Entries from August 2012

Let the Buyer Deal With It

August 22nd, 2012 · 5 Comments

It’s my room!  I can do what I want!  You can’t tell me what to do!  You can’t make me take it down!  I won’t!  Leave me alone!  Gosh, why are you always on my case?
Score:  Teenager 1, parents 0, buyers 0

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

It Needs More Pillows

August 22nd, 2012 · 5 Comments

This Mesa, Arizona bedroom could use more pillows.

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Mesa, AZ Homes

Movie Time

August 22nd, 2012 · 3 Comments

Now showing in a home near you:

Reefer Madness in Youngtown, Arizona.  This house is smokin’.

Reefer Madness movie poster in cluttered messy laundry room Youngtown Arizona home house

Grease is playing in Phoenix.  The sellers are hoping buyers will think, “You’re the one that I want, ooh, ooh, ooh.”

Grease movie poster Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Ghostbusters in Mesa, Arizona.

Ghostbusters movie poster Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Laundry Room

Don’t Eat the Peeled Paint

August 21st, 2012 · 4 Comments

Older home, built before 1978.  Could have lead-based paint.  Be careful.  Would not pass FHA appraisal inspection.

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Tags: Paint · Foreclosure · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Fixer-Upper

Full Bar

August 21st, 2012 · 8 Comments

This wet bar is full of everything all around it.

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Wet Bar

I Found the Remote!

August 20th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Knock knock.  Who’s there?  Orange.  Orange who?  Orange you glad you don’t live in this dusty, dirty house?

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Tags: Carpet · Phoenix Homes · Dirt, Dust, & Filth

Bieber Fever!!

August 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Someone in Glendale, Arizona likes/loves Justin Bieber.

Justin Bieber poster girl's bedroom pink paint Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Glendale, AZ Homes

We Aren’t Ready For Your Close-Ups, Mr. Photographer

August 20th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Close-up real estate photos are good for featuring details.  But for most buyers, they want to see the whole room in one photo.  Here’s one poor example.

Close-up of the closet.

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To the left, half of a window.

poor bad amateur real estate promotional photography picture close-up Phoenix Arizona home house

To the left again, the other half of the window.

poor bad amateur real estate promotional photography picture close-up Phoenix Arizona home house

And to the left one more time, another part of the bedroom.

poor bad amateur real estate promotional photography picture close-up Phoenix Arizona home house

This is the only photo of another bedroom.

poor bad amateur real estate promotional photography picture close-up Phoenix Arizona home house

This photo’s caption reads, “Bathtub.”  It’s the only photo of the bathroom.

poor bad amateur real estate promotional photography picture close-up Phoenix Arizona home house

This is the dining room.

poor bad amateur real estate promotional photography picture close-up Phoenix Arizona home house

Another close-up photo of the dining room.  There are no photos of the entire dining room.

poor bad amateur real estate promotional photography picture close-up Phoenix Arizona home house

The living room.  Floor, that is.

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This is the only other photo of the living room.

poor bad amateur real estate promotional photography picture close-up Phoenix Arizona home house

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Poor Photography

Time For a Bath

August 19th, 2012 · 7 Comments

If you add enough bubble bath to the water, the bubbles will cover up the ugly.  Add some rose petals and candles, and it will look like a spa retreat. Tomah, Wisconsin home.

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Tags: Bathroom · Foreclosure · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

Cluttered But Cozy

August 19th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Dothan, Alabama home could use some help with furniture & décor staging.

cluttered too much stuff in small space poor bad home staging Dothan Alabama house living room

Let us help, please.

cluttered too much stuff in small space poor bad home staging Dothan Alabama house family room

Won’t cost a penny to remove many items, just some time.  What could be done in just 20 minutes?

cluttered too much stuff in small space poor bad home staging Dothan Alabama house bedroom

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Family Room · Bedroom · Clutter · Dolls · Other US Cities