Entries Tagged as 'Kitchen'

Camden Fixer-Upper

November 19th, 2017 · No Comments

Free TV on the side of this Camden, New Jersey home. But the kilo will cost you.

The sellers put out the red carpet treatment for buyers.

Gourmet kitchen.

Those built-in drawers are certainly handy.

Green wood paneling will be a hot new trend in 2018.

Tickled pink.

Cedar-lined closet to keep out moths?

Calgon, take me away (from Camden).

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Carpet · Curb Appeal · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Graffiti · Kitchen · Living Room · Other US Cities · Window · Wood Paneling

Before & After Home Renovation

November 18th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Before Bathroom 1. The house was purchased by a flipper for $87,500.

After Bathroom 1. The renovated home then sold for $179,000.

Before Bathroom 2.

After Bathroom 2.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Kitchen Refrigerator Nook.

After Kitchen & Great Room.

Before Interior Room.

After Interior Room. Now a great room.

Before Bedroom.

After Bedroom.

Before Front of House.

After Front of House.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

Possibilities

November 13th, 2017 · No Comments

Don’t judge a book by its cover just yet. It could look better inside.

Well…maybe not inside either. The oven door is missing.

The vinyl floor tiles are a’peeling.

The young man does not seem bothered that the bedroom could use some tidying up.

At least the flooring is nicer here than in the kitchen.

We pan one more time to the right.

Lots of storage space on the covered patio.

More storage.

Spacious yard.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Family Photos · Flooring · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Patio · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes

The Nightmare Before Halloween

November 12th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Twas the night before Halloween and all through this house, creatures were stirring, including a mouse?

Now let’s take a look inside this Great Bend, Pennsylvania house. [Thank you to KG for sending us these photos]
Here we see a pack of cigarettes and an ashtray, plus sugary breakfast cereals.

Ashtray in the bathroom.

There is a child’s toilet in the living room! Dad is paralyzed with indecision: should he remove the toilet first or the Halloween balloon or unblock the front door?

And there’s the child! A little big for that training toilet. He seems sad. Perhaps because he’s not allow access to the balloons?

Party like it’s 1999. Or 1979.

Sorry, but that planking fad ended three years ago.

Band practice.

Like father like son. A drum set in the boy’s bedroom.

Cluttered kitchen.

Enclosed patio with dog and clutter.

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Tags: Basement · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Collections · Curb Appeal · Dining Room · Family Room · Holiday Décor · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Patio · People In Photos · Pets · Staging · Toys · Wet Bar

Renovation Before & After Photos

November 11th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Before Bathroom. The neglected house was purchased for $92,000.

After Bathroom. The remodeled house was sold for $162,000.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Living Room & Dining Room.

After Living Room & Dining Room.

Before Bedroom 1.

After Bedroom 1.

Before Bedroom 2.

After Bedroom 2.

Before Bedroom 3.

After Bedroom 3.

Before Laundry Room.

After Laundry Room.

Before Back Yard.

After Back Yard.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Before & After · Kitchen · Laundry Room · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

Cluttered Coolidge Cottage

November 9th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Lots of stuff piled on in this Coolidge, Arizona home.

Baskets, spinning wheel, pot rack, and more. Lots of visual distractions.

It’s hard to see the kitchen because of the pot rack.

TV’s on. At least the pet is not in the photo.

There are two fly swatters in the kitchen, a shovel in the living room, and now a broom in the bonus room.

I have that same desk in my home office. It’s at least 20 years old. From Office Max.

Another view of the office and bonus room.

At least the doggy pee pads don’t have urine or feces in this photo. But why take a photo of it?

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Tags: Clutter · Collections · Dining Room · Kitchen · Living Room · Office/Den · Other Arizona Cities · Pot Rack · Staging

A Journey Into Decay & Neglect

November 7th, 2017 · 2 Comments

This poor old house was neglected for decades. Check out the ceiling. And the dirt on the ceiling fan!

Decades of grease!!

Decades of cigarette smoke?

Two bottles of bleach is not enough.

It’s picture perfect.

The swan turned back into an ugly duckling.

Shelving included with the sale.

Vintage drapery.

Outdoor kitchens with BBQs are very popular.

The swimming pool’s condition took a dive.

Plenty of parking on the front yard.

The headrests have been eaten away by the hot sun.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bad Parking · Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Ceiling Fan · Curb Appeal · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa · Weeds

Saver

November 6th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Save, save, save. You might need it some day.

Aluminum cans, chairs, mop handle. You never know.

The sellers are still ironing out some staging plans.

Formal dining room.

Upgraded ceiling fan.

No need for towel racks when you can hang all of your towels over the shower curtain.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Clutter · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes

Keep Out

November 5th, 2017 · 1 Comment

These Hallstead, Pennsylvania sellers want buyers to keep out of the bedroom. [Thank you, KG, for sending these photos]

Pride of ownership.

No sign needed here. Buyers may be inclined to keep out of this bedroom too.

This bedroom has a lovely view out the window. You’ll have to trust us.

Creepy knives.

Happy birthday to all of us.

The living room. The chair has little booties.

The living room as seen from the front door. The sellers felt it was important to cover up the nice flooring with a rug.

The holiday canned food drive is off to a roaring success.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Kitchen · Knives · Living Room · Other US Cities · Staging · Window Coverings

Before & Before & After Photos

November 4th, 2017 · 5 Comments

Before Bathroom (from 2011). This home was sold at the height of the Phoenix real estate market’s prices, selling for $150,000 in August 2006. It went into foreclosure and was sold by the bank for a mere $15,000 in May 2011. That new owner then sold it to another person for $26,000 in January 2012. That owner renovated it at some point and sold it November 2017 for $145,000.

After Bathroom (from 2017).

Before Dining Room.

After Dining Room.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Back Yard.

After Back Yard.

Before Front of House in 2006.

Before Front of House in 2011.

After Front of House in 2017. New windows were installed. The evaporative cooling was replaced with real air conditioning.

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