Entries Tagged as 'Office/Den'

Happy 138th Birthday, Albert Einstein

March 14th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Today is Albert Einstein’s birthday.

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That’s a lot of candles on your birthday cake, Albert.

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Tags: Mesa, AZ Homes · Office/Den · Phoenix Homes · Staging

President Trump’s VOICE Program

March 1st, 2017 · 2 Comments

President Trump announced a new division in the Department of Homeland Security during his State of the Union speech last night: V.O.I.C.E. It stands for Victims Of Incessantly Cluttered Environments. We hope he sends in the National Guard to help these three homes.

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No more clutter!

Please help the victims.

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Make America clutter-free again.

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Living Room · Office/Den · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Presidents Day

February 20th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Today is Presidents Day. George Washington was the first United States president.

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Tags: Clutter · Office/Den · Other US Cities · Staging

Before & After Home Staging Examples

February 4th, 2017 · 5 Comments

I listed a condo that was currently rented. Photos mean a lot to buyers. It’s important to leave a good first impression. My first impression of this condo was not good. I immediately got to work, moving and removing items before taking photos.

Before Kitchen. Looks cluttered. And the tenant had recently cooked sausage, leaving a greasy fry pan.

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After Kitchen. I cleared the refrigerator and removed the knives, soap, cutting board, measuring cups, utensils, spatula, fry pan, towel, and iPad. You will notice that the microwave clock times do not make sense. After removing the items and moving on to the next room, I realized it would be nice to share before & after photos. I painstakingly replaced all items that were moved (so the tenant wouldn’t know). And then took the photo. Thus, the Before photo is actually the After After photo.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room. I removed the tray, the plate, the glass, the dog bed, family photos, the dog, paper towels eaten by the dog, and glass cleaner.

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Before Office.

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After Office. I removed the bicycle, golf club bag, and inflatable swan.

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Tags: Before & After · Kitchen · Living Room · Office/Den · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Boxing Day

December 26th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Today is Boxing Day in Canada. Last year, we posted a photo of a punching bag to celebrating boxing. But some Canadian readers said we got it wrong. This year, we’re posting photos of boxes. We hope we get it right this time. Happy Boxing Day!

This Phoenix home has lots and lots of boxes. They really know how to celebrate Boxing Day!

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More boxes in the bedroom closet!

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Toy collection pinned to the wall. Plus pin-up calendars. And a messy home office. No boxes?

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Since they’re selling the house and since it’s Boxing Day today, they should box up all the books and movies.

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Cluttered bathroom.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Collections · Dolls · Family Room · Office/Den · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Toys · Wallpaper · Wood Paneling

Home Improvement Needed

July 7th, 2016 · 4 Comments

First impression when you walk into the house.

cluttered messy living room fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Help.

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Not any better from this side.

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Fine dining.

cluttered messy dining room fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Home office.

cluttered messy office fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Remodeling in progress.

cluttered messy bathroom fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Just needs tile.

cluttered messy bathroom fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Two closets!

cluttered messy bedroom fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Crafts room.

cluttered messy bedroom fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Another room of stuff.

cluttered messy bedroom fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Handy workbench.

cluttered messy junky patio back yard fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Lots of shade here.

cluttered messy junky patio back yard fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

More shade over here.

cluttered messy junky patio back yard fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

And over here too.

cluttered messy junky patio back yard fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

It’s a carport.

cluttered messy junky carport back yard fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Fixer-Upper · Garage or Carport · Kitchen · Knives · Living Room · Office/Den · Patio · Phoenix Homes

Portion Control

June 13th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Everything tastes better on a Ritz, as long as there is portion control.

messy cluttered disorganized kitchen counters Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The other view of the kitchen.  Let’s Resolve to clean up this kitchen.

messy cluttered disorganized kitchen counters Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The black plastic was to stop bugs from entering but didn’t work?  The bug spray is ready to grab.

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At least the curtains aren’t knotted.

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Another view of the family room.  This home sale is a short sale, by the way.  The bank is sure to be sympathetic after seeing these photos.

cluttered family room junk on floor messy Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Home office.

cluttered office junk on floor messy Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

The garage is a dumping ground.

cluttered garage junk on floor messy Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Clutter · Family Room · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Office/Den · Phoenix Homes

Put Things Away Please

June 8th, 2016 · 4 Comments

There’s stuff on the chair, in front of the chair, behind the chair, and all around.

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Clear off the counters please.

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More clutter.

cluttered disorganized too much stuff kitchen counters Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

And more stuff in the bedroom.

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Another view.

cluttered disorganized too much stuff bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Cluttered bathroom too.  The seller was perfectly fine selling her house in this condition.

cluttered disorganized too much stuff bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Kitchen · Office/Den · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Portlandia

April 3rd, 2016 · 6 Comments

These Portland, Oregon house photos were sent by a reader.  Thank you.  The basement wet bar/pot den could use some help with the ceiling.

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Half of the ceiling is exposed.  Careful you don’t get insulation in your drink.

basement man cave wet bar ceiling panels down damaged fixer-upper cluttered Portland Oregon home house for sale photo

Exposed wires and combustibles in the basement laundry.

basement laundry ceiling panels down damaged fixer-upper cluttered Portland Oregon home house for sale photo

Christmas in April!

Christmas tree decorations still up in April cluttered Portland Oregon home house for sale photo

Cluttered office.

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Does it make sense to have wood behind the sink?

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Tags: Basement · Bathroom · Ceiling · Fixer-Upper · Holiday Décor · Laundry Room · Office/Den · Other US Cities · Staging · Wet Bar

Unconcealed Weapons

March 2nd, 2016 · 5 Comments

Knives and gun holsters.

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Swords.

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Rifles and knives.  Perfect for a kid’s room.

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Office/Den · Phoenix Homes · Scottsdale, AZ Homes · Weapons & Firearms