May Day

May 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment

Today is May 1st.  It’s May Day.

Here are some pretty flowers from Pensacola, Florida.

painting of flowers wood paneling Pensacola Florida home house for sale real estate photo

If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring?
Pilgrims!

→ 1 CommentTags: Wood Paneling · Other US Cities · Grandma's House

Fix Its Gone Wrong

May 1st, 2011 · 6 Comments

There, I Fixed It is a blog that showcases people’s inventive fixes or “improvements” to objects.

Here are two recent examples that are house related.

Let’s move cool air upstairs from the window A/C unit!

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Let’s install a garage door upside down and backwards!

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→ 6 CommentsTags: Garage or Carport · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Window · Other US Cities

Another Crying Baby Doll Sighting

April 30th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Mesa, Arizona home with TWO of those crying baby dolls.  Or are they playing hide & seek?  How about let’s hide the collections in the next photo or buyers will seek another home to buy.

crying baby doll on display Mesa Arizona home house staging for sale photo real estate

What’s going on in the office?  This baseball collection might strike out with buyers.

baseball collection clutter office Mesa Arizona home house staging for sale photo real estate

→ 1 CommentTags: Staging · Clutter · Mesa, AZ Homes · Office/Den · Dolls · Collections

World’s Largest Pot Rack

April 30th, 2011 · 3 Comments

The world’s largest pot rack is located in Avondale, Arizona.  Check it out!  Ten feet long?

world's largest pot rack kitchen staging Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

You can hang cups, mugs, and glasses from it too.

world's largest pot rack kitchen staging Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

No need to worry about dust, right?

world's largest pot rack kitchen staging Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

→ 3 CommentsTags: Staging · Other Arizona Cities · Pot Rack

Has Anyone Seen My Turtle?

April 30th, 2011 · 2 Comments

My turtle is missing.  Where did it go?  Let me know if you find him.  Thanks.

turtle on wall in bathroom green sponge paint Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

→ 2 CommentsTags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals

Gourmet Kitchen

April 29th, 2011 · 7 Comments

This kitchen could be yours.  Operators are standing by.

green carpet cluttered kitchen ugly wallpaper Phoenix Arizona home house photo real estate

→ 7 CommentsTags: Staging · Carpet · Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper

Basic Renovation - Before & After

April 29th, 2011 · 8 Comments

This Mesa, Arizona home was purchased cheap and remodeled enough to look good but not too fancy.

Before Kitchen

kitchen before after remodel renovation transformation fix and flip Mesa Arizona home house

After Kitchen.  New flooring, cabinets, and range/oven.

kitchen before after remodel renovation transformation fix and flip Mesa Arizona home house

Before Bathroom

bathroom before after remodel renovation transformation fix and flip Mesa Arizona home house

After Bathroom with new vanity, sink, faucet, and mirror, but the same light and same faucet.

bathroom before after remodel renovation transformation fix and flip Mesa Arizona home house

After Bathroom with new shower.

bathroom before after remodel renovation transformation fix and flip Mesa Arizona home house

Before Curb Appeal

curb appeal before after remodel renovation transformation fix and flip Mesa Arizona home house

After Curb Appeal with no noticeable improvement.  Sometimes fix-n-flippers run out of money; landscaping is usually the first budget item to be cut.

curb appeal before after remodel renovation transformation fix and flip Mesa Arizona home house

The dining room and living room were updated with new paint and flooring and outlet covers.  Nothing special enough to show the photos.

→ 8 CommentsTags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Kitchen · Remodeling · Mesa, AZ Homes · Cabinets · Before & After

Tagged, Unfortunately

April 29th, 2011 · 7 Comments

What was once a decent foreclosure home is now damaged by graffiti.

graffiti damage tagged ruined vandalized foreclosure home house for sale Phoenix Arizona

Graffiti scares away real buyers.

graffiti damage tagged ruined vandalized foreclosure home house for sale Phoenix Arizona

Then you’re left with cash investors paying below market price.

graffiti damage tagged ruined vandalized foreclosure home house for sale Phoenix Arizona

This then lowers the price for the neighborhood.

graffiti damage tagged ruined vandalized foreclosure home house for sale Phoenix Arizona

Thanks for nothing.

graffiti damage tagged ruined vandalized foreclosure home house for sale Phoenix Arizona

Hope it was worth it.

graffiti damage tagged ruined vandalized foreclosure home house for sale Phoenix Arizona

→ 7 CommentsTags: Garage or Carport · Foreclosure · Phoenix Homes · Security Bars · Fixer-Upper · Graffiti · Vandalism & Theft

Den, Supposedly

April 28th, 2011 · No Comments

The photo’s caption reads “Den.”  Use your imagination.  And some boxes and a broom.

messy cluttered den poor home staging junk belongings Phoenix Arizona house photo

→ No CommentsTags: Staging · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Office/Den · Garbage and/or Junk

Four More Entertainment Niches

April 28th, 2011 · 3 Comments

We found four more incredible entertainment centers/media niches for your enjoyment.

Award-winning design.

ugly entertainment center media niche Phoenix Arizona home house photo for sale

Boxy.

ugly entertainment center media niche El Mirage Arizona home house photo for sale

Orange crush.

ugly entertainment center media niche Mesa Arizona home house photo for sale

Dominant.

ugly entertainment center media niche Surprise Arizona home house photo for sale

→ 3 CommentsTags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes · Water Damage · Entertainment/Media Niche