Entries Tagged as 'Back Yard'

Before & Before & After Photos

November 4th, 2017 · 5 Comments

Before Bathroom (from 2011). This home was sold at the height of the Phoenix real estate market’s prices, selling for $150,000 in August 2006. It went into foreclosure and was sold by the bank for a mere $15,000 in May 2011. That new owner then sold it to another person for $26,000 in January 2012. That owner renovated it at some point and sold it November 2017 for $145,000.

After Bathroom (from 2017).

Before Dining Room.

After Dining Room.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Back Yard.

After Back Yard.

Before Front of House in 2006.

Before Front of House in 2011.

After Front of House in 2017. New windows were installed. The evaporative cooling was replaced with real air conditioning.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Dining Room · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

Out In the Open

November 2nd, 2017 · 4 Comments

These sellers have put most of their belongings on full display in their back yard.

Wash & dry outdoors.

Two outdoor toilets too!

Lush grassy lawn.

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Tags: Back Yard · Clutter · Garbage and/or Junk · Phoenix Homes · Weeds

Accentuate the Positive

October 26th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Lots of windows and ceiling fans.

The sellers are dog lovers and this is a spacious room.

Lots of storage in the laundry room.

Expanded kitchen area.

Skylight in the bathroom.

Fun colors brighten up the room.

More storage!

The sellers hired an arborist to save the tree out front.

Lots of shade under the covered patio.

There’s a swimming pool too!

Lush arbor.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Bedspread · Ceiling Fan · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Landscaping · Laundry Room · Mesa, AZ Homes · Pets · Pool & Spa · Toys · Window Coverings

Lattice Check Out This Home

October 24th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The lattice out front adds flair to this Wickenburg, Arizona home. It sat on the market for nearly one year. It eventually sold for $38,000.

Padded seating on the front porch; a nice touch.

The door is open for you. Come inside.

Room with a view.

The toilet paper is draped across the dusty toilet tank lid.

Extended garage.

Covered patio out back.

Nothing wrong with the roof.

Updated electric panel.

Field of dreams.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Other Arizona Cities · People In Photos · Roof · Weeds

Before & After Coolidge Renovation

October 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments

Before Bedroom 1. This Coolidge, Arizona home was featured once before on this blog because of the big stains in the bedrooms. Oil or blood? An investor bought this home for $40,000.

After Bedroom 1. New paint and carpet transforms this bedroom. The remodeled home sold for $105,000.

Before Bedroom 2.

After Bedroom 2.

Before Bedroom 3.

After Bedroom 3.

Before Bathroom.

After Bathroom.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Dining Room.

After Dining Room.

Before Living Room.

After Living Room.

Before Front of House.

After Front of House.

Before Back Yard.

After Back Yard.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Living Room · Other Arizona Cities · Remodeling · Weeds

Yards Need Help

October 13th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Free firewood. Plus free everything else.

They at least raked the dirt yard but neglected to remove the dead vine.

Weed you like to clear up your back yard before selling, Mr. Seller?

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Tags: Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Landscaping · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Weeds

Chasing the Dream

October 11th, 2017 · No Comments

Thank you to our reader Tyson for sending these photos. This is Chase’s bedroom.

The next bedroom.

Another view of this bedroom.

The floor is tidy in another bedroom.

Family photos and more in the living room.

Bonus area.

The kitchen.

This was a short sale.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Family Photos · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Weeds · Window Coverings

A Pile of Rocks

October 3rd, 2017 · 6 Comments

I saw this on a Realtor home tour last week. Right off the patio in the back yard is a wire cage filled with rocks, wrapped in Christmas lights, plus a vine growing around it. Because?

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Tags: Back Yard · Holiday Décor · Phoenix Homes · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Backyard Paradise

October 2nd, 2017 · 1 Comment

What an amazing back yard. Take off your sock and jacket and roll out the yoga mat. Or sun tan. Or relax under the shade of the tree. Or have a barbeque. So many options.

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Tags: Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Mesa, AZ Homes

Down & Dirty

September 26th, 2017 · 6 Comments

Decades of neglect. This was the kitchen.

This was the dining room.

This is the living room.

This is the master bedroom.

This was the master bathroom.

2nd bedroom.

3rd bedroom.

Plenty of hot water in the second bathroom.

Bonus room.

Outdoor toilet!

Three air conditioning units!!

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Dining Room · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Drywall Damage · Fixer-Upper · Kitchen · Living Room · Siding