Entries Tagged as 'People In Photos'

Reflections On Reflections

September 26th, 2016 · No Comments

There are certain real estate photographers who aren’t very clever. Or at least clever enough to stay out of the mirror’s reflection. This photographer is smiling.

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Halfway gone from the photo. Nice try.

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At least this photographer kept his face and body out of the reflection.

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If he had stood in the corner on his right…

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Thank you for wearing sunglasses. I didn’t have to block out your eyes to protect your identity.

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Tags: Bathroom · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes · Poor Photography

Before & After Home Remodeling

August 20th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Before Dining Room.  This house was sold as a short sale.  It took 313 days for it to sell.  Not very short, was it?  An investor paid $95,000.

before after renovation remodeling project dining room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

After Dining Room.  Once renovated, the house sold for $152,000.

before after renovation remodeling project dining room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Before Family Room.

before after renovation remodeling project family room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

After Family Room.

before after renovation remodeling project family room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Before Kitchen.

before after renovation remodeling project kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Before Kitchen.

before after renovation remodeling project kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

After Kitchen.

before after renovation remodeling project kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Before Living Room.

before after renovation remodeling project living room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

After Living Room.

before after renovation remodeling project living room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Before Bedroom 1.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

After Bedroom 1.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Before Bedroom 2.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

After Bedroom 3.  Not the same bedroom as the photo above.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Before Front of House.

before after renovation remodeling project front exterior Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

After Front of House.

before after renovation remodeling project front exterior Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Family Room · Kitchen · Living Room · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

Same Owner For 40 Years

August 15th, 2016 · 1 Comment

The seller has lived here for 40 years.  There are a lot of items for the dog to sniff.

cluttered messy disorganized chaotic garage dog pet Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The bottle of bleach has not been used yet in the bathroom.

cluttered messy disorganized chaotic bathroom man's reflection mirror Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Not so messy or dirty in this bathroom.

cluttered dirty bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Hidden toilet paper dispenser?

cluttered dirty bathroom hole in wall Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

They needed to remove the old carpet.

old carpet removed bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

I kinda want to see what the carpet was like.

old carpet removed bedroom woman person Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Original kitchen with What-A-Burger orange counters.

cluttered old orginal outdated kitchen orange Formica counter tops Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

The renovation trend nowadays is to eliminate hanging kitchen cabinets.

cluttered old orginal outdated kitchen orange Formica counter tops Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Garage or Carport · Kitchen · People In Photos · Pets · Phoenix Homes

Couch Surfing

July 23rd, 2016 · 1 Comment

More ugly couches were found this week.  Enjoy!

Talk about flair.  It has wings.

ugly couch sofa Sun City Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Notice the reflection in the TV.

ugly couch sofa Sun City Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

A true delight.

ugly couch sofa Sun City Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Red velvet.

ugly couch sofa red velvet Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Other Arizona Cities · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes · Ugly Couches/Chairs

Humans

July 6th, 2016 · No Comments

We continue to see people show up in real estate promotional photos.

I guess a grilled sandwich is not an option right now.

person man woman in real estate photo picture standing in kitchen sandwich Glendale Arizona home house for sale

“Hey! I haven’t finished organizing the garage yet.”

person woman in real estate photo picture cluttered messy garage Tempe Arizona home house for sale

“Where’s my horse?”

person bow-legged woman in real estate photo picture patio Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Can we call him a blind man?

person man in real estate photo picture installing window vertical blinds slats Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

“I have my golf club by the front door in case an intruder comes in.”

person woman in real estate photo picture Arizona City home house for sale

Culottes are making a comeback.

person woman in real estate photo picture wearing denim culottes Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Glendale, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes · Tempe, AZ Homes

Panda Express Yourself

June 26th, 2016 · 8 Comments

We didn’t make this up.  To help sell a home in Spring, Texas, a person dressed up as a panda.  Yes, these are actual real estate marketing photos.

person dressed up as a panda sitting on toilet bathroom real estate marketing ploy Spring Texas home house for sale

At least she/he washed her/his hands after going using the toilet.

person dressed up as a panda washing hands bathroom real estate marketing ploy Spring Texas home house for sale

At a different bathroom.

person dressed up as a panda standing by sink bathroom real estate marketing ploy Spring Texas home house for sale

Splish, splash, she’s taking a bath!

person dressed up as a panda taking a bath bathroom real estate marketing ploy Spring Texas home house for sale

Cookin’ up some interest in the kitchen.

