Entries Tagged as 'Family Photos'

Put the Family Photos Away

May 15th, 2015 · No Comments

Family photos on display when selling is a no-no.

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Family photos are visually distracting.

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This helps sell a house?

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Do you want your family photos available to everyone to see on the Internet?  That’s where they show up.  No privacy.

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Please put all family photos away when selling.

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Tags: Staging · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Wood Paneling · Family Photos

Under Wraps

May 6th, 2015 · No Comments

They spent good money on the sofa, so it had better last a long time.

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The grandkids are sloppy, that’s why.

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Better safe than sorry.

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Tags: Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Family Photos

DJ, Spin That Record

April 4th, 2015 · No Comments

DJ equipment blocking the view of the fireplace.  Just like a record needle, buyers might skip this house.

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Clutter · Fireplace · Family Photos · Chandler, AZ Homes

Wall o’ Mirrors

March 23rd, 2015 · 2 Comments

There was a time when mirror tiles covered entire walls.  [Houston, Texas]

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It’s a reflection of the times.

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They added faux brick (bric-a-brac) to jazz up the mirrors.

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I saw this on a Realtor home tour.

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It’s used as a background for a bed.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Wood Paneling · Family Photos · Other US Cities

Having the Time of Her Life

February 3rd, 2015 · 6 Comments

Clocks, clocks, and more clocks.  That’s quite the collection.

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More clocks in the next room.  Agents are encouraged not to take their buyers to see the house at the top of the hour.

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More clocks.  Thank goodness Arizona doesn’t participate in daylight savings time.

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Only one clock in this room?

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Tags: Staging · Mesa, AZ Homes · Collections · Family Photos · Ceiling Fan

Family Gatherings For the Holidays

December 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Lots of photos of family members will be taken this holiday season.  Many will be on display.  Some, unfortunately, when selling.  [Lake City, Florida]

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Let’s take steps to remove family photos before selling a house.

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Virtual white-out is expensive.  I used a full bottle to blot out these two persons.  That’s one big photo.

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99 photos of kids on the wall.  99 photos of kids.  Take them all down…pack them around…zero photos of kids on the wall.

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Tags: Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Family Photos · Other US Cities

Fly & the Family Stone

November 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Fly strip!!  Nice decorating touch?  Some would say it’s tacky.

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Tags: Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Wood Paneling · Family Photos

Help Needed

November 3rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Peoria, Arizona short sale.

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Staging assistance needed, please.

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Another guy’s computer desk with bottle of lotion and toilet paper handy.

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Quick.  Buy some closet doors and throw everything inside before buyers arrive.

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At least she covered up the face on the Justin Bieber poster.

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This bedroom is half tidy.

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Why did they remove the rug?  Buyers might have thought that was the normal color of the carpet.

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The pink fabric vertical blinds complement the wallpaper border.

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The wallpaper border in the kitchen is birdhouses but they look like outhouses.  Did you see the neon green plastic pumpkin too?

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Before dining room, with furniture.

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After dining room.  Maybe they’d better bring back the furniture to cover up the walls.

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The master bedroom.  Complete with princess blanket used as a curtain.

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This is a house with young children and yet the floor fan does not have a protective grille.

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What happened to the flooring?

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Looking the opposite direction shows more of the flooring problem.

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It could have looked worse.

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They gave up on the paint.

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This photo was taken many months before Halloween.

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The patio is surprisingly clear of clutter.  Now to work on the peeling paint.

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Tags: Staging · Flooring · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Safety Issue · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Dining Room · Wallpaper · Family Photos · Toys · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Holiday Décor · People In Photos

It Has Wainscoting

November 2nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Let’s start with the positives about this Evansville, Indiana home:  it has wainscoting.  And at least they didn’t do one more twist to knot the curtains.  And for that, we thank you.  Now about the fan, the dog, the cords on the floor, the cord on the ceiling with foil (!!), that damaged wall, the dream catcher, and the dirt.

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Tags: Window Coverings · Pets · Family Photos · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

This House Is Clean

October 30th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The sellers can guarantee that there are no evil spirits in their house.

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Well…at least not now.

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The buyers will need to leave the crosses on the wall.  You know, just in case.

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What other reason could there be for so many to be on display in every room of the house?

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Tags: Staging · Other Arizona Cities · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Collections · Family Photos