Strange Design - Fireplace

May 24th, 2011 · 5 Comments

What is this weird looking white object in the yard?  It’s a fireplace.

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It has three exhaust holes.  Like something from a sci-fi movie.

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→ 5 CommentsTags: Fireplace · Phoenix Homes

Four Cluttered Kitchens

May 23rd, 2011 · 6 Comments

How about we clear off the counters in these four cluttered kitchens?  They would look much better.

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Would only take 5 minutes to clean it up.

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Hmmm.  There’s a dishwasher but there are dishes in the sink.  At least throw them in the dishwasher before the photo’s taken.

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This photo tells buyers that the kitchen does not have enough storage.  They will pass on seeing this home based on the photo.

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→ 6 CommentsTags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Gilbert, AZ Homes

Unsafe Stairs In Charlotte, North Carolina

May 23rd, 2011 · 11 Comments

Be very very careful using the stairs in this tri-level Charlotte, North Carolina home.

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→ 11 CommentsTags: Zoning Violation · Safety Issue · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Other US Cities

Detached Bathrooms

May 23rd, 2011 · 8 Comments

Detached bathrooms are the latest housing design trend.  No adjoining walls.  More privacy.  More ventilation.

Concrete bathroom with full basement in San Salvador, El Salvador.  Watch those stairs!

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Bathroom with curbside views in Phoenix.

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→ 8 CommentsTags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Other International Cities

Miscellaneous Stuff

May 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Houston, Texas home that’s not quite ready to be on the market.

High-tech home office.  Complete with fax machine (on the floor) and printer.  The desk fan helps bring the kitty litter smell right in the owner’s face; keeps him awake during long working sessions.

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Thar’s mold in them darn hills.  Mildew problem in the bathroom.  The owner’s been living with this.

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Kitchen renovation under way!  Call us when you’re serious about selling.

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→ 2 CommentsTags: Staging · Clutter · Office/Den · Garbage and/or Junk · Mold & Mildew · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

Under Water In Houston, Texas

May 22nd, 2011 · 6 Comments

This Houston, Texas home owner painted an ocean scene in his bathroom.  See the seaweed made with spray paint?  There’s a starfish and a crab.

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→ 6 CommentsTags: Bathroom · Faux Paint & Murals · Other US Cities

Business Is Booming In Charlotte, North Carolina

May 22nd, 2011 · 1 Comment

Boombox, dusty glasses, and other riffraff in a Charlotte, North Carolina home.

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→ 1 CommentTags: Staging · Clutter · Other US Cities

Luxurious Bathroom

May 21st, 2011 · 5 Comments

Ugly dark wallpaper.  Cracked sink.  Fixer-upper bathroom.

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→ 5 CommentsTags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper · Fixer-Upper

Chicago Bears Football Training Center

May 21st, 2011 · 3 Comments

Football diagrams.  Teddy bear.  Huh?

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→ 3 CommentsTags: Bedroom · Faux Paint & Murals · Surprise, AZ Homes

Floor Or Wall?

May 21st, 2011 · 3 Comments

It’s a wall with slate floor tile and some kind of material on the sides.  Crushed rubber? Black sand? Black glass?

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→ 3 CommentsTags: What Were They Thinking?!?! · Peoria, AZ Homes