Entries Tagged as 'Family Room'

Vacant Since 2010

January 15th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Short sale home.  It’s been vacant since 2010.  But after seeing the floppy disks in the office, maybe vacant since 1990?

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Well-maintained carpet, not.  [I had to block out the profanity]

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If the house has been vacant for over 5 years, do NOT open the refrigerator!

dirty neglected kitchen fixer-upper short sale Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The pink toilet seat adds a bit of whimsy to the bathroom.

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By the way, the buyer was required to pay $5,000 in past due HOA fines!  Ouch.

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Tags: Carpet · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Office/Den · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Weeds · Fixer-Upper

The Twelve Days of Christmas 2015

December 25th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Please join me in singing the 6th annual UglyHousePhotos version of the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Everybody join in now. A one, and a two, and a three.

On the Twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

Twelve clocks a tickin’.

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Eleven medals hanging.

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Ten puppies sitting.

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Nine ducks a quacking.

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Eight princesses dancing.

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Seven jugs of water.

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Six chairs aplenty.

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Five blobs of paint.

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Four raggedy dolls.

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Three brass geese.

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Two turtle doves?

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And an old tire by a sparse tree.

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Merry Christmas!

2014’s version is here.

2013’s version is here.

2012’s version is here.

2011’s version is here.

2010’s version is here.

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Tags: Family Room · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Dining Room · Dolls · Afghan Blanket · Other Arizona Cities · Collections · Peoria, AZ Homes · Entertainment/Media Niche

Holiday TV Viewing

December 23rd, 2015 · 1 Comment

Russian Christmas special:  Putin’ On the Ritz.

TV television set is on Putin Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Santa knows who’s been naughty or nice in this episode of Cops.

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“Is that all you got me for Christmas?!?!”  “Yep.  I’m sorry.”

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Old school!

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Tags: Family Room · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes

Before & After Transformation

December 19th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Before Front of House.  This home was purchased by an investor for $88,000.

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After Front of House.  After remodeling and removing the paint from the brick, the house sold for $179,000.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.  Opposite view.

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Before Bathroom.

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After Bathroom.  Different bathroom.

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Before Bonus Room.

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After Bonus Room.  They added Arcadia doors and eliminated a window and door.

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Before Bedroom.  After photo not available.

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Tags: Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Before & After

Christmas Is One Week Away

December 18th, 2015 · No Comments

One week ’til Christmas!

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Santa wants to know if you’ve been naughty or nice this year.

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Dining Room · Lighting · Holiday Décor

Before & After Renovation

December 12th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Before Front of House.  Purchased by an investor from a bank for $65,000.

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After Front of House.  Then sold for $155,000.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.  New French doors were added.

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Before Kitchen.  Vintage oven.

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After Kitchen.  An island would have been a nice addition since there’s plenty of room.

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Before Bathroom.

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After Bathroom.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Before & After

Before & After Remodeling Project

December 5th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Before Bathroom.  Purchased from a bank for $87,500.

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After Bathroom.  Once remodeled, the house sold for $143,000.

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Before Second Bathroom.

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After Second Bathroom.

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Before Family Room & Kitchen.

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After Family Room & Kitchen.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Bedroom 1.

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After Bedroom 1.

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Before Bedroom 2.

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After Bedroom 2.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Before & After

Minions

November 24th, 2015 · No Comments

Watch out!

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Tags: Family Room · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Stuffed Animals

Yesterday Is History

November 16th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Today is time to tidy up this house.

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Time to put the clothes away.

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At least the lid is down.

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Please clean the grout.

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In the second bathroom, the newer vanity is smaller than the original vanity.  Mind the gap.

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Getting an early start on Christmas.

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Staging assistance needed here.

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At least there’s only one pan hanging from the pot rack.

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Pot Rack · Mold & Mildew · Holiday Décor

Too Lazy To Clean Out?

November 13th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Here we have a messy house.  Either two things happened:  the seller is a messy person and doesn’t care how the house looks when selling or the renters moved out with their stuff left behind and the seller didn’t bother to clear it out before selling.

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Now this mess becomes the buyer’s problem.

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Hold on, maybe this was an estate sale.  The owner died or went to a nursing home?  Then it becomes the family’s burden to remove the stuff before selling.

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The buyer discounts her/his offer to reflect the cost of trash removal.

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The seller or seller’s family then gets less money on the sale.

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Chaos.

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Imagine how big this room would look once empty.

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Room used as a pantry.

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Cluttered kitchen.

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Cluttered bathroom.

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More fun for the buyer.

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Tags: Bathroom · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Wood Paneling · Garbage and/or Junk