Entries Tagged as 'Family Room'

Short Sale Example

May 31st, 2016 · No 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!”

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Let’s back out of this cluttered bedroom.

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Into another cluttered bedroom.

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And another one.

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The drawer front is missing.

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

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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.

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

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We pan to the right.

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Deep fryer in the kitchen.

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Dinner is served.  Somewhere.

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Bonus room.

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They included a photo at a higher viewpoint.

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Personal belongings and toys take priority over the fireplace.

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The covered patio is a great place to entertain guests.

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This yard might have a swimming pool.

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

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

Occupied, Not Vacant

May 12th, 2016 · No Comments

Messy short sale home.

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This home was occupied while it was up for sale.  This is not an abandoned home.  The sellers lived here like this.

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It went up for sale in August.  Some brave buyer wrote an offer in September.  And then waited and waited and waited for the bank to approve the short sale.  It finally sold in May.  Eight months later.

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Not sure why this photo was taken or included.

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Neglected swimming pool.

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Shed included with the sale.

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Tags: Family Room · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Weeds

Happy Mother’s Day

May 8th, 2016 · No Comments

1 Mom.

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Tags: Family Room · Glendale, AZ Homes

Award Winning Home

April 20th, 2016 · 2 Comments

They won a trophy for best home staging four times!!

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Old TVs

April 5th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Three old TVs in this house.  They probably all still work.

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Two old TVs at a different house.  They probably do not work.

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Tags: Family Room · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard

Cluttered Spaces

March 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Don’t dare complain about the abundance of visual clutter in this home or the seller might hit you with his bat!

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Christmas decorations and other stuff going on in this house.

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There’s a man reading instructions on home staging.  After he finishes his Budweiser beer, he’ll start organizing the room.

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Family Room · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Holiday Décor · Chandler, AZ Homes · People In Photos

Remodeling Before & After Photos

March 26th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Before Kitchen.  With ugly cabinets.  Purchased for $70,000.

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After Kitchen.  Cabinets replaced!  Once renovated, the house sold for $163,000.

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Before Breakfast Room.

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After Breakfast Room.  Photo taken at an angle.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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Before Bedroom 1.

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After Bedroom 1.

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Before Bedroom 2.

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After Bedroom 2.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Before & After

Before & After Remodel

March 5th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Before Kitchen.  The home flipper paid $95,000 before renovation.

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After Kitchen.  The house then sold for $166,000.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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Before Dining Room.

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After Dining Room.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.

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Before Back of House.

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After Back of House.  With the enclosed patio walls removed.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Bonus:  After Bathroom.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Back Yard · Before & After

Many Items

February 2nd, 2016 · 4 Comments

Family photos and collectibles will require a lot of time to pack up when this home sells.

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Not much room for guests to sit in the cluttered dining room.

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Interesting juxtaposition between the Native American art and the Redskins football pillow.  You might want to rethink that pillow, Mr. & Mrs. Seller.

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Good grief.

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More stuff upstairs.

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The kid’s room is cluttered too, but at least somewhat organized.

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Collections · Family Photos · Toys

They Didn’t Get the Memo

January 27th, 2016 · No Comments

Most buyers nowadays would prefer a home that’s neat and tidy, not cluttered.  Just saying.

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It’s okay to pack it all away before selling.  You’d have to pack it anyway when the house sells.  Why not do it now and sell it faster and for more money?

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Don’t let buyers get distracted by all of your stuff instead of focusing on the features of the house.

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Ask a friend for advice on what to remove and tidy up if you are not sure.  Another suggestion:  take photos of your rooms and then look at them.  You’ll see things differently.

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Family Room · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling · Chandler, AZ Homes