Entries Tagged as 'Surprise, AZ Homes'

3 Dogs 3 Cats

March 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

One dog in Mesa, Arizona.

dog pet in real estate promotional photo picture bad idea Mesa Arizona home house for sale

One cat in Glendale, Arizona.

cat pet in real estate promotional photo picture bad idea Glendale Arizona home house for sale

One dog in Surprise, Arizona.

dog pet in real estate promotional photo picture bad idea Surprise Arizona home house for sale

Two cats in Mesa, Arizona.

two cats pet in real estate promotional photo picture bad idea Mesa Arizona home house for sale

And one dog in Phoenix.

dog pet in real estate promotional photo picture bad idea Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Pets · Glendale, AZ Homes · Surprise, AZ Homes

Five Springtime Murals

March 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments

It’s been a very cold winter and we all deserve an early hint of spring.  Let’s look at some cheerful murals.

The sponge paint border makes this floral mural pop.

amateur ugly wall mural country flower scene sponge paint border bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

This mural with a big dead tree makes a great room divider.

amateur wall mural big dead tree two deer room divider Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale photo

You can almost smell the ocean breeze.

amateur wall mural ocean seaside scene Europe Surprise Arizona home house for sale photo

This one is actually quite good.  Too bad the sun shadows on the bottom right don’t match the shadows on the left.

amateur wall mural Mediterranean scene shadows are messed up not right Youngtown Arizona home house for sale photo

Vintage dining room mural from a 1969 Phoenix home.  Classic.

original 1969 vintage wall mural painting dining room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Dining Room · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes

Real Estate Photography Pointers

February 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The super majority of buyers look online at photos of homes.  It’s make it or break it for sellers with their photos.

Buyers don’t want to see screen capture photos of homes.

terrible screen capture photo picture of exterior of home house for sale Phoenix Arizona real estate poor photography

We repeat, buyers don’t want to see photos of your computer screen.

terrible screen capture photo picture of exterior of home house for sale Phoenix Arizona real estate poor photography

Buyers don’t want to see people in photos.  If only the amateur photographer was as pretty as the bathroom.

amateur photographer person man in mirror reflection home house for sale Phoenix Arizona real estate poor photography

Buyers don’t want to see snow inside a house.  Please dust off your camera’s lens before shooting.

amateur photographer dust spots on dirty camera lens house for sale Phoenix Arizona real estate poor photography

Buyers don’t want to see human shadows.

amateur photographer shadow of man person house for sale Mesa Arizona real estate poor photography

Buyers don’t like fish-eye views.

amateur fish-eye view person house for sale Surprise Arizona real estate poor photography

Buyers don’t like fuzzy photos.  [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

amateur out of focus fuzzy blurry house for sale Philadelphia Pennsylvania real estate poor photography

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Surprise, AZ Homes · Poor Photography · Other US Cities · People In Photos

Roof Issues

February 5th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Roof in very bad condition in Surprise, Arizona.

roof shingles missing very bad horrible condition time for a new roof Surprise Arizona home house for sale fixer-upper

Time for a new roof in Eloy, Arizona.

roof shingles missing very bad horrible condition time for a new roof Eloy Arizona home house for sale fixer-upper

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Tags: Roof · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes · Fixer-Upper

Coke & Alcohol Overdose

January 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Lots of Coke cans in this Phoenix back yard.

Coke Coca-Cola used cans thrown down trash back yard pile Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Lots of booze and liquor bottles in a Surprise, Arizona home.

booze liquor alcohol bottles too many lots on kitchen cabinet top Surprise Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Surprise, AZ Homes

Wallpaper Choices For 2014

January 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Daisy wallpaper brightens any room.  [Casa Grande, Arizona]

pink daisy daisies flowers old peeling wallpaper fixer-upper bedroom Casa Grande Arizona home house for sale photo

Dead leaves will remind you of a crisp Autumn day.  [Phoenix]

brown dead leaves wallpaper bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Striped wallpaper will make a room feel taller.  [Phoenix]

dark striped floral wallpaper bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Country charm never goes out of style.  [Omaha, Nebraska]

ugly yellow orange country mill scene wallpaper bathroom Omaha Nebraska home house for sale photo

Large patterns create focus in a room.  [Winslow, Arizona]

heavy dark floral wallpaper pattern bedroom Winslow Arizona home house for sale photo

This musical wallpaper will play in your mind forever.  [Surprise, Arizona]

musical notes sheet music wallpaper pattern family room Surprise Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes · Other US Cities

The Seahawks vs. The Saints Plus the 49ers

January 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Which football team will win their playoff game this weekend?

The Seattle Seahawks?

Seattle Seahawks blanket used as a window curtain drape unmade bed messy bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Or the New Orleans’ Saints?

New Orleans Saints football blanket cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Will the San Francisco 49ers beat Carolina?

San Francisco 49ers football poster banner in bedroom ugly curtains Surprise Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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

The Day After Christmas

December 26th, 2013 · No Comments

Christmas is over, but the holiday decorations will live on forever.

Phoenix short sale with Christmas tree.  It went under contract December 2012 and sold TEN months later in October 2013!!

short sale took ten months to sell Christmas tree still up holiday decorations on display Phoenix Arizona home house

Keep the kiddies away from the tree!  Christmas tree still on display in August in Maricopa, Arizona.

Christmas tree still up holiday decorations on display Maricopa Arizona home house for sale baby child gate

Christmas tree was already up when this Chandler, Arizona home was listed on November 11th.

Christmas tree still up holiday decorations on display in November Chandler Arizona home house for sale

Christmas tree still on display in July in Surprise, Arizona.

Christmas tree still up holiday decorations on display in July Surprise Arizona home house for sale

Christmas is year ’round in Camden, New Jersey.  This house went up for sale November 1st, 2012!  Yes, 2012.  It’s still available for sale.  The cat doesn’t know what to do.

Christmas tree still up holiday decorations on display for over one year Camden New Jersey home house for sale cat licking itself

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Stuffed Animals · Pets · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor · Other US Cities · Chandler, AZ Homes

They Drew the Line With This One

December 12th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Brush strokes in a Surprise, Arizona home.

ugly brush strokes lines drawn bad paint job Surprise Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Faux Paint & Murals · Surprise, AZ Homes

Shingle Bells

November 25th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Christmas is only one month away!  So beware of Santa Claus & his reindeer when they land on your roof.   His sled and their hooves will tear your roof’s shingles to pieces, as seen at this Surprise, Arizona home.

roof shingles missing damaged repairs needed replaced Surprise Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Roof · Surprise, AZ Homes · Fixer-Upper