Ugly House Photos

Phoenix Area Homes With Clutter, Ugly Décor, and Bad Taste

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Mold, Mold, Go Away

January 30th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Mold at an Apache Junction, Arizona home.

mold mildew problem wall Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Mold in an El Mirage, Arizona laundry room.

mold mildew problem wall laundry room El Mirage Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Mold and mildew in a Houston, Texas bathroom.

mold mildew problem dirty bathtub shower bathroom Houston Texas home house for sale real estate photo

→ 1 CommentTags: Bathroom · Other Arizona Cities · Mold & Mildew · Other US Cities

Jockeying For Your Attention

January 30th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Jockeys at a Sun City, Arizona home.

six lawn jockeys holding lanterns lining both sides of a driveway Sun City Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Which one has the illegal shock device?

six lawn jockeys holding lanterns lining both sides of a driveway Sun City Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

→ 2 CommentsTags: Driveway · Other Arizona Cities · Collections

Goldilocks & the Spaghetti

January 29th, 2015 · No Comments

Goldilocks was proud of her yard’s advanced sprinkler system.  She had oodles of noodles to bring precious water to her lawns.

plastic sprinkler water pipes painted blue look like spaghetti inefficient sprinkling system landscaping fail Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Oh, no!  The front lawn is too dry, Goldilocks.

inefficient sprinkling system landscaping fail grass dying too dry uneven watering Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

And the back yard’s lawn is too wet, Goldilocks.

inefficient sprinkling system landscaping fail grass dying too wet uneven watering Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

→ No CommentsTags: Landscaping · Phoenix Homes

House Extension

January 29th, 2015 · No Comments

When the listing said the house had several extensions, buyers were excited to see the extra space.  They were disappointed, however, when they saw the extension cords instead.

power extension cords lying across the entire room cluttered boxes Surprise Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

→ No CommentsTags: Staging · Clutter · Surprise, AZ Homes

Check It Out If You Dare

January 28th, 2015 · 2 Comments

If you see moths flying around, RUN!!!

scary looking creepy hole in the carport garage for oil change dilapidated plywood Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

→ 2 CommentsTags: Garage or Carport · Phoenix Homes

Topiary Elephant & Turtle

January 28th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Topiary bush shaped into an elephant.  With plastic daisies as eyes.

topiary bush shaped like an elephant with orange plastic daisies as eyes landscaping Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

They also trimmed a rosemary bush into a turtle!

topiary rosemary bush trimmed shaped like turtle landscaping Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

→ 3 CommentsTags: Landscaping · Mesa, AZ Homes

Short & Not Sweet

January 27th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Short sale in Gilbert, Arizona.  Notice how the carpet was originally pink in color (where the bed used to be).  And notice the carpet torn up.  And the window “drapes.”

bed sheets used as window curtains drapes bedroom carpet soiled dirty ruined torn short sale Gilbert Arizona home house photo

Dirty walls, cluttered bedroom, camouflage curtain.

camouflage blanket as window curtain drapes dirty walls cluttered bedroom short sale Gilbert Arizona home house photo

Blankets used as curtains in the kitchen.

three blankets hung used as window curtains drapes cluttered kitchen short sale Gilbert Arizona home house photo

Another cluttered bedroom.  One dirty pillow.

dirty pillow cluttered bedroom short sale Gilbert Arizona home house photo

Something is blocking the window.  Box of Trix cereal in this bedroom.  Frosted Flakes in another.

window blocked box of Trix cereal cluttered bedroom short sale Gilbert Arizona home house photo

Video games!

TV video games cluttered living room short sale Gilbert Arizona home house photo

Where’s the fireplace?

TV video games cluttered fireplace blocked covered up living room short sale Gilbert Arizona home house photo

→ 2 CommentsTags: Carpet · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Foreclosure · Window Coverings · Garbage and/or Junk · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Gilbert, AZ Homes

It’s In the Bag(s)

January 26th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Can you explain this?

dozens of garbage bags filled up and piled up in back yard junky cluttered Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

→ 3 CommentsTags: Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk

And Now a Word From Our Sponsors

January 26th, 2015 · No Comments

Thank you, Coors Light.

Coors Light beer picture poster hanging in dining room on display Mesa Arizona home house for sale product placement

Thank you, Old Spice.  [these are all actual photos used to promote the sale of a home; photos have not been cropped]

Old Spice body wash high endurance shower bathroom on display Carefree Arizona home house for sale product placement

Thank you, Luvs & Huggies.

Huggies Luvs diapers boxes on display stuffed animals Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo product placement

Thank you, BMW.

BMW car logo used as window valance on display Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo product placement

→ No CommentsTags: Staging · Bathroom · Bedroom · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Stuffed Animals · Other Arizona Cities

11 Months ‘Til Christmas!

January 25th, 2015 · 15 Comments

Our reader Fran found this delightful luxury home in Elk Grove, California.  Won’t you take a tour with us?  [click on the photos for full effect]

Let’s start in the bedroom.  Here we see an explosion of color and fabric.  And knotted curtains!!!

colorful tacky window drapes curtains pouf valances on bedframe too bedroom knotted fabric Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

Lots of Christmas decorations lift the spirit of the family room.

too many Christmas decorations living room cluttered look staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

Giant wreath in the living room.

too many Christmas decorations living room cluttered look wreath staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

Christmas decorations in the bathroom.

too many Christmas decorations bathroom cluttered look staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

Visual clutter in this room.

too many Christmas decorations cluttered look staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

At least the kitchen counters are cleared off.

too many Christmas decorations kitchen cluttered look staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

Christmas overload.

too many Christmas decorations kitchen cluttered look staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

The Presidential Suite!

Presidential suite president seal on carpet bedroom staging Elk Grove California home house for sale photo

→ 15 CommentsTags: Staging · Bathroom · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Ugly Décor · Holiday Décor · Other US Cities · Bedspread