Entries Tagged as 'Peoria, AZ Homes'

All I Want For Christmas Is No More Knotted Curtains

December 15th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Santa Claus, I’ve been a very good boy this year.  I only want one thing for Christmas:  please put a stop to knotted curtains!  Thank you.

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It looks ridiculous.

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Why spend money on nice curtains only to wrinkle them up?

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[sigh]

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Now parents are getting their kids to do it.

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It looks like dirty laundry.

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Now people are knotting up their shower curtains!!!!  What the ???

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This stupid trend has now spread to Des Moines, Iowa.

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Come on, Des Moines.  Nip this in the bud before your city is infected.

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Tags: Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Surprise, AZ Homes · Peoria, AZ Homes · Other US Cities · Shower Curtain · Make It Stop

It Fell Off

December 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The stucco façade on this home’s roof is missing!

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It fell off.  So now the buyer has to deal with it?

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

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

We wish you and your family & friends a Happy Thanksgiving.

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Happy Turkey Day!  [By the way, this house was listed in March, with Thanksgiving decorations still on display.]

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Tags: Fireplace · Afghan Blanket · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor

A Farewell To Arms

November 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The body parts keep piling up in real estate promotional photos.

An arm here.  [In this Thanksgiving themed photo, it could have been a turkey leg; instead we’ve got a turkey’s arm.]

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An arm there.  [The curtains are terrific.]

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Another one here.  [Plus a dog.]

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And yet another arm here.  [Nice purse rack.]

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And now buttocks!  [The lady apologized for being behind in her housework.]

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Double the fun.

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Tags: Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · People In Photos

Happy Halloween!

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s proof that smoking kills.  And turns your bones green.

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Or maybe he touched those exposed live wires dangling from the ceiling!

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Tags: Safety Issue · Peoria, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor

Before & After Renovation

October 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Before Living Room.  An investor purchased the house for $124,000.

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After Living Room.  The renovated house then sold for $180,000.

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Before Family Room.  It’s a two-way fireplace.

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After Family Room.  No more dirty carpet.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.  They stained the existing cabinets.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Dining Area.

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After Dining Area.

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Before Bathroom 1.

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After Bathroom 1.

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Before Bathroom 2 Bathtub.

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After Bathroom 2 Bathtub.

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Before Bathroom 2.

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After Bathroom 2.

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Before Bedroom 1.

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After Bedroom 1.

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Before Bedroom 2.

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After Bedroom 2.

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Before Bedroom 3.

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After Bedroom 3.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Tags: Flooring · Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Fireplace · Dining Room · Before & After · Peoria, AZ Homes · Dirt, Dust, & Filth

Got Towels?

October 15th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Do they have enough towels in this bathroom?

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No one ever wants to see a stool in a bathroom photo!

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Clutter · Peoria, AZ Homes

It’s Not Pretty But It Works

October 9th, 2014 · 5 Comments

The bent-up garage door might catch your eye as you pull up to see this house.  But if it works, does the seller have to fix it?

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Tags: Garage or Carport · Peoria, AZ Homes

Real Estate Photo Don’ts

September 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Buyers don’t want to see poorly stitched together panoramic shots.  The tiles don’t line up!

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Buyers don’t want to see overexposed photos.  But then again, the sun is really, really bright in Phoenix.

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Buyers don’t want to see shadows.  Even if they look angelic.

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Buyers don’t want to see the photographer’s reflection.

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We repeat, buyers don’t want to see the photographer’s reflection.

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Buyers don’t want to see photos taken at night.  By the way, this was the only photo for this house.

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Buyers don’t want to see blurry photos.

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Buyers don’t want to see creepy peephole photos.

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

Sofas & Couches

September 16th, 2014 · 5 Comments

When times were simpler.  [Peeples Valley, Arizona]

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They matched the green in the carpet with the green in the sofa pattern.  [Payson, Arizona]

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Muted colors but still has a wow factor.  [Blythe, California]

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The velvet is crushed, like my spirit.  [Mesa, Arizona]

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1962 home.  Is the sofa that old?  Or at least from the 1970s?

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These Peoria, Arizona sellers placed their sofas back-to-back.

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Makes for awkward conversations.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Peoria, AZ Homes · Other US Cities