Entries Tagged as 'Other US Cities'

Family Gatherings For the Holidays

December 22nd, 2014 · No 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]

family collage posters photos on display while the home house is up for sale selling Lake City Florida real estate

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

family photos on display while the home house is up for sale selling stairs Buckeye Arizona real estate

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

family photos on display while the home house is up for sale selling Mesa Arizona real estate

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.

family photos on display while the home house is up for sale selling kitchen Mesa Arizona real estate

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

Creative Colors & Such

December 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Thank you to our reader Ella for sending us these photos of a San Angelo, Texas home.

Looks like they installed a squat toilet in the bathroom.

bathroom with toilet missing cultured marble vanity counter blue paint stripes fixer-upper San Angelo Texas home house for sale

Precision paint stripes.

bathroom with toilet missing cultured marble vanity counter blue paint stripes fixer-upper San Angelo Texas home house for sale

Pink & black paint plus blue carpet.

pink black paint bedroom blue carpet fixer-upper San Angelo Texas home house for sale real estate photo

Bright red & black paint plus some blue carpet in this bedroom.

bright red black paint bedroom blue carpet fixer-upper San Angelo Texas home house for sale real estate photo

Will buyers be all smiles when they see this bedroom?

happy smiley face wallpaper border blue paint bedroom green carpet fixer-upper San Angelo Texas home house for sale real estate photo

More subdued colors in this bedroom.

peeling ripped off wallpaper border bedroom green carpet fixer-upper San Angelo Texas home house for sale real estate photo

You won’t need a plunger if you have a squat toilet.

bathroom not finished plunger fixer-upper San Angelo Texas home house for sale real estate photo

What goes in this corner?  There’s no hole in the ceiling for a fireplace chimney.

strange odd tiled corner area family room fixer-upper San Angelo Texas home house for sale real estate photo

Did they stretch out fly strips to make curtains?

kitchen fixer-upper San Angelo Texas home house for sale real estate photo

The laundry room.

laundry room ugly bench table fixer-upper San Angelo Texas home house for sale real estate photo

A second kitchen.  The buyer gets to choose the flooring.

unfinished kitchen remodel fixer-upper San Angelo Texas home house for sale real estate photo

Outside we see a storm/tornado cellar or fallout shelter or dungeon or family mausoleum.

storm tornado fallout shelter back yard San Angelo Texas home house for sale real estate photo

There are plenty of hose spigots so you can keep the lawn green and lush.

dead grass weeds back yard San Angelo Texas home house for sale real estate photo

The compound.

front yard exterior San Angelo Texas home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Wallpaper · Back Yard · Weeds · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities · Laundry Room

4-In-1 Bathroom

December 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Thank you to our reader Barb for sending us this photo of a North Judson, Indiana bathroom/laundry/utility room.  You can accomplish so much here.  Since there’s no toilet paper in sight, perhaps they use dryer lint to wipe?

bathroom laundry room water heater in one space no toilet paper North Judson Indiana home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Other US Cities

The Children Were Nestled All Snug In Their Beds

December 19th, 2014 · No Comments

While visions of sugar-plums & St. Louis Rams danced in their heads.

St. Louis Rams football team bedspread blanket bedroom ugly curtain Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Or you could nestle up in this unusual bedspread.

unusual white red bedspread blanket bedroom cloud mural Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Or dream of a warm island beach on a cold winter’s night.

palm trees beach ocean island bedspread blanket bedroom Casa Grande Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Doesn’t seem very relaxing to see an angry leprechaun on your bed.

Notre Dame football fightin' Irish bedspread blanket bedroom Chandler Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

For when you’re dog tired?  Or should we call it Three Dog Night?

three hunting dogs bedspread blanket bedroom El Mirage Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Howl at the moon.  [North Judson, Indiana]

wolf howling at the full moon bedspread blanket bedroom North Judson Indiana homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities · Other US Cities · Chandler, AZ Homes · Bedspread · Hats

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.

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Mesa Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

It looks ridiculous.

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Peoria Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

[sigh]

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Now parents are getting their kids to do it.

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

It looks like dirty laundry.

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Surprise Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Maricopa Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Des Moines Iowa homes houses for sale real estate photo

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

stupid dumb idea trend make it stop knotted knotting window curtains drapes knots Des Moines Iowa homes houses for sale real estate photo

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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

The Race Is On

December 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Checkered flag in a Des Moines, Iowa basement.

checkerboard racing flag painted on basement wall Des Moines Iowa home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Faux Paint & Murals · Ceiling · Other US Cities · Basement

Shop At WalMart This Holiday Season

December 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

These Des Moines, Iowa sellers shop at WalMart.  You should too.

hoarding stuffed garage full of stuff boxes bags WalMart cluttered Des Moines Iowa home house for sale photo

They’re not the neatest sellers we’ve known.

hoarding stuffed basement full of stuff cluttered Des Moines Iowa home house for sale photo

This is the gift wrapping room!

cluttered attic gift present wrapping paper room Des Moines Iowa home house for sale photo

Basket weave vinyl flooring.

old original vintage vinyl floor tile basket weave pattern wood paneling Des Moines Iowa home house for sale photo

Check out the pom poms on the curtains.

pom pom pompoms on window drapes curtains poorly patched wall Des Moines Iowa home house for sale photo

Mr. Seller, please repair the ceiling.  Oh, and remove the mold in the corner too.

hole in ceiling mold mildew in corner Des Moines Iowa home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Flooring · Garage or Carport · Clutter · Wood Paneling · Garbage and/or Junk · Mold & Mildew · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Drywall Damage · Other US Cities · Basement · Attic

Creative Paint Designs

December 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Patriotic in Lake City, Florida.

patriotic red white blue jagged stripes painted on bedroom wall over the top Lake City Florida stuffed animals home house for sale

Green flag and the checkered flag.  Vroom.

checkerboard pattern black white paint on bedroom wall green carpet Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale

She sponge painted over wallpaper!  Clever idea.

ugly amateur sponge paint pastel pink colors bathroom Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale

It could be many things.

amateur sponge paint blue black colors bedroom wall Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale

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Tags: Carpet · Bathroom · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Other US Cities · People In Photos

X Marks the Spot

November 23rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

There’s an X on the kitchen floor of a Des Moines, Iowa home.  Don’t stand on it.  It’s a trap door to the scary basement!

black X on kitchen floor Des Moines Iowa home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Flooring · Kitchen · Other US Cities

Tone It Down

November 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Cute house, but could use some home staging to remove a few (or more) items from each room.  Let’s start with the knotted curtains. [Evansville, Indiana]

cluttered too much stuff visual distractions Evansville Indiana home staging needed house for sale photo knotted curtains

Removing the cat tower is a priority in this room.

cluttered too much stuff visual distractions Evansville Indiana home staging needed house for sale photo cat tower

Not ready for buyers.

cluttered too much stuff visual distractions Evansville Indiana home staging needed house for sale photo bedroom

Dinner for two.

cluttered too much stuff visual distractions Evansville Indiana home staging needed house for sale photo dining table

Three pillows.

cluttered too much stuff visual distractions Evansville Indiana home staging needed house for sale photo three stacked pillows

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Other US Cities