Entries from September 2017

Mylar Window Curtains?

September 22nd, 2017 · 1 Comment

The curtains look so shiny and new.

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Tags: Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Window Coverings

International Day of Peace

September 21st, 2017 · No Comments

September 21 is International Day of Peace.

Today is also known as World Peace Day.

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Tags: Clutter · Other US Cities · Staging · Surprise, AZ Homes · Wood Paneling

Undersized Vanities

September 20th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Bathroom remodel gone wrong. Someone forgot to measure the width.

Same thing in this next house.

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Tags: Bathroom · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Happy International Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 19th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Wannabe pirate in Tempe, Arizona. More like a landlubber.

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Tags: Bedroom · Staging · Tempe, AZ Homes

Emergency Kits

September 18th, 2017 · No Comments

Help yourself to a Mountain Dew.

Safety first. Two fire extinguishers just in case.

Entry without carpet on the left. Kitchen in the back left. Dining in the back right. Living room with stained carpet to the right.

Dining room with extra carpet. And emergency kits.

The dark carpet helps camouflage the stains.

Hallway, no carpet.

Opposite view, hallway, no carpet.

Bathroom.

Guest bathroom. And there’s the guest!

Bedroom.

Another view of the bedroom. Did we have to see the bras?

Back yard. With outdoor carpeting.

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Tags: Afghan Blanket · Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Brick House (On the Inside)

September 17th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Our reader Sarah found this Georgetown, Delaware home with a lot of brick on the inside.

“All in all it’s just another (1000) brick(s) in the wall.”

The brick virus spread to the kitchen.

They even bricked the fish tank stand.

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Tags: Carpet · Grandma's House · Kitchen · Other US Cities

Dome Placement of Windows

September 17th, 2017 · No Comments

Partial geodesic dome home in Georgetown, Delaware. But will buyers be partial to the odd window placement?

Thank you to our reader Sarah for sending us photos of this unusual home.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Other US Cities · What Were They Thinking?!?!

On a Shoestring Budget

September 16th, 2017 · 3 Comments

The cost of selling a home can seem too high for some sellers. So they cut corners and hire an amateur photographer, for example. You get what you pay for. The photographer didn’t get out of his/her car and didn’t get close enough to the condo in order to not include the shoes on the electric wire or the ugly dumpster. What first impression does this photo now give to buyers?

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Phoenix Homes · Poor Photography

Fake Mold

September 15th, 2017 · 2 Comments

It’s as if they spray painted the bathroom to look like mold and mildew.

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Tags: Bathroom · Fixer-Upper · Graffiti · Mesa, AZ Homes

Fire Pit Designs

September 14th, 2017 · 5 Comments

Adding a fire pit to your back yard will help add value to your home.

Buyers will be impressed.

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Tags: Back Yard · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · What Were They Thinking?!?!