Entries from September 2012

Sloppy, Thirsty, Hairdo, Beer, & Exercise

September 18th, 2012 · 2 Comments

They decided to spray the kitchen cabinets before selling.

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Ethel likes to set her hairdo before going to bed.

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Karen works up quite a thirst while ironing on the dining table.

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Beer & bleach.

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Home gym.

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Tags: Staging · Carpet · Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes

Mildew, Cables, Clutter, Dolls, & Kimono

September 17th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Jan could never get rid of mildew in her bathroom, so she sponge painted the walls the rest of the way.

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This house is cable ready.

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Would Dwight Schrute approve of this office?

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New episode of Hoarders tonight.  Don’t forget to save everything and display everything you own!

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Komodo commode kimono?

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Office/Den · Faux Paint & Murals · Dolls

Moldy, Messy, Dirty, Filthy, & Smoky

September 16th, 2012 · 7 Comments

The next book by E. L. James is titled Fifty Shades of Grey Mold. It takes place in Houston, Texas where this home is located.

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Messy.  They advertised the house as having a fireplace, but buyers can’t find it.

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Dirty bathroom.

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Another dirty bathroom.

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This is a good one.  The photographer was smoking while taking the real estate photo of a Poconos, Pennsylvania home.  Classy.

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Tags: Bathroom · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Poor Photography · Other US Cities

Cabana, Dogs, Fakery, Dirt, & Chairs

September 15th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Copa Cabana?  Lola always wanted a cabana in her bedroom, so Rico built it for her.  And now Tony tends bar.

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Bring the kids to see our house.  Our dogs just love little kids.

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Can’t afford home staging decorations or firewood?  Just PhotoShop it on the photo!

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Impressive back yard landscaping.

dirty back yard no landscaping bad MLS photos ugly home house Phoenix real estate

Musical chairs, anyone?

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Tags: Staging · Landscaping · Bedroom · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Back Yard

Pix, Dream Catchers, Porsche, Vacuum, & Dirt

September 14th, 2012 · 2 Comments

A lot of nail holes to fill.  Over 80 family photos!

too many family photos staging bad MLS photos ugly home house Phoenix real estate

Dream catcher.

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Dream big!

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Don’t ask, don’t tell.

vacuum near the bed bad MLS photos ugly home house Scottsdale real estate

Do you ignore it week after week, month after month?  Yuk.

dirty carpet bad MLS photos ugly home house Phoenix real estate

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Tags: Staging · Carpet · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Scottsdale, AZ Homes · Family Photos

What, Floral, Unfinished, & Leak

September 13th, 2012 · 5 Comments

What is that?

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Funereal floral failure.  Depressing.

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Wallpaper wainscoting and ceiling border too.  Ugh.

ugly couches wallpaper shabby chic bad MLS photos home house Phoenix real estate

“New drywall” is usually a desirable feature.  Unless it’s unfinished drywall.  Thanks for nothing, Mr. Seller.

unfinished drywall cluttered messy bad MLS photos ugly home house Phoenix real estate

Got leaks?  Thanks for not fixing it, Mr. Seller.

water leak ceiling damage mold bad MLS photos ugly home house Scottsdale real estate

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Scottsdale, AZ Homes · Ugly Décor · Wallpaper · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Ceiling · Water Damage · Drywall Damage

Dog, Bees, Kiddie Pool, & Scooter

September 12th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Dog gone it.

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The bees’ knees.  And wings and legs too.  The listing said there was a “bee problem of Biblical proportion in the second bathroom.” I rushed over to the house to take these photos.

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Absolutely crazy.

bee infestation problem bad MLS photos ugly home house Phoenix real estate

Unique swimming pool.  Cool or too weird?  Do you just sit in the pool?  Doesn’t seem very practical.  More art than functional?

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Park your car and scooter on the front yard.  Sure to impress buyers.  For other examples of bad parking, click here.

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Tags: Bathroom · Pool & Spa · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Bad Parking

Mess, Plastic, Doll, Trampoline, & Ducks

September 11th, 2012 · 5 Comments

Bedroom on display from a Casa Grande, Arizona home.  Should be Casa Ugly.

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In case your guests wet the bed, put plastic covers on top.

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Another creepy doll.

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A closer look, if you dare.  Classy!!

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No one’s jumping up and down for this back yard.

damaged trampoline safety hazard bad MLS photos ugly home house Phoenix real estate

An organized seller:  all his ducks are in a row.

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Tags: Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Other Arizona Cities · Collections

Wishing Well, Dolphin, Pots, Rocks, & Drums

September 10th, 2012 · 2 Comments

They hope to rake in the dough when/if this doll of a house sells.  Well, they wish it would sell.

fireplace dolls wishing well bad MLS photos ugly home house Phoenix real estate

House Flipper?  This dolphin looks sad because the Miami Dolphins lost yesterday. [Tucson, Arizona]

Flipper faux paint bedroom Tucson bad MLS photos ugly home house real estate

And you would grow what back here?  [Scottsdale, Arizona]

weird garden Scottsdale bad MLS photos ugly home house real estate

Jim thought it was a good idea at the time.  Doh!

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Bonnie wasn’t too pleased when Dave played drums at 2am.

bedroom drum set bad MLS photos ugly home house Phoenix real estate

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Tags: Landscaping · Bedroom · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Scottsdale, AZ Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Dolls · Back Yard · Other Arizona Cities

Hoarders Season 6 Season Premiere Monday September 10

September 9th, 2012 · 11 Comments

The new season of Hoarders TV show starts this Monday, September 10 on A&E TV.  What wonders will we see this season?  Homes like these?

From the United Kingdom.

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From Texas.

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From Phoenix.

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Unknown location.

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Unknown location.  Could be your neighbor.  You never know.

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My house is so cluttered, I think I’ll have a beer.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities · Other International Cities