Entries Tagged as 'Garage or Carport'

California Dreamin’

August 13th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Thank you to our reader Greg who sent these photos of a Tracy, California home. Supposedly the seller had grown marijuana in the garage a few years ago.

Lush landscaping in the back yard. Your own oasis from the chaos of the world.

Your first impression entering the house.

Too bad the photo is trashed by having a bag of garbage in it.

Child’s play and adult anger.

More damage seen around the house.

Access to shower plumbing.

A little too late to start tidying up now. The photographer waits for no one.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Drywall Damage · Fixer-Upper · Garage or Carport · Other US Cities · People In Photos · Weeds

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

Garage Sale

August 2nd, 2017 · 3 Comments

Four-car garages are usually highly desirable. Usually. [Apache Junction, Arizona]

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Tags: Clutter · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Other Arizona Cities · Paint

It Could Be Worse

July 12th, 2017 · 5 Comments

You never know when you’ll need a can of paint next to your bed.

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Cozy room.

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Another view of this room.

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Play room with toys.

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Another bedroom.

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Living room.

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Another view of the living room.

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The kitchen is the neatest room in the house.

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Knotted curtain in the kitchen. And a fly swatter.

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Stained mattress in another room.

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Hallway.

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Over in the garage, the gas water heater was removed.

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The toilet was added without a building permit. They installed it on a wood platform instead of installing a proper drain.

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Washer and dryer are missing.

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Oh, look. They added a yellow shower. Golden shower?

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Covered carport out front is a convenient feature.

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Spacious back yard.

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So much to see.

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Bars on the windows in case someone tries to steal their precious belongings.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Hall of Shame - Messy · Kitchen · Laundry Room · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Toys · Window Coverings

Happy Fourth of July!!

July 4th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Today is the 4th of July.

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Everyone is proudly displaying the American flag.

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The flag is a symbol of freedom. Freedom to use it as a window curtain. Freedom to acquire and keep things (except when selling).

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The flag encourages you to work harder.

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The freedom to convert a covered patio into a living space and covering the fireplace with the American flag.

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We are grateful the bed was made.

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Happy 4th of July!

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Holiday Décor · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Flag Day

June 14th, 2017 · No Comments

Today is Flag Day when we honor the American flag. Except for these three home sellers who display their flags incorrectly. The blue field should always be in the top left.

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Dog-gone-it! Another flag fail.

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Ugh.

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Tags: Chandler, AZ Homes · Garage or Carport · Holiday Décor · Mesa, AZ Homes · Patio · Pets · Phoenix Homes

Mural Turpitude

April 20th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Woodland mural with matching bedspread. Plus fake brick wallpaper!

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Mountain scene mural in another home.

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Desert scene mural with coyote painted on a garage door. The neighbor’s cat no longer visits.

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Vintage mural in a dining room in a 1969 Mesa, Arizona home. Dining room murals like this were very popular back then.

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Tags: Bedspread · Faux Paint & Murals · Garage or Carport · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes

Bank-Owned Mess

March 28th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Foreclosure property with lots of damage and trash.

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Window and wall damage.

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Ceiling damage too.

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Master bedroom.

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Where did all that trash and papers come from?

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Seven years of bad luck with that cracked mirror.

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Stolen milk crates.

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Dirty carpet and damaged walls in the living room.

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Ridiculous.

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2nd damaged bathroom.

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Stolen copper wiring.

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More ceiling damage.

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Trashy garage.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Family Room · Fireplace · Foreclosure · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Hall of Shame - Messy · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Window

You Wanted a Garage

March 3rd, 2017 · 1 Comment

Your housing must-have list said “garage.” Well, here is a garage.

Mold and mildew included.

Very a-peelin’.

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Tags: Fixer-Upper · Garage or Carport · Mold & Mildew · Phoenix Homes

Before & After Renovating

September 24th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Before Bathroom 1. The house was purchased for $87,000.

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After Bathroom 1. The renovated home then sold for $165,000.

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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 Family Room.

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After Family 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 Back Yard.

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After Back Yard.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Before Carport.

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After Carport. And converted to a garage, adding more value to the property.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Curb Appeal · Family Room · Garage or Carport · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling