Entries Tagged as 'Other US Cities'

Carpet Baggers

November 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments

Time to bag this carpet and get new.

Note to sellers: when the carpet is torn, that is your last call to replace the carpet.

If you are going to keep the ugly carpet, at least stretch it and cut the ends.

At least these sellers were considerate enough to keep their infant away from the filthy carpet.

First thing you see when entering this Houston, Texas home is stained, dirty carpet. [Note: this photo has been kept on file since March 2017; it is not post-hurricane]

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Tags: Carpet · Fixer-Upper · Other Arizona Cities · Other US Cities · Phoenix Homes · Wood Paneling

Camden Fixer-Upper

November 19th, 2017 · No Comments

Free TV on the side of this Camden, New Jersey home. But the kilo will cost you.

The sellers put out the red carpet treatment for buyers.

Gourmet kitchen.

Those built-in drawers are certainly handy.

Green wood paneling will be a hot new trend in 2018.

Tickled pink.

Cedar-lined closet to keep out moths?

Calgon, take me away (from Camden).

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Carpet · Curb Appeal · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Graffiti · Kitchen · Living Room · Other US Cities · Window · Wood Paneling

The Nightmare Before Halloween

November 12th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Twas the night before Halloween and all through this house, creatures were stirring, including a mouse?

Now let’s take a look inside this Great Bend, Pennsylvania house. [Thank you to KG for sending us these photos]
Here we see a pack of cigarettes and an ashtray, plus sugary breakfast cereals.

Ashtray in the bathroom.

There is a child’s toilet in the living room! Dad is paralyzed with indecision: should he remove the toilet first or the Halloween balloon or unblock the front door?

And there’s the child! A little big for that training toilet. He seems sad. Perhaps because he’s not allow access to the balloons?

Party like it’s 1999. Or 1979.

Sorry, but that planking fad ended three years ago.

Band practice.

Like father like son. A drum set in the boy’s bedroom.

Cluttered kitchen.

Enclosed patio with dog and clutter.

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Tags: Basement · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Collections · Curb Appeal · Dining Room · Family Room · Holiday Décor · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Patio · People In Photos · Pets · Staging · Toys · Wet Bar

Keep Out

November 5th, 2017 · 1 Comment

These Hallstead, Pennsylvania sellers want buyers to keep out of the bedroom. [Thank you, KG, for sending these photos]

Pride of ownership.

No sign needed here. Buyers may be inclined to keep out of this bedroom too.

This bedroom has a lovely view out the window. You’ll have to trust us.

Creepy knives.

Happy birthday to all of us.

The living room. The chair has little booties.

The living room as seen from the front door. The sellers felt it was important to cover up the nice flooring with a rug.

The holiday canned food drive is off to a roaring success.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Kitchen · Knives · Living Room · Other US Cities · Staging · Window Coverings

Twelve Back Splash Options

October 30th, 2017 · 7 Comments

It is popular nowadays to install a back splash in a kitchen. Personally, I think it looks too busy and visually distracting and unnecessary. Let’s look at twelve different types of back splashes, starting with circles.

Thin horizontal multi-color glass pieces.

Micro-thin pieces.

Thin vertical multi-color glass pieces.

Metal.

Random pattern six-inch ceramic tile.

Multi-size ceramic tile, almost a Versailles pattern.

Quilt pattern.

Brick steps.

Diagonal.

Floor tile on the wall.

Pastel mosaic with tile shards. [Thank you to our reader KG for sending us this photo from Hallstead, Pennsylvania]

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Tags: Glendale, AZ Homes · Kitchen · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other US Cities · Phoenix Homes · What Were They Thinking?!?!

It’s What’s On the Inside That Counts

October 22nd, 2017 · 3 Comments

Little Rock, Arkansas home. New siding & roof needed.

Completely renovated inside?

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Other US Cities · Roof · Siding

Little Renovation Needed In Little Rock

October 15th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Ring the doorbell of this Little Rock, Arkansas home on Halloween. Will you get a trick or treat?

Fresh paint please.

It has a walk-out basement.

And a room addition up top.

Vintage bathtub.

Scary stairs to the basement.

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Tags: Basement · Bathroom · Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities · Paint · Siding

Hallstead Honeys

October 8th, 2017 · No Comments

These photos were sent to us from our reader KG, thank you.

A splash of paint here and there in a Hallstead, Pennsylvania home.

Dark wallpaper and dirty carpet in another Hallstead, Pennsylvania home.

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Tags: Bedroom · Carpet · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Other US Cities · Paint · Wallpaper · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Lifestyle of the Rich & Famous

October 8th, 2017 · 3 Comments

$5.5 million home for sale in Wilmington, Delaware. They can afford to hire fancy painters. [Thank you to our reader Sarah for sending these]

Cheerful wallpaper in the kitchen.

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Tags: Faux Paint & Murals · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Wallpaper · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Rich People’s Wallpaper

September 24th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Dead branches in a million dollar plus home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Another million dollar home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Weeds in a million dollar plus home in Chapel Hill, Carolina.

Paisleys in a million dollar home in Phoenix.

As seen in a $400,000 townhouse in Phoenix.

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Tags: Bathroom · Dining Room · Other US Cities · Phoenix Homes · Wallpaper