Escape the Heat

June 26th, 2017 · No Comments

It’s been exceptionally hot in Phoenix this past week. 116F on Saturday and Sunday and 120F last week. Historically, the hottest temperature in Phoenix was 122F (50C) 27 years ago today (June 26, 1990). I was freezing in my office; the building air conditioning was set at 72F. I drove home without air conditioning just so I could defrost. 50 degree difference. The hot car felt good.
If you want to escape the Phoenix heat, consider buying a home in other Arizona towns. We have a few suggestions.

Globe, Arizona.

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Eloy, Arizona. (almost as hot as Phoenix)

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Superior, Arizona.

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Mammoth, Arizona.

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→ No CommentsTags: Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Other Arizona Cities

Distorted View

June 25th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Our reader Kelly sent these photos of a Hallstead, Pennsylvania home. The photographer used a fish-eye lens on her/his camera. It created a warped and distorted view of the house.

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The floor slopes and the window is unusually shaped.

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The walls and window are bent.

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It’s a bubble window.

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The walls are caving in and the ceiling is bowed.

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Warped walls and window.

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Curved wall and wavy ceiling.

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Rounded closet.

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The back porch rail is, uh, plumb unevenly plumbed.

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Rounding out the photos is a view of the exterior.

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→ 3 CommentsTags: Other US Cities · Poor Photography

Before & After Renovation In Coolidge

June 24th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Before Kitchen. This Coolidge, Arizona home was sold by a bank to an investor for $28,000.

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After Kitchen. After renovation, the house sold for $120,000.

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Before Bathroom 1.

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After Bathroom 1.

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Before Bathroom 2.

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After Bathroom 2.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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Before Bedroom 1.

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After Bedroom 1.

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Before Bedroom 2.

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After Bedroom 2.

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Before Bedroom 3.

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After Bedroom 3.

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Before Back Yard & Swimming Pool.

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After Back Yard & Swimming Pool.

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→ 2 CommentsTags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Family Room · Fireplace · Kitchen · Other Arizona Cities · Pool & Spa · Remodeling

Spacious Back Yard

June 23rd, 2017 · 1 Comment

This could all be yours.

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→ 1 CommentTags: Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Phoenix Homes

Hidden Below

June 22nd, 2017 · 1 Comment

When buying a home, be sure to check under the kitchen sink. You never know what you’ll find there. Mold/mildew, the seller’s shoddy repairs, etc.

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→ 1 CommentTags: Fixer-Upper · Kitchen · Mold & Mildew · Phoenix Homes · Repairs

Artistic Embellishments

June 21st, 2017 · 5 Comments

Local artists changed the curb appeal of this home. All for free too!

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→ 5 CommentsTags: Curb Appeal · Garbage and/or Junk · Graffiti · Phoenix Homes

Stage Fright

June 20th, 2017 · 1 Comment

These four bedrooms have not been professionally staged.

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Happy 4 Blad?

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sigh

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Good grief.

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→ 1 CommentTags: Bedroom · Clutter · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Note To Self

June 19th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Henry misunderstood what it meant to post something on his Facebook wall.

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Information readily available.

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→ 1 CommentTags: Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Staging

B. Cole

June 18th, 2017 · 7 Comments

B. Cole says to be cool. Houston, Texas home for sale.

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Don’t trip over the electric cords.

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Dog in a cage.

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Bedroom.

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First bathroom.

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More of the first bathroom.

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Second bathroom.

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Another bedroom.

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Kitchen.

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The frog is jumping for joy.

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→ 7 CommentsTags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling Fan · Clutter · Family Room · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Pets · Staging

One Love – Several Stains

June 17th, 2017 · 4 Comments

That is a soiled, dirty mattress. Gross. Not sure if Bob Marley has any love for it. Go, Steelers?

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Sneakers/trainers were placed there to distract you from the stained mattress.

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→ 4 CommentsTags: Bedroom · Clutter · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Other Arizona Cities · Window Coverings