Crimes Against Paint

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Those who live in NW Georgia might recognize this house. I find it to be in such horrifyingly bad taste that I've got to admire the person who picked out those colors, thereby giving the proverbial finger to anybody who might dare question his choices. This is a true individual, not someone who follows the herd in painting his house the nice neutral colors (boring!) that other mere mortals would approve of.

Paint on, crazy-colored-house person, paint on!

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Andrea Swiedler
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties - New Milford, CT
Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT

Looks like someone has plenty to say to the neighbors.... well, there is freedom of speech and all. But what if... what if they really think this looks good?

May 14, 2010 05:18 AM #1
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Jon Budish
Resident Realty - Fort Collins, CO

Maybe the owner is color blind:)

P.S. Anyone wondering why homeowner associations were formed?

May 14, 2010 05:23 AM #2
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Jeff Craig
Hang Me Up Photos - Jamestown, NC
Greensboro Area Real Estate Photography

WOW!  I'm speechless...almost.  Kind of reminds me of houses in the Caribbean.

May 14, 2010 05:37 AM #3
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Elizabeth Bolton
RE/MAX Destiny Real Estate Cambridge, MA - Cambridge, MA
Cambridge MA Realtor

Hi Julia ~ Good one! It actually doesn't bother me as much as one that's painted in just one bad color - flourescent orange, brilliant blue, etc. This one is so over the top it's now kinda funky or artsy.  And a convenient landmark when giving directions.

Liz

May 14, 2010 02:56 PM #4
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Julia Odom
Select Realty Professionals - Chattanooga, TN
Chattanooga Homes for Sale

Yep, I kinda like it too, tacky though it is. The house is sort of out in the country so it isn't in a subdivision where it would stand out even more. It is, however on a main road.

May 15, 2010 08:36 AM #5
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Barb Szabo, CRS
RE/MAX Above & Beyond - Cleveland, OH
E-pro Realtor, Cleveland Ohio Homes

Must have been some spectacular paint sale. A+ plus for marching to their own drummer but I wouldn't want to live next door.

May 17, 2010 03:05 AM #6
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William Johnson
Retired - La Jolla, CA
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Hi Julia, This is great. Now I can't actually imagine that the owners might have been color blind but I will give them an A for the acid color combination. Very good. Come join our group, I think you will especially enjoy it.

May 18, 2010 06:31 AM #7
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Dr. Stacey-Ann Baugh
Century 21 New Millennium - Upper Marlboro, MD
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WOW.  The HOAs around here would have a heart attack.  I don't know what it says about me but I kinda like it - especially since it is NOT my neighbor.

May 20, 2010 02:26 AM #8
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