Entries Tagged as 'Weeds'

A Journey Into Decay & Neglect

November 7th, 2017 · 2 Comments

This poor old house was neglected for decades. Check out the ceiling. And the dirt on the ceiling fan!

Decades of grease!!

Decades of cigarette smoke?

Two bottles of bleach is not enough.

It’s picture perfect.

The swan turned back into an ugly duckling.

Shelving included with the sale.

Vintage drapery.

Outdoor kitchens with BBQs are very popular.

The swimming pool’s condition took a dive.

Plenty of parking on the front yard.

The headrests have been eaten away by the hot sun.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bad Parking · Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Ceiling Fan · Curb Appeal · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa · Weeds

Out In the Open

November 2nd, 2017 · 4 Comments

These sellers have put most of their belongings on full display in their back yard.

Wash & dry outdoors.

Two outdoor toilets too!

Lush grassy lawn.

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Tags: Back Yard · Clutter · Garbage and/or Junk · Phoenix Homes · Weeds

Lattice Check Out This Home

October 24th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The lattice out front adds flair to this Wickenburg, Arizona home. It sat on the market for nearly one year. It eventually sold for $38,000.

Padded seating on the front porch; a nice touch.

The door is open for you. Come inside.

Room with a view.

The toilet paper is draped across the dusty toilet tank lid.

Extended garage.

Covered patio out back.

Nothing wrong with the roof.

Updated electric panel.

Field of dreams.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Other Arizona Cities · People In Photos · Roof · Weeds

Before & After Coolidge Renovation

October 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments

Before Bedroom 1. This Coolidge, Arizona home was featured once before on this blog because of the big stains in the bedrooms. Oil or blood? An investor bought this home for $40,000.

After Bedroom 1. New paint and carpet transforms this bedroom. The remodeled home sold for $105,000.

Before Bedroom 2.

After Bedroom 2.

Before Bedroom 3.

After Bedroom 3.

Before Bathroom.

After Bathroom.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Dining Room.

After Dining Room.

Before Living Room.

After Living Room.

Before Front of House.

After Front of House.

Before Back Yard.

After Back Yard.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Living Room · Other Arizona Cities · Remodeling · Weeds

Yards Need Help

October 13th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Free firewood. Plus free everything else.

They at least raked the dirt yard but neglected to remove the dead vine.

Weed you like to clear up your back yard before selling, Mr. Seller?

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Tags: Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Landscaping · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Weeds

Chasing the Dream

October 11th, 2017 · No Comments

Thank you to our reader Tyson for sending these photos. This is Chase’s bedroom.

The next bedroom.

Another view of this bedroom.

The floor is tidy in another bedroom.

Family photos and more in the living room.

Bonus area.

The kitchen.

This was a short sale.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Family Photos · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Weeds · Window Coverings

What Not

October 10th, 2017 · 2 Comments

What is that on the ceiling? [Yarnell, Arizona]

What’s that on the floor and why did the seller take a photo of it? [Arizona City, Arizona]

What are two umbrellas doing on their sides in front of this house? [Avondale, Arizona]

It’s odd.

Why did he save the car door? [Phoenix]

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Tags: Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Weeds · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Swimming Pool & More

August 29th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The sellers are very proud of their swimming pool.

It has solar power too.

Feel free to use a spare bedroom as storage.

Extension cords.

Lots to see in the kitchen. Just don’t look at the ceiling.

Custom chandelier.

No need to worry about raking leaves.

Free weeds.

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Tags: Back Yard · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Family Room · Kitchen · Landscaping · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa · Staging · Weeds

Potential

August 22nd, 2017 · 2 Comments

The dead weeds almost create an artistic pattern out front.

The stucco fell off.

Water heater and weeds.

Don’t mind the roof.

Tile on the diagonal was an upgrade.

Shards of joy.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Phoenix Homes · Siding · Tile · Weeds

Fine Tuning Needed

August 20th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Thank you to our reader Pamala for sending us photos of a Eugene, Oregon house. Pamala is impressed with the front of the house.

She writes, “Room looks the same right side up or upside down. I love a polished ceiling, don’t you?”

She wonders if the sellers could have waited to finish their construction project before selling. “Is that a crack in the wall by the window?”

Perhaps they have cable TV in the shower?

The seller did not repair the damaged bathroom vanity or paint the bathroom.

Aah. The feel of soft grass under your bare feet.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Wallpaper · Weeds