Entries Tagged as 'Back Yard'

Before & After House Renovation

June 25th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Before Kitchen.  The house was purchased for $91,000.

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After Kitchen.  After renovation, the house sold for $170,000.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Before Back Yard.

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After Back Yard.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Before & After

Multi-Purpose Patio

June 9th, 2016 · 1 Comment

In case you’re not sure what to do with your covered patio.

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

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!”

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Let’s back out of this cluttered bedroom.

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Into another cluttered bedroom.

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And another one.

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The drawer front is missing.

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

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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.

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

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We pan to the right.

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Deep fryer in the kitchen.

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Dinner is served.  Somewhere.

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Bonus room.

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They included a photo at a higher viewpoint.

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Personal belongings and toys take priority over the fireplace.

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The covered patio is a great place to entertain guests.

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This yard might have a swimming pool.

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

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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.

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The Pelican Brief?

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

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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.

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

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The dog is super excited about the fire pit.

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

Back(yard) With a Vengeance

May 24th, 2016 · No Comments

Paradise.

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Tags: Mesa, AZ Homes · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk

Cats & Dogs

May 20th, 2016 · 1 Comment

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

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

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Attention hog dog.

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

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

Let’s BBQ

May 19th, 2016 · 1 Comment

We’ll bring the steaks and some Heineken beer from the last post.  You fire up the grill.

ugly amateur unfinished BBQ barbeque grill back yard Avondale Arizona home house for sale photo

For large BBQ parties, you’ll need two stands.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Other Arizona 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.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Pets · Back Yard

Occupied, Not Vacant

May 12th, 2016 · No Comments

Messy short sale home.

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This home was occupied while it was up for sale.  This is not an abandoned home.  The sellers lived here like this.

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It went up for sale in August.  Some brave buyer wrote an offer in September.  And then waited and waited and waited for the bank to approve the short sale.  It finally sold in May.  Eight months later.

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Not sure why this photo was taken or included.

messy cluttered chaotic piles of stuff junk family room short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

Neglected swimming pool.

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Shed included with the sale.

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Tags: Family Room · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Weeds