Entries Tagged as 'Pool & Spa'

A Journey Into Decay & Neglect

November 7th, 2017 · 2 Comments

This poor old house was neglected for decades. Check out the ceiling. And the dirt on the ceiling fan!

Decades of grease!!

Decades of cigarette smoke?

Two bottles of bleach is not enough.

It’s picture perfect.

The swan turned back into an ugly duckling.

Shelving included with the sale.

Vintage drapery.

Outdoor kitchens with BBQs are very popular.

The swimming pool’s condition took a dive.

Plenty of parking on the front yard.

The headrests have been eaten away by the hot sun.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bad Parking · Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Ceiling Fan · Curb Appeal · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa · Weeds

Accentuate the Positive

October 26th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Lots of windows and ceiling fans.

The sellers are dog lovers and this is a spacious room.

Lots of storage in the laundry room.

Expanded kitchen area.

Skylight in the bathroom.

Fun colors brighten up the room.

More storage!

The sellers hired an arborist to save the tree out front.

Lots of shade under the covered patio.

There’s a swimming pool too!

Lush arbor.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Bedspread · Ceiling Fan · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Landscaping · Laundry Room · Mesa, AZ Homes · Pets · Pool & Spa · Toys · Window Coverings

Highs In the 80s & 90s

September 3rd, 2017 · 6 Comments

Thanks to our reader Sarah for sending these photos of a Waterford Township, Michigan home. Frozen in time from the 1990s with inspiration from the 1980s.

Indoor pool! With mirrored ceiling!

Movie set for Cocoon 3?

TV set for the 2017 remake version of Dynasty?

The Golden Girls’ summer home?

Miami Vice is now Michigan Vice.

Interesting dining room chairs.

Chairs provided in case you would like to stare at the stairs.

It’s a big house. New paint and carpet would instantly update the home.

Are you tickled pink?

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Tags: Bedspread · Carpet · Collections · Other US Cities · Pool & Spa · Ugly Couches/Chairs

Swimming Pool & More

August 29th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The sellers are very proud of their swimming pool.

It has solar power too.

Feel free to use a spare bedroom as storage.

Extension cords.

Lots to see in the kitchen. Just don’t look at the ceiling.

Custom chandelier.

No need to worry about raking leaves.

Free weeds.

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Tags: Back Yard · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Family Room · Kitchen · Landscaping · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa · Staging · Weeds

Pool Time

August 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment

This swimming pool is empty.

This swimming pool is 1/4 full.

This swimming pool is half full.

This swimming pool is full. Can we assume the owners allowed their kids to swim here?

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Tags: Back Yard · Mesa, AZ Homes · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa

Before & After Renovation In Coolidge

June 24th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Before Kitchen. This Coolidge, Arizona home was sold by a bank to an investor for $28,000.

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After Kitchen. After renovation, the house sold for $120,000.

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Before Bathroom 1.

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After Bathroom 1.

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Before Bathroom 2.

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After Bathroom 2.

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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 Bedroom 3.

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After Bedroom 3.

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Before Back Yard & Swimming Pool.

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After Back Yard & Swimming Pool.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Family Room · Fireplace · Kitchen · Other Arizona Cities · Pool & Spa · Remodeling

Swimming Season

June 9th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Temperatures are heating up and people want to cool off in a sparkling clear swimming pool.

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Jump right in!

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Hurry before all the water evaporates!

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Close your eyes and imagine the cool water.

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Tags: Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Glendale, AZ Homes · Peoria, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa

1956 San Diego Tudor Home

April 23rd, 2017 · 7 Comments

Thank you to our reader Michael for sending these photos of a San Diego, California home. Built in 1956.

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Imagine this space without the seller’s belongings. Wow.

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Fresh like a daisy.

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Check out the oven. Vintage 1956.

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Indoor pool! Too bad it was neglected.

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Could be a really cool space.

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Vintage sink and bathroom.

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Tudor style home.

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The front landscaping could use some help.

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Great potential here.

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Tags: Bathroom · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Family Room · Kitchen · Landscaping · Other US Cities · Pool & Spa · Staging

Water Leak

April 10th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Just a little water leak to ruin your day.

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Hey, Mr. Seller, how about fixing the problem before selling? Oh, wait, this is a short sale. That excuses the home owner from any responsibility, right?

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Harlequin romance?

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The door window is fixed.

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Blurry kitchen.

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Quality cabinetry.

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Expensive flooring.

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Ceiling leak.

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Professionally patched.

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Cluttered back yard.

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Swimming pool.

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Fun.

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Dive in.

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Here’s the pool equipment.

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Lush landscaping.

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Handy workbench.

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The front of the house with weeds.

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Tags: Back Yard · Ceiling · Curb Appeal · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fence or Wall · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Laundry Room · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa · Poor Photography · Water Damage · Weeds

Need Storage?

March 18th, 2017 · 6 Comments

We don’t have basements in Phoenix for easy storage, so some home sellers come up with alternative storage areas.

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Tags: Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa · What Were They Thinking?!?!