How Does Santa Claus Get Into A House Without A Chimney

No Chimney? Not to worry, Santa Is Still Coming!

You better watch out
You better not cry
Better not pout
I’m telling you why
Santa Claus is coming to town!

Yes, that’s right everyone…the countdown to the arrival of Santa Claus is winding down which means that now, more than ever, we must be on our absolute BEST behavior!

As you deck you halls and hang your mistletoe, you may be part of the 60% of homeowners without a fireplace wondering just how exactly Santa will be stopping in to drop of your presents.

“Only 40.3% of homes in the U.S. have fireplaces, according to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, meaning Mr. Claus must find an alternative entry into about 60% of homes on Christmas Eve.” (WSJ)

At Coldwell Banker, we believe in the magic of home, especially around the holidays. We just HAD to find out the answer to this age old question. To find out we went straight to our source in the North Pole, CeeBee the Elf, and asked “How Does Santa Claus Get Into a Home Without a Chimney?” and got the inside scoop.

The answer is simple… magic and a key!

Santa’s Magic Key Poem
Dear Santa, we have no chimney
as you can plainly see,
And I was terribly worried
that you would pass over me.

We hung this very special key
right by the door.
Then Mom told me to jump into bed;
and not to worry anymore.

Your magic will make this key fit,
to open our door.
So you can come in tonight
and tip-toe across the floor.

Santa Claus has a magic key that he uses to get into homes, apartments, townhouses and condos without a chimney. He also uses this key for homes that have a chimney that is too small for him to fit down (too many Christmas cookies makes it a tight fit).

While Santa has his own special key that works on any home he visits, CeeBee the elf said he also enjoys collecting keys that have been left out by children from all over the world. If you want to leave him a key, you can make one or you can buy one. Here are some of the places you can buy magical keys…

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 Enjoy your Christmas and don’t forget to leave out cookies for Santa and carrots for his reindeer!

Lindsay is the the Director of Media Engagement for Coldwell Banker Real Estate and manages the brand’s media and social media department. She is also a licensed real estate professional. In 2017 & 2018, she was named a top 20 social influencer in the real estate industry in the annual Swanepoel 200 power rankings.

Lindsay lives in Livingston, NJ with her college sweetheart and now husband Joe and rwelcomed another Joe into her life as she became a mom in June 2016.

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  7. Heather and Steve Ostrom
    December 15, 2014

    This is SO cute! I love it. 🙂

    Reply
  8. ruby
    December 13, 2016

    this is so real but I don’t have a magic key but hopefully Santa will still come

    Reply
    • Lindsay Listanski
      December 14, 2016

      We have a feeling he will get in just fine 🙂 Merry Christmas!

      Reply
    • Santa Believer
      December 23, 2016

      The loveseat (mini couch) in my house blocks the chimney and my chimney is dirty and dusty and never used so it’s quite a tight fit and dusty ride down—yet I don’t have a magi key either, but Santa still comes every year! So you’ll be just fine. One year when I was about 6-8 yrs old, he left a lollipop under my pillow and accidentally left some of his beard hair on my blanket! LOL. By the way, I’m 12 almost 13 and I still believe. Don’t ever stop believing.

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      • Santa Believer
        December 23, 2016

        Magic key**** (spelling error)

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      • Lindsay Listanski
        December 27, 2016

        Isn’t Santa incredible?! Thanks for sharing 🙂 And yes, don’t ever stop believing!

        Reply
  9. Rebecca
    November 6, 2017

    How do you get a Santa key?

    Reply

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