Entries from May 2015

Cute As a Cupcake

May 31st, 2015 · 5 Comments

What’s not to love about this Wichita Falls, Texas kitchen?

outdated old kitchen oven pink cabinets orange wall paint Wichita Falls Texas home house for sale photo

[Read more →]

Tags: Cabinets · Kitchen · Other US Cities

Hangers

May 31st, 2015 · No Comments

Hangers are great home staging decorations, right?  [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

closet of wire hangers Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

I have a friend who makes fun of the way I pronounce hangers.  I say hayn-ers.  Is it supposed to be h-angers?  [Wichita Falls, Texas]

closet of hangers Wichita Falls Texas home house for sale real estate photo

[Read more →]

Tags: Bedroom · Other US Cities

Before & After Home Remodel

May 30th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Before Kitchen.  An investor bought the house for $85,000.

before after photo picture renovation remodeling project kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

After Kitchen.  Once remodeled, the house sold for $160,000!

before after photo picture renovation remodeling project kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Before Kitchen.

before after photo picture renovation remodeling project kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

After Kitchen.

before after photo picture renovation remodeling project kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Before Hallway.

before after photo picture renovation remodeling project hallway Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

After Hallway.

before after photo picture renovation remodeling project hallway Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Before Bathroom 1.

before after photo picture renovation remodeling project bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

After Bathroom 1.

before after photo picture renovation remodeling project bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Before Bathroom 2.

before after photo picture renovation remodeling project bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

After Bathroom 2.

before after photo picture renovation remodeling project bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Before Front of House.

before after photo picture renovation remodeling project curb appeal front exterior Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

After Front of House.

before after photo picture renovation remodeling project curb appeal front exterior Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

[Read more →]

Tags: Bathroom · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

Kitchen Renovation Needed

May 29th, 2015 · 5 Comments

These seven kitchens have been abused, damaged, and neglected.

damaged neglected dilapidated kitchen cabinets in need of repair renovation remodeling Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Shelf paper on the counters won’t help.

damaged neglected dilapidated kitchen cabinets in need of repair renovation remodeling Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Roach killer powder on the counters?

damaged neglected dilapidated kitchen cabinets in need of repair renovation remodeling Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Dirty.

damaged neglected dilapidated kitchen cabinets in need of repair renovation remodeling Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Broken.

damaged neglected dilapidated kitchen cabinets in need of repair renovation remodeling Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Help.

damaged neglected dilapidated kitchen cabinets in need of repair renovation remodeling Avondale Arizona home house for sale

Better to replace everything.  [Lubbock, Texas]

damaged neglected dilapidated kitchen cabinets in need of repair renovation remodeling Lubbock Texas home house for sale

[Read more →]

Tags: Cabinets · Fixer-Upper · Kitchen · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes

Hats Off, Please

May 28th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Let’s remove the hats from the wall.  And the bikini posters and other whatnot.

baseball cap hat collection on wall bikini posters Raiders globe poor home staging Glendale Arizona house for sale

Yes, we can…remove the hats.

baseball cap hat collection on wall Obama yes we can campaign poster poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale

The hats all look the same.

baseball cap hat collection on wall poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

[Read more →]

Tags: Glendale, AZ Homes · Hats · Phoenix Homes · Staging

The Pathway To Home Ownership

May 27th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Gross!

dirty feet pathway in carpet soiled gross disgusting unclean Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

[Read more →]

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

Drumming Up Offers

May 27th, 2015 · 3 Comments

These sellers beat to a different drummer when it comes to preparing their home to sell.  They might have waited until the walls were textured and painted first.

drum set in bedroom with unfinished drywall walls unpainted Black Canyon City Arizona home house for sale photo

Buyers will go bongos for this house.

bongos drum set in living room Casa Grande Arizona home house for sale photo

[Read more →]

Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Drywall Damage · Other Arizona Cities · Staging

Evaporation?

May 26th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Swimming pool half filled with dirty water.

dirty brackish green algae neglected swimming pool Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

This pool has less water.

dirty brackish green algae neglected swimming pool Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

This one even less.

dirty brackish green algae neglected swimming pool Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Sometimes nothing is better than ugly algae water.  Right, Sharon?

empty neglected swimming pool Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

[Read more →]

Tags: Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa

Floor Patterns

May 25th, 2015 · No Comments

Random tile pattern in Lubbock, Texas.

random floor tile pattern left-over pieces Lubbock Texas home house for sale real estate photo

Or you can have an organized tile pattern like this Mesa, Arizona home’s floor.

floor tile pattern alternating colors Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Vinyl floor tiles can be placed in interesting patterns.  [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

floor tile pattern vinyl color squares kitchen Philadelphia Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Rolled vinyl sheets come in “random” “stone” patterns.  [Glendale, Arizona]

random faux fake stone pebble pattern vinyl rolled flooring kitchen Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Also in geometric patterns.  [Phoenix]

green geometric squares pattern vinyl rolled flooring kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

[Read more →]

Tags: Flooring · Glendale, AZ Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other US Cities · Phoenix Homes · Tile

Fireplaces Aren’t Important Selling Features

May 24th, 2015 · No Comments

These Gainesville, Georgia sellers could care less about their fireplace, so they blocked it with a sofa, not realizing that buyers would want to see it.

fireplace view blocked by sofa couch poor home staging Gainesville Georgia house for sale real estate photo

Over in Lake City, Florida, the sellers desecrated their fireplace with outdated faux paint treatment.

ugly faux paint treatment outdated red white gray stripes fireplace surround Lake City Florida home house for sale photo

[Read more →]

Tags: Faux Paint & Murals · Fireplace · Other US Cities · Staging