Entries Tagged as 'Dolls'

Weird Dolls

August 5th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Simply bizarre.  A doll family.  Payson, Arizona home.

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Dolls made from towels?  Unbelievable.

weird bizarre creepy dolls bowtie all white towels on display cluttered Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

She collects plates.  From the Franklin Mint or Danbury Mint?

collector plates on display cluttered family room Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

She spent a mint on those plates.

collector plates on display cluttered family room Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

More plates in the bedroom!  They’re like tribbles; they keep multiplying.

collector plates on display cluttered bedroom Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

She also collects family photos.  And she has a gun/rifle.  When Grandma says, “I’m gonna shoot,” do you duck or say ”cheese”?!

dozens too many family photos on display in hallway gun rifle on the wall Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

A rifle, a scythe, two saws, and a golf club.  Grandma’s ready for the zombie apocalypse!

family photos on display gun rifle scythe two saws golf club on wall cluttered Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Grandma thinks the mammy cookie jars are a whimsical part of Americana.  What will some buyers think?

collection of old cooking containers on wall mammy cookie jars kitchen cluttered Payson Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Fireplace · Stuffed Animals · Dolls · Other Arizona Cities · Rugs · Collections · Family Photos · Weapons & Firearms · Grandma's House

Not a Fan Favorite

July 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

One of our readers, Mario, sent us these photos.  The city is unknown.  The bathroom did not impress Mario.

ugly bathroom exposed block wall

He wasn’t thrilled by the brick wall in the living room.

ugly exposed brick wall living room

ugly exposed brick wall living room

Nor the two beds squished into one bedroom.  Thank you, Mario, for sending us the photos.

two beds squished into one bedroom cramped

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Tags: Bathroom · Living Room · Bedroom · Dolls · Other US Cities

Doll Collections

June 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Collection of doll figurines.

doll figurine collection in display case family photos Chandler Arizona homes houses for sale real estate

Doll collection plus a million books and movies.

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Kachina doll collection.

Kachina doll collection bedroom Peoria Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Window Coverings · Mesa, AZ Homes · Dolls · Collections · Peoria, AZ Homes · Family Photos · Chandler, AZ Homes

Disaster

May 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

What happened here?!?

living room TV ceiling caved crashed in insulation messy cluttered junk fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

And in the kitchen too!

kitchen TV ceiling caved crashed in insulation messy cluttered junk fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Side door for a quick escape from the mess.

bedroom doll toys cluttered junk messy fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

An old trampoline.  Weeds.  Peeling paint.  Junk.

back yard weeds old trampoline frame cluttered junk messy fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The storage shed is a bonus feature.

back yard storage shed falling apart no paint bad roof neglected dilapidated fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Dolls · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Weeds · Toys · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Ceiling Fan

Toy Collector

May 2nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Here’s a home that was purchased in 1993.  The owner sold it to his son in 2001 for $68,000.  The son refinanced the house in 2010 for $211,000.  But now the house sold as a short sale for $92,000.  Hmmm.  Housing prices in Phoenix were at their lowest levels in 2010 and 2011.  Home prices have gone up considerably since 2010.  If the house appraised for $211,000 in 2010, surely it is worth at least that in 2014.  Thus, there wouldn’t be a need to sell as a short sale, especially at $92,000.  Let’s take a look inside and see where the $211,000 went.

We are welcomed at the front door by a dog, a person, and clutter.

dog pet man person in real estate photo cluttered living room short sale Phoenix Arizona home house

The living room seems to be filled with sci-fi movie toy figurines, plates, and toy cars.  And boxes.

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The dining room is loaded with dolls, er, fantasy figurines.  And more boxes.  That’s quite a collection.

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Oh, look.  More toys.

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He planned to fill these shelves as well.

boxes shelves short sale Phoenix Arizona home house

So far, we haven’t seen any improvements to the house.  Here’s a bedroom filled with lots of clothes and stuff.

cluttered chaotic messy bedroom clothes unmade bed poor bad home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

Another messy bedroom.  This one features a trio of ships and several Dawn posters.

cluttered chaotic messy bedroom clothes unmade bed poor bad home staging Dawn poster Phoenix Arizona house for sale photo

Was money spent remodeling the kitchen?  No.  Those are original cabinets.

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With a short sale, the owner has to prove that they have a financial hardship.  Aren’t you curious to see the reason he gave the bank?  “I was toying around with some investments but plans got shelved.”

old outdated kitchen cabinets red fake brick bric-a-brac wall cluttered Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The right Tidy Cat bin is labeled “Dog.”  Do humans use the other two bins?

kitchen pantry three yellow plastic bins Tidy Cat Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

He attached a shovel and a rake to the outside wall.  He’s a Pittsburgh Steelers fan too.

shovel rake attached to exterior outside wall Pittsburgh Steeler fan flag Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Foreclosure · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Dining Room · Dolls · Collections · People In Photos

Very Motivated Seller

March 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Sally will do anything to get an offer on her house.  Anything.  Just give her a 10 minute warning before visiting the house so she can slip into something more comfortable.

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Tags: Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Dolls

Manny Quinn, Home Seller

February 17th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Manny the mannequin is sure to startle visitors at this Sun City, Arizona home.  Good grief.  Thank you, Bree, for sending us these photos.

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Manny has been waiting for buyers for a very very very long time.  He’s petrified it’ll never sell.

creepy mannequin fake person Mexican serape blanket cluttered patio Sun City Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Office/Den · Dolls · Other Arizona Cities

More Exposed Toilets

February 12th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Yesterday’s post with the bathroom with no walls was very revealing.  Literally.  Two of our readers found more exposed toilets.

Thank you, Orangeena, for spotting this toilet in a Cleveland, Ohio home.  The toilet is in the dining room??  Convenient for Taco Bell night?  No doors.  No privacy.  And right next to the stairs too!!

exposed toilet in the dining room no privacy near the stairs odd strange weird Cleveland Ohio home house for sale photo

C.H. found this exposed toilet in Gretna, Nebraska.  Probably a basement bathroom.  It’s next to the laundry area.  There’s a coffee can on the toilet tank.  For cigarette butts?

exposed toilet in the basement no privacy odd strange weird Gretna Nebraska home house for sale photo

And there’s yet another exposed toilet in the bedroom upstairs!  Buyers will be flushed with excitement and the seller wiped out from all the showings.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Dolls · Other US Cities · Basement

Christmas Is Coming Soon

December 1st, 2013 · No Comments

Christmas already arrived in Marshfield, Missouri.  This home was decked out for Christmas on November 3rd, but we’d bet it looks this way all year ’round.

Christmas holiday decorations decore dolls Santa cluttered family room Marshfield Missouri home house staging

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Tags: Staging · Family Room · Clutter · Dolls · Family Photos · Holiday Décor · Other US Cities

Invasion of the Dolls

November 15th, 2013 · 3 Comments

What a lovely doll collection.  Thank you for sharing.

large big doll collection on display poor bad home staging Surprise Arizona house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Clutter · Dolls · Collections · Surprise, AZ Homes