Entries Tagged as '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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Before & After Improvements

June 9th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Before Kitchen.  This home sold for $51,500 in this condition.

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After Kitchen.  It sold recently for $113,000.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Family Room & Fireplace.

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After Family Room & Fireplace.

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Before Front Yard.

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After Front Yard.  Not a lot of major changes, but enough for a healthy profit.

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Before & After – Subtle Changes

June 2nd, 2012 · 7 Comments

Here’s a recent remodel that had minor renovations.

Before Kitchen.  The house sold for $75,000.

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After Kitchen.  Same cabinets, but everything else is new.  The remodeled house sold for $147,000.

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Before Dining/Family Room.

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After Family Room.  Not an exact location, but gives you an idea of fresh paint and flooring.

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Remodeled Home – Before & After

May 26th, 2012 · 6 Comments

They tried to sell it for $57,900 as a short sale.  No takers.

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Before Dining Room

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After Dining Room.  The renovated house sold recently for $145,000.

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Before Kitchen

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Before Kitchen

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After Kitchen

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Before Family Room

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After Family Room

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Before Den

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After Den, repurposed as a dining room

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Before Bathroom

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After Bathroom, which was expanded.

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Before Bedroom

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After Bedroom

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Before Front of House

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After Front of House (unfortunately, the grass & sky were photoshopped)

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Before Back Yard & Pool

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After Back Yard & Pool

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Today’s front page article of our local newspaper, The Arizona Republic, explains how investors are buying and fixing up foreclosure homes and making healthy profits.  The remodeled homes are improving the look of neighborhoods and helping home prices rise.

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