Entries Tagged as 'Clutter'

Take Your Medicine (Away)

May 21st, 2015 · No Comments

When selling your house, please put away the prescription bottles.  No buyer needs to know your medical problems.  Also, put away the cat food and water dishes.  This tells buyers that the cat hangs out on the counters.  The dish rack should be put away too.  The counter clutter tells buyers that this kitchen is too small.

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Tags: Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Double the Toiletries

May 18th, 2015 · No Comments

Nice bathroom.  Too bad the mirror doubles the amount of clutter on the counter.  Next time, put away all toiletries.

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Clutter · Scottsdale, AZ Homes

Dozens of Dutch Dolls Displayed

May 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Dolls, dolls, dolls in an Amsterdam, The Netherlands home.

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All those eyes staring at you.

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Watch out for the Annabelle doll saying “Buy this house or I’ll kill you!”

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Tags: Staging · Dolls · Collections · Other International Cities

The Dining Room Is Open

May 16th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Maybe the angel can grant our wish that the dining table was cleared off.

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Dining Room · Glendale, AZ Homes

Put the Family Photos Away

May 15th, 2015 · No Comments

Family photos on display when selling is a no-no.

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Family photos are visually distracting.

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This helps sell a house?

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Do you want your family photos available to everyone to see on the Internet?  That’s where they show up.  No privacy.

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Please put all family photos away when selling.

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Tags: Staging · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Wood Paneling · Family Photos

Pot Racks Aren’t Cool

May 14th, 2015 · 1 Comment

We continue to see pot racks in homes for sale.  Not cool when they dominate the kitchen.

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Not cool when they look ugly.

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Not cool when they clutter up a kitchen’s look.

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Not cool when you hit your head while doing dishes.

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Not cool when they make a small kitchen look smaller.

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Why?

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Ridiculous.

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Pot Rack · Surprise, AZ Homes · Refrigerator Magnets · Chandler, AZ Homes

Wink Wink

May 14th, 2015 · No Comments

Have a nice day.

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Uninspired Fireplaces

May 12th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Does this fireplace soot your needs?

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Wood you prefer this one?

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Maybe a more traditional look?

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Maybe a modern look?

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Maybe a minimalist look?

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Cluttered two-way fireplace.

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Cluttered on the other side too.

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling

The House That Peterbilt

May 11th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Rumor has it that a new season of Hoarders TV show will begin May 28th on Lifetime!  Keep an eye out for any announcements.

Meanwhile, this Tempe, Arizona home is on its way to qualifying someday for Hoarders.  The walls are covered.  Next is the floor.

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Peterbilt banner.

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It’s a banner crop!  Peterbilt, Zildjian, and Pearl.

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The kiddies have free access to the liquor!!

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Pearl jam!

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He is a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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It’s no surprise the kid’s room is filled with stuff.

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What 5-year-old needs a TV that big or at all in his bedroom?

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The tidiest room of the house.  Notice how the bedroom window goes to the family room from the earlier photos.

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Hat collection.  Because everyone needs 30 hats.

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Cluttered kitchen.

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Once the kids are liquored up, they can grab a knife!

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Quick! Fill that empty space on the wall.

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Too bad there’s so many visual distractions in this home.  The kitchen, the floors, and the rooms like very nice.

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Knives · Refrigerator Magnets · Tempe, AZ Homes · Hats

1 Vacuum, 2 Vacuums, 3 Vacuums

May 8th, 2015 · 1 Comment

1 vacuum on display in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Two vacuums on display in Gilbert, Arizona.  Yesterday we featured a grim reaper with a scythe.  Today we see a scythe.  Should we call the vacuum a grim sweeper?

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Three vacuums.  In a Mesa, Arizona home’s closet.

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Mesa, AZ Homes · Dining Room · Toys · Other US Cities · Gilbert, AZ Homes