Entries Tagged as 'Fireplace'

DJ, Spin That Record

April 4th, 2015 · No Comments

DJ equipment blocking the view of the fireplace.  Just like a record needle, buyers might skip this house.

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Clutter · Fireplace · Family Photos · Chandler, AZ Homes

Fake Fire

March 8th, 2015 · No Comments

One of our readers sent us this photo of a Cape Girardeau, Missouri home.  The fire adds warmth to the room.

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Tags: Fireplace · Poor Photography · Other US Cities

Challenge Accepted?

March 3rd, 2015 · 3 Comments

Are you up to the task of taking on this house?  Let’s look at the positives.

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It has reverse osmosis drinking water filtration!

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It has a fireplace!

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It comes furnished!

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Hmmm.  What’s positive here?  Bacteria cultures?

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It has shiny doorknobs.

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It has air conditioning!

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It has newer plumbing!

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It has a tiled shower!

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It has mold throughout!  [the house description does say it has mold throughout the house]

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It comes with a home security system: two rifles!

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It has a swimming pool!  And a solar clothes dryer!

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It has an additional cooling system: an evaporative cooler!

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Tags: Bathroom · Pool & Spa · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Mold & Mildew · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage · Weapons & Firearms

Before & After Glendale, Arizona Remodel

February 21st, 2015 · 7 Comments

Before Back Patio.  Short sale.  An investor bought it for $49,000.

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After Back Yard.  Once fixed up, the house was sold for $169,000!

before after renovation remodeling project back yard patio Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Before Back Yard & Patio.

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After Back Yard & Patio.

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Before Family Room & Fireplace.

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After Family Room & Fireplace.  They removed the wall to create a great room.

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After Kitchen.

before after renovation remodeling project kitchen Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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After Bathroom.  No before photo was available.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Remodeling · Fireplace · Back Yard · Glendale, AZ Homes · Before & After

Canadian Fireplace

February 15th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Our reader Helen was intrigued by this unique fireplace in a Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada home.

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Located in a basement rec room?

odd unique unusual interesting retro vintage orange metal fireplace Regina Saskatchewan Canada home house for sale photo

The kitchen looks 100% vintage.  Late 1970s?  Orange countertop, wallpaper accent, dark cabinets with buckle handles.

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Tags: Fireplace · Other International Cities

Unique Fireplace

January 22nd, 2015 · 5 Comments

Found at a 1979 home.  Moroccan-themed fireplace?

unique fireplace surround design look Moroccan tile accents 1979 Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

unique fireplace surround design look Moroccan tile accents 1979 Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

unique fireplace surround design look Moroccan tile accents 1979 Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Fireplace · Mesa, AZ Homes

Fixer-Upper

January 6th, 2015 · 5 Comments

This home needs a lot of help. There are a lot of details to iron out.

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Notice how the refrigerator is missing in the photo above and is now seen on the far right side in the photo below.

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Ugly, dirty cabinets.  Dirty ceiling.  Dirty kitchen.

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As we pan right, we see two cans of Raid bug spray and a knotted curtain.  Ugh.

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In the next room, past the knotted curtain, we have to wonder how those books are still standing.

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At least they are patriotic.

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There’s that knotted curtain!  It makes a statement.

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The bathroom is less cluttered than expected.

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The curtain rod fell down before the closet shelf did.  Just barely.

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Dirty air conditioner vent.  Dusty & cluttered bedroom.

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The living room’s a real treat too.

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The front of the house.

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The back yard.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Fireplace · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Wood Paneling · Garbage and/or Junk · Weeds · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Hall of Shame - Messy · John F. Long cabinets

Santa Might Skip This Home

December 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Imagine Santa Claus’ reaction when he exits the fireplace.

dusty neglected dilapidated living room stone fireplace ceiling damage Eloy Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

I hope Santa doesn’t need to use the bathroom.

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Building permits for that room addition?

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Fireplace · Other Arizona Cities · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Room Addition

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

We wish you and your family & friends a Happy Thanksgiving.

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Happy Turkey Day!  [By the way, this house was listed in March, with Thanksgiving decorations still on display.]

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Tags: Fireplace · Afghan Blanket · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor

Over the River & Through the Woods

November 24th, 2014 · No Comments

…to Grandmother’s house we go.

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May you have safe travels to your Thanksgiving destination.

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Tags: Fireplace · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities