Entries Tagged as 'Pets'

Cat Feeding Station

July 16th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Either that’s a new type of potpourri or the seller’s cats are jumping up and eating from the bathroom counter.  Yuk.

cat food feeding station on bathroom counter vanity Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Pets

Canadian Clutter

June 5th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Thank you to our reader Ryan who sent these photos of a Lower Canard, Nova Scotia, Canada home.  Lots to see here.

cluttered family room visually distracting poor home staging Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada house for sale photo

Kitchen with fly strip.  Plus the owner and a dog.

cluttered kitchen person lady woman dog pet fly strip Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

The dog is still there.  Now we see a cracked ceiling and a collection of plates.

cluttered kitchen cracked ceiling plate collection Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Kitchen.

cluttered kitchen old stove oven Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Canadians put stuff on their refrigerators too.  Look how high the clothes dryer is.  Another dog is leaving the room.

cluttered kitchen dog pet Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Clutter on the left.  Scary stairs in the middle.  Animal fur on the right.

cluttered staircase animal fur pelt Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Cluttered bedroom.

cluttered bedroom pile stack of boxes Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Same bedroom, different view.

cluttered bedroom pile stack of boxes Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Sweatshop?  There’s a bug zapper too.

cluttered room weaving looms bug zapper Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

The seller feels an offer is looming.

cluttered room weaving looms Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Pets · Dining Room · Collections · Refrigerator Magnets · Ceiling · Other International Cities

Short Sale Example

May 31st, 2016 · 3 Comments

There are currently only 277 active short sale listings in the Phoenix metro area.  Thank goodness.  Here’s an example.

Take her.  The dog is begging, “Forget her.  Take me!”

cluttered disorganized chaotic bedroom dog pet on bed take her on TV short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Let’s back out of this cluttered bedroom.

cluttered disorganized chaotic bedroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Into another cluttered bedroom.

cluttered disorganized chaotic bedroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

And another one.

cluttered disorganized chaotic bedroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

The drawer front is missing.

drawer front missing in cluttered bathroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

The kid is not peeing.  He’s looking at something.  What is it?

cluttered bathroom little boy looking at baby chickens chicks short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

It’s baby chickens!!  With a short sale, you never want to count your chickens before they’re hatched.  The bank has to approve the offer.

cluttered bathroom baby chickens chicks heat lamp short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Over in the family room, it looks like the sellers have security cameras set up.  In case someone dares to steal their stuff.

cluttered disorganized messy family room short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

We pan to the right.

cluttered disorganized messy family room kitchen short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Deep fryer in the kitchen.

kitchen dirty cabinets door deep fat fryer popcorn maker short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Dinner is served.  Somewhere.

cluttered disorganized messy dining room table short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Bonus room.

cluttered disorganized messy family bonus room short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

They included a photo at a higher viewpoint.

cluttered disorganized messy family bonus room short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Personal belongings and toys take priority over the fireplace.

cluttered disorganized messy family bonus room fireplace short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

The covered patio is a great place to entertain guests.

cluttered disorganized messy junky covered patio back yard short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

This yard might have a swimming pool.

cluttered disorganized messy junky back yard dirty swimming pool short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Well, at least it hasn’t turned green yet.

neglected dead leaves debris dirty swimming pool short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Fireplace · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Dining Room · Back Yard · Toys · Holiday Décor · People In Photos

Animals

May 26th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Here’s a Phoenix home with free-range chickens.

chickens on the loose in back yard Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

The Pelican Brief?

pelican art wall hanging Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Deer in a Scottsdale home’s back yard.  Since the deer isn’t facing the camera, is it being coy or being decoy?

fake deer decoy in back yard Scottsdale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Scottsdale, AZ Homes · Pets · Back Yard

Jump For Joy

May 24th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Will buyers jump up and down when they see this beautiful back yard?  Or will they shed a tear?  The sellers are tired of us grilling them about cleaning up their yard.

