25 Terrible Real Estate Photos That Prove Selling A House Is More Challenging Than You Think

lighterside-staff-authorBy Lighter Side Staff  |  Read More

The way we buy homes has changed a great deal over the past couple of decades. Whereas once you would’ve had to look at the Real Estate section of the local paper and set up appointments to view houses, today you can actually see pictures of all the available properties with a few mouse clicks.

But some people are better than others at capturing the magic of a home through pictures. I mean, what were these people thinking?


1. A refrigerator island, because who needs space?

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2. When you need that middle ground between a bath and a shower.

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3. This is for the bathroom reserved for guests you don’t really like.

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4. Looking to get sued? Must be a favorite pastime with these people.

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5. Seriously?

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6. Is the shower in the kitchen in case they catch themselves on fire? Not even going to ask about the toilet.

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7. People have breakfast in bed. Why not in the bathtub?

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8. This was obviously installed by an expert.

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9. Takes “keeping it real” to a whole new level.

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10. Who needs ladders for a fire escape? The bushes will break your fall.

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11. That could work… if you’re driving a tank or a monster truck.

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12. It’s tough to get a handle on logic sometimes.

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13. “Yeah, it’s obviously a bad idea, but let’s do it anyway!”

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14. State of the art kitchen designed to accommodate people with particularly fast metabolisms.

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15. This home will inspire your inner abstract expressionism.

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16. Candlelit baths are sooo overrated.

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17. The positive: saves space! The negative: must wear hard hat when using the bathroom.

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18. Depending on your mailman’s accuracy, your bills can automatically go right where they belong.

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19. Perfect room for entertaining. Makeshift confetti conveys.

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20. Bathe in luxury. Unique “jail-style” window perfectly compliments asymmetrical tile pattern and “crime scene” accenting.

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21. Listing description said this was a doll house… they weren’t kidding.

Photo sent in by: Kristi Alexa

22. Open and airy in-law suite with scenic views.

Photo sent in by: Candace Brougher

23. Here’s the door-to-door solicitor’s entrance.

Photo sent in by: Helen Bingham

24. Somehow I thought a Jack-and-Jill closet would at least be a walk-in…

Photo sent in by: Helen Bingham

25. “Flip the switch.” “No, YOU flip the switch!”

Photo sent in by: Olga Verschoore

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