Entries Tagged as 'Family Room'

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

Before & After House Flip

January 23rd, 2016 · 2 Comments

Before Bathroom.  The investor bought this home for $102,000.

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After Bathroom.  The renovated home then sold for $180,000.

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Before Second Bathroom.

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Before Second Bathroom.

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After Second Bathroom.

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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 Second Bedroom.

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After Second Bedroom.

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Before Bonus Room.

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After Bonus Room.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.  They kept the cabinets (which saved a lot of money) but changed the back splash, counters, & appliances.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.  Tidying up and using different camera angles can leave a better impression.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Before & After

Vacant Since 2010

January 15th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Short sale home.  It’s been vacant since 2010.  But after seeing the floppy disks in the office, maybe vacant since 1990?

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Well-maintained carpet, not.  [I had to block out the profanity]

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If the house has been vacant for over 5 years, do NOT open the refrigerator!

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The pink toilet seat adds a bit of whimsy to the bathroom.

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By the way, the buyer was required to pay $5,000 in past due HOA fines!  Ouch.

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Tags: Carpet · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Office/Den · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Weeds · Fixer-Upper

The Twelve Days of Christmas 2015

December 25th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Please join me in singing the 6th annual UglyHousePhotos version of the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Everybody join in now. A one, and a two, and a three.

On the Twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

Twelve clocks a tickin’.

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Eleven medals hanging.

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Ten puppies sitting.

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Nine ducks a quacking.

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Eight princesses dancing.

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Seven jugs of water.

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Six chairs aplenty.

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Five blobs of paint.

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Four raggedy dolls.

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Three brass geese.

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Two turtle doves?

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And an old tire by a sparse tree.

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Merry Christmas!

2014’s version is here.

2013’s version is here.

2012’s version is here.

2011’s version is here.

2010’s version is here.

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Tags: Family Room · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Dining Room · Dolls · Afghan Blanket · Other Arizona Cities · Collections · Peoria, AZ Homes · Entertainment/Media Niche

Holiday TV Viewing

December 23rd, 2015 · 1 Comment

Russian Christmas special:  Putin’ On the Ritz.

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Santa knows who’s been naughty or nice in this episode of Cops.

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“Is that all you got me for Christmas?!?!”  “Yep.  I’m sorry.”

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Old school!

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Tags: Family Room · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes