Entries Tagged as 'Other US Cities'

Floor Patterns

May 25th, 2015 · No Comments

Random tile pattern in Lubbock, Texas.

random floor tile pattern left-over pieces Lubbock Texas home house for sale real estate photo

Or you can have an organized tile pattern like this Mesa, Arizona home’s floor.

floor tile pattern alternating colors Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Vinyl floor tiles can be placed in interesting patterns.  [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

floor tile pattern vinyl color squares kitchen Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Rolled vinyl sheets come in “random” ”stone” patterns.  [Glendale, Arizona]

random faux fake stone pebble pattern vinyl rolled flooring kitchen Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Also in geometric patterns.  [Phoenix]

green geometric squares pattern vinyl rolled flooring kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Flooring · Tile · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Glendale, AZ Homes · Other US Cities

Fireplaces Aren’t Important Selling Features

May 24th, 2015 · No Comments

These Gainesville, Georgia sellers could care less about their fireplace, so they blocked it with a sofa, not realizing that buyers would want to see it.

fireplace view blocked by sofa couch poor home staging Gainesville Georgia house for sale real estate photo

Over in Lake City, Florida, the sellers desecrated their fireplace with outdated faux paint treatment.

ugly faux paint treatment outdated red white gray stripes fireplace surround Lake City Florida home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Fireplace · Faux Paint & Murals · Other US Cities

Grocery Bags

May 17th, 2015 · No Comments

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania kitchen.  The ribbon on the phone is to remind the seller to take out the trash.

cluttered kitchen with garbage bags junky disorganized chaotic staging Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale photo

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Tags: Kitchen · Garbage and/or Junk · Other US Cities

Oh, My In Omaha

May 10th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Thank you, C.H., for sending us these photos of an Omaha, Nebraska home.  It needs a little help.  Maybe a new roof, a new ceiling, and a new wall?

roof water damage to ceiling wall drywall fixer-upper Omaha Nebraska home house for sale real estate photo

A little cleaning in the bathroom would be nice.

dirty dusty bathroom fixer-upper Omaha Nebraska home house for sale real estate photo

Good golly, Miss Molly.  What happened in the garage?

graffiti unfinished ceiling garage fixer-upper Omaha Nebraska home house for sale real estate photo

Milk crate bookshelf.  Did you have that in your dorm room or apartment as a young adult?  Cinder blocks were used a lot in Arizona.

milk crates fan paint can unfinished drywall walls fixer-upper Omaha Nebraska home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Garage or Carport · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Ceiling Fan · Graffiti · Water Damage · Drywall Damage · Other US Cities

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

1 Vacuum, 2 Vacuums, 3 Vacuums

May 8th, 2015 · 1 Comment

1 vacuum on display in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

vacuum cleaner in middle of dining room Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Two vacuums on display in Gilbert, Arizona.  Yesterday we featured a grim reaper with a scythe.  Today we see a scythe.  Should we call the vacuum a grim sweeper?

two vacuum cleaners in middle of bedroom kid's toys scythe Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Three vacuums.  In a Mesa, Arizona home’s closet.

three vacuum cleaners in closet Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Mesa, AZ Homes · Dining Room · Toys · Other US Cities · Gilbert, AZ Homes

Peel Back the Years In Pittsburgh

May 3rd, 2015 · 3 Comments

A very a-peeling home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

peeling paint staircase fixer-upper neglected dilapidated Pittsburgh Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

You can almost taste the lead-based paint by looking at it.

peeling paint staircase fixer-upper neglected dilapidated Pittsburgh Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Might be a lot of fun to scrape the paint?

peeling paint staircase fixer-upper neglected dilapidated Pittsburgh Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

The kitchen has potential.

kitchen damaged fixer-upper neglected dilapidated Pittsburgh Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

So does the bathroom.

bathroom tile damaged fixer-upper neglected dilapidated Pittsburgh Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Paint · Bathroom · Kitchen · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

ROYGBIV Carpet

April 27th, 2015 · 2 Comments

ROYGBIV stands for the colors of the rainbow.  Let’s look at a rainbow of carpet colors.

Red.  From North Judson, Indiana.

bright red old outdated carpet color North Judson Indiana home house for sale real estate photo

Orange.

orange old outdated carpet color Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Yellow.  [Use your imagination; yellow carpet is very rare]

orange old outdated carpet color Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Green.

bright green old outdated carpet color Sun City Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Blue.

bright blue old outdated carpet color Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Indigo.

blue old outdated carpet color Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Violet.  [Use your imagination again]

pink old outdated carpet color Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Carpet · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Other US Cities

Basements Are Not Sexy

April 26th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Basements look creepy.  [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

creepy scary looking basement dark damp ugly old furnace pipes Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale photo

The poor gas meter reader who has to visit this Warren, Ohio basement every month.

creepy scary looking basement looks like lichen moss Warren Ohio home house for sale photo

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Tags: Other US Cities · Basement