Entries Tagged as 'Phoenix Homes'

Inspirational Message For October

October 1st, 2014 · 2 Comments

“The ornaments of a house are the friends who frequent it” - Emerson

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Tags: Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals

The Bathroom Remodel Is Almost Done

September 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Check back with us tomorrow.  The bathroom should be finished by then.

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Tags: Bathroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage

Real Estate Photo Don’ts

September 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Buyers don’t want to see poorly stitched together panoramic shots.  The tiles don’t line up!

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Buyers don’t want to see overexposed photos.  But then again, the sun is really, really bright in Phoenix.

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Buyers don’t want to see shadows.  Even if they look angelic.

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Buyers don’t want to see the photographer’s reflection.

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We repeat, buyers don’t want to see the photographer’s reflection.

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Buyers don’t want to see photos taken at night.  By the way, this was the only photo for this house.

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Buyers don’t want to see blurry photos.

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Buyers don’t want to see creepy peephole photos.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Poor Photography

It Has a Lot Going For It

September 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Unfortunately, the lot is what’s worthwhile.

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The coved ceiling is a plus.  Too bad the owners neglected this home.

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How old is that wall heater?

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Some caulk to fill in the cracks and fresh paint will do wonders.

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Bonus room!

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So much potential.

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It has a water softener!  But it also has an old electric service panel, an old evaporative cooler, old wood shingles, and a cracked foundation.

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Tags: Flooring · Tile · Bedroom · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling

Graphic Mural Or Graffiti?

September 29th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Think the new buyer will keep it?

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Tags: Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Graffiti

Tickle Me, Elmo

September 27th, 2014 · No Comments

Oh, hi, Elmo.  Are you having fun?

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No surprise, this is a short sale.

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To qualify for a short sale, you must have a hardship.  Being messy is not a hardship.

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First impressions are formed at the front entrance.

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Tags: Clutter · Foreclosure · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Stuffed Animals · Garbage and/or Junk

Attic Access

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Five homes with holes in the ceilings.  Because?

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The ceiling’s so low, perhaps the seller cracked the drywall open with his head.

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Or maybe the seller wants to show the insulation to buyers?

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This home has no insulation.

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There’s no hole, but…

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This Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ceiling needs some attention.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Ceiling Fan · Other US Cities · Gilbert, AZ Homes

Cosmetic Fixer

September 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The tree provides ample shade and is visually pleasing.  So far, so good.

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Spacious living room.

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The kitchen is a chef’s dream.

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The flooring adds character to the house.

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Shag carpeting feels so good on bare feet and toes.

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The mirror helps reflect more light into the bedroom.

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Custom-built bookshelves compliment this bedroom.

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The mold & mildew are included at no extra charge.

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Tags: Flooring · Carpet · Curb Appeal · Living Room · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Mold & Mildew · Fixer-Upper

Under the Grapevine

September 24th, 2014 · 2 Comments

They solved the problem of not enough closet space.  Just add lattice to the wall and now you can hang hangers from it.  The gargoyle nods his head in approval.

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals

Who Needs Cabinet Doors?

September 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Maybe these Phoenix sellers have the right idea.  Remove the kitchen cabinet doors so you can see what you have!  Brilliant.

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Cabinets · Refrigerator Magnets · Fixer-Upper