Telly Time

December 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The television’s on in a Phoenix home.  Maybe the man on the right will turn it off.

TV television set on in real estate promotional photo picture Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Fair and balanced in Apache Junction, Arizona.

TV television set on in real estate promotional photo picture Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale

The Smith family wondered why they all had neck pain.  [Campbellsville, Kentucky]

TV television set on in real estate promotional photo picture Campbellsville Kentucky home house for sale

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Clogged & Cluttered In Houston

December 16th, 2012 · 7 Comments

That’s gross.  Really?  Your house is for sale.  Hire a plumber or get some drain cleaner.  And you use that toothbrush?

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Cluttered kitchen.

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You realize there’s a dishwasher and a trash compactor, right?

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Fine dining.

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Messy family room.

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More junk in the living room.

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The master bedroom.

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The office is almost organized.

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The other bathroom is cluttered too.

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→ 7 CommentsTags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Family Room · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · Office/Den · Other US Cities · Wallpaper

For the Frill of It

December 16th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Frilly window curtains in a Campbellville, Kentucky home.

Angel wings?

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Frilly drapes.

hideous ugly tacky gaudy frilly frills window curtains drapes covering Campbellville Kentucky home house

The curtains complement the plastic flowers.

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Here’s another view of the bedroom.

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We are confident she’ll add frills to these curtains before the buyers move in.

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→ 7 CommentsTags: Fake Plants & Flowers · Other US Cities · Window Coverings

Flotation Device For Your Protection

December 16th, 2012 · 2 Comments

These Pulaski, Tennessee sellers have had a few close calls of drowning in the shower due to a clogged drain.  Better safe than sorry.

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At Least the Garage Floor Is Clean

December 15th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The garage floor is clean, but the walls are ugly and there’s a big hole in the ceiling.

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Power House

December 15th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Lots of power lines behind the house.

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Now it’s worse!  Wait…something isn’t right.  Did they photoshop a power pole into the front of the house in this photo or remove it in the first photo?

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Before & After – Mesa, Arizona House

December 15th, 2012 · No Comments

Before Front of House – it sold in June for $92,000.

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After Front of House – it sold in late November for $177,000.

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Before Bonus Room.

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Before Bonus Room, other direction.

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After Bonus Room.

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Before Kitchen.  I knew this house looked familiar.  We featured the kitchen back on June 12, 2012 here.  That weird thing over the stove.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Family Room with sooty fireplace.

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After Family Room.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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→ No CommentsTags: Before & After · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Family Room · Fireplace · Kitchen · Mesa, AZ Homes · Remodeling

Living Wild

December 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Five cluttered living rooms.  Not quite ready for buyers.

Marshalltown, Iowa living room.  Dirty carpet and a whole lot of stuff.

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There are many items that could be removed before selling in this Canton, Ohio living room.

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These Phoenix sellers are using their old TV as a stand for their current TV which could become a stand for a new flat-screen TV.

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A lot of unnecessary items in another Phoenix living room.

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They need to iron out a few details for home staging in another Phoenix living room.

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Imagine All Things

December 14th, 2012 · No Comments

This is the primary photo for a Mesa, Arizona home listing.  It’s the only photo of the front of the house.

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Now there’s a photo of the garage door lifted.  Say hello to the cat.

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Now we go inside to the dining room and see a vacuum cleaner, fake flowers, and a little girl.

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There’s a close-up of a cabinet.  Are they planning to fix the broken drawer on the left?

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Imagine all things, it says.

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→ No CommentsTags: Bedroom · Dining Room · Fake Plants & Flowers · Garage or Carport · Mesa, AZ Homes · People In Photos · Pets

The Hobbit Movie Debuts Today

December 14th, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Hobbit movie premiere is today.

These Chandler, Arizona home owners created their own Hobbit shire in their back yard.

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Hobbit shire back yard Chandler Arizona home house for sale

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