Entries Tagged as 'Landscaping'

Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

May 10th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Thank you, C.H., for sending us these photos of a Rib Lake, Wisconsin house.  At first, it seems like there are only 6 dwarfs, but Sleepy is taking a nap.

snow white 7 seven dwarfs gnomes statues in back yard eagle Rib Lake Wisconsin home house for sale real estate photo

C.H. was impressed that the sellers folded the toilet paper “hotel style.”  I would have preferred they push in that open drawer.  Details, sellers, details.

bathroom drawer ajar open not closed toilet paper folded hotel style Rib Lake Wisconsin home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Landscaping · Bathroom · Other US Cities

Not Looking Good Out Front

May 9th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Buyers judge homes based on curb appeal.

ugly poor bad curb appeal front exterior yard Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Will buyers be excited about this house?

ugly poor bad curb appeal front exterior yard Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Or this one?

ugly poor bad curb appeal front exterior yard Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Will buyers drive past this one?  [Apache Junction, Arizona]

ugly poor bad curb appeal front exterior yard Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Inviting exterior?  [Coolidge, Arizona]

ugly poor bad curb appeal front exterior yard Coolidge Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Scary roofline and porch.  [Gainesville, Georgia]

ugly poor bad curb appeal front exterior roof fascia porch stairs Gainesville Georgia home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Other US Cities

Fun Back Yard

April 12th, 2015 · No Comments

So much fun can be had in this Philadelphia, Pennsylvania back yard.  You can play in the weeds, you can pick up sticks, you can wave at the dog next door, and plenty more.

ugly neglected back yard posts garbage bag weeds dog next door junky Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale photo

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Tags: Landscaping · Pets · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Weeds · Other US Cities

State of the Union Address

March 4th, 2015 · 5 Comments

The address is Mesa, Arizona.  The states are Oklahoma and Illinois.  Are you OK with the rocks or do they make you ILL?

front yard landscaping lava white rocks in the shape of Oklahoma Illinois state Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Mesa, AZ Homes

Goldilocks & the Spaghetti

January 29th, 2015 · No Comments

Goldilocks was proud of her yard’s advanced sprinkler system.  She had oodles of noodles to bring precious water to her lawns.

plastic sprinkler water pipes painted blue look like spaghetti inefficient sprinkling system landscaping fail Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Oh, no!  The front lawn is too dry, Goldilocks.

inefficient sprinkling system landscaping fail grass dying too dry uneven watering Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

And the back yard’s lawn is too wet, Goldilocks.

inefficient sprinkling system landscaping fail grass dying too wet uneven watering Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Landscaping · Phoenix Homes

Topiary Elephant & Turtle

January 28th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Topiary bush shaped into an elephant.  With plastic daisies as eyes.

topiary bush shaped like an elephant with orange plastic daisies as eyes landscaping Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

They also trimmed a rosemary bush into a turtle!

topiary rosemary bush trimmed shaped like turtle landscaping Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Landscaping · Mesa, AZ Homes

Flower Bed

January 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment

The caption for this photo is “flower bed.”

circle of rocks pine tree needles irises photo caption reads flower bed sad looking Forest Lakes Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Landscaping · Other Arizona Cities

New Year’s Resolution

January 2nd, 2015 · No Comments

We resolve to exercise more in 2015:  run to the store, push up that shopping cart, squat down on the sofa, lift that beer can, etc.

exercise gym equipment machine on back patio dirt yard Mesa Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Landscaping · Mesa, AZ Homes · Back Yard

Santa’s Reindeer Dasher

December 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Looks like someone dashed out of this Mesa, Arizona home in hurry.  They left the TV behind.

messy cluttered stuff junk left behind TV bedroom Mesa Arizona home house short sale real estate photo

Dine and dash?

messy cluttered stuff junk left behind kitchen Mesa Arizona home house short sale real estate photo

[sigh]

messy cluttered stuff junk left behind kitchen Mesa Arizona home house short sale real estate photo

Oh, that’s why landlords charge a cleaning fee.

messy cluttered stuff junk left behind orange leather sofa couch family room Mesa Arizona home house short sale real estate photo

Tall weeds surrounding the patio = they likely never went outside.

tall weeds surrounding the back patio ugly yard landscaping Mesa Arizona home house short sale real estate photo

I doubt the landlord will give them a good reference.

tall weeds surrounding the back patio ugly yard landscaping Mesa Arizona home house short sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Landscaping · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Foreclosure · Patio · Mesa, AZ Homes · Garbage and/or Junk · Weeds · Ugly Couches/Chairs

Pretty Colors

November 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bright colors will spruce up any home.  Including fixer-uppers like this one.

dirty gross neglected dilapidated kitchen cabinets floor fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

We’re crossed our fingers that the floor color is a custom stain.

dirty gross neglected dilapidated kitchen cabinets floor fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Pretty blue.

dirty gross neglected dilapidated bedroom blue paint floor fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Pretty red.

dirty gross neglected bedroom red paint carpet sheets in windows fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Pretty pink.

dirty gross neglected dilapidated bathroom pink paint fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Pretty yellow and green.  With knotted curtains.

dirty gross neglected dilapidated bedroom yellow green paint fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Pretty awful.

dirty gross neglected dilapidated living room floor fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Got dust?

dirty gross neglected dilapidated dusty hallway fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

They enclosed the patio.  How nice.

enclosed patio dirt back yard bad roof siding fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Flooring · Roof · Landscaping · Paint · Bathroom · Living Room · Bedroom · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Cabinets · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Siding