom Edition 10 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Bathroom Edition 10 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Kitchen Edition 5 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Storage Edition

We Know What Makes Your Home Sell for Top Dollar

  1. How it is priced
  2. How it shows
  3. How it is Marketed
  4. Communication
We’d love the opportunity to show you how our systems and strategies can help you sell your home for the most amount of money in the least amount of time. Please learn more about us www.SellersChallengeLondon.com or call us today at 519-914-2670!

10 Ways To Sell Your House Faster: Bedroom Edition

The bedroom is where the new buyers will be spending their mornings and evenings. Using these magic tips, the bedroom will help be a selling point for a faster sale.

In The Bedroom


  1. Create a master suite effect in your decorating.
  2. Your decorating should be geared towards both sexes.
  3. Depersonalize the bedroom.
  4. Make sure that the beds are made and the linens are clean.
  5. Open up the floor space by removing extra furniture.
  6. Organize your closets, remove unnecessary items and put them in storage.
  7. Open the drapes and blinds.
  8. Paint bedrooms in a neutral color tone.
  9. Remove any stickers/posters from the walls and take down any trophy shelves.
  10. Make sure all the rooms in the house have a purpose. If you are using a spare room as storage, consider turning it into an office space or bedroom.

Don’t forget to check out our other articles

13 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Curb Appeal Edition 10 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Bathroom Edition 25 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Household Edition 10 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Kitchen Edition 5 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Storage Edition

Looking to sell your home?

We’d love the opportunity to show you how our systems and strategies can help you sell your home for the most amount of money in the least amount of time. Please learn more about us www.SellersChallengeLondon.com or call us today at 519-914-2670!

Santa Knows Best Show – Episode 1

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Santa Knows Best Show – Pilot

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/WwF_9mqg_CE”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In this episode of the Santa Knows Best Show, Matt sits down with Andrew Young from Mortgage Wise Financial to discuss the changes made by the Department of Finance in Canada that effect home buyers. Andrew Young is a Mortgage Broker at Mortgage Wise Financial in London, Ontario. As a Mortgage Broker, Andrew’s job is an intermediary who works with you and the banks. By collecting and assessing your income, and employment documentations and credit reports, will be able to get the best mortgage for you.

The Santa Knows Best Show

The Santa Knows Best Show has been created to help share different topics that pertain to real estate and home buyers. You will be treated with sit down interviews between Matt and an expert to discuss topics that effect home owning. As well Matt will discuss different topics that may help you as a homeowner buy or sell your home. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

10 Ways Sell Your House Faster: Bathroom Edition

The bathroom is a room that does not always have the cleanest of reputations. Following these steps will make your bathroom stand out as a shining fixture in the mind of any potential buyer.

In The Bathrooms


  1. Clean up used towels and wipe down the sinks and shower areas after each use.
  2. Re-caulk the tub if the caulking is not sparkling white.
  3. Repair or replace broken tiles in the shower/tub.
  4. Replace shower curtains and keep them clean.
  5. Put out fresh towels and decorative soaps.
  6. Remove the bathmat if there is one and show off the tile floor.
  7. If the flooring is tired, get a neutral bathmat that matches the curtain of the shower.
  8. Purchase and hang luxurious towel to transform the bathroom.
  9. Create counter and storage space by removing toiletries and clean products. Having a clear space allows for potential buyers to see this space as their own.
  10. Clean and polish sink and bathtub/shower faucets and mirrors to make them sparkle.
 

Don’t forget to check out our other articles

13 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Curb Appeal Edition 10 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Bedroom Edition 25 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Household Edition 10 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Kitchen Edition 5 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Storage Edition  

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13 Ways To Sell Your House Faster: Curb Appeal Edition

Selling your home fast and for top dollar starts as prospective buyers drive up to your home. Maintaining small details outside of your home will increase your house’s curb appeal. These 13 tips will help you prepare your home to sell faster.

