Entries Tagged as 'Mesa, AZ Homes'

Go Ahead, Make My Day

July 17th, 2015 · No Comments

Clint Eastwood fan in Mesa, Arizona.

Clint Eastwood painting drawing picture on wall cluttered living room Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Dirty Harry!

Clint Eastwood Dirty Harry painting picture on wall cluttered living room Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Mesa, AZ Homes

Short On Upkeep

July 13th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Short sale in Mesa, Arizona.  There’s a bottle of bleach but that toilet is still dirty.

ugly dirty mildew ring toilet bathroom fixer-upper short sale Mesa Arizona home house real estate photo

The couch is on its last leg.

ugly couch sofa cushion open damaged stuffing coming out fixer-upper short sale Mesa Arizona home house real estate photo

Her to-do list for getting the house ready to sell?

cluttered messy bedroom fixer-upper short sale Mesa Arizona home house real estate photo

She could use the Trader Joe’s bag to hold the clutter.  And then we’ll discuss the window blinds.

cluttered messy kitchen Trader Joe's shopping bag damaged window blinds fixer-upper short sale Mesa Arizona home house real estate photo

Attention to detail needed.

weeds tall grass curb appeal front exterior fixer-upper short sale Mesa Arizona home house real estate photo

We hoped the back yard would be nicer.

cluttered dirty back yard patio BBQ grill fixer-upper short sale Mesa Arizona home house real estate photo

Buyers love pools!

cluttered dirty back yard green algae swimming pool half empty fixer-upper short sale Mesa Arizona home house real estate photo

Large shade tree.

dirt back yard dead eucalyptus tree fixer-upper short sale Mesa Arizona home house real estate photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Bedroom · Clutter · Patio · Mesa, AZ Homes · Back Yard · Weeds · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Fixer-Upper

Brighten Up a House With Paint

July 7th, 2015 · No Comments

Walls painted with tan paint are boring. Here are some nonconforming sellers.

many bright paint colors walls Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Diamonds are forever.

many bright paint colors walls diamonds Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

A multitude of hearts.

bright pink paint hearts stamped sponged on bedroom walls Peoria Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Pastels are making a comeback in Wilmington, North Carolina.

pastel paint colors orange green lavender bedroom walls Wilmington North Carolina home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Paint · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Peoria, AZ Homes · Other US Cities

It’s Curtains For These Homes

July 6th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Matchy matchy.

gaudy ugly frilly curtains match the bedspread window treatment coverings drapes Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Wall o’ curtains.

gaudy ugly floral curtains window treatment coverings drapes Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Dramatic effect in the middle.

gaudy ugly floral curtains window treatment coverings drapes Sun Lakes Arizona home house for sale photo

Why block the view of the yard and pool?  At least they’re not knotted.

gaudy ugly heavy red curtains window treatment coverings drapes Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

Old school drapes.

ugly outdated curtains window treatment coverings drapes Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Heavy.

ugly outdated maroon gold curtains window treatment coverings drapes Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Better than nothing?

ugly green bed sheets used as curtains window treatment coverings drapes Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes

Happy Fourth of July

July 4th, 2015 · No Comments

USA! USA! USA!

American flag bald eagle USA bedspread save our sailors sign bedroom Peoria Arizona home house for sale photo

American pride.

American flag bedspread bedroom bunk beds Payson Arizona home house for sale photo

She’s giving the flag a two finger salute.

American flag one nation under sign two fingers refrigerator magnets Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Enjoy the holiday, everyone.

American flag patriotic décor decorations Gilbert Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Refrigerator Magnets · Holiday Décor · Gilbert, AZ Homes · People In Photos · Bedspread

Seven Suggestions For Better Real Estate Photos

June 30th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Buyers rely on photos when looking for homes on-line.  Best to have good real estate photos.

Be careful of taking photos too close up.  You’ll get a blurry photo plus your reflection.  Buyers want to see the whole thing, not a portion.

poor bad amateur real estate photography photo picture shower door blurry Concho Arizona home house for sale

Be mindful of bright backgrounds.  They’ll overexpose the photo.

poor bad amateur real estate photography photo picture overexposed overexposure too bright Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Don’t shoot into the sun either.  Come back another time if needed.  Or use your hand to block the sun.  [This was the only photo available of the property]

poor bad amateur real estate photography photo picture shooting into the sun too bright Glendale Arizona home house for sale

Don’t use a fish-eye lens, especially in a bathroom.  It’s creepy.

poor bad amateur real estate photography photo picture fish-eye lens bathroom creepy Tempe Arizona home house for sale

Don’t take a photo of a print.  It’s tacky.  Go outside and take a real photo of your house.

poor bad amateur real estate photography photo picture of a print-out Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Be careful of window reflections.  Try a different angle or be sure the street view is nice.

poor bad amateur real estate photography photo picture window reflection Mesa Arizona home house for sale

Don’t use time stamps on photos.

poor bad amateur real estate photography photo picture time stamp date Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Tempe, AZ Homes · Poor Photography

A-Door-Able People

June 29th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Four persons on the threshold of home ownership.  All near doorways.

woman lady person in real estate photo picture Glendale Arizona home house for sale kitchen

“Yes, cash offers are encouraged.”

man person in real estate photo picture Mesa Arizona home house for sale hallway

Don’t forget to knock before entering a room.

man person in real estate photo picture Phoenix Arizona home house for sale bedroom door

“When does the open house start?”

woman lady person in real estate photo picture Phoenix Arizona home house for sale front door

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Glendale, AZ Homes · People In Photos

Christmas Is 6 Months Away

June 25th, 2015 · 1 Comment

It’s June 25th.  Only 6 months of shopping days ’til Christmas.  Here are some homes that celebrate Christmas for a long time.

This house was listed for sale on March 11th.  With the Christmas tree still up.

Christmas tree decorations still up in March Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

This house was listed for sale on February 17th with the Christmas tree still up.

Christmas tree decorations still up in February Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

This house was listed for sale on February 11th with the Christmas tree still up.  Watch your step going to the bedroom.  It’s a doozy.

Christmas tree decorations still up in February Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

This house was listed for sale on January 12th with the Christmas tree still up.

Christmas tree decorations still up in January Sun City Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Holiday Décor

Sports On TV

June 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

Sports shows are playing on TVs while real estate photographers are taking pictures.

television TV is on sports show Dale Earnhardt wood paneling mirrors Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale photo

Sports Center on TV.  If only it had been the Kayak stairlift ad!

television TV is on sports show stairlift sitting elevator chair stairs Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Kobe defending his contract.

television TV is on sports show Lakers Kobe Bryant defending his contract Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

The fence is up.  Now they need a sign “Stay off the grass.”

television TV is on sports show golf child fence is up Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling

Shower Curtain Call

June 17th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Here’s our salute to Hollywood movies, expressed through shower curtains.  Here we see dozens of movie stars.

Hollywood movie stars actors actresses pictures on shower curtain bathroom Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

The Birdcage.

shower curtain bathroom bird cages Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

The Mighty Ducks.

shower curtain bathroom two ducks holding umbrellas Casa Grande Arizona home house for sale photo

The Two Moose-keteers?

shower curtain bathroom two moose Surprise Arizona home house for sale photo

Ocean’s Eleven?  Starring Shelley Duvall?  [Wilmington, North Carolina]

shower curtain bathroom seashells shells Wilmington North Carolina home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes · Other US Cities · Shower Curtain