Entries Tagged as 'Kitchen'

Not Short On Clutter

March 27th, 2015 · No Comments

This Mesa, Arizona home is a short sale.  It has a lot of visual distractions.

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Unless the desk is staying with the house, why take a photo of it?

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There’s still some counter space available for more clutter.

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The photographer spared us from seeing more clutter.

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Mesa, AZ Homes · Office/Den

Windows 10 Home Edition Preview

March 26th, 2015 · 1 Comment

One of several unique windows in a Phoenix home.  You can download photos of it on the worldwide web.  And see spider webs in the kitchen!

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News about these windows is spreading as quickly as the cobwebs.

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Close of escrow will be the date when these security shields are released.

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Windows with dual protection in this room.

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These windows’ unique features are sure to please the public.

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Or you can select the plain version of windows.

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Security issues have been resolved with this new edition of windows.

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They’re only letting us see a preview of this window.  When will the public be allowed to see the full version?

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We’re not allowed to see the windows in this room yet.  It’s not ready to be released to the public.  The photos are still being developed.

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We’ll need further information about this window.  It already seems to have some flaws.

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Tags: Bathroom · Kitchen · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Window

Short On Staging

March 24th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Another quality short sale!

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The owners are hoping the bank will let them sell it for less than what they owe.

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Therefore, you would think the sellers would present their home in the best possible way.

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After all, they are asking a huge favor from their bank.

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Has little Susie been eating the wallpaper again?

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The nicest room in the house.

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Dirty bathroom.  Why would the bank be motivated to forgive their debt?

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Wallpaper · Wood Paneling · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · People In Photos · Bedspread

Four Cluttered Kitchens

March 19th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Buyers pay close attention to kitchens when looking at homes.

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A cluttered kitchen could turn off buyers.

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Why take a chance with a messy kitchen?

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It costs $0.00 to clear off kitchen counters.

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

The Battle of Home Staging

March 15th, 2015 · 4 Comments

One of our readers is not pleased with the visual distractions in this $900,000 Battleground, Washington home.

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Nice kitchen, but cluttered counters.

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Cat and lots of furniture.

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Dark photo makes it hard to focus on the room’s features.

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Another dining room.

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Office/Den · Pets · Dining Room · Other US Cities

Before & After Short Sale Remodel

March 14th, 2015 · 9 Comments

Before Bathroom.  A patient investor waited for this short sale and bought it for $57,500.

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After Bathroom.  Once remodeled, the house sold for $143,000.

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Before 2nd Bathroom.

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After 2nd Bathroom.

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Before Kitchen.

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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 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 Bedroom 3.

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After Bedroom 3.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Before & After · Entertainment/Media Niche

Handles In the Middle

March 11th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Why do people put handles in the middle of kitchen cabinet doors?  [Hot Springs, Arkansas]

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Hard to open the doors that way.  [Mesa, Arizona]

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And if you remove them, you now have 2 holes in the middle of the door.  [Phoenix]

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Cabinets · Other US Cities

Before & After Home Staging

March 7th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Before Living Room.  This Sun City, Arizona home sold as a short sale for $74,000 with furniture and clutter.

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After Living Room.  Once cleared out and freshened up with modest updating, the house sold for $120,000.

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Before Kitchen.  Nice cabinets but the clutter was a turn-off.

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After Kitchen.  Big difference and low cost to do so.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.  Aside from a new pantry door, window blinds, and a few other items, what did the new owner do?  And by simply tidying up the house, could the original owner have sold it for $46,000 more?  The new owner reaped all the rewards.

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Kitchen · Clutter · Other Arizona Cities · Before & After

Green Kitchen

February 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Split pea soup.

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper · Fixer-Upper

Lunch Provided

February 26th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Come visit this house.  The sellers will fix you a meal.

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Tags: Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes