Entries Tagged as 'Landscaping'

A Tree In Fall

October 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Another dead tree!  This one fell over.  Now if only the seller would remove it.

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Tags: Landscaping · Mesa, AZ Homes · Back Yard

Spooky Trees

October 27th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Halloween is almost here.  These home owners are getting into the Halloween spirit with their dead trees.

dead gnarly tree boarded up windows fixer-upper Eloy Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

This property in Eloy, Arizona has TWO dead trees (above and below photos).

dead gnarly tree boarded up windows fixer-upper Eloy Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

The dead tree adds so much to the curb appeal.

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The orange tree is dead.

ugly dead orange tree front yard curb appeal Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Two half-dead trees or should we be more optimistic and say two half-alive trees?

two ugly almost dead trees front yard curb appeal Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

This tree doesn’t look healthy.  Why did the seller take a photo of it?

ugly almost dead tree branch missing cracked off back yard Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

A big branch broke off from a storm.  Now what?

ugly almost dead tree branch missing cracked off back yard Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities

Trunk Sale

October 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Sad, dead tree.  Charlie Brown Christmas tree?

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Tags: Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Phoenix Homes

Park At Your Own Risk

September 15th, 2014 · 3 Comments

When visiting this house, it is okay to park on the driveway.  However, the seller is not responsible for any damage to your car if/when the palm tree falls over.

palm tree about to fall over leaning at 45 degree angle needs to be propped up landscaping Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale photo

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Tags: Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Phoenix Homes

Lush Landscaping

August 31st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Don’t worry, once the drought ends in California, the trees will green up real nice.  [Blythe, California]

dead trees brown dried up plants landscaping Blythe California home house for sale real estate photo

Close your eyes and imagine how it used to look.

dead trees brown dried up plants landscaping Blythe California home house for sale real estate photo

There’s still some green!  Oh, wait.  Is that the neighbor’s yard or this yard?

dead trees brown dried up plants vines landscaping Blythe California home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Landscaping · Other US Cities

Tempting Tempe Temple

August 8th, 2014 · 5 Comments

This Tempe, Arizona home looks so tantalizing.

overgrown bushes landscaping bad ugly curb appeal Tempe Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Now that the front yard caught your attention, wanna see inside?

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Spacious living room.

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Cozy kitchen.

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They were inspired by squished jelly beans?  Or Candy Crush Saga?

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The drapes add dramatic flair to this room.

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Looking the other direction.

large room ceiling beams mirrors Tempe Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

The pool has seen better days.

neglected swimming pool bad plaster stains fixer-upper back yard Tempe Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

There’s a shadowy figure lurking in the background.

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A cardboard figure?

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Tags: Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Living Room · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Clutter · Window Coverings · Faux Paint & Murals · Back Yard · Cabinets · Tempe, AZ Homes · Fixer-Upper · Holiday Décor

Child’s Playhouse

July 31st, 2014 · 3 Comments

Your kids are sure to squeal with delight when they see this amazing playhouse.  And then they’ll squeal in pain from splinters, loose nails, black widow spiders, etc.

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Tags: Roof · Landscaping · Safety Issue · Mesa, AZ Homes · Back Yard · Fixer-Upper · Siding

Beautiful House - Ugly Tree

July 27th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Thank you, Michael, for sending us these photos of a remodeled San Diego, California house.  The house is beautiful, but the gnarly, old tree out front is creepy and ugly.

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The tree has been trimmed up too high, so now it’s all gangly branches and no leaves.  It distracts from the house.

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You can see the ugly branches from the living room window.

ugly gnarly old creepy tree should be cut down beautiful renovation remodeling project San Diego California home house for sale photo

Beautiful new kitchen.  Looks clean, fresh, and bright.  White cabinets, especially Shaker style as seen here, with engineered quartz counters are very popular right now in kitchen redesign.  Note how the glass backsplash is only one color.

beautiful renovation remodeling project kitchen Shaker style white cabinets engineered quartz counters San Diego California home house for sale photo

Could be featured in a magazine.

beautiful renovation remodeling project kitchen Shaker style white cabinets engineered quartz counters San Diego California home house for sale photo

Clean and fresh looking bathroom too.  Thank you, Michael, for the photos.

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Tags: Landscaping · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Remodeling · Other US Cities · Not Ugly

It Made an Impression

July 22nd, 2014 · 5 Comments

This Phoenix home made an impression on our reader Jayne, but not a good impression.  This is the master bedroom, for example.

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The sellers trimmed their olive tree.  They lion-tailed the branches.  Also known as lollipopping.  It’s a topiary terror.

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Or it’s a spaceship on the bottom section with aliens waving around.  Thank you, Jayne!

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Tags: Staging · Landscaping · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Wood Paneling

Lattice Help This House

June 19th, 2014 · 2 Comments

What can we do to improve the curb appeal of this house?  Remove the lattice.  New roof, new paint, new landscaping.

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Tags: Roof · Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Paint · Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper