Entries from July 2017

Top Chef

July 31st, 2017 · 7 Comments

Three ovens and two microwave ovens in one kitchen. Vintage ovens, no less, in a 1967 Phoenix home.

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes

Delaware Delight

July 30th, 2017 · 3 Comments

This Harrington, Delaware home left an impression on our reader Sarah. Was it the right impression?

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Careful going up those stairs!

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Bright paint color or wallpaper border won’t make up for the other flaws.

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Quality ventilation system.

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Double wallpaper borders and sponge paint. Are you green with envy?

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Getting any inspirations for your own house?

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Watch your step.

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Was the plumbing installed by a licensed contractor?

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Orange you going to write an offer to buy this house?

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Buyers are deciding about the de-siding.

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Tags: Attic · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Drywall Damage · Faux Paint & Murals · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Paint · Safety Issue · Siding · Wallpaper

Flush Your Laundry Blues Away

July 30th, 2017 · No Comments

A raised toilet makes it a “true throne” according to our reader Pamala. It’s hiding in the corner of an Albany, Oregon laundry room.

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Tags: Bathroom · Laundry Room · Other US Cities

Say Hello To My Little Friend

July 29th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Old neglected bathtub…

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…being enjoyed by a sewer roach!!

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Tags: Bathroom · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Phoenix Homes

Alien Nursery?

July 28th, 2017 · 4 Comments

As seen in a house for sale in Florence, Arizona. I’m stumped. Any idea what’s going on here? Bed support? Car repair blocks? Alien baby pods? Koi pond? Modern art installation?

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Tags: Other Arizona Cities · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Wall Repair

July 27th, 2017 · 2 Comments

The sellers “fixed” the damaged wall.

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Yep, looks brand new. Quality repair job.

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Texas fans live here.

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Tags: Drywall Damage · Kitchen · Repairs · Surprise, AZ Homes

Holding Down the Fort

July 26th, 2017 · 4 Comments

This home in Douglas, Arizona has a basement. The owners covered the stairs with metal and used concrete blocks to hold down the metal cover.

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So clever.

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Tags: Back Yard · Other Arizona Cities · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Christmas In July

July 25th, 2017 · No Comments

Artificial Christmas tree in a box, on display July 1st in Goodyear, Arizona.

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Christmas tree still up on July 1st in El Mirage, Arizona.

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Christmas decorations still on display as of June 5th in Hallstead, Pennsylvania.

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Christmas tree still up as of May 6th in Phoenix.

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Christmas shower curtain still up in May in Arizona City, Arizona.

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Tags: Holiday Décor · Other Arizona Cities · Shower Curtain

Up With People

July 24th, 2017 · No Comments

They’re waiting for the buyers to show up.

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“I finished mopping. Now I’m going inside.”

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The seller got out of the room as requested, but the photographer forgot to crop the photo.

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“Our agent suggested buying pretty flowers.”

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“I wonder if it’s time to replace the 1950s wall heater. Should I paint over the ceiling stain?”

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“I love the shade tarp over the pool.”

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Tags: Glendale, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes

Full House

July 23rd, 2017 · 11 Comments

Thank you to our reader Helen for finding this packed-to-the-gills home in Richmond, Texas. Here we see the sellers posing for the photo while their child hides under the table.

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Another view of the missus and her million bed pillows.

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Last Chance To Run!! Creepy Halloween masks, cow skulls, a child hanging upside down, and a lot of visual distractions.

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We apologize for the nudity, but someone “stole” her clothes.

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Too bad buyers can’t fully appreciate the features of this home. This room has nice flooring, a tall vaulted ceiling, and a big window.

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Sorry again for the nudity.

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Again, too bad it’s hard to appreciate the giant picture window and the nice fireplace.

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Here’s another view of this room.

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All that clutter would make me want to climb the walls too.

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The maid will be serving dinner in five minutes.

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Howdy, Pardner. Hope you like pillows.

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Wonderful life. Fun.

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He’s counting all of the overhead lights.

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It’s Christmas year ’round.

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The butler is not amused. Neither is the dog.

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Shoes are lined up on the stairs.

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Beware of pickpockets and loose women.

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Be nice or leave. Or the maid will give you the “brush” off.

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He’s waiting to join you in the shower.

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The back yard of this property reaches a canal. It’s a lovely shade of brown. When it rains, the cow urine & poop drains into the canal.

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Tags: Art · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Collections · Dining Room · Dolls · Fake Plants & Flowers · Family Room · Hall of Shame - Tacky Décor · Holiday Décor · Kitchen · Living Room · Other US Cities · Pets · Staging · Stuffed Animals · Taxidermy · What Were They Thinking?!?!