Entries Tagged as 'Staging'

San Diego Staging Needed

July 17th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Our reader Michael sent us these photos of a San Diego, California home.

cluttered living room poor home staging bicycles San Diego California house for sale real estate photo

Let’s remove the stuffed animal on the couch, the outdated poster of movie stars at the diner, the bicycles, the fan, the ladder, the vacuum cleaner, the fake logs, the Budweiser sign, the cords, etc.

cluttered living room poor home staging bicycles ladder San Diego California house for sale real estate photo

The dust pan, the trash can…  And look at the dirty arms on that chair!

cluttered living room poor home staging dirty chair San Diego California house for sale real estate photo

Too bad this house is cluttered.  The wood floors are beautiful.

cluttered living room poor home staging bicycles San Diego California house for sale real estate photo

MilkBone dog biscuits.

cluttered living room poor home staging MilkBone dog biscuits box San Diego California house for sale real estate photo

Cluttered kitchen too.

cluttered kitchen poor home staging San Diego California house for sale real estate photo

This house could look so much better.

cluttered kitchen poor home staging San Diego California house for sale real estate photo

The bathroom needs help.  This house isn’t ready to be shown to buyers.

bathroom drywall damage patch poor home staging San Diego California house for sale real estate photo

Cluttered bedroom.

cluttered bedroom poor home staging San Diego California house for sale real estate photo

Nine rolls of toilet paper in this bathroom.

9 nine rolls of TP toilet paper bathroom poor home staging San Diego California house for sale real estate photo

Paper towels along with clutter.  Looks like a nice bedroom.  Too bad you can’t tell.

cluttered bedroom case of paper towels poor home staging San Diego California house for sale real estate photo

The back of the house with wood deck.

back yard cluttered wood deck peeling paint San Diego California home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Back Yard · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Drywall Damage · Room Addition · Siding · Other US Cities

$670 Per Square Foot

July 10th, 2016 · 4 Comments

This San Diego, California home is only 978 square feet.  It sold recently for $655,000!  In this condition.  Thank you to our reader Michael for sending these photos.

drum set messy cluttered bedroom San Diego California home house for sale real estate photo

What do we know about suggesting home staging and de-cluttering?  The house still sold despite this.

messy cluttered kitchen San Diego California home house for sale real estate photo

Imagine how much the house will sell for once renovated.  Would it get $1,000 per square foot?

bathroom green tile outdated San Diego California home house for sale real estate photo

We still recommend clearing off the clutter before selling.

cluttered fireplace outdated San Diego California home house for sale real estate photo

Looks like it might have a basement apartment.  Must be a real treat when it rains.

outside stairs basement apartment San Diego California home house for sale real estate photo

outside stairs basement apartment San Diego California home house for sale real estate photo

Dead bamboo.

yard dead bamboo in chain link fence San Diego California home house for sale real estate photo

Paintball stains on the garage?  It’s almost art.  Looks like flowers.

paintball stains splatters on side of garage San Diego California home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Kitchen · Garage or Carport · Bedroom · Clutter · Fireplace · Back Yard · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

G’Day Kitty

July 3rd, 2016 · 7 Comments

Thank you to our international reader Jo for finding this home down under.  It’s from a house in the suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.  The owner loves cats!

cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

There are pictures of cats all over.

cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

Run out of wall space?  Hang them from the ceiling!

cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

And dolls too!

dolls cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

Macramé plant hangings, more dolls, and bamboo wall hangings.

dolls cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

Stepping back to see more of this room.

cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

Wind chimes and more in this room.

wind chimes cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

The kitchen.

kitchen cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

More cats.

cat posters pictures all over walls visually cluttered Adelaide South Australia home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Carpet · Bedroom · Clutter · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Ugly Décor · Dolls · Collections · Hall of Shame - Tacky Décor · Other International Cities

Mystery Doll

July 2nd, 2016 · 2 Comments

First thing, the TV is on.  Second, they didn’t finish painting the cabinet.  Third, there’s a lot of visual distractions around.

unfinished cabinet painting decorating project TV is on mystery doll Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Fourth, what is that doll thing?  A dog doll?

mystery dog doll Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Mesa, AZ Homes · Dolls

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