Entries Tagged as 'Clutter'

Captured On Film

February 5th, 2016 · No Comments

The seller loves her home.  She’s cuckoo about it.

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She’s so excited about her house, she raised her arm in joy.

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This young girl is checking out the house.

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These sellers have at least seven dogs.  The neighbors are friendly too.

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He only has two dogs.

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We see you in the mirror.

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Yes, please leave the room.  And take your beer and ashtray with you too.

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Tags: Clutter · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Other Arizona Cities · People In Photos

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

The Doll

February 1st, 2016 · 3 Comments

Hi, there.

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How are you?

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I’ll be waiting for you.

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Tags: Dolls · Other Arizona Cities

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

Media Niches

January 25th, 2016 · 1 Comment

It was a Phoenix thing to build entertainment/media niches so you could surround your TVs with collectibles and audio equipment.  Sometimes they are used as storage for supplies.

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People don’t know what to do with them.

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They were originally designed for those massive thick rear-projection TV sets.   Now what do you do with that big open space?

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These sellers gave up and did nothing.

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This seller was determined to fill every nook and cranny.

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These media niches are great for collecting dust.

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Garbage and/or Junk · Family Photos · Entertainment/Media Niche

Sweet Dreams In Evansville

January 24th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Thank you to our reader CG who waited patiently for two weeks until we posted these photos of an Evansville, Indiana home.

They say you should replace your mattress every eight years.

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The cabinet on the left has been rotting for years.  Check out the bathroom floor!

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Is that gray tub filled with water?!  Nice mold and mildew.  And people live with that?

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Curl up by the stain and enjoy a romantic fire.

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By the way, this is a short sale.

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Custom window treatments.

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Thank you, CG, for sharing this amazing home with us.

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Tags: Carpet · Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Wood Paneling · Garbage and/or Junk · Toys · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Mold & Mildew · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Other US Cities · Attic

The Hair Salon

January 21st, 2016 · No Comments

In case you have a hair emergency in the middle of the night.

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Family Photos

Because They Care

January 20th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Pre-foreclosure sale in Phoenix.  Lookin’ good so far.

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Oh.

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Oh my.

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Oh no.

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It has a pantry with an almost-see-through door.

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The boy in the bubble?

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More clutter.

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Needs help.  The photographer and the bathroom.

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One out of four isn’t bad.

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The best room of the house.

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The air freshener really helps.

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Instead of a hole in the door, how about adding a window or skylight to this dark bathroom?

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The clump of hair is impressive.

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Weed you want to buy this house?

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It’s rare to see a home in Phoenix without a patio cover.  Perhaps they tore it down?  There are holes in the wall above the sliding doors.  By the way, did you notice the cat under the table?

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At least the air conditioner is still there.

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Tags: Flooring · Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Foreclosure · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Weeds · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · People In Photos

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 Gong Show

January 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Drum roll please…the Oscar nominations were announced this morning.  I could have used this photo for the Whiplash movie last year.

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Glendale, AZ Homes · Bedspread