Entries from December 2015

In With the New, Out With the Old

December 31st, 2015 · 2 Comments

Last day of 2015.  2016 will be here tomorrow.

Here we see the home seller.

woman person in real estate photo picture Glendale Arizona home house for sale

Now we don’t.  So why was the first photo provided for buyers to see on the Internet?  Let’s make a New Year’s resolution to not publish stupid real estate photos in 2016.

real estate photo picture Glendale Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Glendale, AZ Homes · People In Photos

Long Cabinets Short On Style

December 30th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Kitchen cabinets made by home builder John F. Long.  Timeless wonder, as in…wonder who approved that design?

ugly bad design kitchen cabinets John F. Long builder Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo two toilets

Some people paint their Long cabinets white.  But in Phoenix’s dusty environment, the dirt collected in the nooks and crannies really stands out.

ugly bad design kitchen cabinets John F. Long builder Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Nothing like facing a wall when cooking or doing dishes.  These kitchens were designed without windows near the sink.

ugly bad design kitchen cabinets John F. Long builder Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Clutter · John F. Long cabinets · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes

Weed Like To See Better House Photos In 2016

December 29th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Is it too much to ask for nicer real estate photos in 2016?  Weed really like it.

weeds tall dead grass back yard landscaping Peoria Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Weed like to see home sellers pay more attention to detail when selling their homes.  Like getting rid of grass along the sidewalk.

weeds along sidewalk crack curb appeal Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Mesa, AZ Homes · People In Photos · Weeds

Strong Fan Base

December 28th, 2015 · 4 Comments

In order to maintain your popularity on the Internet, you must have a strong fan base.  We here at UglyHousePhotos appreciate your support over the past 8 years.  Thank you!

fan sitting in middle of dirt back yard big dog pen cage blanket Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Back Yard · Clutter · Glendale, AZ Homes

Was Santa Good To You This Year?

December 27th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Were your spirits inflated like this mattress?  Did you net a lot of gifts?  Did you rake in a lot of presents?  [Houston, Texas]

cluttered bedroom rake fishing net folded blankets window A/C unit TV Houston Texas home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Other US Cities · Staging

Boxing Day

December 26th, 2015 · No Comments

Today is Boxing Day in Canada.  For some reason, Canadians love pugilism.  Have a go at the punching bag on Boxing Day.

boxing punching bag cluttered patio mop bucket Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Canadians also enjoy stacking boxes on Boxing Day.  Whoever has the highest stack wins a prize.  Like a car battery as seen in this photo.

cluttered bedroom stack of boxes stuff car battery Mesa Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Mesa, AZ Homes · Patio · Phoenix Homes

Merry Christ Mas!

December 25th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Merry Christ Mas, everyone!

Merry Christmas misspelled as Christ Mas garage door Glendale Arizona home house for sale photo

Santa Claus made it down the chimney safely.  However, he spilled milk on the carpet.  Bad Santa.

Christmas tree Santa Claus figurine in fireplace Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Merry Christmas.

Santa Claus cluttered kitchen Chandler Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Chandler, AZ Homes · Clutter · Garage or Carport · Glendale, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Wood Paneling

The Twelve Days of Christmas 2015

December 25th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Please join me in singing the 6th annual UglyHousePhotos version of the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Everybody join in now. A one, and a two, and a three.

On the Twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

Twelve clocks a tickin’.

twelve clocks family photos cluttered family room Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Eleven medals hanging.

eleven medals hanging weight set stop sign cluttered bedroom Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Ten puppies sitting.

ten dalmatian puppies poster dare to be different Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Nine ducks a quacking.

nine ducks Sun City collection Arizona home house for sale photo

Eight princesses dancing.

eight princess labels decals on wall ugly bedroom boarded up window Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Seven jugs of water.

seven jugs of water dining room cowboy hat Casa Grande Arizona home house for sale photo

Six chairs aplenty.

six chairs vacuum cleaner Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Five blobs of paint.

five blobs smears of purple paint Bratz sticker decal closet Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Four raggedy dolls.

four raggedy Anne Andy dolls bed El Mirage Arizona home house for sale photo

Three brass geese.

three brass geese on wall Peoria Arizona home house for sale photo

Two turtle doves?

two pigeons on roof pink fascia Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

And an old tire by a sparse tree.

old used tire old man trailer Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Merry Christmas!

2014’s version is here.

2013’s version is here.

2012’s version is here.

2011’s version is here.

2010’s version is here.

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Tags: Afghan Blanket · Bedroom · Clutter · Collections · Dining Room · Dolls · Entertainment/Media Niche · Family Room · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes

Christmas Came Early

December 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment

This house was listed for sale on September 27th.  The Christmas tree was ready to go.

Christmas tree up too early in September cluttered family room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

She is admiring her Christmas tree which was already up when her house was listed on September 5th.

Christmas tree up too early in September cluttered family room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

This Christmas tree was still up when the house sold on July 31st.

Christmas tree up too early in July cluttered family room Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Clutter · Holiday Décor · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes

Holiday TV Viewing

December 23rd, 2015 · 1 Comment

Russian Christmas special:  Putin’ On the Ritz.

TV television set is on Putin Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Santa knows who’s been naughty or nice in this episode of Cops.

TV television set is on man arrested cops Peoria Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

“Is that all you got me for Christmas?!?!”  “Yep.  I’m sorry.”

TV television set is on man woman soap opera Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Old school!

two 2 old analog box TV television sets Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Family Room · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes