Jump For Joy

May 24th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Will buyers jump up and down when they see this beautiful back yard?  Or will they shed a tear?  The sellers are tired of us grilling them about cleaning up their yard.

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Oh, look.  There’s a lounge area for you to rest between weightlifting sets.

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The dog is super excited about the fire pit.

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Back(yard) With a Vengeance

May 24th, 2016 · No Comments

Paradise.

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Bathroom Mildew

May 23rd, 2016 · No Comments

When a bathroom doesn’t have an exhaust fan or a window that opens, mold and mildew can appear.

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How do you not see the mildew and mold on the ceiling and then not do anything about it?

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The air is not safe to breathe.

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Gross.  The house was marketed for sale in this condition.

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Why?

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Great Curb A-Peel

May 22nd, 2016 · 3 Comments

The paint’s a-peelin’ at this Houston, Texas home.

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Impressive.

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The tree seems to have fallen over onto the house.

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Would be a great place to play hide-and-seek.

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Too bad there were no pictures of the inside of the house.

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→ 3 CommentsTags: Roof · Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Siding · Other US Cities

New Drywall Product Available

May 21st, 2016 · 2 Comments

Using gypsum board or sheetrock is so outdated.  Everyone’s now using cardboard as drywall.

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Cardboard from a Wendy’s hamburger napkin box!

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→ 2 CommentsTags: Drywall Damage · Chandler, AZ Homes · Laundry Room

Cats & Dogs

May 20th, 2016 · 1 Comment

The cat is looking back in disgust at the cluttered mess.

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Will the dog attack or not?  That could scare buyers away.

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Attention hog dog.

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Do you see the cat?  [Thank you to our reader who sent this from Woodridge, Illinois]

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→ 1 CommentTags: Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Pets · Back Yard · Glendale, AZ Homes · Other US Cities

Let’s BBQ

May 19th, 2016 · 1 Comment

We’ll bring the steaks and some Heineken beer from the last post.  You fire up the grill.

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For large BBQ parties, you’ll need two stands.

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Beer Garage

May 18th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Every visiting buyer gets a free case of Heineken beer!  Please note, however, that the beer is stored in the seller’s garage which gets very very hot in Arizona.  Warm beer, cold heart?

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→ 1 CommentTags: Garage or Carport · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Mesa, AZ Homes · Collections

TV Upfronts 2016

May 17th, 2016 · 1 Comment

The upfronts are where the major television companies promote their new shows for the fall season.  The following TVs are very upfront in these homes.

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Will any of these homes for sale be cancelled because buyers did not like the TV being on?

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The kid likes watching movies about sad trains.  Choo choo goes boo hoo.

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Because photos like this sell homes!

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Let’s hope the fireplace doesn’t get too hot or else the TV will melt.  [Thank you to our reader who sent this Los Lunas, New Mexico photo]

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Erin Go Bra

May 16th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Erin is proud of her self-portrait painting.  It’s hot in Phoenix, she says.

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→ 1 CommentTags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Art