junky cluttered back yard rusty rusted shed trampoline BBQ grill tire garbage Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Oh, look.  There’s a lounge area for you to rest between weightlifting sets.

junky cluttered back yard garbage outdoor couch sofa weight set Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The dog is super excited about the fire pit.

junky cluttered back yard outdoor couch sofa dog pet fire pit trampoline Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk

Cats & Dogs

May 20th, 2016 · 1 Comment

The cat is looking back in disgust at the cluttered mess.

cat pet in real estate photo cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Will the dog attack or not?  That could scare buyers away.

dog pet in real estate photo back yard dirt Glendale Arizona home house for sale

Attention hog dog.

dog pet in real estate photo living room Glendale Arizona home house for sale

Do you see the cat?  [Thank you to our reader who sent this from Woodridge, Illinois]

cat pet in real estate photo on top of refrigerator Woodridge Illinois home house for sale

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Tags: Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Pets · Back Yard · Glendale, AZ Homes · Other US Cities

Friday the 13th

May 13th, 2016 · No Comments

Today is Friday the 13th.  Be careful.  Don’t let a black cat cross your path!  Watch out for dangerous rakes too.

black cat crossing your path Friday the 13th dangerous rake on ground Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Pets · Back Yard

Very Interesting

May 5th, 2016 · 6 Comments

A creative person added lots of flair to her/his kitchen.

amateur random mosaic tile pattern back splash cluttered kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

A lot of time and attention was invested here.

amateur random mosaic tile pattern back splash cluttered kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Each tile and tile shard was placed with care.

amateur random mosaic tile pattern back splash cluttered kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Who doesn’t like flowers?

amateur random mosaic tile pattern back splash cluttered kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

A one-of-a-kind kitchen.

amateur random mosaic tile pattern back splash cluttered kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Different things going on in the living room.

cluttered living room poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale real estate photo

The dog is mad because the birds get to have all the toilet paper.

cluttered room toilet paper bird cages dog pets Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

The house also includes a guest house.  And more clutter.

cluttered guest house tenant renter person man Phoenix Arizona home for sale real estate photo

The guest house kitchen features a built-in microwave.

guest house kitchen grease greasy dirty microwave Phoenix Arizona home for sale real estate photo

The guest house bedroom has custom window blinds and an extra closet.

guest house dirty filthy bedroom window blinds portable closet Phoenix Arizona home for sale real estate photo

The seller will replace the ceiling fan with a full price offer.

guest house dirty filthy bedroom window blinds damaged ceiling fan bed Phoenix Arizona home for sale real estate photo

Lots of storage in the guest house.

guest house storage room cluttered Phoenix Arizona home for sale real estate photo

Cleaning products are for display only.

guest house dirty unclean bathroom toilet Phoenix Arizona home for sale real estate photo

Vintage furnace.  From 1960?

vintage original old outdated heating system furnace Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling Fan · People In Photos

Hot Diggity Dog

April 27th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Dogs in a basket.  And that faux distressed brick look.

two Chihuahua dogs in a basket amateur bad faux distress brick paint job Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Another puppy.  Pee on the floor?  Damaged ceiling.  And more.  Are you feeling distressed by this?

two Chihuahua dogs in a basket puppy amateur bad faux distress brick paint job Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Pets · Ceiling

How Selling Your House Is Like a Used Car Ad

March 30th, 2016 · No Comments

This photo is brought to us today from our reader Tyson.  It’s from a Craigslist used car ad in Las Vegas, Nevada.  He noticed the unwashed dusty car, the dent by the right front tire, the person in the photo, the dog, and the poor photography (shooting into the sun), many of the do-not’s of this blog.  Would this photo prompt people to call about the car?

amateur used car ad Craigslist post dusty dented car man person dog poor photography Las Vegas Nevada

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Pets · Poor Photography · Other US Cities · People In Photos