Entries Tagged as 'Pets'

Tanks For the Memories

December 31st, 2016 · 1 Comment

Today is the last day of 2016. On the scales of years’ past, how will we finish 2016? Will we need to fish for good memories or will we carp about bad ones?
Happy New Year’s Eve! Don’t forget to watch the new season of Hoarders on A&E on Sundays, including January 1st.

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Tags: Clutter · Family Room · Fireplace · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Staging

The Twelve Days of Christmas 2016

December 25th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Please join me in singing the 7th 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 chickens clucking…

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Eleven rocks in concrete…

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Ten sombreros hanging…

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Nine tanks of oxygen…

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Eight extra pillows…

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Seven guitars rockin’…

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Six ladders climbing…

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Five ugly hats…

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Four wheel rims…

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Three flashlights…

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Two bales of hay…

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And a panda on a toilet.

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Merry Christmas!!

2015’s version is here.
2014’s version is here.
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: Chandler, AZ Homes · Clutter · Collections · Glendale, AZ Homes · Hats · Other US Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Spotted Dog Spots Carpet

December 11th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Thank you to our reader Michael for finding this San Diego, California home. The humans and the Dalmatian dog have ruined the carpet.

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Yuck.

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Tags: Carpet · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Other US Cities · Pets

Cats For Sale

December 9th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Two cats for sale at this home.

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The cat says, “Give me that remote. I’ll turn off the TV.”

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“Gimme a sec, will ya? I’m almost out of the shot.”

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“This is my room. Get out!”

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“I told you to get out!”

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Tags: Clutter · Other Arizona Cities · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Bird Brained

September 30th, 2016 · 1 Comment

The seller owns birds. This is helpful to buyers, how?

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More birds! If the cages do not stay with the house, why take a close-up photo of them?

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Tags: Mesa, AZ Homes · Pets

Same Owner For 40 Years

August 15th, 2016 · 1 Comment

The seller has lived here for 40 years.  There are a lot of items for the dog to sniff.

cluttered messy disorganized chaotic garage dog pet Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The bottle of bleach has not been used yet in the bathroom.

cluttered messy disorganized chaotic bathroom man's reflection mirror Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Not so messy or dirty in this bathroom.

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Hidden toilet paper dispenser?

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They needed to remove the old carpet.

old carpet removed bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

I kinda want to see what the carpet was like.

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Original kitchen with What-A-Burger orange counters.

cluttered old orginal outdated kitchen orange Formica counter tops Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

The renovation trend nowadays is to eliminate hanging kitchen cabinets.

cluttered old orginal outdated kitchen orange Formica counter tops Phoenix Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Garage or Carport · Kitchen · People In Photos · Pets · Phoenix Homes

Dog Days of August

August 5th, 2016 · 1 Comment

He can see her shadow in the doorway.  Plus her hand.  And you can see the photographer in the mirror.

dog in crate messy cluttered bedroom shadow in doorway Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale

“Those potato chips were yummy.”

dog in back yard empty potato chip bag Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

“Is that a buyer at the door?!  When are the buyers coming?!”

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“I wish they’d put the fan lower so we could enjoy it.”

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Tags: Other Arizona Cities · Pets · Phoenix Homes

Cat Feeding Station

July 16th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Either that’s a new type of potpourri or the seller’s cats are jumping up and eating from the bathroom counter.  Yuk.

cat food feeding station on bathroom counter vanity Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Pets · Phoenix Homes

Canadian Clutter

June 5th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Thank you to our reader Ryan who sent these photos of a Lower Canard, Nova Scotia, Canada home.  Lots to see here.

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Kitchen with fly strip.  Plus the owner and a dog.

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The dog is still there.  Now we see a cracked ceiling and a collection of plates.

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Kitchen.

cluttered kitchen old stove oven Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Canadians put stuff on their refrigerators too.  Look how high the clothes dryer is.  Another dog is leaving the room.

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Clutter on the left.  Scary stairs in the middle.  Animal fur on the right.

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Cluttered bedroom.

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Same bedroom, different view.

cluttered bedroom pile stack of boxes Lower Canard Nova Scotia Canada home house for sale photo

Sweatshop?  There’s a bug zapper too.

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The seller feels an offer is looming.

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Tags: Bedroom · Ceiling · Clutter · Collections · Dining Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Other International Cities · Pets · Refrigerator Magnets · Staging

Short Sale Example

May 31st, 2016 · 3 Comments

There are currently only 277 active short sale listings in the Phoenix metro area.  Thank goodness.  Here’s an example.

Take her.  The dog is begging, “Forget her.  Take me!”

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Let’s back out of this cluttered bedroom.

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Into another cluttered bedroom.

cluttered disorganized chaotic bedroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

And another one.

cluttered disorganized chaotic bedroom short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

The drawer front is missing.

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The kid is not peeing.  He’s looking at something.  What is it?

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It’s baby chickens!!  With a short sale, you never want to count your chickens before they’re hatched.  The bank has to approve the offer.

cluttered bathroom baby chickens chicks heat lamp short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Over in the family room, it looks like the sellers have security cameras set up.  In case someone dares to steal their stuff.

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We pan to the right.

cluttered disorganized messy family room kitchen short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Deep fryer in the kitchen.

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Dinner is served.  Somewhere.

cluttered disorganized messy dining room table short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Bonus room.

cluttered disorganized messy family bonus room short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

They included a photo at a higher viewpoint.

cluttered disorganized messy family bonus room short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Personal belongings and toys take priority over the fireplace.

cluttered disorganized messy family bonus room fireplace short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

The covered patio is a great place to entertain guests.

cluttered disorganized messy junky covered patio back yard short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

This yard might have a swimming pool.

cluttered disorganized messy junky back yard dirty swimming pool short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

Well, at least it hasn’t turned green yet.

neglected dead leaves debris dirty swimming pool short sale Phoenix Arizona home house photo

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Family Room · Fireplace · Holiday Décor · Kitchen · Patio · People In Photos · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Toys