Entries from May 2010

New Season of Hoarders Starts Tonight On A&E TV

May 31st, 2010 · 2 Comments

There is a marathon of past Hoarders episodes today on A&E TV.  Then tonight, two new episodes for the new season.  One of the episodes visits people from last season.  Will they maintain order or revert back to hoarding?

clutter hoarding junk garbage piled high in back yard Phoenix Arizona home house

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

Johnny Knoxville

May 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Those are some wild colors.  From a Knoxville, Tennessee home.

crazy wild bizarre paint colors bedroom Knoxville Tennessee home house real estate photo

Here’s Johnny balancing on a basketball in his room.

boy kid in real estate photo basketball bedroom Knoxville Tennessee home house

There’s Johnny again to welcome buyers to his home.  Even the dog is excited to see visitors.

boy kid dog pet in real estate photo welcome sign fence Knoxville Tennessee home house

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Tags: Paint · Bedroom · Ugly Décor · Pets · Fence or Wall · Other US Cities · People In Photos

Slippery Slope

May 31st, 2010 · 3 Comments

That’s a steep hill.  The house looks bowed.  Knoxville, Tennessee.

poor real estate photography bad angle sloped yard Knoxville Tennessee home house

Whoa!!

poor real estate photography bad angle sloped yard Knoxville Tennessee home house

Weird.  It looks like the house is supported by plywood and an air conditioner.

Knoxville Tennessee home house real estate photo

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Back Yard · Poor Photography · Other US Cities

Knoxville Knock Out

May 30th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Wonderful home in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Custom mosaic tile fireplace surround.

ugly broken tile pieces mosaic fireplace Knoxville Tennessee home house real estate photo

We pull back to take in the living room with its orange carpet, colorful drapes, orange couch, and wood paneling.

ugly orange couch sofa drapes curtains Knoxville Tennessee home house real estate photo

Sportin’ some harvest gold appliances in the kitchen.

ugly orange swivel chair kitchen harvest gold refrigerator stove Knoxville Tennessee home

Flower power wallpaper in the kitchen.

ugly outdated kitchen flower power wallpaper Knoxville Tennessee home house real estate

And more pretty flowery wallpaper on the other side of the kitchen.

ugly outdated kitchen flower power wallpaper Knoxville Tennessee home house real estate

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Tags: Kitchen · Window Coverings · Fireplace · Ugly Décor · Wallpaper · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Other US Cities

Sizzlin’ Bacon

May 29th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Looks like bacon on the griddle.  Along with a whole lot of unnecessary stuff in the kitchen.

messy cluttered kitchen poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes

Keepin’ It Dark

May 29th, 2010 · 4 Comments

I showed homes this morning to a couple, and they commented, “Why do people keep their homes so dark?”  Buyers like homes to be light & bright, but sellers instead keep all the shades down.

dark living room San Tan Valley Arizona home house real estate photo

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Tags: Living Room · Other Arizona Cities

Red Carpet Treatment

May 28th, 2010 · 7 Comments

You’ll feel like a celebrity in this house.  Red carpet and mirrors.

red carpet mirrors Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

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Tags: Carpet · Phoenix Homes

Doggie Doors

May 28th, 2010 · 3 Comments

This dog needs a bath.  Look how dirty the doggie door is.  Here, let me pet you.  Yuk.

dirty doggie dog door flap laundry room Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

We’re not sure why there are holes in this wall.  And why so low?  Maybe it’s a cat door, a doggie door, and then a horsey door on the right?

stupid dumb holes in wall shelves Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Pets

Fire In the Wall

May 28th, 2010 · 5 Comments

What?

fire damage wall Phoenix Arizona home house real estate photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Fire Damage

Sponge Baths

May 27th, 2010 · 9 Comments

Three bathrooms with ugly sponge painting.

ugly green sponge faux paint bathroom walls Phoenix Arizona home house photo

ugly blue sponge faux paint bathroom walls Phoenix Arizona home house photo

ugly green sponge faux paint bathroom walls Phoenix Arizona home house photo

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals