Entries Tagged as 'Refrigerator Magnets'

Magnets Do Not Attract

December 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Refrigerator magnets do not attract buyers.

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Please clear off the refrigerator before selling.

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It will make the kitchen seem less cluttered.

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Refrigerator magnets are unnecessary visual distractions.

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Refrigerator Magnets · Gilbert, AZ Homes

Who Needs Cabinet Doors?

September 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Maybe these Phoenix sellers have the right idea.  Remove the kitchen cabinet doors so you can see what you have!  Brilliant.

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Cabinets · Refrigerator Magnets · Fixer-Upper

Ten Minutes & 3 Boxes

July 18th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Please let us tidy up this Mesa, Arizona home.  We’d only need ten minutes and some empty boxes.  You can time us.  1, 2, 3, go!  Remove the prescription bottle.  Remove everything on the kitchen counters.  Remove everything off the front, side, and top of the refrigerator.  And then remove all of the family photos in the next room.  Done!  Total cost: $0.  Benefit to the seller:  more buyers interested in seeing the home and higher offers.

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Mesa, AZ Homes · Refrigerator Magnets · Family Photos

Refrigerator Clutter

July 7th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Too much stuff on the refrigerator.  It’s visually distracting.  We’ll deal with the cow collection later.

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Sensory overload in this kitchen.

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Mesa, AZ Homes · Glendale, AZ Homes · Refrigerator Magnets · Family Photos

Christmas In October

November 12th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Oh, good grief.  Christmas was on full display back in October and earlier in this Peoria, Arizona home.  All I want for Christmas are home stagers!

Christmas tree decorations stockings polar bear on display in October cluttered Peoria Arizona home house for sale

This is a coyote-themed room.  Please notice the Wile E. Coyote doll holding a beer can and an American flag.  Awesome.

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Since the refrigerator doors were completely covered with stuff, the seller had to start taping things to the cabinet doors.

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Paddington Bear says, “I’m suffocating from the clutter.”

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Paddington, we know what you mean!  We’ll be right over with boxes.

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Buyers will have butterflies in their stomachs.

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Bedroom · Clutter · Stuffed Animals · Peoria, AZ Homes · Refrigerator Magnets · Holiday Décor · Taxidermy

New Season of Hoarding: Buried Alive Started Last Week

November 6th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Hoarding: Buried Alive TV show on TLC started its new season last Wednesday.  A new episode is shown tonight (it features a very dirty kitchen and a home with a rat infestation).

This Phoenix home isn’t quite at that level, but sure to scare most buyers.

They have plenty of toilet paper in the bathroom.

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Cluttered bedroom.

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The home office looks well organized.

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Oh, look!  Another home office!

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This bedroom looks inviting.  Inviting people to touch the exposed electric wiring.

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Lots going on in the kitchen.

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By the way, they are selling it as a short sale.  I hope the bank recognizes the effort they put into getting the house ready to sell.

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Fine dining.

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The back patio is a great place to entertain.

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The back yard is in-tents (intense).

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Office/Den · Dining Room · Wallpaper · Knives · Back Yard · Wood Paneling · Garbage and/or Junk · Refrigerator Magnets · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage

Lay Ice

October 22nd, 2013 · 7 Comments

Refrigerator magnets.  Clutter on the counter and in the sink.  Oven hot pads all in a row.

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Refrigerator Magnets

Staging Opportunity

October 6th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Let’s help this Lawrence, Kansas seller with staging her home.  So many visual distractions.

In the kitchen, let’s remove everything on top of the cabinets, everything on the counter tops, and everything on the island.  Then the refrigerator magnets and the spice rack attached to the refrigerator.  And then the rooster thingy to the left of the refrigerator.  And then the two plants.  Plus garbage can.

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Let’s concentrate on the left half of this photo.  Let’s remove everything next to the kitchen island.  And the garbage bags.  And the towel on the oven.

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Looking at the middle of the photo, let’s remove the cat, the red blanket, the magazine rack, the hand lotion, and all the stuff on the back wall.

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Then let’s remove the stuffed animal in the apple bucket, the rugs, the wicker trunk and wicker pouf that serve no purpose in the middle of the room, and everything hanging on the walls.  And the umbrellas too.  Who needs 6 umbrellas?

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For those who are obsessive-compulsive, let’s even up the bedspread.  And then remove the rugs, the bucket, the Maxine doll, the shoes, the boots, the vacuum, etc.
Total cost to stage this home:  $0.

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Pets · Rugs · Refrigerator Magnets · Other US Cities

The Wizard of Odd

October 4th, 2013 · 3 Comments

By including a photo of her Wizard of Oz magnet collection, the seller thought buyers would think she’s cool.

Wizard of Oz movie refrigerator magnets on washing machine dryer Gilbert Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Refrigerator Magnets · Gilbert, AZ Homes · Laundry Room

Cluttered Refrigerators

August 20th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Homes look so much better when refrigerators are cleared off.

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Refrigerator magnets and doodads are visually distracting.  And sometimes politically polarizing.

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In less than 3 minutes, this refrigerator would look clean and tidy.  Another few minutes for the counter tops too.

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This refrigerator is covered with scribbles and blocks the window.  Would Batman approve?

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Tags: Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Refrigerator Magnets · Chandler, AZ Homes