Entries Tagged as 'Before & After'

After & Before House Photos

December 8th, 2012 · 8 Comments

We usually show ugly homes that are renovated into beautiful homes.  Not so in this case.  The most recent owners were not as tidy as the previous owners.

Here’s how the house looked out front when it was purchased in 2008 for $212,000.

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By 2012, they had killed the palm trees.  It was sold as a short sale for $110,000.

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The master bedroom in 2008.

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The master bedroom in 2012.  What happened?

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Another view of the master bedroom.

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The living room in 2008.

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The living room in 2012.

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The dining room in 2008.

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The dining room in 2012.

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The back yard with grass in 2008.

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The back yard with dirt and dog poop in 2012.

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Here’s a bathroom in 2012.

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The second bedroom in 2012.

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The third bedroom in 2012.

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The family room in 2012.

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Tags: Staging · Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Lighting · Garbage and/or Junk · Before & After

Before & After Mesa Make-Over

November 10th, 2012 · 10 Comments

Here’s a Mesa, Arizona home that was purchased for $84,000.

Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.  It sold for $137,000.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Fireplace.

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After Fireplace.

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Before Dining Room.

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After Dining Room.

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Before Master Bedroom.

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After Master Bedroom.

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Before Bathroom.

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After Bathroom.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.  It doesn’t have to be an expensive remodel.  The proper lighting in a photograph alone helps freshen up a room.  Plus paint.

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Before Back Yard.

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After Back Yard.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Fireplace · Mesa, AZ Homes · Dining Room · Back Yard · Before & After

Before & After Remodel

November 3rd, 2012 · 7 Comments

Let’s look at a recent renovation project.  This home was bought by an investor for $64,000.

Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.  This house sold for $144,000 after renovations.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Bath with crazy tile pattern.

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After Bath.

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Before 2nd Bathroom.

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After 2nd Bathroom.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.

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Before Other Bedroom.

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After Master Bedroom.

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Before Living Room.  According to the photo’s caption.

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After Living Room.

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Before Back Yard, Patio, & Pool.

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After Back Yard, Patio, & Pool.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Before & After

Before & After - In Reverse

August 18th, 2012 · 3 Comments

On Saturdays, we like to share Before & After remodeling/renovation photos with you.  From ugly duckling to beautiful swan.  Not so today.  A nice clean home was filled with clutter and junk in 8 years.

Before Front of House.  Here’s how it looked in 2004 when it was purchased for $149,000.  Clean and tidy front yard.

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After Front of House.  How it looks in 2012.  It was recently sold as a short sale for $38,000, no thanks to its condition as you’ll see.

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Before Back Yard.  With trees, green grass, and a play pool.

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After Back Yard.  Filled to the brim with junk and clutter.  Hoarder alert.

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After Garage.  It was empty and clean when purchased.  Now it’s filled with junk and dust.

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After Patio.  Filled with more stuff.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Garage or Carport · Clutter · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Before & After · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Taxidermy

Before & After - Tempe, Arizona Home

August 11th, 2012 · 8 Comments

Before Front Yard.  This Tempe, Arizona home was purchased like this for $125,000.

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After Front Yard.  After remodeling, they had multiple offers and sold it for $183,500.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.  I like those lights.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Back Yard.

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After Back Yard.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.  Not the same bedroom, but you get the idea.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Family Room · Kitchen · Back Yard · Before & After · Tempe, AZ Homes

Before & After - Bye, Bye Ugly Cabinets

July 28th, 2012 · 19 Comments

Amber & Carson Eilers are Realtors in my office who buy ugly homes and renovate them.  Amber provided me with photos of a recent remodel.

Before Kitchen.  Ugh, those ugly John F. Long (builder) cabinets.  Please, Amber, get rid of them!

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After Kitchen.  The cabinets are gone!

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Kitchen & Pantry.

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After Kitchen & Pantry.

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Before Family Room.  With fake brick paneling and mirror tiles.

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After Family Room.

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Before Swimming Pool.  Thank you, Amber, for sharing your photos with us.

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Tags: Flooring · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Before & After · John F. Long cabinets

Before & After – From $210 To $50 To $142

July 21st, 2012 · 2 Comments

Before Front of House.  This home was purchased in March 2006 for $210,000.  It went into foreclosure and was sold by HUD in June 2011 for $50,000.

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After Front of House.  New roof, new paint, etc.  Sold for $142,000 in July 2012.

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Before Back Yard.

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After Back Yard.

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Before Dining Area.

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After Dining Area.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.  Buyers love move-in ready homes and are willing to pay for them.

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Before & After Renovation - $105,000 Improvement

July 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Before Master Bathroom.  An investor bought this home in August 2011 for $50,000.

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After Master Bathroom.  It sold in late June 2012 for $155,000.

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Before Dining Room.

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After Dining Room.

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Before Back Patio.

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After Back Patio.  New roof, new exterior paint.

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Before Living Room with dirty carpet.

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After Kitchen with new cabinets and counters and everything.

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After Kitchen.

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Before & After - Worse Now

June 30th, 2012 · 6 Comments

We like to show you before & after photos when homes are renovated.  But sometimes owners don’t know how to maintain a home.  Here’s an example.

After Front of House.  As it looked in 2012.  It sold as a short sale in May 2012 for $27,000.  The roof, the clutter, the Christmas lights, etc.  The door!

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Before Front of House.  Here’s how it looked in 2005 when they paid $176,000 for it.

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Another view Before.

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After Back Yard in 2012.

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Before Back Yard in 2005.

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Before & After Renovation In Mesa, Arizona

June 23rd, 2012 · 13 Comments

This Mesa, Arizona home was purchased by an investor for $110,000.

Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.  The remodeled home sold recently for $166,000.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.  They kept the cabinets.

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Another After view.

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Before Living Room.

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After.  Not an exact photo match, but gives you an idea.

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Before Master Bedroom.

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After Master Bedroom.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.  Very subtle changes.

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