Entries Tagged as 'Staging'

Bugs In the Bathroom

March 25th, 2015 · 4 Comments

The can of Raid bug spray is disturbing.  The large plunger indicates the seller probably has a recurring bowel problem.  Do you like the swinging saloon doors to the toilet?

can of Raid bug spray in the bathroom swinging saloon doors to toilet large plunger Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Phoenix Homes

Short On Staging

March 24th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Another quality short sale!

dirty cabinet doors cluttered kitchen fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

The owners are hoping the bank will let them sell it for less than what they owe.

cluttered messy chaotic bedroom bedspread fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

Therefore, you would think the sellers would present their home in the best possible way.

cluttered messy chaotic bedroom bedspread fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

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

cluttered messy chaotic bedroom bedspread fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

Has little Susie been eating the wallpaper again?

little girl eating ugly wallpaper dirty couch sofa living room fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

The nicest room in the house.

cluttered family room wood paneling fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

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

dirty bathroom walls fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

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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

Well Organized

March 23rd, 2015 · 2 Comments

Bonus points for being very organized in the bathroom and no clutter on the counter?  Or still visually distracting?

racks installed in bathroom for toiletries well organized Peoria Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Peoria, AZ Homes

Britney Spears?

March 22nd, 2015 · 1 Comment

No, they’re Dutch spears.  Two warrior statues standing guard in an Amsterdam, The Netherlands bathroom.

two tribal warrior statues with spears standing guard over bathroom bathtub decoration Dutch Amsterdam The Netherlands home house for sale

They are monitoring your time in the spa.

two tribal warrior statues with spears standing guard over bathroom bathtub decoration Dutch Amsterdam The Netherlands home house for sale

It must be a popular decorating item.  We saw a similar statue in Amsterdam back in 2009.  Here’s the post.

tribal warrior statue with spear standing guard over foyer entry Dutch Amsterdam The Netherlands home house for sale

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Other International Cities · Art

Remove One Item Please

March 21st, 2015 · No Comments

Times are tough.  Sellers have to tighten their belts.  When they wear them, that is.

belt hanging on the bedroom wall Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

This bathroom features a dusting wand used for cars.  Maybe the seller has a sassy chassis?

car dusting wand cloth hanging on bathroom wall Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

This yard looks tired.

used truck tire painted white in front yard Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

For checking out stars or spying on neighbors?  Too bad this wasn’t from the same house as the first photo; then we could say it was an asteroid belt.

telescope in middle of family room Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities

Four Cluttered Kitchens

March 19th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Buyers pay close attention to kitchens when looking at homes.

cluttered kitchen counters bad poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale real estate photo

A cluttered kitchen could turn off buyers.

cluttered kitchen counters bad poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale real estate photo

Why take a chance with a messy kitchen?

cluttered kitchen counters bad poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale real estate photo

It costs $0.00 to clear off kitchen counters.

cluttered kitchen counters bad poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Pumping Iron

March 18th, 2015 · No Comments

There’s a barbell and an iron.  Pumping iron!

barbell weight set iron cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Pimpin’

March 18th, 2015 · 1 Comment

They live on Pimpin’ Avenue.

pimpin avenue street sign on bedroom wall inappropriate Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Some sellers go all out for St. Patrick’s Day.

St. Patrick's Day holiday decorations leprechaun dolls clovers Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

Lucky 3-leaf clovers.

St. Patrick's Day holiday decorations 3-leaf clovers kitchen Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

The luck o’ the Irish.

St. Patrick's Day holiday decorations Irish country plate sign office Chandler Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Glendale, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor · Chandler, AZ Homes

The Battle of Home Staging

March 15th, 2015 · 4 Comments

One of our readers is not pleased with the visual distractions in this $900,000 Battleground, Washington home.

cluttered office Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

Nice kitchen, but cluttered counters.

cluttered kitchen counters Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

Cat and lots of furniture.

cluttered family room cat pet cage Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

Dark photo makes it hard to focus on the room’s features.

cluttered dining room Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

Another dining room.

cluttered dining room Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Office/Den · Pets · Dining Room · Other US Cities