Entries Tagged as 'Foreclosure'

Neighborhood Watch

April 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Foreclosure home.  Finally, a neighborhood watching out for each other.

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Good for them!

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Tags: Foreclosure · Mesa, AZ Homes · Graffiti · Not Ugly

Facing Foreclosure

December 27th, 2013 · 6 Comments

“Mommy, do you want my drumstick?”

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Graffiti and vandalism in a Mesa, Arizona home.  Is that one of the members of ZZ Top?

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Jokers wild?

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Neglected home.

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There’s flooring on top of flooring.

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And now the walls are damaged too.

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Help.

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Please help.

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Vandalized bathroom.

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Stolen copper?

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This was the shower of the other bathroom.  They stole the bathtub!

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Before Kitchen in 2008 when they paid $125,000 for the house.

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After Kitchen in 2013.  An investor bought this damaged home for $93,000.

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Before Front of House in 2008.

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After Front of House in 2013.

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What a shame.

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Tags: Flooring · Tile · Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Foreclosure · Mesa, AZ Homes · Before & After · Fixer-Upper · Window · Graffiti · Drywall Damage · Vandalism & Theft

Grand Theft Auto

September 5th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Buckeye, Arizona home.  And it’s a short sale.  No surprise.

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Will buyers jump up and down and blow bubbles of joy when they see this home?

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Here we see the American flag disrespectfully used as a table cloth, with a jack-o-lantern on top of it.

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Oh, hi, Dora.  Would you please tell the sellers to clean up their home before selling?  Thank you.

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You’re sure to enjoy the relaxing master suite.

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Tags: Bedroom · Foreclosure · Other Arizona Cities · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Graffiti · Holiday Décor

Sellin’ Short In Mesa

June 20th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Captain Spaulding welcomes you to this home.  [That’s a Captain Spaulding mask from Rob Zombie’s Devil’s Rejects movie]

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This is Michael’s room.

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This is a short sale in Mesa, Arizona.

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One fan blade.

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Buyers will be fired up over this house.

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Once buyers visit this house, they can’t leave.  Literally.

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Boozin’ in the bedroom.

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Gears of War & Scarface are featured here.

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No sunlight allowed here.

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Combination dining room and office.

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Family photos.

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More family photos.

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Foreclosure · Fireplace · Mesa, AZ Homes · Dining Room · Dolls · Garbage and/or Junk · Family Photos · Ceiling Fan · Bedspread · Art

Yours For Only $50,500

April 18th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Neglected home.

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Owned by the same family since 1993.  But they refinanced for $180,000 in 2005.  Perhaps to remodel the home?

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The house went into foreclosure.  The bank sold it recently in this condition for $50,500.

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We’re not seeing any renovations so far.

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None of the $180,000 was spent in the kitchen.

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Or in the bathroom.

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The bank disclosed to buyers that repairs are needed to the room addition.  Building permits probably needed too.

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The bank also said the house has termites and roof problems.

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The investor buyer could spend $50,000 and really fix up the place.  Too bad the previous owners didn’t.

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Tags: Carpet · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Foreclosure · Phoenix Homes · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Room Addition

A Must Buy

February 8th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Hurry!

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Worth every penny.  (emphasis on penny)

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Gotta have it.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Foreclosure · Driveway · Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper

Not Quite a Clean Sweep

February 6th, 2013 · 1 Comment

They started to clean up.

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Tags: Foreclosure · Phoenix Homes · Garbage and/or Junk

A House In Ruins

January 21st, 2013 · 9 Comments

A tale of woe and destruction in Glendale, Arizona.

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They paid $200,000 for it in 2006.

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Left vacant for two years.

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Vandalized throughout.

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Due to graffiti & damages, sold as a short sale for only $45,000.

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Paint thrown around.

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Unmonitored by the seller.  Ruined by hoodlums.

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Damaged kitchen.

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Holes in the kitchen ceiling.

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Mess left behind by the seller.

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More damage in another room.

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vandalized graffiti destroyed damaged fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for short sale

vandalized graffiti destroyed damaged fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for short sale

vandalized graffiti destroyed damaged fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for short sale

Damaged bathroom.

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The other bathroom damaged.  Disgusting toilet.

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More paint damage.

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Thank you, seller and thugs, for lowering the home prices in the neighborhood.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Kitchen · Foreclosure · Glendale, AZ Homes · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Graffiti · Drywall Damage · Vandalism & Theft

Not So Grande

January 19th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Dirty, neglected home in Casa Grande, Arizona.  It’s a good idea to change your air filters once a month.  Otherwise, dirt and dust spread around your house, as seen around the ceiling vent.

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There is a lot of potential here.

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The living room.

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You’ll need to take a shower after taking a shower in this dirty bathroom.

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The master bedroom.

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Another bedroom.

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Are there any clean walls in this house?

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It sold for $19,720.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Foreclosure · Other Arizona Cities · Cabinets · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Laundry Room

Guess the Sales Price

January 17th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Recent short sale.  Take a look and think about how much the house is worth.  The sales price will be revealed at the end.

The master suite is large enough for a queen size bed.  Custom paint.  Insulated window.  Concrete block construction.

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Newly renovated bathroom.

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Flexible bathroom design:  bathtub or walk-in shower.

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Chef’s kitchen.

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Room for expansion in the kitchen.

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Formal dining room.

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Vaulted ceiling.  Have a sold price in mind yet?

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Sold price:  $12,000.

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Tags: Bathroom · Kitchen · Clutter · Foreclosure · Phoenix Homes · Garbage and/or Junk · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Window · Vandalism & Theft