Entries Tagged as 'Fireplace'

Fireplace Inspiration

September 16th, 2016 · 5 Comments

I want one of those in my house! I’m already digging a pit and collecting stones. And liquids to stain the carpet too.

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Tags: Carpet · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes

Rustic Charm

August 11th, 2016 · 2 Comments

So much to see and take in.

cluttered living room mobile home house shelves Casa Grande Arizona for sale photo

So much to take out.

cluttered kitchen mobile home house shelves Casa Grande Arizona for sale photo

So much potential.

cluttered living room mobile home house shelves Casa Grande Arizona for sale photo

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Tags: Clutter · Drywall Damage · Fireplace · Kitchen · Living Room · Other Arizona Cities · Staging

Fireplace Renovation

August 10th, 2016 · No Comments

The sellers haven’t finished painting the fireplace.  They’re more worried about the missing tiles near the kitchen.

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It’s best to finish home improvement projects before putting a house on the market.

fireplace brick painted with white card table clutter Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Clutter · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Tile

$670 Per Square Foot

July 10th, 2016 · 6 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bathroom green tile outdated San Diego California home house for sale real estate photo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cluttered fireplace outdated San Diego California home house for sale real estate photo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: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Fireplace · Fixer-Upper · Garage or Carport · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Staging

Where Else Wood You Be?

June 17th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Cozy fireplace.  Wet bar.  Wood paneling.  Plush carpet.  Looks like the perfect party place.

old stone river rock fireplace wet bar wood paneling dirty carpet Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Good times.

old stone river rock fireplace wet bar wood paneling dirty carpet Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Carpet · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Wet Bar · Wood Paneling

Short Sale Example

May 31st, 2016 · 3 Comments

There are currently only 277 active short sale listings in the Phoenix metro area.  Thank goodness.  Here’s an example.

Take her.  The dog is begging, “Forget her.  Take me!”

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Let’s back out of this cluttered bedroom.

cluttered disorganized chaotic bedroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Into another cluttered bedroom.

cluttered disorganized chaotic bedroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

And another one.

cluttered disorganized chaotic bedroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

The drawer front is missing.

drawer front missing in cluttered bathroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

The kid is not peeing.  He’s looking at something.  What is it?

cluttered bathroom little boy looking at baby chickens chicks short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

It’s baby chickens!!  With a short sale, you never want to count your chickens before they’re hatched.  The bank has to approve the offer.

cluttered bathroom baby chickens chicks heat lamp short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Over in the family room, it looks like the sellers have security cameras set up.  In case someone dares to steal their stuff.

cluttered disorganized messy family room short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

We pan to the right.

cluttered disorganized messy family room kitchen short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Deep fryer in the kitchen.

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Dinner is served.  Somewhere.

cluttered disorganized messy dining room table short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Bonus room.

cluttered disorganized messy family bonus room short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

They included a photo at a higher viewpoint.

cluttered disorganized messy family bonus room short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Personal belongings and toys take priority over the fireplace.

cluttered disorganized messy family bonus room fireplace short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

The covered patio is a great place to entertain guests.

cluttered disorganized messy junky covered patio back yard short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

This yard might have a swimming pool.

cluttered disorganized messy junky back yard dirty swimming pool short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Well, at least it hasn’t turned green yet.

neglected dead leaves debris dirty swimming pool short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Family Room · Fireplace · Holiday Décor · Kitchen · Patio · People In Photos · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Toys

1960 Fireplace

May 27th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Raised free-standing fireplace from 1960.

raised free-standing fireplace 1960 Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Don’t see that very often.

raised free-standing fireplace 1960 Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Buyers can burn all the extra wood trim when they remodel.

raised free-standing fireplace 1960 Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Fireplace · Phoenix Homes

Fancy Fire Pits

April 30th, 2016 · No Comments

You spent hours minutes building your own fire pit.

amateur ugly fire pit pile of rocks back yard Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Now invite your friends over to enjoy it.

amateur ugly fire pit pile of rocks back yard Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Just be sure it’s dark outside before they arrive.

amateur ugly fire pit pile of rocks back yard Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Back Yard · Fireplace · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes

Remodeling Before & After Photos

March 26th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Before Kitchen.  With ugly cabinets.  Purchased for $70,000.

before after renovation remodeling project ugly John F Long kitchen cabinets Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

After Kitchen.  Cabinets replaced!  Once renovated, the house sold for $163,000.

before after renovation remodeling project kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Before Breakfast Room.

before after renovation remodeling project dining room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

After Breakfast Room.  Photo taken at an angle.

before after renovation remodeling project dining room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

before after renovation remodeling project family room fireplace Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Before Bedroom 1.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

After Bedroom 1.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Before Bedroom 2.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

After Bedroom 2.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Before Front of House.

before after renovation remodeling project front exterior Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

After Front of House.

before after renovation remodeling project front exterior Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Family Room · Fireplace · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

Where’s the Fire(place)?

March 8th, 2016 · 3 Comments

There’s a fireplace hiding behind the clutter.

fireplace hidden behind piles of clutter belongings mailbox Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Clutter · Fireplace · Other Arizona Cities · Staging