ROYGBIV Carpet

April 27th, 2015 · No Comments

ROYGBIV stands for the colors of the rainbow.  Let’s look at a rainbow of carpet colors.

Red.  From North Judson, Indiana.

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Orange.

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Yellow.  [Use your imagination; yellow carpet is very rare]

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Green.

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Blue.

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Indigo.

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Violet.  [Use your imagination again]

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Basements Are Not Sexy

April 26th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Basements look creepy.  [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

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The poor gas meter reader who has to visit this Warren, Ohio basement every month.

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Lights, Camera, Action

April 26th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Taken at an Amsterdam, The Netherlands bedroom.  Turn on the spotlight and go for it!  Those 3-way statues are, uh, interesting.  Notice the lights under the bed platform too.

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Before & After Mesa Short Sale Renovation

April 25th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Before Kitchen.  This Mesa, Arizona home sold as a short sale for $110,000.

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After Kitchen.  Once renovated, the house sold for $180,000.

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Before Dining Area.

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After Dining Area.

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Before Fireplace.

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After Fireplace.

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Before Bathroom.

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After Bathroom.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Before Back Patio.

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After Back Patio.

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Before Back Yard.

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After Back Yard & Patio.

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Happy Birthday To Me

April 24th, 2015 · 4 Comments

What a treat for home sellers to wish me happy birthday while selling their homes.  I love you too!

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They put the plastic down because they know I’m a sloppy birthday cake & ice cream eater.

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A Work In Progress

April 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

What?! No second sink?!

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Can you make the window bigger?

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That shower seems a bit too big.

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I want the pink insulation instead.

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The clouds seem so real.

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Cover up that stain with carpet.

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The Stain

April 22nd, 2015 · 1 Comment

The sellers ignored the giant stain.  Perhaps buyers will too, they hope.

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At a different house, two stains and an ink spill.  Like the sign says, beware.

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Six Murals To Enjoy

April 21st, 2015 · No Comments

Woodsy photo mural.  It’s almost in the shape of Arizona.

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Some kind of tropical river scene.

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It’s almost three dimensional.

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You’ll feel cooler in the hot Phoenix summer now.

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The Leaning Tower of Eiffel.

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Where the buffalo roam.

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Kids

April 21st, 2015 · No Comments

Mom’s pointing for you to get out of the way.

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Today’s kids would rather play on phones than watch TV.

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You need to clean up your room and release the dog from the cage.

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Ask your brother in the green shirt to straighten that table.

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Lunch Is Served

April 20th, 2015 · No Comments

Please visit this Mesa, Arizona home.  The sellers have prepared lunch for you!

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It’s more fun to lounge on a bed mattress while watching TV.

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They painted the toilet orange.  Isn’t that a neat idea?

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The junk is so evenly distributed, you’d think it was placed carefully.

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There is a mirror on the ceiling.

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Is that a chore list?  1. Replace wood blinds 2. Install ceiling fan 3. Clean up room

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The palm tree trunk doesn’t line up.

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Freshly painted.

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Updated bathroom.

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That’s a wig on the vanity!

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Such a shame they neglected this house.  Swimming pool and backing to a greenbelt.  A home flipper will want this house.

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neglected damaged swimming pool with green algae water fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

The garage.

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