Entries Tagged as 'Weeds'

There’s a Drought In California

October 12th, 2014 · 3 Comments

It’s so dry in California, even the weeds are dead.  But there’s just enough water to keep the flowers alive in front.  The flowers add a welcoming touch for buyers.  [Coarsegold, California]

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Weeds · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities · People In Photos

Selling You Short

September 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Short sale in Glendale, Arizona.  Green algae pool.  Dead grass.  Palm tree fronds.  Mattresses on the patio.  What else was neglected?

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Tags: Pool & Spa · Foreclosure · Back Yard · Weeds · Fixer-Upper

Basic Flip – Before & After Photos

September 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Nothing fancy with this remodel.  But it shows the impact of a clean house with fresh paint.

Before Swimming Pool.  The house was purchased for $58,000.

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After Swimming Pool.  Once renovated, the house sold for $136,000!

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Before Master Bedroom.  The sellers placed a low priority on cleanliness.

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After Master Bedroom.  New carpet and paint.

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Before Front of House.  Weeds.

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After Front of House.  New air conditioner was installed.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.  Not sure why they kept those weird wood sticks around the fireplace.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.  The flipper might have kept the lower cabinets.

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After Kitchen.  This is a very modest home remodel.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.  New paint and drapes.  That’s it.

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Before Other Bedroom.  Dirty.  No After photo available.

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Before Bathroom.  No After photo available.

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Before Back Yard.  With weeds.  No After photo available.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Bedroom · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Weeds · Before & After

Patio Pleaser

July 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Covered patios are highly desirable home features in Phoenix.

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So are new roofs.

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And nice landscaping.

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But in Phoenix, any shade is good shade.

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Tags: Roof · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Weeds · Fixer-Upper

Weed Garden

June 26th, 2014 · 4 Comments

The weeds are growing lush and rampant in the raised garden beds.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Weeds

A Pile of Rocks

June 6th, 2014 · 2 Comments

A gigantic pile of rocks.  Perhaps a water feature or a barbeque at one time?  The tall grass/weeds create a jungle look.

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Here’s a closer look.  Might give you ideas for your back yard.

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Tags: What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Weeds

Mop

May 29th, 2014 · 8 Comments

They’ve had that mop for a long time.  New ones are white.  They’ve also had that roof for a long time.  Yes, those are turtles in the window sill.

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Not a good first impression.  Oil stains everywhere on the driveway.  Hubcap missing.  Extra tire lying around.

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There’s a football on the front yard.

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Tags: Roof · Curb Appeal · Clutter · Driveway · Phoenix Homes · Weeds · Fixer-Upper

Disaster

May 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

What happened here?!?

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And in the kitchen too!

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Side door for a quick escape from the mess.

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An old trampoline.  Weeds.  Peeling paint.  Junk.

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The storage shed is a bonus feature.

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Tags: Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Dolls · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Weeds · Toys · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Ceiling Fan

Sellers On Display

May 16th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sellers keep insisting on being in real estate promotional photos.

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His defense for not removing the water jug is that he’s behind the fence.

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Yes, you should have removed the yellow trash can.

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This was the only photo of this house.  None of the front, the bedrooms, the baths, etc.  Just this one photo.

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She’s too late asking the photographer to step in closer to not show the speed hump sign or the weeds.

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Now you see him and his cat’s butt…

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…Now you only see the cat.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Pets · Other Arizona Cities · Weeds · Peoria, AZ Homes · People In Photos

No Scrubs

May 7th, 2014 · 7 Comments

No surprise.  This dirty home is a short sale.

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The music group TLC released a song No Scrubs in January 1999.  It would appear this disgusting toilet has had no scrubs since January 1999.  It definitely needs some TLC.

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Do we dare wander down the hallway and see what lurks there?

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The left side of the first bedroom.

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The right side of this bedroom.  The only sign of hope in this bedroom is the rainbow.

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This bedroom looks fun.

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Left side of another bedroom.  They left a lot to be picked up.

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The right side of the bedroom.  Not much right in here.

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The satellite dish is included!

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Weeds · Dirt, Dust, & Filth