Entries Tagged as 'Kitchen'

Before & After House Renovation

June 25th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Before Kitchen.  The house was purchased for $91,000.

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After Kitchen.  After renovation, the house sold for $170,000.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Before Back Yard.

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After Back Yard.

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

Potential

June 21st, 2016 · 2 Comments

So much potential and yet…

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The walls have potential.

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Potentially a nice home office?

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More wall patching.  At least they didn’t knot the curtains.

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The covered patio provides a lot of shade.

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The front porch roof is curved to help rainwater flow better.

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Tags: Roof · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Window Coverings · Patio · Other Arizona Cities · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper

Chocolate Bars

June 20th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Kitchen cabinets from the 1970s from home builder John F. Long.  They’re great dust collectors.

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See how they contrast with white appliances.

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They look like Hershey’s chocolate bars.

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Good enough to eat?

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It’s very rare for John F. Long homes to have windows over the kitchen sink.

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You can paint the cabinets to give it a more contemporary look.  From the 1970s to the 1980s!

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Eventually the dirt and dust in the cabinet grooves will match the dark grout on the walls.

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · John F. Long cabinets

Happy Father’s Day

June 19th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there.

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appy ather too!  And close the door tight!  Because Father says so!

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Tags: Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Refrigerator Magnets

Portion Control

June 13th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Everything tastes better on a Ritz, as long as there is portion control.

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The other view of the kitchen.  Let’s Resolve to clean up this kitchen.

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The black plastic was to stop bugs from entering but didn’t work?  The bug spray is ready to grab.

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At least the curtains aren’t knotted.

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Another view of the family room.  This home sale is a short sale, by the way.  The bank is sure to be sympathetic after seeing these photos.

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Home office.

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The garage is a dumping ground.

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Tags: Family Room · Kitchen · Garage or Carport · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Office/Den · Garbage and/or Junk

Before & After - Double Your Money

June 11th, 2016 · No Comments

Before Bathroom 1.  The house was purchased by a flipper for $83,000.

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After Bathroom 1.  The remodeled house sold for $164,000.

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Before Bathroom 2.

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After Bathroom 2.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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

Put Things Away Please

June 8th, 2016 · 3 Comments

There’s stuff on the chair, in front of the chair, behind the chair, and all around.

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Clear off the counters please.

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More clutter.

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And more stuff in the bedroom.

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Another view.

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Cluttered bathroom too.  The seller was perfectly fine selling her house in this condition.

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Office/Den

Canadian Clutter

June 5th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Thank you to our reader Ryan who sent these photos of a Lower Canard, Nova Scotia, Canada home.  Lots to see here.

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Kitchen with fly strip.  Plus the owner and a dog.

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The dog is still there.  Now we see a cracked ceiling and a collection of plates.

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Kitchen.

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Canadians put stuff on their refrigerators too.  Look how high the clothes dryer is.  Another dog is leaving the room.

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Clutter on the left.  Scary stairs in the middle.  Animal fur on the right.

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Cluttered bedroom.

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Same bedroom, different view.

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Sweatshop?  There’s a bug zapper too.

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The seller feels an offer is looming.

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Pets · Dining Room · Collections · Refrigerator Magnets · Ceiling · Other International Cities

Inspirational Message For June

June 1st, 2016 · 1 Comment

A Face Without Freckles Is Like a Night Without Stars.

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Dirt, Dust, & Filth

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!”

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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