Entries Tagged as 'Clutter'

Too Cluttered For Buyers

April 8th, 2015 · No Comments

These five family rooms need help with home staging.  They’re too visually distracting for buyers.

cluttered messy chaotic disorganized family room poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

The sellers are hoping the toys will distract you from seeing the bent ceiling fan blade.

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Does everything need to be on display?  Stop clowning around.

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At least the TV is turned off.

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They hid their bicycle behind the couch.  Do you like the chair in the corner?

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Toys · Ceiling Fan

Opening Day For Baseball

April 6th, 2015 · No Comments

Hats off to the new baseball season that starts today.  These Surprise, Arizona sellers have taken a lot of hats off for their favorite team, the Boston Red Sox.

Boston Red Sox baseball fan banner dozens lots of hats caps on display on bedroom wall Surprise Arizona home house for sale photo

They also like the New England Patriots.

Boston Red Sox baseball fan banner New England Patriots bedroom wall Surprise Arizona home house for sale photo

Another Boston Red Sox fan??!?  This one hails from Avondale, Arizona.

Boston Red Sox baseball fan bedspread stuffed animals bedroom Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

Arizona Diamondbacks fan in El Mirage, Arizona.

Diamondbacks baseball fan logo pennant on bedroom wall El Mirage Arizona home house for sale photo

Another Diamondbacks fan in Glendale, Arizona.

Diamondbacks baseball fan Montero poster on bedroom wall milk producers Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

This Phoenix seller loves the Chicago Cubs.

Chicago Cubs baseball fan blanket Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Another Cubs fan in Casa Grande, Arizona.

Chicago Cubs baseball fan pennant Casa Grande Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Stuffed Animals · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Wood Paneling · Surprise, AZ Homes · Bedspread · Hats

DJ, Spin That Record

April 4th, 2015 · No Comments

DJ equipment blocking the view of the fireplace.  Just like a record needle, buyers might skip this house.

DJ equipment turntables mixer speakers basketball family photos blocking the view of the fireplace cluttered Chandler Arizona home house

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Clutter · Fireplace · Family Photos · Chandler, AZ Homes

To Buy Or Two Knot Buy?

April 3rd, 2015 · No Comments

This home’s kitchen does offer cabinet space and counter space.

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I love U too.  Now clean up your room!

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USA! USA! USA!

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Knotted curtain!  Made of plastic?

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Another knotted curtain!  Christmas tree was still up when the house was listed on January 15.

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That little shed is for the water heater.

vinyl siding water heater shed Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Fixer-Upper · Holiday Décor · Siding · Bedspread

Don’t Slip In the Shower

March 31st, 2015 · 2 Comments

Looks like the shower tile slipped down a bit.  Or the tile is smaller than the rest.

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Stuffed Animals · Fixer-Upper

Bargain Basement

March 29th, 2015 · 1 Comment

All included with full price offer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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!

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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.

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

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Has little Susie been eating the wallpaper again?

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The nicest room in the house.

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

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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]

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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.

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It’s used as a background for a bed.

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