Entries Tagged as 'Siding'

Crawl Space

August 20th, 2014 · No Comments

What creatures live under there?  I’ll pay you $1 to take a look.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Room Addition · Siding

Blythe Beauty

August 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Fixer-upper in Blythe, California.

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A fresh coat of paint and it’s good to go.

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Tags: Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Window · Siding · Other US Cities

It’s Melting

August 5th, 2014 · No Comments

Plastic or vinyl siding is not a good choice in Phoenix.  Especially when it faces the super hot afternoon sun.  Here’s a great example.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper · Siding

Blight In Blythe

August 3rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Dilapidated house/shack in Blythe, California.  The foam roof is shot.  That’s why you see orange instead of white.  The house isn’t much better.

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The siding is in bad shape.  Odd that they used wood planks.  Blythe is located near the California/Arizona border and is hot, hot, hot in the summer.  The sun bakes the wood.

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Ask your home inspector to check the foundation.  If it has one, that is.

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Tags: Roof · Fixer-Upper · Siding · Other US Cities

Child’s Playhouse

July 31st, 2014 · 3 Comments

Your kids are sure to squeal with delight when they see this amazing playhouse.  And then they’ll squeal in pain from splinters, loose nails, black widow spiders, etc.

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Tags: Roof · Landscaping · Safety Issue · Mesa, AZ Homes · Back Yard · Fixer-Upper · Siding

Short Sale Fixer-Upper

July 24th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Short sales accounted for only 3.5% of all sold listings in the Phoenix metro area in June 2014, the lowest since June 2008.  Thank goodness.  They are typically neglected homes.  Here’s a recent example.  And this wasn’t someone who bought at the height of the market.  This home was purchased for $92,000 in 2001 with no refinancing.  It sold for less due to the condition.

Cracked toilet tank.  How does that happen?  Mildew on the shower grout.

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More problems in the bathtub.

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The baby sticks those yucky peas and carrots in the hole in the wall.

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Cluttered kitchen.

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Wet bar.

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The carpet is shot.

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A bedroom.

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There are a variety of items on display out front.  The wheelbarrow distracts you from the broken window.

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The previous photo was better than this one.  And that’s no bull.

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The swimming pool adds extra value to the property.

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Can’t wait for the new owner to transform this property.

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The roof on the addition is buckling.

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Another broken window.

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The security door is not attached.

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Tags: Carpet · Roof · Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Back Yard · Fixer-Upper · Window · Drywall Damage · Room Addition · Siding · Wet Bar

Philadelphia Potential Prospect

June 29th, 2014 · 6 Comments

They couldn’t decide on the siding.

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This Philadelphia, Pennsylvania home has so much potential.

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The curb appeal alone…

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Five bedrooms.

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Another bedroom.

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But only one bathroom.

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Perhaps the black dots were glue to hold up wood paneling?

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What happened here?!?!

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And in here?!?!

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And in here?!  We’re looking up at the ceiling.  Is that sunshine?

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Stairs to the basement.  I dare ya.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Graffiti · Drywall Damage · Siding · Other US Cities · People In Photos

Get the Lead Out

May 21st, 2014 · No Comments

An older home + peeling paint = potential for lead-based paint hazard.

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Tags: Paint · Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper · Siding

What Do You Call a Sleeping Cow?

February 4th, 2014 · 4 Comments

A bull dozer.  We might need to call a bulldozer for this house.

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Yowza.

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Good grief.

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What happened?

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Good grief!

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???

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Full bath is not supposed to mean full of stuff.

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Licensed contractor was used here, right?

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Help.

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Careful!  There’s no railing!!

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Ugh.

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Lead-based paint disclosure?

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That room addition was built to code, right?  A building permits obtained?

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It does have a wrap-around porch.

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Tags: Roof · Curb Appeal · Paint · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Zoning Violation · Safety Issue · Fireplace · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Room Addition · Siding · Attic

Siding Fail

December 31st, 2013 · 1 Comment

Good ol’ inexpensive siding isn’t waterproof.

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Maintenance is required when owning a home.

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These sellers ignored the problems for years.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Fixer-Upper · Siding