Entries Tagged as 'Phoenix Homes'

Damaged Siding

October 20th, 2017 · No Comments

Vinyl siding will melt and warp in the hot Phoenix sun. Wood strip siding doesn’t fare much better.

The hot sun is punishing on siding out here. Fresh paint will help.

Maintenance required.

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Tags: Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Siding

Kitchen Cabinet Door Options

October 17th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Pull handles in the middle of kitchen cabinet doors make a statement.

Or you can opt for knobs in the middle.

Contrasting paint that frames the cabinet doors will catch your eye.

The barn door look is gaining in popularity.

Rustic charm.

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Tags: Cabinets · Kitchen · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Bad Parking

October 16th, 2017 · No Comments

Let’s park our car on the front yard.

Sounds like a good idea. I’ll do it too.

Me too!!

If it’s outside the fence, does it count?

Because there was no room on the driveway or street to park there instead?

If the seller was unwilling to move the trailer, perhaps the photographer could step 15 feet to the right?

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Tags: Bad Parking · Fence or Wall · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes

Yards Need Help

October 13th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Free firewood. Plus free everything else.

They at least raked the dirt yard but neglected to remove the dead vine.

Weed you like to clear up your back yard before selling, Mr. Seller?

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Tags: Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Landscaping · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Weeds

Shower Curtains

October 12th, 2017 · No Comments

Josie & the Pussycats?

I thought cats don’t like baths.

There’s a bear behind your bare behind!

Eight arms to hold you in the shower.

The shower curtain’s a wee bit too long.

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Tags: Bathroom · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Shower Curtain

Chasing the Dream

October 11th, 2017 · No Comments

Thank you to our reader Tyson for sending these photos. This is Chase’s bedroom.

The next bedroom.

Another view of this bedroom.

The floor is tidy in another bedroom.

Family photos and more in the living room.

Bonus area.

The kitchen.

This was a short sale.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Family Photos · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Weeds · Window Coverings

What Not

October 10th, 2017 · 2 Comments

What is that on the ceiling? [Yarnell, Arizona]

What’s that on the floor and why did the seller take a photo of it? [Arizona City, Arizona]

What are two umbrellas doing on their sides in front of this house? [Avondale, Arizona]

It’s odd.

Why did he save the car door? [Phoenix]

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Tags: Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Weeds · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Scarface

October 9th, 2017 · No Comments

(sigh)

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Before & After Home Renovation

October 7th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Before Bathroom 1. This home was sold by a bank for $95,000.

After Bathroom 1. After renovation, the investor sold it for $165,000.

Before Bathroom 2.

After Bathroom 2.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Living Room.

After Living Room.

Before Living Room.

After Living Room. And a view to the dining area after the wall was removed.

Before Built-In Cabinets.

After Built-In Cabinets.

Before Bedroom.

After Bedroom.

Before Front of House.

After Front of House.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Drywall Damage · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

Dirty Feet & Fingers

October 5th, 2017 · 2 Comments

The online photos looked good, especially of the kitchen. So I showed this house to a buyer. Then reality sunk in. The buyer was disgusted by the master bathroom shower. Gross!!

The rest of the house was dirty and cluttered. Here’s a photo of the kitchen light switch. Yuk.

Termite nest on the palm tree out front.

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Tags: Bathroom · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Phoenix Homes