Buyers Make Decisions Based On Curb Appeal

June 29th, 2011 · 4 Comments

As shallow as it sounds, buyers do judge a book by its cover.  Curb appeal determines if the buyer is going inside or skipping the visit.  This home looks like the wall was tagged with graffiti.  If the seller painted the entire wall, it might not look so scary to buyers.

curb appeal painted over graffiti front wall Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

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Attack of the Nutcracker!

June 28th, 2011 · 5 Comments

If you say anything bad about this Mesa, Arizona home, the evil nutcracker will cut you with his knife!  Be warned.  And be very scared.

evil nutcracker doll with knife in his its hand front entry foyer Mesa Arizona home house photo

You WILL make an offer on this house, right?!!

evil nutcracker doll with knife in his its hand front entry foyer Mesa Arizona home house photo

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No Rhyme Or Reason To Decorating

June 28th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Interesting mix of decorating styles in a Peoria, Arizona living room.  It’s as if they picked up one item at a garage sale, another item the next month, etc.

hodgepodge mix bad poor home staging items living room Peoria Arizona house photo

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Rusty Fireplace

June 28th, 2011 · 3 Comments

If something’s old, how long do you have to keep it?  Rusty fireplace/stove in Mesa, Arizona.  Will Rustoleum help this?  Too far gone?  Not worth saving?

rusty old free-standing stove fireplace Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Doorknob Photo For Different Eye Sights

June 27th, 2011 · 3 Comments

These Peoria, Arizona sellers have all types of buyers covered.

Close-up photo of a doorknob and contractor’s lockbox for nearsighted buyers.

close-up photo brass doorknob contractor's lockbox Peoria Arizona home house for sale

For buyers with normal vision.

stupid dumb photo brass doorknob contractor's lockbox Peoria Arizona home house for sale

And for far-sighted buyers.  Thank you for including all three photos.

stupid dumb photo brass doorknob contractor's lockbox Peoria Arizona home house for sale

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

Too Much Going On?

June 27th, 2011 · 8 Comments

Too much going on at this Goodyear, Arizona kitchen?  Too many patterns, textures, colors?

ugly kitchen cabinets too many patterns textures Goodyear Arizona home house for sale

ugly kitchen cabinets too many patterns textures Goodyear Arizona home house for sale

ugly kitchen cabinets too many patterns textures Goodyear Arizona home house for sale

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Metal Work

June 27th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Metal posts and wall inside a Glendale, Arizona home.

metal iron wrought posts wall inside outdated Glendale Arizona home house for sale

Metal fence at a Phoenix home.  Patterned after razor wire?

metal fence Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Off To See the Wizard In Waco, Texas

June 26th, 2011 · 6 Comments

Off To See…   [note the yellow “bricks” painted on the cabinets]

Off To See yellow brick painted on kitchen cabinets Waco Texas home house for sale

…The Wizard!  Did you know Waco, Texas is the Emerald City?

The Wizard Emerald City mural painted on wall Waco Texas home house for sale

Unbelievable.

pink painted bedroom walls decals foil in windows Waco Texas home house for sale photo

No comment.

bedroom walls foil in windows Waco Texas home house for sale photo

Entertainment center?

unfinished baseboards entertainment center project Waco Texas home house for sale photo

Who knows.

red paint patched wall Waco Texas home house for sale photo

→ 6 CommentsTags: Kitchen · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Window Coverings · Faux Paint & Murals · Cabinets · Other US Cities

Popeye’s Poop Deck

June 26th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Popeye’s Poop Deck!  This Warren, Pennsylvania home has a cabin feel with bunk beds.  And the state’s dirtiest pillow.  Gross!

ugly dirty filthy disgusting soiled pillow Popeye's Poop Deck sign Warren Pennsylvania home

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Chef’s Kitchen In Waco, Texas

June 26th, 2011 · 7 Comments

This is literally a chef’s kitchen.  A collection of chef pot holders in this Waco, Texas kitchen.

chef pot holder towel clutter messy kitchen poor home staging Waco Texas house photo

The washer & dryer are in the kitchen along with a lot of clutter.

chef pot holder towel clutter messy kitchen poor home staging Waco Texas house photo

More chef stuff on the dining table.  Chef wallpaper border too!  Are they planning to iron that can of spaghetti sauce?

cluttered messy dining room shiny curtains drapes poor home staging Waco Texas house photo

Cluttered dresser blocks the window.

cluttered messy bedroom dresser poor home staging Waco Texas house photo

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