Entries Tagged as 'What Were They Thinking?!?!'

Identity Theft

May 12th, 2015 · No Comments

Please be careful when taking real estate photos.  Personal information might be included in the photo.  Here’s an Eloy, Arizona seller with someone’s name, their cell phone #, and their home # in full display.  There’s also a phone number for horse rescue.  Anyway, unless you want to receive unsolicited phone calls, hide your personal information.

personal contact information cell home phone numbers on full display in real estate photo Eloy Arizona home house for sale kitchen

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Tags: Kitchen · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Other Arizona Cities

Swingers

May 5th, 2015 · 1 Comment

A hammock inside a Tempe, Arizona house.  Sounds like a great idea when it’s hot outside.

hammock installed inside the house Tempe Arizona home for sale real estate photo

There’s nothing like enjoying the breeze from the air conditioner while listening to the soothing sounds of the dishwasher.

hammock installed inside the house Tempe Arizona home for sale real estate photo

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Tags: What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Tempe, AZ Homes

Venting Some Frustration

April 30th, 2015 · 2 Comments

What in the world?!!?!?  This seller extended their air conditioning vent further into the bedroom.  Doesn’t it look great?

really bad ugly amateur handyman A/C air conditioning vent extended along ceiling uncovered exposed Phoenix Arizona home house

They did it again in this room.

really bad ugly amateur handyman A/C air conditioning vent extended along ceiling uncovered exposed Phoenix Arizona home house

What were they (not) thinking??!

really bad ugly amateur handyman A/C air conditioning vent extended along ceiling uncovered exposed Phoenix Arizona home house

Check out the tile floor!

really bad ugly amateur tile floor installation pieces uneven Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Tile · Bedroom · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper

Home Tour Highlights

April 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment

I went on a Realtor home tour yesterday and saw very nice homes.  There is always a seller or two that doesn’t get the memo on home staging or home presentation.  Here are two examples:

Collections on display.  You can’t tear your eyes away from all that stuff.  Many of the home’s rooms were like this.  Hard to remember the house and its positive features in this condition.  I wonder if instead of the seller doing an inevitable price reduction (let’s say $5,000), that they move out instead and spend the $5,000 on rent and storage.

big huge large collection of clocks knick knacks toys dust cluttered office Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Personal items.  I did a double take at this home’s bathroom.  No one wants to see a feminine hygiene product wrapper!

feminine hygiene product maxi-pad wrapper on bathroom floor Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Office/Den · Collections

Poles

April 7th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Unfinished project?  Rebar covered with pipes to keep buyers from impaling themselves?

unfinished room addition project rebar sticking up covered with pipes Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Room Addition

Branching Out

April 7th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Why would you keep dead tree branches in your garage when selling?

dead tree branches stored saved in garage why? Glendale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Garage or Carport · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Glendale, AZ Homes

Odd Bathtub

March 29th, 2015 · 4 Comments

These Des Moines, Iowa sellers enclosed their bathtub.

odd bathroom design bathtub enclosed with plywood painted blue Des Moines Iowa home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bathroom · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Other US Cities

Windows 10 Home Edition Preview

March 26th, 2015 · 2 Comments

One of several unique windows in a Phoenix home.  You can download photos of it on the worldwide web.  And see spider webs in the kitchen!

unique custom made metal window security bars cobwebs spider webs in kitchen cabinets fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

News about these windows is spreading as quickly as the cobwebs.

unique custom made metal window security bars cobwebs spider webs fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Close of escrow will be the date when these security shields are released.

unique custom made metal window security bars cobwebs spider webs fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Windows with dual protection in this room.

unique custom made metal window security bars bedroom fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

These windows’ unique features are sure to please the public.

unique custom made metal window security bars bedroom fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Or you can select the plain version of windows.

unique custom made metal window security bars bedroom fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

Security issues have been resolved with this new edition of windows.

unique custom made metal window security bars bedroom fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

They’re only letting us see a preview of this window.  When will the public be allowed to see the full version?

unique custom made metal window security bars bedroom fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

We’re not allowed to see the windows in this room yet.  It’s not ready to be released to the public.  The photos are still being developed.

dirty walls bedroom cobwebs spider webs fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

We’ll need further information about this window.  It already seems to have some flaws.

unique custom made metal window bathroom cobwebs spider webs fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Bathroom · Kitchen · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Window

Twisted

March 20th, 2015 · 1 Comment

At least the curtains were not knotted!

shiny window curtains drapes twisted around up looks funny odd Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: What Were They Thinking?!?! · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes

Fifty Shades of Grey Metal

February 20th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Christian & Anastasia would not listen to their Realtor about removing their “love” cage before selling their home.  Guess who’s in the doghouse now because the house hasn’t sold.

big giant large huge dog pet cage right next to the bed bedroom poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Pets