About

Welcome to my website of ugly houses in the Phoenix Metro area.


Purpose of this blog:
First, to provide amusement and fun.  Secondly, to demonstrate how to prepare your home to sell (curb appeal & interior décor), which leads to a quicker sale and more money in your pocket.  And lastly, to improve the quality of photos that are presented to potential buyers.

Where are the photos from?
- Phoenix mostly, along with other cities in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area (such as Scottsdale, Glendale, Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Peoria, Buckeye, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Avondale, Sun City, Sun City West, El Mirage, Cave Creek, Carefree, Anthem, Ahwatukee, Queen Creek, Sun Lakes, Apache Junction, Laveen, etc.).

While some photos clearly show street numbers, exact addresses/street names will not be provided.  Names of seller(s) and/or owner(s) will not be disclosed.  Identities of individuals will also not be disclosed.  Faces of individuals will be blurred or covered up.  This website is not designed to humiliate or embarrass individuals.
Only houses that are currently up for sale or have been up for sale will be featured.  How someone chooses to live or decorate is their own business.  But when selling, it makes all the difference how your house looks to buyers.
Per the Code of Ethics by the National Association of REALTORS®, it is unethical for me to speak poorly about another REALTOR®.  However, I can write in generalities for the purpose of protecting the interests of the general public (e.g., make sure your agent is taking good photos of your house so that the MLS listing will attract buyers).  Remember, the goal is to improve the quality of the photos and the condition of the houses.

I will give credit when and where I can when photos are sent to me from other persons.

Since the photos are considered public material, it would be crazy to think these photos are copyrighted.  All visual content, copy and images, is copyrighted to its respectful owners other than from the public domain.  However, the editorial content is considered copyrighted since I wrote it.  I am neither responsible, nor have I control, of the content of any external website links.  Information featured on UglyHousePhotos can contain errors or inaccuracies, although I try all in my power to avoid this. I do not make warranty, however, as to the correctness or reliability of this site’s content.  If you own rights to any of the featured images and articles and do not wish to appear here, please don’t hesitate to contact me for direct removal.

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