Entries Tagged as 'Front Porch'

Home Renovation Before & After

October 29th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Recent home renovation before & after photos.

Before Fireplace.

before after home house remodeling project renovation fireplace Phoenix Arizona

After fireplace.

before after home house remodeling project renovation fireplace Phoenix Arizona

Before Kitchen.

before after home house remodeling project renovation kitchen cabinets Phoenix Arizona

After Kitchen.

before after home house remodeling project renovation kitchen cabinets Phoenix Arizona

The front of the house was cute several years ago.

before after home house remodeling project renovation curb appeal front porch Phoenix Arizona

Then went sad with the most current owners.  Then went to foreclosure.

before after home house remodeling project renovation curb appeal front porch Phoenix Arizona

Then made beautiful again.

before after home house remodeling project renovation curb appeal front porch Phoenix Arizona

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Tags: Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Fireplace · Front Porch · Phoenix Homes · Before & After

Chicken Penny-Tentiary

September 19th, 2010 · No Comments

An old barn near Miller’s Landing in the outskirts of Seward, Alaska.  Chicken Penny-Tentiary.  Cute.  I had to take a picture of it.

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Tags: Front Porch · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

Fence Porch Bath

July 13th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Cool fence or ugly fence?  It’s certainly different.

ugly unique different fence front yard Phoenix Arizona home house photo

The front porch needs help.

front porch ceiling damage falling down fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house photo

The bathroom needs help too.

bathroom shower wall damaged exposed fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Front Porch · Phoenix Homes · Fence or Wall · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage

They Love Their Tile

June 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Pyramid power tile pattern in the bathroom.

ugly odd pyramid tile pattern bathroom shower wall Phoenix Arizona home house photo

More patterned tile in the kitchen with John F. Long (builder) cabinets.

ugly tile pattern kitchen wall John F Long cabinets Phoenix Arizona home house photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Kitchen · Front Porch · Phoenix Homes · John F. Long cabinets

Fixer-Upper

July 25th, 2009 · 10 Comments

When a home listing says it’s an 80% remodel fixer-upper, you get curious.  I visited it on Friday.  I expected worse, but it still needs a lot of work.  The previous owner started renovations and gave up.  It went into foreclosure.  Now listed at $165,000.

The front entry.

front entry fixer-upper foreclosure home house Phoenix real estate

The kitchen today.  This home will have to be cash only.  No kitchen = no financing.

kitchen before after photos fixer-upper foreclosure home house Phoenix real estate

The kitchen as it looked in 2004 with Euro style cabinets and saltillo tile.  The house sold for $270,000 back then.

kitchen before after photos fixer-upper foreclosure home house Phoenix real estate

Beehive fireplace today.

fireplace before after photos fixer-upper foreclosure home house Phoenix real estate

The fireplace and family room in 2004.

fireplace before after photos fixer-upper foreclosure home house Phoenix real estate

Master bathroom’s sunken tub (aka Roman tub).  Very popular in certain areas of Phoenix in the early 1970s.  This home was built in 1972.  There’s a dead lizard and other bugs in the tub.

sunken Roman tub dirty fixer-upper foreclosure home house Phoenix real estate

The living room today.

living room before after photos fixer-upper foreclosure home house Phoenix real estate

The living room in 2004 from a different angle.

living room before after photos fixer-upper foreclosure home house Phoenix real estate

The swimming pool today is empty.  Back in April, the county vector control department treated the green water pool with mosquito larvicide (preventative measure against West Nile virus).

dirty swimming pool before after photos fixer-upper foreclosure home house Phoenix real estate

The pool back in 2004 from the other side.

swimming pool before after photos fixer-upper foreclosure home house Phoenix real estate

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Tags: Flooring · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Foreclosure · Fireplace · Front Porch · Phoenix Homes · Before & After · Fixer-Upper

Christmas Decorations In Mesa, Arizona

December 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Not to keep banging the hammer on the nail, but are you selling your holiday decorations or your house?  Priorities, people.  Time to put the clutter and decorations away when selling.  It’s that simple.

Christmas decorations clutter staging Mesa Arizona bad MLS photos home house

The homeowner built this monstrosity on the front porch!

big wood patio porch Mesa Arizona bad MLS photos home house

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Front Porch · Mesa, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor

Perfect Philadelphia Porch

October 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Here’s a fixer-upper for ya.

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Tags: Front Porch · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

Christmas In June

October 17th, 2008 · No Comments

This Phoenix home sold in June, but has Christmas decorations!  Yes, June.  I guess the buyers overlooked the empty water jugs, the BBQ grill out front, the patched up walkway, and the makeshift planter with six flowers.

front entrance Christmas decorations bad MLS photos ugly home house Phoenix real estate
[Photo lightened +40 from original]

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Tags: Front Porch · Phoenix Homes · Holiday Décor

Howdy, Pardner!

June 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Buckeye, Arizona.  Home to front porch mannequins.  And antique ice tongs.  Unbelievable!

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Here’s the living room with giant saw, cow skull, and lots of other junk.

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Front Porch · Other Arizona Cities

Mountain Views

May 2nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

You’re sure to be overwhelmed by your view of the mountains in this Phoenix condo.  The photo description reads “mountain views from master bedroom.”  If you go up to the 2nd floor and stand on tippytoe and look to the right.

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Here’s the condo’s kitchen with original stove.  The seller watched some of those design for pennies TV shows and replaced the cabinet door centers with wire mesh.

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Here’s the entrance to the condo, complete with green carpet and macrame plant hanger.

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Tags: Kitchen · Bedroom · Front Porch · Phoenix Homes · Cabinets