Entries from November 2012

Area Rug Sale

November 26th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Are you selling the swimming pool and large back yard or selling the rugs?  Why are the rugs in the photo?  What are those blue things?  Upside down garbage can lids filled with water?  For dogs?

several area rugs hanging up covering up view of swimming pool bad real estate photo Phoenix Arizona home

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Tags: Staging · Pool & Spa · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Rugs

Blue Velvet

November 26th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Velvet painting of a flying horse and a rainbow!!!  Dreams can come true!  From a Decatur, Illinois home.

velvet painting flying horse rainbox toy car collection wood paneling bedroom Decatur Illinois home house for sale

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Tags: Bedroom · Wood Paneling · Collections · Other US Cities · Art

Clear Off the Refrigerator Before Selling

November 26th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Is it too much to ask?  Please remove all items from the refrigerator before selling.

too much many refrigerator fridge magnets photos personal items cluttered Phoenix Arizona home house

It will make your kitchen look better.

too much many refrigerator fridge magnets photos personal items cluttered Phoenix Arizona home house

Your kids might cry for a few minutes, but they’ll survive.

too much many refrigerator fridge magnets photos personal items cluttered Scottsdale Arizona home house

Tell them it will get you more money when sold which means more money for toys.

too much many refrigerator fridge magnets photos personal items cluttered Avondale Arizona home house

At least try to clear off the refrigerator.  [Dothan, Alabama]

too much many refrigerator fridge magnets photos personal items cluttered Dothan Alabama home house

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Tags: Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Scottsdale, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Refrigerator Magnets · Other US Cities

Bag Lady

November 25th, 2012 · No Comments

Susan likes to collect purses.  She also likes to iron while in bed.  [Decatur, Illinois]

three purses hanging on bedroom wall iron next to messy bed Decatur Illinois home house for sale

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Other US Cities

Just Say No To Sponge Painting Cabinets

November 25th, 2012 · 13 Comments

What in tarnation possessed her to sponge paint the kitchen cabinets?!  [Oklahoma City, Oklahoma]

really ugly bad amateur sponge paint kitchen cabinets Oklahoma City home house for sale

Why didn’t someone stop her??!!

really ugly bad amateur sponge paint kitchen cabinets Oklahoma City home house for sale

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Tags: Kitchen · Faux Paint & Murals · Cabinets · Other US Cities

‘Twas the Night After Thanksgiving

November 25th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Bertha anticipated eating a lot on Thanksgiving.  [Decatur, Illinois]

very large XL nightgown shirt on unmade bed mattress bedroom Decatur Illinois home house for sale

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Other US Cities

Run From the Border

November 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ugly wallpaper border in the kitchen.

ugly wallpaper border kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Chick magnet?

ugly wallpaper border kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

These are all from the same house.  1990s little angels/cherubs wallpaper border plus pink sponge paint.

ugly wallpaper border angels cherubs pink sponge paint Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

More angels and uglier sponge paint.

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It gets worse.  Vomit-inducing sponge paint in the bathroom.

ugly bad amateur orange sponge paint bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Water Damage

Airplane Toilet?

November 24th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Hi-tech, space-age toilet?  Taken from an airplane?  Makes a really loud swoosh sound when flushed.  Extra blue water not included.  From an Apache Junction, Arizona home.

metal aluminum space-age airplane toilet bathroom Apache Junction Arizona home house

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Tags: Bathroom · Other Arizona Cities

Birth Control

November 23rd, 2012 · 3 Comments

Sheila & Rick decided putting up a picture of her at 9 months pregnant was a great form of birth control.  Once was enough.

picture photo of very pregnant 9 months woman over bed Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Yikes!

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Family Photos

Parking On Black Friday Can Be Difficult

November 23rd, 2012 · 4 Comments

So many people shopping today on Black Friday.  Shopping mall parking lots are completely filled.  Shoppers are forced to park on people’s front yards!

car vehicle parked on front yard lawn bad parking curb appeal Mesa Arizona home house for sale

What else can you do?  Parking on the street is not an option?

car vehicle parked on front yard lawn bad parking curb appeal Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Secured parking.

car vehicle parked on front yard lawn bad parking curb appeal Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

No real driveway = park wherever you want.

car vehicle parked on front yard lawn bad parking curb appeal Mesa Arizona home house for sale

He can’t wait for the 2 for 1 sale at Hubcaps R Us. [Houston, Texas]

car vehicle parked on front yard lawn bad parking curb appeal Houston Texas home house for sale

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other US Cities · Bad Parking