Entries Tagged as 'Staging'

Full House

July 23rd, 2017 · 4 Comments

Thank you to our reader Helen for finding this packed-to-the-gills home in Richmond, Texas. Here we see the sellers posing for the photo while their child hides under the table.

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Another view of the missus and her million bed pillows.

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Last Chance To Run!! Creepy Halloween masks, cow skulls, a child hanging upside down, and a lot of visual distractions.

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We apologize for the nudity, but someone “stole” her clothes.

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Too bad buyers can’t fully appreciate the features of this home. This room has nice flooring, a tall vaulted ceiling, and a big window.

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Sorry again for the nudity.

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Again, too bad it’s hard to appreciate the giant picture window and the nice fireplace.

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Here’s another view of this room.

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All that clutter would make me want to climb the walls too.

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The maid will be serving dinner in five minutes.

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Howdy, Pardner. Hope you like pillows.

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Wonderful life. Fun.

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He’s counting all of the overhead lights.

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It’s Christmas year ’round.

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The butler is not amused. Neither is the dog.

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Shoes are lined up on the stairs.

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Beware of pickpockets and loose women.

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Be nice or leave. Or the maid will give you the “brush” off.

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He’s waiting to join you in the shower.

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The back yard of this property reaches a canal. It’s a lovely shade of brown. When it rains, the cow urine & poop drains into the canal.

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Tags: Art · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Collections · Dining Room · Dolls · Fake Plants & Flowers · Family Room · Hall of Shame - Tacky Décor · Holiday Décor · Kitchen · Living Room · Other US Cities · Pets · Staging · Stuffed Animals · Taxidermy · What Were They Thinking?!?!

The Collectors

July 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments

Be careful visiting this house. The seller will try to collect your sole.

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Doll collector in Hallstead, Pennsylvania. Thank you, Kelly, for sending this to us.

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Tags: Bedroom · Collections · Dolls · Other Arizona Cities · Other US Cities · Staging

Little Joy In Little Rock

July 16th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Please join us on a tour of this Little Rock, Arkansas home.

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It features a spacious master bedroom with custom window drapes. The sellers are getting ready to hang one of those trendy barn door sliders.

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A bonus room off of the master offers endless possibilities.

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A sunny and cheerful bathroom.

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The kitchen is so big, it takes up TWO rooms.

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The back of the house features an enclosed patio. With all that extra plywood, you can invite friends over to play board games.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Drywall Damage · Knives · Other US Cities · Patio · Siding · Staging · Window Coverings

I’ve Fallen & I Can’t Get Up

July 14th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Poor Teddy Bear fell off his chair.

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Tags: Clutter · Living Room · Mesa, AZ Homes · Staging · Stuffed Animals

Roll of a Lifetime

July 13th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Now that the Emmy nominations were announced today, we can explore those who claim to have had the roll/role of a lifetime. Lots of rolls of toilet paper.

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It’s important to have many rolls of TP at the ready.

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Paper towels and toilet paper collection. This is one example when you’ll need it someday.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Glendale, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes · Staging

It Could Be Worse

July 12th, 2017 · 5 Comments

You never know when you’ll need a can of paint next to your bed.

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Cozy room.

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Another view of this room.

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Play room with toys.

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Another bedroom.

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Living room.

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Another view of the living room.

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The kitchen is the neatest room in the house.

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Knotted curtain in the kitchen. And a fly swatter.

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Stained mattress in another room.

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Hallway.

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Over in the garage, the gas water heater was removed.

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The toilet was added without a building permit. They installed it on a wood platform instead of installing a proper drain.

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Washer and dryer are missing.

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Oh, look. They added a yellow shower. Golden shower?

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Covered carport out front is a convenient feature.

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Spacious back yard.

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So much to see.

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Bars on the windows in case someone tries to steal their precious belongings.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Hall of Shame - Messy · Kitchen · Laundry Room · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Toys · Window Coverings

New Spider-Man Movie Starts Today

July 7th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Time for another Spider-Man movie. Along with yet another new actor portraying Spider-Man.

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Will movie reviews on the Web be positive?

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I stopped watching Spider-Man movies at the 2nd one when a cocky Tobey Maguire danced down the street. I felt it jumped the shark at that point.

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If only home sellers had Spidey sense when staging and selling.

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Tags: Bedroom · Bedspread · Clutter · Glendale, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Window Coverings

Solitaire Confinement

July 5th, 2017 · No Comments

It’s fun to play Solitaire. It’s also fun to stage homes before selling.

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Tags: Clutter · Family Photos · Office/Den · Other Arizona Cities · Staging

Happy Fourth of July!!

July 4th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Today is the 4th of July.

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Everyone is proudly displaying the American flag.

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The flag is a symbol of freedom. Freedom to use it as a window curtain. Freedom to acquire and keep things (except when selling).

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The flag encourages you to work harder.

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The freedom to convert a covered patio into a living space and covering the fireplace with the American flag.

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We are grateful the bed was made.

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Happy 4th of July!

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Holiday Décor · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Home Office

July 2nd, 2017 · 2 Comments

Our reader Sarah wants to know why there are office chairs at this Wilmington, Delaware home. With laminate flooring, they probably roll around very well. Let’s hold a staff meeting and ask the cat if he knows.

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Same house, different room. With a view of the ocean.

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Tags: Dining Room · Faux Paint & Murals · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Pets · Staging