Entries Tagged as 'Bathroom'

Fine Tuning Needed

August 20th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Thank you to our reader Pamala for sending us photos of a Eugene, Oregon house. Pamala is impressed with the front of the house.

She writes, “Room looks the same right side up or upside down. I love a polished ceiling, don’t you?”

She wonders if the sellers could have waited to finish their construction project before selling. “Is that a crack in the wall by the window?”

Perhaps they have cable TV in the shower?

The seller did not repair the damaged bathroom vanity or paint the bathroom.

Aah. The feel of soft grass under your bare feet.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Wallpaper · Weeds

Not Short On Belongings

August 14th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Short sale in Mesa, Arizona, but long on the list of personal belongings on display.

Are you distracted enough by all the stuff to ignore the two missing tiles?

The closets are full.

The sellers ignored the ceiling.

Another view of the room.

And another view. Shoe‘dn’t the footwear be stored in a closet?

Stuffed full.

More ceiling damage.

He could not.

Kitchen islands are great for adding extra storage space.

Fine dining.

Too many cobwebs on the chandelier.

Missed opportunity to highlight the big picture window and vaulted ceiling.

One light bulb does not match the others.

What happened to the tiles by the drain?

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Tags: Bathroom · Ceiling · Clutter · Dining Room · Kitchen · Living Room · Mesa, AZ Homes · Staging · Wallpaper · Water Damage

Prepare To Hover

August 11th, 2017 · 4 Comments

If you really had to go to the bathroom, you’ll have to hover over the toilet. Great for building your quad muscles.

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Tags: Bathroom · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Phoenix Homes

Y Ask Y

August 9th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Most buyers would love a soaking tub. How about this one? It’s from a Goodyear, Arizona home being sold as a short sale.

Not sure why someone would need four pair of scissors at the ready.

The kid did pick up his room. Now to shampoo the carpet.

Cluttered garage. [The photo was blurry]

Above the covered patio is a sundeck! See the table up there?

Storage shed included.

Concrete blocks and scrap wood included too.

Two TV sets and a vacuum cleaner also included.

The owners were too tired to clean up the back yard.

This house could be yours, in six months when the bank approves the short sale.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Other Arizona Cities · Patio · Weeds

Pot Stickers

August 7th, 2017 · 2 Comments

The seller painted marijuana leaves on the bedroom wall, hoping to sell to the highest bidder.

Pot leaves. And what happened to the ceiling?

They grew pot in the bathroom too. Plus some mold and mildew?

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Faux Paint & Murals · Mold & Mildew · Paint · Phoenix Homes · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Comfortable Living

August 6th, 2017 · 5 Comments

Thank you to our reader Kelly for sending these Montrose, Pennsylvania house photos.

Netflix and smoke.

Bedroom 1 with knotted curtain.

Bedroom 2 with painted-on handprints.

Bedroom 3 where the nightmare before Christmas arrived early.

Bedroom 4.

Cluttered bathroom with painted-on handprints.

The kitchen’s not so bad.

Bonus room.

Home office.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Faux Paint & Murals · Kitchen · Living Room · Other US Cities · Staging · Stuffed Animals · Window Coverings

Before & After Remodeling Photos

August 6th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Before Bathroom. The house was purchased for $101,000.

After Bathroom. Once remodeled, the house sold for $162,000.

Before Kitchen. One of those Long F. Long kitchens.

After Kitchen. Bye, bye, ugly cabinets.

Before Kitchen/Living Room.

After Living Room.

Before Front of House. The beer bottle was free.

After Front of House. Why didn’t the flipper put on a new roof?

Bonus: After Second Bathroom.

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Tags: Bathroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · John F. Long cabinets · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

Pride of Ownership

August 3rd, 2017 · 4 Comments

The sellers are hoping new buyers will love and respect their home as much as they did.

They installed a new jetted tub.

Buyers will like the tall ceiling too.

Vintage wallpaper.

Built-in shelves plus a desk complete this room.

Gourmet kitchen.

Great view out the kitchen window.

Built-in pantry too.

Formal dining room.

Living room with custom paint.

Cozy fireplace.

Bedroom.

The basement can sleep several guests. Mattresses already provided.

Enclosed front porch for extra square footage.

Here’s another view of the enclosed front porch.

The back of the house.

The sellers really cared for this house.

There’s also a guest house!

Fully furnished guest house.

Kitchenette too!

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Tags: Basement · Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Curb Appeal · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Drywall Damage · Family Room · Faux Paint & Murals · Fireplace · Fixer-Upper · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Wallpaper

Delaware Delight

July 30th, 2017 · 3 Comments

This Harrington, Delaware home left an impression on our reader Sarah. Was it the right impression?

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Careful going up those stairs!

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Bright paint color or wallpaper border won’t make up for the other flaws.

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Quality ventilation system.

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Double wallpaper borders and sponge paint. Are you green with envy?

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Getting any inspirations for your own house?

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Watch your step.

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Was the plumbing installed by a licensed contractor?

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Orange you going to write an offer to buy this house?

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Buyers are deciding about the de-siding.

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Tags: Attic · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Drywall Damage · Faux Paint & Murals · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Paint · Safety Issue · Siding · Wallpaper

Flush Your Laundry Blues Away

July 30th, 2017 · No Comments

A raised toilet makes it a “true throne” according to our reader Pamala. It’s hiding in the corner of an Albany, Oregon laundry room.

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Tags: Bathroom · Laundry Room · Other US Cities