Rough Roofs

June 18th, 2016 · No Comments

Time for a new roof.

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Likely that a city permit was not issued for this room addition either.

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We’re looking (down) at a roof needing replacement.

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→ No CommentsTags: Roof · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Fixer-Upper · Room Addition

Where Else Wood You Be?

June 17th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Cozy fireplace.  Wet bar.  Wood paneling.  Plush carpet.  Looks like the perfect party place.

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Good times.

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→ 2 CommentsTags: Carpet · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Wood Paneling · Wet Bar

Happy 45th Birthday, 2Pac

June 16th, 2016 · No Comments

2Pac was born June 16, 1971.  Not many young people have posters of 45-year-olds in their bedrooms.  This one does.

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→ No CommentsTags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Kids Are On Summer Vacation

June 15th, 2016 · No Comments

School’s out for summer!  And the kids are showing up in real estate photos.

She’s showing off her home’s landscaping.

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This girl is the Vanna White of real estate.  She is showing the room to buyers.

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Now she’s looking pensive.

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This girl says, “Can I go out and play now?  It’s my vacation.”

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Flag Day

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Today is Flag Day.  Time to display the American flag.  Properly, that is.  The blue field is supposed to be in the top left.  Hey, you, on the right side of the photo.  Fix the flag.  Thank you.

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Same goes for you too, buddy.  Fix it.

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American pride.

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Young patriots.

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Old patriot.

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→ No CommentsTags: Bedroom · Clutter · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Refrigerator Magnets · Holiday Décor · People In Photos

Portion Control

June 13th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Everything tastes better on a Ritz, as long as there is portion control.

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The other view of the kitchen.  Let’s Resolve to clean up this kitchen.

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The black plastic was to stop bugs from entering but didn’t work?  The bug spray is ready to grab.

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At least the curtains aren’t knotted.

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Another view of the family room.  This home sale is a short sale, by the way.  The bank is sure to be sympathetic after seeing these photos.

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Home office.

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The garage is a dumping ground.

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→ 2 CommentsTags: Family Room · Kitchen · Garage or Carport · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Office/Den · Garbage and/or Junk

Raised Foundation

June 12th, 2016 · 2 Comments

This Houston, Texas home is off the ground, supported by cinder blocks.

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The siding is in good condition too.

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Perfect for heavy rains.  The water flows under the house.

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Let’s hope the cinder blocks don’t sink into the wet ground.

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→ 2 CommentsTags: Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Siding · Other US Cities

Before & After - Double Your Money

June 11th, 2016 · No Comments

Before Bathroom 1.  The house was purchased by a flipper for $83,000.

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After Bathroom 1.  The remodeled house sold for $164,000.

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Before Bathroom 2.

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After Bathroom 2.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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→ No CommentsTags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Before & After

Vines

June 10th, 2016 · 5 Comments

What your breakfast room could look like.

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Happy Birthday, Judy Garland

June 10th, 2016 · No Comments

Judy Garland was born June 10, 1922.  Happy birthday, Judy.  I wonder if the seller’s toilet is a Toto.

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→ No CommentsTags: Staging · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes