Entries Tagged as 'Other Arizona Cities'

Bath Blunders

August 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Four bathrooms in need of renovation.

Sure must be fun to take a shower in that tiny dark space.

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Ripped flooring or stains?

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Dirty toilet, dirty walls, dirty floor.  Odd toilet placement.

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Nothing a little glue and bleach can’t fix.

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Tags: Flooring · Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Fixer-Upper

Forecast: Showers

August 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Floral bouquet.

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Double curtain frills keep out the spills.

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If this was in Alabama, it would be the Crimson Tide/Tied.

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Disney don’t.

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Doin’ the Boop.

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Chandler, AZ Homes · Shower Curtain

Tile Samples

August 27th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Can’t decide which tile to choose for a room?  Select them all!

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Or shake things up with an offset checkerboard pattern.

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Three colors makes for three times the fun on a shower wall.

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Clash of the patterns.

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The photographer is taking photos with her ipad.

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She is sporting rolled-up jeans and sandals.

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Tags: Tile · Bathroom · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Fixer-Upper · People In Photos · Bedspread

8 Real Estate Photography Tips

August 25th, 2014 · 3 Comments

1.  You might be upside down with your home’s value, but don’t prove it with the photo!

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2.  The only lines you should see are lines of people to visit your house.

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3.  Close-up photos never tell the true story.

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4.  Your reflection in the bathroom mirrors reflects your photography skills.

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The four faces of Eve?  She’s reflected four times in this photo.  At least we know she’s not a vampire.

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5. Fish eye photos creep out buyers.  Is that mold on the walls or wallpaper?

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6. Don’t take a photo from behind glass.

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7.  Take photos to show off the features of the house or of a room, not of personal items.  It’s doubtful those towels are worth more than $3.

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8.  Watch out for shadows!

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Wallpaper · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Family Photos · Poor Photography · Other US Cities

Another Cantina

August 20th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Two days’ ago we shared photos of a back yard cantina.  We found another one!  In Apache Junction, Arizona.  This one has a full-sized refrigerator (to hold lots of beers).  And a ramada festooned with palm fronds!  Party on!

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Tags: Clutter · Patio · Back Yard · Other Arizona Cities

Sponged To Perfection

August 19th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Perfectly pretty purple paint.

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Tags: Family Room · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities

Elvis Lives On

August 16th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Today is the anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death.  This seller has a shrine to Elvis in her Florence, Arizona home.

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Elvis pillow at a Glendale, Arizona home.

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Collections · Family Photos

White Picket Fence

August 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

You said you wanted a house with a white picket fence.  How about this one?

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You should have been more specific if you wanted more.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Other Arizona Cities · Fence or Wall

Weird Dolls

August 5th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Simply bizarre.  A doll family.  Payson, Arizona home.

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Dolls made from towels?  Unbelievable.

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She collects plates.  From the Franklin Mint or Danbury Mint?

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She spent a mint on those plates.

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More plates in the bedroom!  They’re like tribbles; they keep multiplying.

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She also collects family photos.  And she has a gun/rifle.  When Grandma says, “I’m gonna shoot,” do you duck or say ”cheese”?!

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A rifle, a scythe, two saws, and a golf club.  Grandma’s ready for the zombie apocalypse!

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Grandma thinks the mammy cookie jars are a whimsical part of Americana.  What will some buyers think?

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Fireplace · Stuffed Animals · Dolls · Other Arizona Cities · Rugs · Collections · Family Photos · Weapons & Firearms · Grandma's House

Miniature Golf Course?

July 30th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The suit of armor.  A ramp.  And a secret door.  Grab me a golf ball and a club and let me play miniature golf!  When I was growing up, we called it goony golf.  Also known as goofy golf or putt putt golf.

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Tags: Patio · Other Arizona Cities