Entries from September 2013

Suggestions For Improvement?

September 30th, 2013 · 2 Comments

It’s a large master bedroom with a vaulted ceiling and nice flooring.  Too bad there are visual distractions.  Sponge painted wall.  A plastic storage drawer thing that looks like a gas can.  Unmade bed.  Spread apart mattresses.  Stool.  Sneakers.  American flag.

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Faux Paint & Murals · Peoria, AZ Homes · Staging

Four Dog Night

September 30th, 2013 · 2 Comments

“Don’t blame me.  I’m not the one who put the bricks in crooked.”

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“Whatcha lookin’ at?!”

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“You want me to get out of the picture?!”

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This is the only photo of the house.   And it has a dog and a person in it.

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Tags: Other Arizona Cities · People In Photos · Peoria, AZ Homes · Pets · Phoenix Homes

Sump Kind of Wonderful

September 29th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Someone’s sump pump isn’t working in their wet basement.  [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

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Tags: Basement · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities · Water Damage

Fining Dining Experience

September 29th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Dine in style in Columbus, Georgia.

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Another view.  The black marks on the front room’s walls might be glue to hold up wood paneling.

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Tags: Dining Room · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities · Paint

Will It Pass Inspection?

September 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Back steps of a Chattanooga, Tennessee home.  Looks like the back yard floods each time it rains.  Notice how high the moss level is!

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The sellers are worried that someone will break in?  Security bars on the door and windows?  Or are the bars to keep buyers from running away?

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Tags: Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities · Siding · Water Damage

Not Quite All There

September 28th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Another edition of Body Parts.  Hands, arms, and legs in real estate promotional photos.

The closet is within easy reach.  [Murfreesboro, Tennessee]

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Cloven feet?!?!  Devil woman?

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You gotta hand it to him.  He made the bed.

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She’s just about to pour some cereal.  [Casa Grande, Arizona]

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“Oops!  I don’t belong in the photo.”  We agree.

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“Do I really have to clear out my junk on the patio?”  Yes!  It’s blocking the windows.

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“Why are you bothering to take a photo of that?  The pool’s to the left.”

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Tags: Chandler, AZ Homes · Glendale, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Other US Cities · Patio · People In Photos · Peoria, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes

Garden Stand

September 28th, 2013 · No Comments

Front door of a Glendale, Arizona home.  Complete with visually distracting shelving.

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Tags: Clutter · Curb Appeal · Glendale, AZ Homes

Make-Up Counter

September 27th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beautiful.

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Tags: Bathroom · Clutter · Fixer-Upper · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Entertainment Centers

September 27th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Three options for entertainment centers for your home.

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Today’s large TVs might not fit in this media niche.

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This entertainment center dominates the room.

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Tags: Clutter · Entertainment/Media Niche · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Flashdance…What a Feeling

September 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments

She recreated the water dance scene from the Flashdance movie.  Only this time, when she pulled the chain, insulation came down.

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She’s a maniac, maniac, on the dance floor.

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She also installed a pole for her pole dancing routine, but didn’t quite get it right.

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Make it rain, make it rain.  Oh, that’s supposed to be with dollar bills not drywall pieces.

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Interesting wall murals.  And holes.

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The duct tape patch job was done before the vandalism.

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This bedroom is foiled and soiled.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Carpet · Ceiling · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Drywall Damage · Faux Paint & Murals · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Phoenix Homes · Vandalism & Theft