Entries Tagged as 'Roof'

Japanese Curb Appeal

December 10th, 2017 · 3 Comments

I spent two weeks in Japan in November. Here are some ugly homes across Japan.

New roof needed in Kyoto, Japan.

Neglected entrance in Osaka, Japan.

Not much to look at near Hiroshima, Japan. But it does have stairs going up and a slide going down.

Bonus photo: a home seen in Montreal, Quebec, Canada during my visit there in October.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Graffiti · Other International Cities · Roof

Solar Panels?

December 4th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Are those a new or old type of solar panels on the roof or are those cheap patches for roof leaks? (hint, hint: how about fixing the roof before putting your house up for sale?)

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Tags: Fixer-Upper · Other Arizona Cities · Roof · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Ruined Roof

November 29th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Time for a new roof in Overgaard, Arizona.

Looks bad.

Seller neglect.

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Tags: Fixer-Upper · Other Arizona Cities · Roof

Neighborhood Block Watch

November 27th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Stacks of blocks! Like a ton of bricks, there are so many.

There are even more stacks to the left of this group!

And stacks of red roof tiles. Ironically, the house needs a new roof!! What??!!?!

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Tags: Back Yard · Collections · Phoenix Homes · Roof · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Attic Antics

October 29th, 2017 · No Comments

You could easily convert this attic into living space. For owls, bats, and rats. [Vlissingen, The Netherlands]

And it has a second skylight!

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Tags: Attic · Fixer-Upper · Other International Cities · Roof

Lattice Check Out This Home

October 24th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The lattice out front adds flair to this Wickenburg, Arizona home. It sat on the market for nearly one year. It eventually sold for $38,000.

Padded seating on the front porch; a nice touch.

The door is open for you. Come inside.

Room with a view.

The toilet paper is draped across the dusty toilet tank lid.

Extended garage.

Covered patio out back.

Nothing wrong with the roof.

Updated electric panel.

Field of dreams.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Other Arizona Cities · People In Photos · Roof · Weeds

It’s What’s On the Inside That Counts

October 22nd, 2017 · 3 Comments

Little Rock, Arkansas home. New siding & roof needed.

Completely renovated inside?

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Other US Cities · Roof · Siding

Drive-By Homes

September 13th, 2017 · 2 Comments

First impressions matter.

Proceed with caution.

Bad roof.

Pretty in pink.

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Tags: Chandler, AZ Homes · Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Phoenix Homes · Roof · Window

Miami Mansion

September 4th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Fixer-upper home on a hill in Miami, Arizona. Be very careful on the upper deck.

Your view from the upper deck, just before you fall.

Living room.

Enjoy the view from the dining room window.

It must give you a warm feeling to lean over the stove when using the microwave above.

Cozy bedroom.


Squat toilets are becoming popular nowadays.

Convenient inside laundry room.

Modern plumbing.

Downstairs living space.

Downstairs bedroom.

Downstairs shower.

The house is insulated.

Things go better with Coke.

The back door and patio.

Raise/raze the roof.

Scary railing.

This is the driveway.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Carpet · Ceiling · Curb Appeal · Driveway · Drywall Damage · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Other Arizona Cities · Paint · Roof · Safety Issue · Window · Zoning Violation


July 9th, 2017 · No Comments

This Georgetown, Delaware home is swallowed up by overgrown plants. It’s being spun in a positive way: The photo’s caption reads “Lush vegetation and shade trees complement this 3 bedroom/2 bath ranch style home.” It also hides some of the bad roof. Thank you to our reader Sarah for finding this.


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Tags: Curb Appeal · Landscaping · Other US Cities · Roof