Entries Tagged as 'Other US Cities'

P As In Peel & Philadelphia

July 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Peeling paint on a ceiling in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania home.  They should have written phone numbers on each piece and offered piano lessons or free kittens or tutoring sessions.

peeling paint from ceiling fixer-upper neglected Philadelphia Pennsylvania homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Paint · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Other US Cities

Bedroom Paint Design Ideas

July 7th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Vegas Meets Paris is the theme of this Casa Grande, Arizona bedroom.  Ooh la la?

garish gaudy tacky red paint design bedroom animal print on the ceiling Casa Grande Arizona home house for sale photo

Easter Bunny theme in this Phoenix bedroom.

pink purple white green pastel checkerboard pattern paint design bedroom wall Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale photo Easter egg

Candy stripes in a Rialto, California bedroom.

pink chocolate brown stripes paint bedroom wall bad idea doesn't look good when selling Rialto California home house for sale real estate photo

Prison bars?

pink chocolate brown stripes paint bedroom wall bad idea doesn't look good when selling Rialto California home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Paint · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities · Other US Cities

Throw In the Towel(s)

July 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Please remove the towels from the sofas before taking the real estate photos.  And then remove other unnecessary items from this room. [Appleton, Wisconsin]

bath towels on arms of sofas couches chairs tacky please remove family room Appleton Wisconsin homes houses for sale real estate photo

Look!  They’re paying attention to us already!  Three items were removed from the left side wall and three items removed from the right side wall.  It’s a start.  Don’t stop now.  Towels, stacks of papers, and the rug next please.

bath towels on arms of sofas couches chairs tacky please remove family room Appleton Wisconsin homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Clutter · Other US Cities

Cabinet Post

July 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Thank you, Barb, for sending us this photo of kitchen cabinets in Chicago, Illinois.  They reminded Barb of the John F. Long cabinets seen in Phoenix.

ugly kitchen cabinet design dark heavy lines Chicago Illinois homes houses for sale real estate photo

Thank you, Jillian, for sending us this photo of a Rialto, California kitchen.  The original cabinets (circa 1940s?) have been painted over multiple times.

ugly outdated kitchen cabinets painted green fixer-upper cluttered Rialto California homes houses for sale real estate photo

This Philadelphia, Pennsylvania kitchen has seen better days.

ugly outdated kitchen Euro-style cabinets crooked damaged fixer-upper wall patches Philadelphia Pennsylvania homes houses for sale real estate photo

Look!  A side pantry!

ugly outdated kitchen Euro-style cabinets crooked damaged fixer-upper wall patches Philadelphia Pennsylvania homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Kitchen · Cabinets · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

Happy 4th of July!

July 4th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Today is American Independence Day.  Celebrated in Franklin, Pennsylvania.

fake American flag sign in basement Franklin Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

And celebrated in Scottsdale, Arizona.

American flag cluttered family room hoarding boxes stuff messy junky Scottsdale Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

And in Mesa, Arizona.  Bless America!

US flag Statue of Liberty bless America bedspread Mesa Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo dream catcher

And once again celebrated in Franklin, Pennsylvania.

American flag patriotic display holiday décor front porch Franklin Pennsylvania homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Holiday Décor · Other US Cities · Basement · Bedspread

Art Display

July 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

She needs to stay away from the self-bronzer.  Her legs are orange.  What’s that extra hand doing near her shoulder? [Appleton, Wisconsin]

orange legs painting art Appleton Wisconsin homes houses for sale real estate photo

Who wants to look at a raccoon’s underbelly while eating?  These Tempe, Arizona sellers do.

painting art raccoon belly nether regions tail spread out dining room Tempe Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Peek-a-boo.

woman playing peek-a-boo painting art Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Tempe, AZ Homes · Other US Cities · Art

Philadelphia Potential Prospect

June 29th, 2014 · 6 Comments

They couldn’t decide on the siding.

ugly siding side fixer-upper exposed fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

This Philadelphia, Pennsylvania home has so much potential.

ugly siding side fixer-upper exposed fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

The curb appeal alone…

ugly siding curb appeal fixer-upper exposed fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Five bedrooms.

ugly bedroom peeling paint bad drywall walls neglected dilapidated fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Another bedroom.

bedroom clutter neglected dilapidated fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

But only one bathroom.

ugly bathroom neglected dilapidated fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Perhaps the black dots were glue to hold up wood paneling?

ugly hallway black dots bad drywall walls neglected dilapidated fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

What happened here?!?!

water leak damage ceiling bad drywall walls neglected dilapidated fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

And in here?!?!

water leak damage ceiling bad drywall walls neglected dilapidated fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

And in here?!  We’re looking up at the ceiling.  Is that sunshine?

water leak damage ceiling bad drywall walls neglected dilapidated fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Stairs to the basement.  I dare ya.

creepy scary looking stairs to basement neglected dilapidated fixer-upper Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Graffiti · Drywall Damage · Siding · Other US Cities · People In Photos

Go Outside & Play

June 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kids don’t belong in real estate promotional photos.  [Apache Junction, Arizona]

boy kid child in real estate promotional photo picture Apache Junction Arizona homes houses for sale

Little girl, before you leave the room, would you ask your mommy to please untie that stupid knotted curtain?  Thank you.  [Mesa, Arizona]

little girl kid child in real estate promotional photo picture stupid knotted curtain Mesa Arizona homes houses for sale

Don’t sit around watching TV all day.  [Phoenix]

little girl kid child in real estate promotional photo picture watching TV Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale

He’s waving to the camera.  And now the picture is out of focus.  [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

boy kid child in real estate promotional photo picture kitchen out of focus Philadelphia Pennsylvania homes houses for sale

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Tags: Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Family Photos · Other US Cities · People In Photos

Wood Paneling Wallpaper

June 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Take two outdated home decorating techniques (wood paneling and wallpaper) and combine them into one!  Wallpaper with a wood paneling pattern!  Brilliant.  [San Antonio, Texas]

ugly tacky peeling wallpaper with wood paneling pattern fixer-upper San Antonio Texas home house for sale real estate photo

The wallpaper is sagging on the walls and peeling on the ceiling.

ugly tacky peeling wallpaper with wood paneling pattern fixer-upper San Antonio Texas home house for sale real estate photo

There are similar problems in the next two rooms.

ugly old outdated peeling wallpaper ceiling walls fixer-upper San Antonio Texas home house for sale real estate photo

ugly old outdated peeling wallpaper ceiling walls fixer-upper San Antonio Texas home house for sale real estate photo

The wood paneling wallpaper reminds me of this wood paneling carpet I saw in 2008.  Here’s the blog post.

ugly tacky carpet with wood paneling plank pattern Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Wallpaper · Wood Paneling · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

Madam Will See You Now

June 22nd, 2014 · 5 Comments

Credit cards are accepted, but cash is preferred.  [Rialto, California]

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Window Coverings · Hall of Shame - Tacky Décor · Other US Cities · Bedspread