Worlds Worst Hoarders & Tenants - Stomach Retching Photos - This happened to me...

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Worlds Worst Hoarders & Tenants - Stomach Retching Photos - This actually happened to one of my properties....

We verified the application.  Tenant always paid on time.  We never had any complaints.  Then he lost his job after he ended up in jail for driving under the influence.   He quit paying rent and this is how we found our property! Here is the LINK if the YouTube Video is not working:

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Pam Jank, CRS, GRI, ABR, CNE, RRS, Realtor(c)Pam Jank, CRS, GRI, ABR, CNE, RRS, Realtor(c)
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Comments (15)

Tim Lorenz
TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team - Mission Viejo, CA
949 874-2247

I am glad this is not full sensory TV.  The smell has to be gross.

Nov 20, 2011 06:02 PM
Catherine Ulrey
Keller Williams Capital City - Salem, OR
Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist

Oh my.

Nov 20, 2011 06:03 PM
Pam Jank
Coldwell Banker Schneidmiller Realty - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Your Coeur d'Alene & North Idaho Real Estate Pro

Tim, you better believe it... that was the "Stomach Retching" Part!

Nov 20, 2011 06:05 PM
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

I've never figured out why not having money means you have to keep your trash in the house - but I've seen this situation over and over.

Sorry you have this to deal with. Also sorry these slobs reside in Idaho! (Oh no, oh no!)

Nov 20, 2011 06:09 PM
Larry & Jacque Ficek
Alaska Dream Makers - Wasilla, AK
Realtors - Wasilla Alaska

Oh Pam, this is nasty. I see hazmat suits in someones future (I feel so sorry for whomever has to clean it). Obviously this person has some issues and hopefully he will get some help while incarcerated (at least detox).

Perhaps he could have recycled the cans for the rent money?

Jacque & Larry

Nov 20, 2011 06:11 PM
Cheryl Dickson
Retired Realtor / Retired Home Inspector - Oklahoma City, OK
Retired Realtor, GRI / Retired Home Inspector

OMG!!! That absolutely wins the prize for the filthiest tenant ever. Unbelievable how he could be so lazy, and not make any effort to clean up. He lived on beer and Chinese food it seems. Wow! Hope you can get it back to livable. So sorry this happened to you.

Nov 20, 2011 06:23 PM
Sharon Lancaster
Sage Executive Group Real Estate - Kelowna, BC
SRES, Realty Executives Okanagan

Just curious - how long did it take to get this way?

Nov 20, 2011 06:45 PM
Pam Jank
Coldwell Banker Schneidmiller Realty - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Your Coeur d'Alene & North Idaho Real Estate Pro

Sharon, We estimate it was about a 6-month period that he started living this way.

Larry, We didn't even recycle the cans because he used them as a toilet.  Urine in most of them.....  Feces in pizza boxes, etc...

We had to do the clean up.  It was disgusting!  And then we had to fix the damange it caused.


Nov 20, 2011 07:45 PM
Carlotta Remong
Berkshire Hathaway HS N.E. Prime Properties - Newport, RI

Pam, what a sad situation all around, he lost his job and  it looks like he lost all hope.  He was probably depressed because he didn't have a job then started drinking excessively and therefore he could not function like a normal human being. And he  ended up making a horrific  mess in your rental unit. Best of luck with the new tenants.

Nov 20, 2011 10:34 PM
Pam Jank
Coldwell Banker Schneidmiller Realty - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Your Coeur d'Alene & North Idaho Real Estate Pro

Pam, He started drinking before he lost his job.  Drinking is what started his downhill plummet.  He went off the wagon.  It's still sad.  However, while we were cleaning up feces & urine throughout the trash, house & sink and, paying for new carpet, pad and some subflooing to replace the 6-month new carpet & Pad we were not feeling quite as sympathetic.

Nov 22, 2011 06:08 AM
Larry & Jacque Ficek
Alaska Dream Makers - Wasilla, AK
Realtors - Wasilla Alaska

Pam, that made is worse. Way too many adjectives going through my mind on this one. GROSS!


Nov 22, 2011 06:45 AM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Pam that is truly shocking! I just wanted to stop by and wish you a Prosperous 2012 your real estate connection from Los Angeles, Endre

Jan 01, 2012 03:48 PM
Pam Jank
Coldwell Banker Schneidmiller Realty - Coeur d'Alene, ID
Your Coeur d'Alene & North Idaho Real Estate Pro

Thanks Endre, and I wish you a very Prosperous 2012 also!

Jan 05, 2012 09:40 PM
Jack Tenold
Jack Tenold LLC - Spokane, WA
Specializing in Reverse Mortgages

Hi Pam, I have had clients turn pale when I tell them that an appraiser will be entering their home. At that moment I know there is a hoarding situation at hand and we need to re-group before moving forward on refinancing their home.

I don't want a borrower to waste money  (or an appraiser to waste their time) on a house that won't appraise.  You can't tell by someone's appearance what the interior of their home is like.  It was shortly after the reality show came out that I met my first hoarder  here in Spokane and the home was unbelievable.  I feel very sorry for these people and their families. 

Jan 11, 2012 11:54 AM
james cowan

I had the worlds worst tenants..they signed a lease to a property I own..quikly fell behind on the rental 6 months I gave them an eviction notice as they were stripping the property of copper and hvac equipment..they sued me and stayed til the courts heard the case..almost 9 months[canadas legal system is slow and slanted toward tenants] I won on all took another month to get them out and the damage to the building and grounds was unbelievable. they stole all the copper hot water baseboard heaters..stripped copper out of the ground  stripped copper from transformers..never through out garbage[ I hired 4 40 cubic yard bins full] hoarded everything..I have hundreds of fotos. The building was an X government facility with on site generator and coaxle cables to receiving they were clearly there soley to steal copper and wouldnt believe how these people squatted. they had 2 honda generators and banks of batteries ..they had led liting and heated a bathtub with a lobster pot burner..they had to fill the tub with a makeshift hose as there was no plumbing left!!!

Aug 02, 2012 09:56 PM