Entries Tagged as 'Glendale, AZ Homes'

Happy Thanksgiving!!

November 23rd, 2017 · 3 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Let’s take a look at some vintage ovens. Think of the many Thanksgiving dinners cooked in them.

1930 Glendale, Arizona range/oven. Looks brand new.

1957 Phoenix oven. Pretty in pink.

1959 Phoenix oven. Same style as in my childhood home.

1969 avocado green oven in Mesa, Arizona.

1973 harvest gold oven in a Phoenix home.

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Tags: Glendale, AZ Homes · Kitchen · Mesa, AZ Homes · Not Ugly

Five Dirty Bathrooms

November 16th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Look at the dirt and hair on the vanity counter. Then look at the shower floor. Yuk.

Let’s start with the mirror and the shower door, thank you.

Don’t let the tile pattern distract you from the soap scum and rust.

A good cleaning is needed here.

Dirty bathroom in Vlissingen, The Netherlands. Their idea of “going Dutch” is different from ours.

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Tags: Bathroom · Clutter · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Glendale, AZ Homes · Other International Cities · Phoenix Homes

Dogs Across Arizona

November 8th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Dog from Arizona City, Arizona.

Dog from Congress, Arizona.

Dog from Coolidge, Arizona.

Dog from Glendale, Arizona.

Here’s another view.

Dog from Overgaard, Arizona.

Dog from Phoenix, Arizona. And a turtle!

Dog from Surprise, Arizona.

Dog’s tail from Young, Arizona.

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Tags: Glendale, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Surprise, AZ Homes · Wood Paneling

Twelve Back Splash Options

October 30th, 2017 · 7 Comments

It is popular nowadays to install a back splash in a kitchen. Personally, I think it looks too busy and visually distracting and unnecessary. Let’s look at twelve different types of back splashes, starting with circles.

Thin horizontal multi-color glass pieces.

Micro-thin pieces.

Thin vertical multi-color glass pieces.


Random pattern six-inch ceramic tile.

Multi-size ceramic tile, almost a Versailles pattern.

Quilt pattern.

Brick steps.


Floor tile on the wall.

Pastel mosaic with tile shards. [Thank you to our reader KG for sending us this photo from Hallstead, Pennsylvania]

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Tags: Glendale, AZ Homes · Kitchen · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other US Cities · Phoenix Homes · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Up With People

July 24th, 2017 · No Comments

They’re waiting for the buyers to show up.


“I finished mopping. Now I’m going inside.”


The seller got out of the room as requested, but the photographer forgot to crop the photo.


“Our agent suggested buying pretty flowers.”


“I wonder if it’s time to replace the 1950s wall heater. Should I paint over the ceiling stain?”


“I love the shade tarp over the pool.”


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Tags: Glendale, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes

Roll of a Lifetime

July 13th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Now that the Emmy nominations were announced today, we can explore those who claim to have had the roll/role of a lifetime. Lots of rolls of toilet paper.


It’s important to have many rolls of TP at the ready.


Paper towels and toilet paper collection. This is one example when you’ll need it someday.


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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Glendale, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes · Staging

New Spider-Man Movie Starts Today

July 7th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Time for another Spider-Man movie. Along with yet another new actor portraying Spider-Man.


Will movie reviews on the Web be positive?


I stopped watching Spider-Man movies at the 2nd one when a cocky Tobey Maguire danced down the street. I felt it jumped the shark at that point.


If only home sellers had Spidey sense when staging and selling.


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Tags: Bedroom · Bedspread · Clutter · Glendale, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Window Coverings

Arm’s Length Transaction

June 29th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Seller’s arm.


Another seller’s arm.


And another seller’s arm.


This seller is making a grab for some water.


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Tags: Clutter · Glendale, AZ Homes · Kitchen · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes

Amateur Real Estate Photography

June 27th, 2017 · 2 Comments

When in doubt, hire a professional photographer to take pictures of your home when selling. Otherwise, you’ll get stuck with these five examples.

First up, we see an amateur photographer who can take a photo of a house on his/her cell phone but can’t figure out how to transfer it correctly. He/she took a screen shot of his/her phone and used that as the photo. By the way, all 8 photos of the property were just like this one.


Speaking of screen shots, now we have an example of a shot of a screen.


Distorted photo yet it was still used to promote the house.


Watch out for shadows!


We said, watch out for shadows.


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Tags: Glendale, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes · Poor Photography · Tempe, AZ Homes

Swimming Season

June 9th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Temperatures are heating up and people want to cool off in a sparkling clear swimming pool.


Jump right in!


Hurry before all the water evaporates!


Close your eyes and imagine the cool water.


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Tags: Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Glendale, AZ Homes · Peoria, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa