Entries Tagged as 'Clutter'

Bargain Basement

March 29th, 2015 · 1 Comment

All included with full price offer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

piles of boxes stuff junk hoarding ugly creepy basement Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale photo

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Tags: Clutter · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities · Basement

Not Short On Clutter

March 27th, 2015 · No Comments

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

short sale cluttered office poor bad home staging visual distractions Mesa Arizona house real estate photo

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

short sale cluttered office desk poor bad home staging visual distractions Mesa Arizona house real estate photo

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

short sale cluttered kitchen counters filled with stuff poor bad home staging visual distractions Mesa Arizona house real estate photo

The photographer spared us from seeing more clutter.

short sale cluttered bedroom poor bad home staging visual distractions Mesa Arizona house real estate photo

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

Patio Pets

March 27th, 2015 · 1 Comment

We’re seeing dogs on sellers’ patios lately.  They might be used to distract buyers from noticing the clutter.

pet dog on patio in real estate promotional photo picture cluttered junky Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

What ladder?  What lawn mower?  What tire?  All I see is a dog.

pet dog on patio in real estate promotional photo picture cluttered junky Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

The four dogs and their owner are hoping you don’t notice the peeling paint and clutter.

pets dogs on patio in real estate promotional photo picture cluttered patio peeling paint Tempe Arizona home house for sale

At least the seller picked up the dog poop.  It is disgusting to visit a home with a poopy back yard.

pet dog on patio in real estate promotional photo picture Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale

Pee pad?  Gross!

pet dog on patio in real estate promotional photo picture Peoria Arizona home house for sale

This photo’s caption reads, “Loveable Joe.”

pet dog on patio in real estate promotional photo picture loveable Joe Sun City Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Tempe, AZ Homes

Short On Staging

March 24th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Another quality short sale!

dirty cabinet doors cluttered kitchen fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

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.

cluttered messy chaotic bedroom bedspread fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

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

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Has little Susie been eating the wallpaper again?

little girl eating ugly wallpaper dirty couch sofa living room fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

The nicest room in the house.

cluttered family room wood paneling fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

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

dirty bathroom walls fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

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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

Wall o’ Mirrors

March 23rd, 2015 · 2 Comments

There was a time when mirror tiles covered entire walls.  [Houston, Texas]

wall of mirror tiles outdated decoration pink carpet wood paneling wall A/C unit Houston Texas home house for sale photo

It’s a reflection of the times.

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They added faux brick (bric-a-brac) to jazz up the mirrors.

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I saw this on a Realtor home tour.

wall of mirror tiles outdated decoration Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

It’s used as a background for a bed.

wall of mirror tiles outdated decoration Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Wood Paneling · Family Photos · Other US Cities

Four Cluttered Kitchens

March 19th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Buyers pay close attention to kitchens when looking at homes.

cluttered kitchen counters bad poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale real estate photo

A cluttered kitchen could turn off buyers.

cluttered kitchen counters bad poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale real estate photo

Why take a chance with a messy kitchen?

cluttered kitchen counters bad poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale real estate photo

It costs $0.00 to clear off kitchen counters.

cluttered kitchen counters bad poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Pumping Iron

March 18th, 2015 · No Comments

There’s a barbell and an iron.  Pumping iron!

barbell weight set iron cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Pimpin’

March 18th, 2015 · 1 Comment

They live on Pimpin’ Avenue.

pimpin avenue street sign on bedroom wall inappropriate Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Out of This World Bedroom

March 16th, 2015 · No Comments

To infinity and beyond!  Those are the possibilities with this moldy Avondale, Arizona bedroom.

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Other Arizona Cities · Garbage and/or Junk · Mold & Mildew · Fixer-Upper

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.

cluttered office Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

Nice kitchen, but cluttered counters.

cluttered kitchen counters Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

Cat and lots of furniture.

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

cluttered dining room Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

Another dining room.

cluttered dining room Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

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