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Continued from - 8 Remarkably Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Prep your Home for Sale! - Part 1

#5. Have a handyman on speed-dial.  During your "get ready to sell" process, you should look through your home with a detective eye and make a list of all the small deficiencies that you have been living with that become unnoticeable after seeing them so many times yourself. 

Either hire a handyman to do small repairs or if you can do them yourself, even better! Make sure anything and everything that needs to be fixed (think: locks, hardware, leaky faucets, running toilets, cracks in the walls, broken appliances, squeaky doors, etc.) has been taken care of before listing a home.

Otherwise, buyers may think your home has not been well taken care of,…

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The Spring Market is heating up and this means that numerous people will be thinking about selling their homes and making a move.

Usually there is a lot of excitement around the idea of selling your home and finding new adventures ahead, however, along with this excitement comes anxiety and questions.

One of the biggest questions about selling a home is "What should I do to get my home ready for sale?"

The good news is that we (The Radcliffe Real Estate Team) have helped thousands of people answer that question and if you would like to know the answer, keep reading!

There are several things that should be done when getting your home ready to sell, and fortunately they are simple (not always easy, but certainly simple), generally inexpensive,…

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel back in time?  Have you ever wished you could go back and make a different choice for your future?  We all know that going BACK in time is not possible, but making different choices for our future certainly is, if we start now!  Take a look at this entertaining and informative video that sheds some light on how making strategic choices right now could pay off in huge dividends for your future.  If you see anything in this video that peaks your interest or sparks some questions, please give us a call.  We would love to chat with you about how to grow your money!

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Heather’s strong roots, passion for history and love for her home, led her to join the Radcliffe Real Estate Team. She understands the value in loving the home you’re in, located in a community you feel you belong to and as the Office Administrator, fully supports the Radcliffe Real Estate Agents as they guide you through this exciting process….your journey.

Heather can be described as a little bit city and a whole lot country. She was born and raised on a family farm, just 10 minutes southeast of Lucan and during her downtime, Heather enjoys reading, researching her family roots or spending time outside in the great outdoors.

Give Heather a call today and experience the Radcliffe difference.

Favourite drink of choice

Black coffee…

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Screams

This did not happen to me but it happened to a good friend of mine who is also a Realtor and does all her own photography in her listings. I saw the photographs with my own eyes.  She was alone at a fresh listing doing the interior photos of the house.  She had her camera set on a tripod and as usual, she was taking the exact same image but each time simply adjusting the exposure on the camera, as was her habit, so that later at home when editing, she could use the one with the best lighting for the room.  She felt like the house was a little creepy at the time however could not put her finger on what felt off.  It was not until she got home and uploaded all the images and was scrolling through them, that she…

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Mike Radcliffe is an avid runner, adventurer and travel enthusiast.  He lives at home with his wife and 2 german shepherds, as his 3 adult children have already flown the nest. In the rare moments of "free time", you can find Mike walking the trails on his property, boating, skiing, watching antique shows or hanging with friends and family.  Mike was born and raised in Lucan Ontario and discovered his love for real estate when he earned his license in 1994. Over the past 25 years, he has enjoyed helping people buy and sell their properties, along with learning and growing his own knowledge base of the industry. In the early years, Mike built his reputation on trust, expertise and outstanding customer service. These trademarks have continued to…

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Born and raised in London Ontario has many advantages, especially if you go on to sell Real Estate in the market you grew up Mike Wolliston. Having grown up in the area means that Mike is intimately familiar with this city and the surrounding communities. It's this advantage, combined with his knowledge, dedication, passion and personality that led Mike to being an award winning Realtor with the Century 21 brand for the last 16 years straight. Mike is knowledgeable in both the Residential and New Construction and throughout Mike's career in Real Estate, he has developed a large clientele base and Canada wide referral network that he has been dedicated to.  

Favourite season

Toss up between fall and summer

Favourite place…

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Samir Maita was born in London, Ontario, but was raised primarily in Lebanon for the first 15 years of his life. Samir and his family eventually returned to London, where he attended both Western University and Fanshawe college, providing him with a thorough understanding and knowledge of business. Samir worked his way through university by learning various trades in constructing homes as well as working in sales, which eventually lead him to realize his passion for EVERYTHING homes. From building to renovations, Samir knew that his career path was in the homes industry. After some time, Samir decided to pursue a career in Real Estate where he can utilize both his sales and construction experience and has been licenced for over a year. Samir…

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Happy first day of Fall!

It’s time to swap out your warmer weather decorations and add some autumn home decor. Here are some great & simple ways to add curb appeal to your home this season:

  • Decorate with corn husks
  • Use fresh flowers (Mums are perfect for this season!)
  • Add lots of little gourds or pumpkins to your front steps
  • Use bright colours like red or orange or opt for a more neutral and soft colour scheme
  • Dress up a hay bale
  • Create a fall wreath for your front door
  • Add rustic fabrics to your porch chairs, wreaths, or even wrap them around pumpkins! Some great options are burlap or checkered gingham fabrics
  • Flank the front door with a symmetrical entryway
  • Add a seasonal doormat 

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