Entries Tagged as 'Back Yard'

It Could Be Worse

July 12th, 2017 · 5 Comments

You never know when you’ll need a can of paint next to your bed.

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Cozy room.

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Another view of this room.

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Play room with toys.

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Another bedroom.

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Living room.

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Another view of the living room.

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The kitchen is the neatest room in the house.

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Knotted curtain in the kitchen. And a fly swatter.

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Stained mattress in another room.

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Hallway.

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Over in the garage, the gas water heater was removed.

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The toilet was added without a building permit. They installed it on a wood platform instead of installing a proper drain.

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Washer and dryer are missing.

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Oh, look. They added a yellow shower. Golden shower?

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Covered carport out front is a convenient feature.

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Spacious back yard.

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So much to see.

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Bars on the windows in case someone tries to steal their precious belongings.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Hall of Shame - Messy · Kitchen · Laundry Room · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Toys · Window Coverings

Satellite TV No Longer Available

July 10th, 2017 · 4 Comments

The sellers removed the satellite TV dish. They were not willing to take a current photo of their back yard.

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Tags: Back Yard · Phoenix Homes

Happy Fourth of July!!

July 4th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Today is the 4th of July.

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Everyone is proudly displaying the American flag.

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The flag is a symbol of freedom. Freedom to use it as a window curtain. Freedom to acquire and keep things (except when selling).

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The flag encourages you to work harder.

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The freedom to convert a covered patio into a living space and covering the fireplace with the American flag.

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We are grateful the bed was made.

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Happy 4th of July!

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Holiday Décor · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Before & After Renovation In Coolidge

June 24th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Before Kitchen. This Coolidge, Arizona home was sold by a bank to an investor for $28,000.

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After Kitchen. After renovation, the house sold for $120,000.

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Before Bathroom 1.

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After Bathroom 1.

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Before Bathroom 2.

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After Bathroom 2.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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Before Bedroom 1.

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After Bedroom 1.

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Before Bedroom 2.

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After Bedroom 2.

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Before Bedroom 3.

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After Bedroom 3.

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Before Back Yard & Swimming Pool.

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After Back Yard & Swimming Pool.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Family Room · Fireplace · Kitchen · Other Arizona Cities · Pool & Spa · Remodeling

Spacious Back Yard

June 23rd, 2017 · 1 Comment

This could all be yours.

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

Indoor Swimming Pool

June 10th, 2017 · 3 Comments

One of our readers commented on yesterday’s dirty swimming pool post and said he’d like an indoor pool if he bought a house in Phoenix. Well, Felix, your wish has been granted! Here’s a home with an indoor pool! You weren’t specific enough about the size and condition and quality and installation.

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The sellers should have cleared off the counter and sink in the kitchen before selling.

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And cleared off the stove.

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And cleared off the floor. Good grief.

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This room could use some attention too. Perhaps by the person standing on the left with the Nike sneakers.

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Hey, lazy bones, get up and help the lady clear out everything on the patio.

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Tags: Back Yard · Clutter · Kitchen · Living Room · Patio · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes

A Mammoth Problem

June 3rd, 2017 · 1 Comment

Vandalized and trashed home in Mammoth, Arizona.

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Ugly couch, damaged walls, ceiling missing, person to the right…

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Possible water damage? Puckered paint.

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Free toilet and shade trees.

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Tags: Back Yard · Ceiling · Drywall Damage · Fixer-Upper · Other Arizona Cities · People In Photos · Roof · Vandalism & Theft · Window

Amber Waves of Grain

May 31st, 2017 · 3 Comments

O beautiful for spacious skies,

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for amber waves of grain

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Tags: Back Yard · Landscaping · Peoria, AZ Homes · Weeds

Tin Roof…Rusted

May 30th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Home Shopping Network!

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Rusted roof!

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Side of the house.

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Quality construction of a room addition or storage room.

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Building permits were approved.

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The back yard is full of wonder.

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Low-maintenance landscaping.

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Free charcoal.

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“Newer” gas water heater.

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Unsafe and unprotected gas line to the water heater.

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Barbed wire keeps thieves from entering the yard and stealing the valuables.

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Now for some photos of the interior of the house. Ceiling damage here.

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More junk inside.

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Good luck.

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Tags: Back Yard · Ceiling · Curb Appeal · Garbage and/or Junk · Hall of Shame - Outdoor · Phoenix Homes · Roof · Room Addition · Safety Issue

Short On Staging

May 17th, 2017 · 5 Comments

Short sale home in Chandler, Arizona. A little de-cluttering would be nice.

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More clutter here, so less clutter when selling please.

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The view to the family room shows a lot of family photos on the wall.

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Cluttered bathroom.

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A vacuum near a bathtub is always handy.

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Poor photography.

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The plane crashed landed.

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Let’s put the ladder away too.

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How about fixing the patio ceiling?

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And fix it here too.

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And here.

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Let’s tidy up the back yard too.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Ceiling · Chandler, AZ Homes · Clutter · Family Photos · Family Room · Kitchen · Staging