Entries Tagged as 'Pets'

Patio Pets

March 27th, 2015 · 1 Comment

We’re seeing dogs on sellers’ patios lately.  They might be used to distract buyers from noticing the clutter.

pet dog on patio in real estate promotional photo picture cluttered junky Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

What ladder?  What lawn mower?  What tire?  All I see is a dog.

pet dog on patio in real estate promotional photo picture cluttered junky Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

The four dogs and their owner are hoping you don’t notice the peeling paint and clutter.

pets dogs on patio in real estate promotional photo picture cluttered patio peeling paint Tempe Arizona home house for sale

At least the seller picked up the dog poop.  It is disgusting to visit a home with a poopy back yard.

pet dog on patio in real estate promotional photo picture Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale

Pee pad?  Gross!

pet dog on patio in real estate promotional photo picture Peoria Arizona home house for sale

This photo’s caption reads, “Loveable Joe.”

pet dog on patio in real estate promotional photo picture loveable Joe Sun City Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Tempe, AZ Homes

Short On Staging

March 24th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Another quality short sale!

dirty cabinet doors cluttered kitchen fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

The owners are hoping the bank will let them sell it for less than what they owe.

cluttered messy chaotic bedroom bedspread fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

Therefore, you would think the sellers would present their home in the best possible way.

cluttered messy chaotic bedroom bedspread fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

After all, they are asking a huge favor from their bank.

cluttered messy chaotic bedroom bedspread fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

Has little Susie been eating the wallpaper again?

little girl eating ugly wallpaper dirty couch sofa living room fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

The nicest room in the house.

cluttered family room wood paneling fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

Dirty bathroom.  Why would the bank be motivated to forgive their debt?

dirty bathroom walls fixer-upper neglected short sale Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Wallpaper · Wood Paneling · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · People In Photos · Bedspread

The Battle of Home Staging

March 15th, 2015 · 4 Comments

One of our readers is not pleased with the visual distractions in this $900,000 Battleground, Washington home.

cluttered office Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

Nice kitchen, but cluttered counters.

cluttered kitchen counters Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

Cat and lots of furniture.

cluttered family room cat pet cage Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

Dark photo makes it hard to focus on the room’s features.

cluttered dining room Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

Another dining room.

cluttered dining room Battleground Washington home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Office/Den · Pets · Dining Room · Other US Cities

Before & After Short Sale Remodel

March 14th, 2015 · 9 Comments

Before Bathroom.  A patient investor waited for this short sale and bought it for $57,500.

before after renovation remodeling project bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

After Bathroom.  Once remodeled, the house sold for $143,000.

before after renovation remodeling project bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Before 2nd Bathroom.

before after renovation remodeling project bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

After 2nd Bathroom.

before after renovation remodeling project bathroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Before Kitchen.

before after renovation remodeling project kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

After Kitchen.

before after renovation remodeling project kitchen Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Before Family Room.

before after renovation remodeling project family room entertainment media niche Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

After Family Room.

before after renovation remodeling project family room entertainment media niche Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Before Bedroom 1.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

After Bedroom 1.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Before Bedroom 2.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

After Bedroom 2.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Before Bedroom 3.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

After Bedroom 3.

before after renovation remodeling project bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Before Front of House.

before after renovation remodeling project exterior front view Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

After Front of House.

before after renovation remodeling project exterior front view Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Before & After · Entertainment/Media Niche

The UglyHousePhotos Tribute To the 2015 Academy Awards

February 22nd, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Oscars will be televised tonight!  It’s the 2015 Academy Awards! Let’s take a twist on the Top 8 Nominated Movies with our version we call the Uglies.  Which movie do you think will win tonight? (in alphabetical order)

AMERICAN SNIPER - They’re gunning to win the Oscar.

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BIRDMAN - Will they fly down the aisle to collect their Oscar?

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BOYHOOD - Boys will be boys.  [If this movie wins, I swear; boring, no plot, played like a home movie]

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THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL - This is the Old Mill Room from the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo, California.

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THE IMITATION GAME - Did Alan Turing crack the code for winning the Oscar?

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SELMA - This movie was about Bart Simpson’s aunt??!?

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THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING - Steven Hawking is taking a nap before the Oscars.

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WHIPLASH - Will this movie snare the Oscar?  Drumroll please.

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Tags: Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Graffiti · Shower Curtain · People In Photos

Fifty Shades of Grey Metal

February 20th, 2015 · 4 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

Ain’t Nothin’ But a Hound Dog

January 8th, 2015 · 1 Comment

In honor of Elvis’ birthday, let’s look at some hound dogs in real estate photos.

German shepherd dog scratching back yard pet Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

dog pet back patio Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

poodle dog pet on sofa couch Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Pets

Birds of a Feather

December 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Stacked bird cages in a family room.  A flock of birds.

three 3 stacked bird cages pets family room Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Only one bird cage?

bird cage pets ugly dirty cluttered patio Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Another bird cage on a patio.

bird cage pets back patio Mesa Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Polly want a cracker?

bird cage pets bedroom Glendale Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Bird cage.  And a rabbit cage?

bird rabbit cage pets family room Glendale Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Pets · Glendale, AZ Homes

Another Name For a Donkey Is…

December 28th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Reader Rodney sent us this photo of a home for sale near Lake Havasu City, Arizona.  He wants to know if an a** lives there.

donkey ass standing in front of mobile home trailer Lake Havasu City Arizona for sale photo

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Tags: Pets · Other Arizona Cities

Merry Christmas!!

December 25th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Please join me in singing the 5th annual UglyHousePhotos version of the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Everybody join in now.  A one, and a two, and a three.

On the Twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

Twelve knick-knacks dangling,

wind chimes bird houses knick-knacks hanging on back patio Sun City Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Eleven hats a hanging,

eleven baseball caps hats hanging on wall display bedroom Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Ten trophies winning,

ten trophies on display broken desk Buckeye Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Nine dogs a barking,

nine little dogs boy on tricycle back yard cluttered patio Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Eight vacuum cleaners,

eight vacuum cleaners on display in one bedroom San Tan Valley Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Seven masks a posing,

seven masks on display Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Six curtains knotted,

six knotted window curtains drapes Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Five garden beds…

five raised garden beds weeds back yard Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Four fuzzy dice,

2Pac poster 4 four fuzzy dice deer blanket as window curtain cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Three red tongues,

three red tongues sticking out Rolling Stones Licks world tour poster Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Two turtles dead,

two turtles on window sill dirty ugly mop bad roof broken window Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

And a green chair near a fish tank.

green child's kid's chair next to fish tank dart board stained dirty carpet Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Merry Christmas!

2013’s version is here.

2012’s version is here.

2011’s version is here.

2010’s version is here.

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Tags: Staging · Roof · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Scottsdale, AZ Homes · Pets · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling · Weeds · Collections · People In Photos · Hats