Entries Tagged as 'Foreclosure'

It’s What’s On the Inside That Counts

June 3rd, 2016 · No Comments

Don’t judge a house by its curb appeal?

This house could have granite counters and stainless steel appliances.

ugly bad curb appeal pink paint peeling dirty driveway fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Isn’t this house di-vine?

ugly bad curb appeal covered in vines fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Have you decided about this de-sided house?

ugly bad curb appeal siding coming off peeling fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Raise the roof with excitement or raze the roof?

ugly bad curb appeal roof fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Grab a flyer!

ugly bad curb appeal grab a flyer fixer-upper Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Driveway · Fixer-Upper · Foreclosure · Mesa, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes · Siding

Because They Care

January 20th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Pre-foreclosure sale in Phoenix.  Lookin’ good so far.

messy chaotic dirty cluttered kitchen man person standing pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Oh.

messy chaotic dirty cluttered kitchen man person standing pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Oh my.

messy chaotic dirty cluttered neglected kitchen pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Oh no.

water damaged sink cabinet neglected kitchen pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

It has a pantry with an almost-see-through door.

damaged pantry door hole punched in neglected kitchen pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The boy in the bubble?

messy chaotic cluttered bedroom pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

More clutter.

messy chaotic cluttered bedroom pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Needs help.  The photographer and the bathroom.

messy chaotic cluttered bathroom pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

One out of four isn’t bad.

light bulbs missing neglected bathroom pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The best room of the house.

messy chaotic cluttered bedroom pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The air freshener really helps.

messy chaotic cluttered bedroom pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Instead of a hole in the door, how about adding a window or skylight to this dark bathroom?

messy chaotic cluttered bathroom hole in door pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The clump of hair is impressive.

messy chaotic cluttered bathroom clump of hair pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Weed you want to buy this house?

messy chaotic cluttered patio back yard weeds junk pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

It’s rare to see a home in Phoenix without a patio cover.  Perhaps they tore it down?  There are holes in the wall above the sliding doors.  By the way, did you notice the cat under the table?

messy chaotic cluttered patio back yard weeds junk pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

At least the air conditioner is still there.

A/C air conditioner back yard weeds junk pre-foreclosure fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Foreclosure · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Patio · People In Photos · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Weeds

Short On Cleanliness

August 24th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Short sale.  Unbelievable.  Is that a dog on top of the couch?

ugly dirty filthy soiled carpet cluttered junky living room dog on couch sofa short sale Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Time to take out the garbage.

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Bedroom.

cluttered junky bedroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Another bedroom.  Is that a baby crib on the right?

cluttered junky bedroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Front of the house.

front yard exterior weeds cars parked in the way short sale Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Out back, we see two dogs and a lot of junk.

back yard junk cluttered garbage two dogs short sale Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Bathtub.

back yard junk cluttered garbage bathtub short sale Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Outdoor laundry with washer and dryer.

back yard junk cluttered garbage washer dryer short sale Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Foreclosure · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Weeds

X Marks the Spot

July 19th, 2015 · No Comments

Caution!!  Be careful walking on the floor of this Trenton, New Jersey home.

yellow caution tape in shape of an X on living room floor fixer-upper pink paint foreclosure Trenton New Jersey home house for sale photo

Watch out in the bathroom too!

yellow caution tape in shape of an X on bathroom floor fixer-upper foreclosure Trenton New Jersey home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Drywall Damage · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Foreclosure · Living Room · Other US Cities · Paint

Abandoned & Vandalized

July 17th, 2015 · No Comments

Vacant foreclosure house in Buckeye, Arizona.  Then vandalized and used as a bathroom & flop house.

abandoned foreclosure vandalized graffiti used as a bathroom toilet paper TP on floor dirty gross disgusting Buckeye Arizona home house

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Tags: Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Foreclosure · Graffiti · Other Arizona Cities · Vandalism & Theft

Neglected House

March 6th, 2015 · No Comments

Years of neglect and abuse have taken their toll on this house.

roach bait trap cracked ceramic floor tile kitchen fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

The window air conditioner is missing.

black paint bedroom walls ugly window fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Cracks and holes on the exterior.

pink paint exterior wall holes vertical crack fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

The roof needs to be replaced.

two bricks holding down curled roof shingles fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Something’s going on here.

missing floor tile baseboards damaged dirty walls fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Water damage at the shower.

water damage baseboards bathroom shower fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

They ignored it and it didn’t go away.

water damage baseboards bathroom shower fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

The parents allowed this to happen.

graffiti spray paint on bedroom wall fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Fixer-Upper · Foreclosure · Graffiti · Phoenix Homes · Roof · Tile · Water Damage · Window

Short Shrift

February 16th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Short sale.  Little attention or care paid to housekeeping or house cleaning.

very messy chaotic disorganized junky sloppy cluttered bedroom unmade bed clothes short sale Phoenix Arizona home house

A slice of life.  Pizza, not pizazz.

very messy chaotic disorganized junky sloppy cluttered dining room crutches Jesus is Lord sign short sale Phoenix Arizona home house

Short on available counter space and storage.

very messy chaotic disorganized junky sloppy cluttered kitchen short sale Phoenix Arizona home house

Methinks that garage is completely full of stuff.

poor curb appeal garage door broken damaged dead grass photo taken from inside a car short sale Phoenix Arizona home house

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Dining Room · Foreclosure · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Poor Photography · Staging

Short & Not Sweet

January 27th, 2015 · 4 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

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

Santa’s Reindeer Dasher

December 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Looks like someone dashed out of this Mesa, Arizona home in hurry.  They left the TV behind.

messy cluttered stuff junk left behind TV bedroom Mesa Arizona home house short sale real estate photo

Dine and dash?

messy cluttered stuff junk left behind kitchen Mesa Arizona home house short sale real estate photo

[sigh]

messy cluttered stuff junk left behind kitchen Mesa Arizona home house short sale real estate photo

Oh, that’s why landlords charge a cleaning fee.

messy cluttered stuff junk left behind orange leather sofa couch family room Mesa Arizona home house short sale real estate photo

Tall weeds surrounding the patio = they likely never went outside.

tall weeds surrounding the back patio ugly yard landscaping Mesa Arizona home house short sale real estate photo

I doubt the landlord will give them a good reference.

tall weeds surrounding the back patio ugly yard landscaping Mesa Arizona home house short sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Foreclosure · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Landscaping · Mesa, AZ Homes · Patio · Staging · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Weeds

Vandals On the Loose

December 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments

These damaged homes mean lower sales prices for their neighborhoods.

vandalism damaged junk garbage boarded up window graffiti foreclosure Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

[I had to white out the profanity.]

vandalism damaged holes punched in wall graffiti foreclosure Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Destroyed bathroom.

vandalism damaged holes punched in wall bathroom foreclosure Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Jerks.

vandalism damaged holes punched in wall graffiti foreclosure Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Drywall Damage · Fixer-Upper · Foreclosure · Graffiti · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Vandalism & Theft