Entries from December 2012

New Year’s Eve!!

December 31st, 2012 · No Comments

Celebrate the New Year tonight!  With a disco ball!  And a lightsaber!  And a tiger!

disco ball lightsaber messy cluttered bedroom junky Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Stuffed Animals

Paint By Circles

December 31st, 2012 · 2 Comments

As we come full circle for 2012…

paint circles different colors Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

2013 is just a-round the corner.

paint circles different colors Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

New Years revelers will gather with their circle of friends.

paint circles different colors Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Resolution for 2013:  Repaint the bedroom before selling.  [Decatur, Illinois]

paint circles different colors Decatur Illinois home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Paint · Phoenix Homes · Other US Cities

150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

December 31st, 2012 · 3 Comments

Tomorrow is the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.  A few people have never heard of it, evidently.  150 years, people.  Time to let it go.

offensive Confederate flag hung on display in home house for sale Phoenix Arizona real estate

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes

Eight Gallons of Water

December 30th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Any idea why these Houston, Texas sellers put eight jugs of water on display?  To get your attention?

eight 8 gallons jugs containers of water on display kitchen counter Houston Texas home house for sale

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Other US Cities

The Closets Are Full

December 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The closets must be stuffed full, because his clothes are on display in the bedroom.  [Decatur, Illinois]

clothes rack on display in bedroom poor bad home staging Decatur Illinois house for sale

He did the same thing in another bedroom.

clothes rack on display in bedroom poor bad home staging Decatur Illinois house for sale

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Other US Cities

Year End Leftovers

December 30th, 2012 · 3 Comments

I have 3 photos that have been sitting around for months, waiting for their turn to be posted.  Here are the leftover photos for 2012.

Half bath in a Seneca, South Carolina home.

portable toilet seat red paint bedroom Seneca South Carolina home house for sale photo

The agent’s holding an open house in Watertown, New York?  At least the window curtain isn’t tied in a knot.  Don’t trip on the cord.

folding chair plastic storage box laptop computer Watertown New York home house for sale real estate photo

Maybe they should have left the old wallpaper on the walls?  [Houston, Texas]

fixer-upper bare walls stripped down to wood Houston Texas home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

Sun Tea

December 29th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Come visit this home and enjoy a fresh glass of hot sun tea.

cluttered junky messy front entrance walkway sun tea jar Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Ceiling Cracks

December 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ceiling damage. Maybe buyers won’t notice?

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Cracks at another Phoenix home.

crack in ceiling water damage fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Houston, Texas crack house.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Other US Cities

Before & After Kitchen Remodel

December 29th, 2012 · 5 Comments

Before Kitchen in Mesa, Arizona.  The house was sold in this condition for $63,000.

Before after renovation remodeling photos pictures Mesa Arizona home house kitchen cabinets

After Kitchen.

Before after renovation remodeling photos pictures Mesa Arizona home house kitchen cabinets

After Kitchen.  Other renovations to the home were minor.  However, someone bought it fixed up for $115,000.

Before after renovation remodeling photos pictures Mesa Arizona home house kitchen cabinets

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Tags: Kitchen · Mesa, AZ Homes · Cabinets · Before & After

Exotic Animals On the Loose

December 28th, 2012 · 5 Comments

Many animals running free in this Surprise, Arizona back yard.  Alligators, cranes, heron, frogs, turtle, and a raccoon!

animal statues in back yard alligators frogs raccoon turtle Surprise Arizona home house for sale

Ann keeps penguins and a swan in her Mesa, Arizona home’s bathroom.

stuffed animals penguins in bathroom lady woman in photo Mesa Arizona home house for sale

An owl stands guard over this Glendale, Arizona home.

plastic owl statue on top of air conditioning unit Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

There’s a turtle on the run in Phoenix.

turtle statue on front yard Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Stuffed Animals · Back Yard · Glendale, AZ Homes · Surprise, AZ Homes · People In Photos