Entries Tagged as 'Hall of Shame - Messy'

Philadelphia Freedom To Be Messy

February 9th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Messy Philadelphia, Pennsylvania home.

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Valuable belongings.

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It’s cleaner than we expected.

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That stain is impressive.

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Hoarder?

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The kitchen.

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The ceiling caved in!

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Store everything in a basement.

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You might need something someday.

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Tags: Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Hall of Shame - Messy · Other US Cities · People In Photos · Basement

Hoarder’s House

January 24th, 2014 · 3 Comments

How would you like to buy a hoarder’s home like this one?  [click on photos to expand]

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The spider webs are included with full price purchase!

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Kinda ironic that the trash bin is just inches from the garbage.
By the way, this home received multiple offers from investors.  Brave souls.

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Tags: Living Room · Garage or Carport · Phoenix Homes · Garbage and/or Junk · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Hall of Shame - Messy

I Love…

January 15th, 2014 · 6 Comments

…you mom, Tony, my daddy, Ryan, Justin Bieber (four times!!), etc.

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Would be a shame to paint over it.

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If only she spent as much time cleaning the bathroom as she did scribbling on walls.

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Messy bedroom with soiled carpet.

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Another cluttered bedroom with dirty carpet.

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This bedroom is comparably better.

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Why didn’t they hoard/store stuff on top of the kitchen cabinets?

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At least there’s an open pathway to the door, so that buyers can escape quickly.

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More filthy carpet and clutter in the family room.

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Tags: Staging · Carpet · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Garbage and/or Junk · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Graffiti · Hall of Shame - Messy

Careless Sellers Could Care Less

January 10th, 2014 · 17 Comments

Why bother offering home staging advice?  The sellers just don’t care.

What is that black water in the bathtub?  Dirty toilet too.

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This is the cleanest room of the house.

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They have a fireplace!

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Fine dining.

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Oh, look, more junk outside.

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Junk yard.

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There’s a security camera by the front door.  They don’t want anyone stealing their precious belongings.

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Living Room · Bedroom · Clutter · Fireplace · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Weeds · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Hall of Shame - Messy

Short Sale At $65,000

July 16th, 2013 · 7 Comments

Peoria, Arizona home.  Purchased for $113,500 in 2001.  Refinanced in June 2007 for $176,000.  Sold as a short sale in 2013 for $65,000.  These are photos from 2013.

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Being very conservative, let’s assume in 6 years they paid down their original mortgage to $110,000 by 2007.  The refi difference would be $66,000.  Cash-out refi?  To pay off other debts?  Or to remodel the home?  Let’s see if they remodeled.

First stop, the kitchen.  Doesn’t look remodeled.

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Appliances are missing.

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Now the family room.

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And then we look up.  Ugh.

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No money spent on new flooring in the living room.

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Nor on new doors.

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Nor windows.

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Let’s see if they put money into new landscaping in the back yard.

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The buyer gets to deal with this.

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And this.

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Wait.  Are those new doors?  And newer fencing too.

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Tags: Flooring · Curb Appeal · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Peoria, AZ Homes · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fence or Wall · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Drywall Damage · Hall of Shame - Messy

Work From Home

June 27th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Buyers nowadays want home offices.  So if you have an extra room or the space, show it off as office space.  Create the scene.  Let the buyers imagine themselves working from home.

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It’s more relaxing and easier to concentrate when working at home.  A home office is a great selling feature.

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Office/Den · Glendale, AZ Homes · Garbage and/or Junk · Hall of Shame - Messy

Kittens & Puppies

March 13th, 2013 · 21 Comments

You might be in disbelief, but these are actual real estate promotional photos of an actual home for sale in Chandler, Arizona.

Mommy cat gave birth to several kittens recently.  She’s feeding them next to a baby crib.

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Here’s the baby crib.  Let’s refer again to the photo above.  Dirty, soiled carpet, damaged drywall, and cat dander.

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Outside we see two puppies.  With gas canisters nearby.  Those eyes are so sad looking.

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The patio is filled with junk.

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More junk!

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And more junk!

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Messy room inside.

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Cluttered kitchen.

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Soiled carpet.  I hope the baby doesn’t crawl on that.

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Dirty carpet in another room.

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Cluttered bedroom.

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Stuff piled up in the garage.

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There is a bed in the garage!  The garage door has a Dallas Cowboys poster and a sign that reads, “cat/kitten crossing.”

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It’s no surprise that the driveway is dirty too.

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Tags: Carpet · Bathroom · Kitchen · Garage or Carport · Bedroom · Clutter · Driveway · Patio · Pets · Garbage and/or Junk · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Hall of Shame - Messy

Catching Flies In Camden, New Jersey

January 20th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Hoarder’s house in Camden, New Jersey.

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Time to replace the fly strip.

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More junk in the next room.

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Hall of Shame - Messy · Other US Cities

Super Messy Mesa, Arizona Home

June 15th, 2012 · 14 Comments

There’s a point where messy becomes crazy.  This Mesa, Arizona home is a good example.

The living room.

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Another angle.

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A bedroom with graffiti on the wall.

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Another view of this room.  Skull picture.

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Family room.  The sellers bought the house for $123,000 in 2000.  They refinanced in 2005 for $155,000.  Spent most of the money on clothes?  Was going to foreclosure auction but they managed to get it sold as a short sale for $107,000.

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The neatest area of the house is the dining room and kitchen.

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A messy bedroom.

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A messy hallway.

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Bonus room.  That’s a lot of stuff!

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Not as bad as expected.

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Did a tornado hit the back yard?

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Good grief.  Hoarders?

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Living Room · Bedroom · Mesa, AZ Homes · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Graffiti · Hall of Shame - Messy

Home Staging Perfection

April 1st, 2012 · 8 Comments

Leave it to Houston, Texas to show us how home staging should be done.

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It provides a more cushioned walk down the hallway.

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It has that lived-in look.

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A real homey feel.

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Fine dining.

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Gourmet kitchen.

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They left a spare light bulb for the buyer.

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See the hole in the wall as an opportunity.  Now your kids can talk to each other and share toys.

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The pretty wallpaper was professionally installed.  It’s all in the details, folks.

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Foreclosure · Window Coverings · Wood Paneling · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage · Hall of Shame - Messy · Other US Cities