Entries Tagged as 'Foreclosure'

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!

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

Abandoned & Vandalized

July 17th, 2015 · No Comments

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

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

Neglected House

March 6th, 2015 · No Comments

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

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The window air conditioner is missing.

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Cracks and holes on the exterior.

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The roof needs to be replaced.

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Something’s going on here.

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Water damage at the shower.

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They ignored it and it didn’t go away.

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The parents allowed this to happen.

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

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.

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

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.”

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Dirty walls, cluttered bedroom, camouflage curtain.

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Blankets used as curtains in the kitchen.

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Another cluttered bedroom.  One dirty pillow.

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Something is blocking the window.  Box of Trix cereal in this bedroom.  Frosted Flakes in another.

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Video games!

TV video games cluttered living room short sale Gilbert Arizona home house photo

Where’s the fireplace?

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

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.

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

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I doubt the landlord will give them a good reference.

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

Vandals On the Loose

December 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment

These damaged homes mean lower sales prices for their neighborhoods.

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[I had to white out the profanity.]

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Destroyed bathroom.

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

Jerks.

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

Tickle Me, Elmo

September 27th, 2014 · No Comments

Oh, hi, Elmo.  Are you having fun?

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No surprise, this is a short sale.

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To qualify for a short sale, you must have a hardship.  Being messy is not a hardship.

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First impressions are formed at the front entrance.

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Tags: Clutter · Foreclosure · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Stuffed Animals · Garbage and/or Junk

Selling You Short

September 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Short sale in Glendale, Arizona.  Green algae pool.  Dead grass.  Palm tree fronds.  Mattresses on the patio.  What else was neglected?

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Tags: Pool & Spa · Foreclosure · Back Yard · Weeds · Fixer-Upper

Before & After Short Sale Renovation

July 5th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Before Kitchen.  Tupac lives forever!  Short sale.  Purchased by an investor for $84,000.

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After Kitchen.  Once remodeled, the home sold for $126,500.

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Before Family Room.  Pit bull puppy.  Bob’s Burgers Minh Souphanousinphone from King of the Hill is on TV! (Thank you, Matt)

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Before Family Room.  Looking further to the right.  It’s a long room.

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After Family Room.  The block walls have been furred with sheetrock.

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After Family Room & Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Bedroom One.

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After Bedroom One.  Sheetrock/drywall added to the walls.  This will keep the bedroom cooler in the summer.

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Before Bedroom Two.

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After Bedroom Two.

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Before Bathroom.

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After Bathroom.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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