person dressed up as a panda standing in kitchen real estate marketing ploy Spring Texas home house for sale

“Why don’t you join me in bed?  I’ll do anything for a sale.”

person dressed up as a panda lying in bed bedroom real estate marketing ploy Spring Texas home house for sale

Looking for other plushies on-line.

person dressed up as a panda sitting at desk bedroom real estate marketing ploy Spring Texas home house for sale

“I’ll go the extra mile to get a sale.”

person dressed up as a panda walking on treadmill bedroom real estate marketing ploy Spring Texas home house for sale

“We’re having bamboo again?!!?!”

person dressed up as a panda sitting at table dining room real estate marketing ploy Spring Texas home house for sale

“Come and knock on our door.  We’ll be waiting for you.  Where the kisses are his and hers and hers…”

person dressed up as a panda sitting on front porch real estate marketing ploy Spring Texas home house for sale

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Tags: Other US Cities · People In Photos · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Kids Are On Summer Vacation

June 15th, 2016 · No Comments

School’s out for summer!  And the kids are showing up in real estate photos.

She’s showing off her home’s landscaping.

little girl person in real estate photo front driveway dirt yard Avondale Arizona home house for sale

This girl is the Vanna White of real estate.  She is showing the room to buyers.

little girl person in real estate photo bedroom Avondale Arizona home house for sale

Now she’s looking pensive.

little girl person in real estate photo bedroom Avondale Arizona home house for sale

This girl says, “Can I go out and play now?  It’s my vacation.”

little girl person in real estate photo family room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Family Photos · Other Arizona Cities · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes

Flag Day

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Today is Flag Day.  Time to display the American flag.  Properly, that is.  The blue field is supposed to be in the top left.  Hey, you, on the right side of the photo.  Fix the flag.  Thank you.

American flag hung displayed incorrectly backward patio NASCAR stickers on refrigerator Mesa Arizona home house for sale

Same goes for you too, buddy.  Fix it.

American flag hung displayed incorrectly backward front window Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

American pride.

American flag on display in kitchen trash cans bottled water jugs Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Young patriots.

American flag on display in cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Old patriot.

American flag on display I am retired too sign front yard Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Holiday Décor · Mesa, AZ Homes · Patio · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes · Refrigerator Magnets

Short Sale Example

May 31st, 2016 · 3 Comments

There are currently only 277 active short sale listings in the Phoenix metro area.  Thank goodness.  Here’s an example.

Take her.  The dog is begging, “Forget her.  Take me!”

cluttered disorganized chaotic bedroom dog pet on bed take her on TV short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Let’s back out of this cluttered bedroom.

cluttered disorganized chaotic bedroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Into another cluttered bedroom.

cluttered disorganized chaotic bedroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

And another one.

cluttered disorganized chaotic bedroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

The drawer front is missing.

drawer front missing in cluttered bathroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

The kid is not peeing.  He’s looking at something.  What is it?

cluttered bathroom little boy looking at baby chickens chicks short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

It’s baby chickens!!  With a short sale, you never want to count your chickens before they’re hatched.  The bank has to approve the offer.

cluttered bathroom baby chickens chicks heat lamp short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Over in the family room, it looks like the sellers have security cameras set up.  In case someone dares to steal their stuff.

cluttered disorganized messy family room short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

We pan to the right.

cluttered disorganized messy family room kitchen short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Deep fryer in the kitchen.

kitchen dirty cabinets door deep fat fryer popcorn maker short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Dinner is served.  Somewhere.

cluttered disorganized messy dining room table short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Bonus room.

cluttered disorganized messy family bonus room short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

They included a photo at a higher viewpoint.

cluttered disorganized messy family bonus room short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Personal belongings and toys take priority over the fireplace.

cluttered disorganized messy family bonus room fireplace short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

The covered patio is a great place to entertain guests.

cluttered disorganized messy junky covered patio back yard short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

This yard might have a swimming pool.

cluttered disorganized messy junky back yard dirty swimming pool short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Well, at least it hasn’t turned green yet.

neglected dead leaves debris dirty swimming pool short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Family Room · Fireplace · Holiday Décor · Kitchen · Patio · People In Photos · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Toys

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.

TV television set is on Steve Martin Roxanne Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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

TV television set is on rocket mortgage Queen Creek Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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

TV television set is on Thomas Railroad train Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Because photos like this sell homes!

TV television set is on TBS Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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]

TV television set is on top of fireplace Los Lunas New Mexico home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Family Photos · Other Arizona Cities · Other US Cities · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes