The Silliest Real Estate Photos

Jun 02, 2021Danica

More often than not, we look at architectural or real estate magazines in the hopes that we will get to own even a tiny bit of property similar to those printed on its glossy pages. The primary purpose of those magazines is to get you to invest in homes and properties. However, sometimes real estate agents don't get the memo. They stage homes with the hopes of grabbing buyers' attention but often the final result is anything but flattering. These home disasters will leave you stunned ... 

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Is This Some Kind of Joke?

Whenever potential homeowners are trying to hunt for properties, the first thing that most of them do is to look at photographs of these houses. Although, some of the real estate agents trying to sell these homes seem like they do not want to get their commissions because of how bad these photographs look. One house even has a melting ceiling fan! 

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A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words

We must have all heard the phrase, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” It is a famous saying that rings true, so what did these real estate agents think when they put up these horrible photos on their actual home listings? Well, the question that should be answered is this: who approved these photographs?

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Who Approved These Photographs?

Once you see the horrible photographs on this list, you might end up wondering with us as to who was the culprit that approved these photographs? Maybe they were the owners who actually did not want to sell their homes in the first place, or it could be the real estate agent who did not want to get his commissions. Either way, this next one is the only thing that rings true ...

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Nobody Would Want to Buy These Houses

Suppose you see that the potential home that you are checking out has a dilapidated and almost haunted basement or a room with an oversized taxidermied animal. Would you want to buy that particular home? Well, we do not think so. As outrageous as it seems, let us dive into these horrific photographs, starting with this next one!

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A Seat Taking A Seat

This photo seems to be a bit normal, but then when you realize that there is a seat taking a seat on a sofa … well, that is where it gets a bit odd. Maybe that seat just wanted to chill for a bit, or its previous owners were in the midst of a move and forgot all about it. Either way, try not to forget your seats—now, moving onto this next house with an indoor parking spot.

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You Get A House and A Car!

Maybe the previous owners of this house think that parking their Mini Cooper outside is such a bad idea, so they thought that the best place for it was in the living room. The question that made us scratch our heads is, how would you get this car in and out of this spot? Well, let us see if this next one has cars indoors too! 

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In Need of More Furniture

Okay, this photo does not really look that bad, especially if you are a potential homeowner that is quite into “minimalism.” However, there is something deeply disturbing with the bareness of this space, and we just cannot point our fingers at it. Do you know what is wrong with this photo?

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Nobody Wants This Bathroom

Sometimes, most homeowners get way over their heads when it comes to decorating their houses using prints. This was precisely the case with the previous owner of this bathroom since you can barely see a thing that is not covered with that floral hue. Well, at least it does not include a bunch of staircases that do not lead anywhere ...

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Stairway to Where?

We feel that the previous owner of this space had way too much time and money in their hands, so they have decided that they needed an area with a staircase that leads nowhere. Honestly, we do not see any point in creating this chaotic room … do you? If you do like plants, then maybe you can appreciate this next real estate horror!

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A Bit Too Plant Obsessed

What do you do when you feel like your personal space needs a bit more touch of greenery to feel alive? Well, you do put a bit of plant here and there, but maybe this room is just a bit too much! Okay, at least this room does not have a toilet next to a bed, unlike this next one on our list.

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Why Is There A Toilet Next to the Bed?

Can you even imagine sleeping soundly on that bed after someone has used that toilet? Yeah, that is disgusting, and we do not know who thought that putting a toilet next to their beds was a genius idea! Oh well, this next one has a famous face on it that, luckily, you can get rid of!

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They Need A New Shower Curtain

Okay, the previous occupants of this house might have had an intense liking to Jeff Goldblum. Needless to say that showering in that bathroom might be a bit awkward with Goldblum’s face staring straight at you, and not to mention that gorilla on that shower curtain too! We might need to switch that to a plain colored shower curtain, thank you very much ...

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Someone Loved This Pattern

Another previous owner that went way too overboard with the print design is none other than the one who decorated this room. Who told this person that using the identical prints for the walls, the duvets, and the door was such a great idea? We do not know, but we will take this any day instead of this next one which might give a bit of a creepier vibe! 

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A House with A Creepy Vibe

At first glance, you might think that there is nothing wrong with this photo and that this house looks like any other house on the real estate market. Then again, when you take a closer look, you can see that there might be a bit of a creepy thing encased in one of the shelves by the stairs. If we saw this, we would not even dare go into that house, even if it sells cheaply.

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Who Let the Cat Out of the Bag?

This photo is more on the hilarious side of things since this cat was caught in a sheer state of panic what it realized that there was no way to get into the house. What it did not know was that its owners were simply taking some pictures to sell their home. Still, it is a pretty funny photo that deserves a spot on this article!

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They Must Have Loved Posters

Maybe the previous occupants of this space were teenagers who were all hands on deck when it comes to the poster trend. We do not know about you, but putting up many posters on the wall needs some kind of dedication. Now, let us move onto this next one on our list.

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Just A Creepy Doll

Another photo that looks “normal” but has an eerie vibe to it is this one. You might think that you are looking at a bare space that has a lot of redecoration potential, but then your gaze might turn into that creepy doll that is leaning its back against the wall. We have seen too many horror movies to let us know that these kinds of spaces are a no-go!

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Not An Ideal Living Situation

Maybe this is a $2,000 apartment in New York City, or perhaps the previous owners of this apartment just like a tight-knit space where they can do all their business in a span of a few inches. This is not an ideal situation, and maybe that was why the previous owners decided to sell. Well, at least this one did not try to sabotage Christmas, unlike this next one ...

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Is That Santa Claus?

Have you been wondering why you have stopped receiving gifts for Christmas? If you look closely on the floor of this house, you will see that there is a pair of legs that resembles that of Santa Claus’. It is safe to say that we need to hire a new Father Christmas because it looks like that one is never coming back!

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A Bit of Storage Room

Can you see the fantastic potential of this room, or can you just see the clutter? Honestly, this room can be converted into a better living space, but the previous occupants thought it would be best to use it as a storage space. Well, we cannot blame them … to each their own, right?

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Selling the Garden

When the real estate agent said that the best part of this property is the garden, this was not what we had in mind. Now, this might seem like a full-on forest in your backyard, but then again, you can convert it into a better gardening space if you are into plants and all that stuff. This vast area is the ideal location for the activity that this next property is trying to do ...

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Is Somebody Having A Picnic?

We are not sure whether this space is the basement or if this is just a room that nobody uses, but they seemed to have had a picnic here at some point. Although we do not think this is the best location for a successful picnic, we usually like our picnics outside in the sun. What about you?

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What is Up with That Window?

We are not sure what the architect of this house was thinking when they built this window, but we sure are getting a stiff neck just by looking at this photo. Can you even imagine looking through that window when you are actually in that space? Well, this next one is a bit better than this one ... albeit being weird as well!

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A Bit of Chitchat in the Loo …

The question that lingers in our minds is, why would you need a telephone next to your toilet? Then again, some people usually bring their smartphones to the bathroom with them, so maybe that is the same thing too? Now, let us move onto this next one on our list.

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Is That A Sharkzooka?

Based on the sharkzooka displayed on the wall, the person who might have lived in this space is a teenage boy. Honestly, we would love to see what that sharkzooka was capable of! Anyway, this next one seems like yet another typical real estate photograph.

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Views for Days

Many people would kill to live in a space with a view like this, and there might not be anything odd about this photo. Well, aside from the fact that it might be a gorgeous and expensive space, but the furniture needs a bit of a step-up, but that is about it. At least this space had privacy, unlike this next one ...

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Nobody Had Privacy

We do not know what the interior designer or the previous owners of this space were thinking, but this bathroom has to go! This is not something that you would want to see every time you go to the bathroom. Honestly, there is something a bit creepy about these decors … we just cannot guess which one it is.

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Curtains Did the Trick!

Another bathroom fails that is included on this list is none other than this one. The previous owners of this space thought that curtains would do the trick, but we all know that doors are essential, and we do not know how chill you might be when you are using that space. It definitely is a “no” from us!

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They Forgot the Kitchen Was Messy

When people say that their kitchens are messy, we usually see a bunch of dirty plates or unfinished food on the table. The previous occupants of this space take messy kitchens to a whole new level because this is a chaotic kitchen, right? Now, speaking of kitchens, this next one is not only chaotic, but it also is a fire hazard.

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Definitely A Fire Hazard!

Whoever thought that building that wooden thing on top of the stove is seriously way out of their heads. Not only is it a bit displeasing to the eye, but it also is a fire hazard that can seriously cause way too much damage in your homes. Hopefully, the people who bought this house got rid of this thing as soon as they could.

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Too Much Purple …

There might not be anything drastic about this photo, but the color is seriously not the best choice. Maybe purple was the previous owners’ favorite color, and we can never really know! Another thing that a previous owner did not know was how sofas worked, which was apparent in this next photo ...

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Discovering How Sofas Worked

Nowadays, finding the perfect sofa is a task that must be done so carefully because a sofa can make or break your living space. Although, the previous occupants of this house might not know how sofas worked because of how they placed them. Oh well, this next one involves a few more chairs ...

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How Many Chairs Do You Need?

Maybe the previous owners of this house had a bit of an existential crisis, or they must have really liked these types of chairs. Either way, this begs us to ask the question: how many chairs do you actually need in your living room? Honestly, we will take this any day instead of the pile of laundry on this next photo!

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Somebody Forgot Their Laundry

Laundries are part of our everyday lives, and we really cannot blame the people who forgot their laundry while trying to take photos of their houses. Most people can say that they relate to this, but maybe not to that extent, heh. Okay, this next photo on our list will answer how much white is too much white?

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How Much White is Too Much White?

When people say that they like the color white, this is not what we had in mind. Now, how much white is too much white? Because this house might be a bit over the top when it comes to that color!

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Do You Like Greeneries?

Okay, now that we have covered the all-white theme, let us move onto the greens. It looks like the previous owners of this home loved gardens so much that they decided it would be their living space motif. Hopefully, the people who bought this house got rid of this room and all that greens as soon as possible ...

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Creepy Mascots for Company

While we are still in the color motif part of living spaces, let us dive into this bizarre pink room filled with creepy mascots to keep you company. We are not sure what this motif was or what the imagery that the previous owners were trying to convey. However, it indeed is as creepy as it can get—can you imagine sitting in this room at night?

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A Melting Ceiling Fan

Maybe this house is located somewhere really hot and humid; that was why their ceiling fan melted. If that were us, we would not even try to show this thing, or we will simply try and repair it to sell our house. Although maybe it is something that potential buyers might want, so they kept it!

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Where Did Those Doors Lead to?

Do you remember that haunted house with so many doors for the “ghosts” to get lost? Well, maybe that was the idea behind these doors … or perhaps they just hired a terrible architect. It is either of those two—although we will take this any day instead of this next one on our list.

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Did Any Sacrifice Happen Here?

If you walk into a potential home with that marking on the floor, would you be interested, or would you run away scared? We think that we would do the latter since those are pretty insane markings, and we do hope that no “sacrifices” happened there. Now, what about this next one on our list?

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No Privacy on This Floor

Another toilet situation that does not have any privacy is none other than this one! Can you imagine going about your business here with random people going up and down the stairs? It is safe to say that the future owners of this home should get rid of this weird spot ...

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Prints on Prints on Prints

Of course, another case of terrible print choices is this room. To be fair, it does look like a pretty and subtle print, but what destroyed it for us was the fact that it literally is everywhere! Well, at least it does not have any moss, unlike this next one!

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A Mossy Pool

If you are in love with the water, then you might want to invest in a home with your very own pool. However, would you like to invest in a house with a pool this mossy? We do not think so—although, maybe if they give it a good clean, we might change our minds. Maybe.

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Would You Dare Buy Any of These Houses?

We seriously do not know what these real estate agents thought when they snapped these photographs. It is like they do not want these houses to be sold! Some of these houses are normal, and some are plain ridiculous, while some are just too extraordinary.

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Which of the spaces in this list is the one that caught your eye? Do you think you can buy a house with a photo like this? Let us know by leaving a comment below, and share this article with your family and friends!

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