Let’s go swimming!!
Let’s go swimming!!
Your friends will be green with envy if you buy this green Trenton, New Jersey home.
Some fresh paint and new vinyl and this place will be good to go.
Time to replace the bathtub.
It’s seen better days.
Special offer today only! Cheap price. Buy now!
Free penicillin in the bathroom!
The hall of shame.
They increased the square footage of their home with this room addition. It’s sure to add lots of value to the home.
Real estate is cyclical. Conditions of homes are cyclical. When the housing market tanked, nearly 90% of homes for sale were vacant. We had a hard time finding photos with furniture & ugly decorations. Then homes became neglected (weeds) and/or damaged (kitchens removed; houses trashed). Then the market started to recover and we noticed a lot of nice looking, clean homes. Finding ugly house photos was hard. Nowadays, we’re seeing a return of the truly neglected (probably because the inventory is so low and because prices have gone up that investors are buying the leftovers) and also an increase in clutter & hoarding.
So here is another example of neglect and vandalism. The home owner did not pay attention to the roof.
Head in the sand? Didn’t see it?
Bathroom vanity removed.
Broken window and more.
Lots of renovation needed.
Urban scenery is the focus of Dutch photographer Niki Feijen’s work. Her collection of photos of abandoned homes, farms, and buildings in The Netherlands is fascinating.
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Look what time has done.
The roof collapsed in this home.
A snapshot in time.
Many homes were simply abandoned with furniture and belongings still in place.
Time removed most of the wallpaper.
Mold & mildew on the ceiling.
Be careful when negotiating with the seller! The last buyer offered $1 less than the asking price and the seller wasn’t happy.
Another home damaged by thugs.
Shingles missing from an Apache Junction, Arizona home’s roof.
It wasn’t like the shingles were going to magically reappear some day.
So the roof leaked and this is what happened next.
Ignoring the problem will make things worse.