Curb Appeal


  1. Keep your lawn cut and maintained at all times. A few weeks before listing your home put down some extra fertilizer to make it pop.
  2. Pick up a garden spade/shovel and edge around the flower beds. Edging around the flower beds helps with the clean and maintained appearance to the yard.
  3. Clean up your flower bed and plant some new flowers to give your home that extra attraction. You can also dress up your yard, walkway and patio with extra potted plants.
  4. If you are selling your home later in the year keep your yard clear from fallen leaves.
  5. Remove all toys, bicycles, tools, unsightly patio furniture and trash from your yard.Front of home
  6. Porches, steps, verandas, balconies, patios and other extensions of the house should be kept uncluttered, swept and in good condition.
  7. Put a fresh coat of paint on all entrance doors.
  8. Make sure your garage door opens easily. Fix and paint the garage door if necessary.
  9. Clean and shine all hardware and accessories. (door knobs, knockers, lamps, mailbox, address numbers etc.)
  10. Trim and prune trees and shrubs.
  11. Pick up a new doormat.
  12. Be sure the front doorbell is in good working order.
  13. Your front door and screen door should work perfectly.

Don’t forget to also read our article

10 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Bathroom Edition 10 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Bedroom Edition 25 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Household Edition 10 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Kitchen Edition 5 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast: Storage Edition

We know that keeping your yard maintained can be hard work. By following these tips you will be making your house stand out from all the rest and impressing potential buyers before they step foot inside the house.

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Trust our home selling system that puts the marketing power of our top-producing, tech-savvy team of innovative real estate professionals to work for you. Find us online at www.sellerschallengelondon.com or contact us at Info@SantaSellsHouses.com

 

3 Bedroom Home for Sale in Thorndale, Trails at Wye Creek

Homes for sale in Thorndale, Trails at Wye Creek1,666 square feet of finished living space available in this one floor bungalow located in the Trails at Wye Creek neighbourhood in Thorndale, Ontario. This is a cozy traditional looking bungalow home with covered front porch and large brick columns. Double front doors lead you into a large foyer open to the great room at the rear of the home. To the right is the third bedroom or office/den with a large 6 foot window overlooking the front yard. Further into the home is a 3 piece bathroom with linen closet and additional 2nd bedroom is to the left, just behind the garage, followed by the master suite with walk in closet, large 6 foot window overlooking the backyard, 5 piece master bathroom with his and her sink, shower, tub and toilet. Main floor laundry and mudroom off the garage makes entering the home on a day to day basis super easy. On the way into the greatroom, a half wall or iron spindles surround the stair leading to the lower level. Greatroom features a tray ceiling with double tray ceiling options that could raise the ceiling height to eleven feet. An efficient kitchen with angled island allows for additional seating and adjoins a good size eating area with a six foot sliding door leading to the backyard. We currently have this floor plan under construction on Nicoles Trail in the Trails at Wye Creek neighbourhood in Thorndale, Ontario. Completion of this model is scheduled for August 2016 our current list price is $415,000. Click Here to Search for Homes for Sale in Thorndale and Trails at Wye Creek. For information on available lots and pricing please contact Matt Santagapita 226-289-2983 or Matt@SantaSellsHouses.com

KEY SPECS

1,666 sq ft | 3 bedroom | 2 full bathrooms | 1 floor | 2 car garage

Homes for sale in Thorndale, Ont. Trails at Wye Creek THorndale Ontario

FULL SPECS & FEATURES

Basic Features: Bedrooms: 3 Full Baths: 2

Potential Bedrooms: 0 Half Bath: 0

Stories: 1

Garage Stalls: 2

Dimensions: Depth: 62’1″ Width: 39’6″

Area: Main Floor Sq Ft: 1,666 sq ft

Basement Sq Ft: 1,666 sq ft

Ext Wall Framing: Framing 2″x6″

Master Bedroom: Walk in closet His & Her sinks

5 piece ensuite Window overlooking backyard

Kitchen Features: Corner Pantry Kitchen Island

Additional Features: Front room could double as Den/Office

Main Floor Laundry room/mudroom

Covered front porch with brick pillars

  This 3 bedroom floor appeals to a wide variety of people including young professionals, growing families or empty nesters. Learn more about the Trails at Wye Creek development and the Trails at Wye Creek Commercial development. Want to learn more about the community of Thorndale check out the I love Thorndale website: www.ILoveThorndale.ca   If you’re in the market to buy or sell in London, please contact us. You can reach us at (226) 289-2983 or go ahead and email us at homevalue@santasellshouses.com. There are many great London area homes for sale. Click here to perform a full home search, or if you’re thinking of selling your home, click here for a FREE Market Valuation so you know what buyers are willing to pay for your home in today’s market. You may also call us at (226) 289-2983 for a FREE home buying or selling consultation, so that we may answer any of your real estate questions.