Entries Tagged as 'Staging'

Happy 45th Birthday, 2Pac

June 16th, 2016 · No Comments

2Pac was born June 16, 1971.  Not many young people have posters of 45-year-olds in their bedrooms.  This one does.

2Pac poster on bedroom wall cluttered Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Happy Birthday, Judy Garland

June 10th, 2016 · No Comments

Judy Garland was born June 10, 1922.  Happy birthday, Judy.  I wonder if the seller’s toilet is a Toto.

Wizard of Oz Toto Dorothy poster Judy Garland in bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes

Put Things Away Please

June 8th, 2016 · 3 Comments

There’s stuff on the chair, in front of the chair, behind the chair, and all around.

cluttered disorganized too much stuff office Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Clear off the counters please.

cluttered disorganized too much stuff kitchen counters Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

More clutter.

cluttered disorganized too much stuff kitchen counters Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

And more stuff in the bedroom.

cluttered disorganized too much stuff bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Another view.

cluttered disorganized too much stuff bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Cluttered bathroom too.  The seller was perfectly fine selling her house in this condition.

cluttered disorganized too much stuff bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Office/Den

Canadian Clutter

June 5th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Thank you to our reader Ryan who sent these photos of a Lower Canard, Nova Scotia, Canada home.  Lots to see here.

cluttered family room visually distracting poor home staging Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada house for sale photo

Kitchen with fly strip.  Plus the owner and a dog.

cluttered kitchen person lady woman dog pet fly strip Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

The dog is still there.  Now we see a cracked ceiling and a collection of plates.

cluttered kitchen cracked ceiling plate collection Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Kitchen.

cluttered kitchen old stove oven Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Canadians put stuff on their refrigerators too.  Look how high the clothes dryer is.  Another dog is leaving the room.

cluttered kitchen dog pet Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Clutter on the left.  Scary stairs in the middle.  Animal fur on the right.

cluttered staircase animal fur pelt Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Cluttered bedroom.

cluttered bedroom pile stack of boxes Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Same bedroom, different view.

cluttered bedroom pile stack of boxes Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Sweatshop?  There’s a bug zapper too.

cluttered room weaving looms bug zapper Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

The seller feels an offer is looming.

cluttered room weaving looms Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Pets · Dining Room · Collections · Refrigerator Magnets · Ceiling · Other International Cities

Crafts Room

June 2nd, 2016 · 4 Comments

Very crafty seller.

ugly tile pattern sponge paint walls clutter lots of visual distractions Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Staging · Flooring · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals

Memorial Day

May 30th, 2016 · No Comments

Today is Memorial Day where we remember those who died while serving their country.

POW MIA flag crossbow weapon in child's bedroom pinata Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Tomorrow we’ll address the staging in this room, especially weapons within reach of a child.

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Weapons & Firearms

Snake!

May 29th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Imagine visiting this Lyman, South Carolina home and seeing a snake on the bed!!  Would you pee your pants?  Before you realized it was a fake snake?  We hope it’s fake.  On the other hand, why would the seller put a fake snake on the bed?  To scare away what?

fake snake on top of fake bear skin rug on top of bed Lyman South Carolina home house for sale photo

Thank you, Sally, for sending us these photos.  Thank you for pointing out the fake bear skin rug.  Who would have noticed?

fake snake on top of fake bear skin rug on top of bed Lyman South Carolina home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Window Coverings · Other US Cities · Bedspread

Messy Bedrooms

May 25th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Ugh.

very messy chaotic disorganized cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Another messy bedroom.  Ugh.

very messy chaotic disorganized cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Do sellers not care?

very messy chaotic disorganized cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

From another angle.  The closet is more organized than the bedroom.

very messy chaotic disorganized cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

When bedrooms are used as storage rooms.

very messy chaotic disorganized cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Erin Go Bra

May 16th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Erin is proud of her self-portrait painting.  It’s hot in Phoenix, she says.

painting artwork of woman taking off shirt wearing exposing her bra inappropriate when selling Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Art

Very Interesting

May 5th, 2016 · 4 Comments

A creative person added lots of flair to her/his kitchen.

amateur random mosaic tile pattern back splash cluttered kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

A lot of time and attention was invested here.

amateur random mosaic tile pattern back splash cluttered kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Each tile and tile shard was placed with care.

amateur random mosaic tile pattern back splash cluttered kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Who doesn’t like flowers?

amateur random mosaic tile pattern back splash cluttered kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

A one-of-a-kind kitchen.

amateur random mosaic tile pattern back splash cluttered kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Different things going on in the living room.

cluttered living room poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale real estate photo

The dog is mad because the birds get to have all the toilet paper.

cluttered room toilet paper bird cages dog pets Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

The house also includes a guest house.  And more clutter.

cluttered guest house tenant renter person man Phoenix Arizona home for sale real estate photo

The guest house kitchen features a built-in microwave.

guest house kitchen grease greasy dirty microwave Phoenix Arizona home for sale real estate photo

The guest house bedroom has custom window blinds and an extra closet.

guest house dirty filthy bedroom window blinds portable closet Phoenix Arizona home for sale real estate photo

The seller will replace the ceiling fan with a full price offer.

guest house dirty filthy bedroom window blinds damaged ceiling fan bed Phoenix Arizona home for sale real estate photo

Lots of storage in the guest house.

guest house storage room cluttered Phoenix Arizona home for sale real estate photo

Cleaning products are for display only.

guest house dirty unclean bathroom toilet Phoenix Arizona home for sale real estate photo

Vintage furnace.  From 1960?

vintage original old outdated heating system furnace Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling Fan · People In Photos