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Rainmaker
742,782
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Skip the paint and support pillars and go straight for draping that railing in Christmas lighting.

Nov 22, 2016 02:19 PM
Rainmaker
3,237,979
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I see you  have been reading The Flipper's Guide To Camouflaged Fixes

Nov 22, 2016 01:48 PM
Rainmaker
1,366,627
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Jeff Pearl Make sure you prop it up real good before you do it.

Nov 22, 2016 01:46 PM
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2,943,918
Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

I think this is not the time to throw a deck party!

Nov 23, 2016 03:34 AM
Rainmaker
1,504,160
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

Yep, that's all it needs all right. Are you sure someone didn't already fall thru?

Nov 22, 2016 02:23 PM
Rainmaker
1,210,224
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I'll paint it for you with my new paint brush:

Nov 25, 2016 10:26 AM
Rainmaker
3,063,553
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Time to call in a pro and replace.

Nov 23, 2016 10:25 AM
Rainmaker
4,796,451
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Only if you want to destroy a freshly painted deck later.

Nov 23, 2016 10:02 AM
Rainmaker
4,431,972
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Yes

Nov 23, 2016 08:53 AM
Rainmaker
2,890,669
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Why not both?

Nov 23, 2016 06:23 AM
Rainmaker
821,770
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

It's a flippers dream, why touch it?

Nov 23, 2016 05:41 AM
Rainmaker
723,904
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

I am not a structural expert, but would say start from scratch... to save lives or broken legs.

Nov 23, 2016 05:20 AM
Rainmaker
3,049,771
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 nailed this one!

Nov 23, 2016 05:00 AM
Rainmaker
1,237,957
Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

I would also skip the paint but add one of those little jumping trampolines!

Nov 23, 2016 04:39 AM
Rainmaker
1,520,561
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

As Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland wrote.

Nov 23, 2016 04:26 AM
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4,298,221
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Jeff Pearl - oh yes, little things like that go long way....lol!

Nov 22, 2016 10:49 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

It could use a little work.  Make sure your life insurance is up to date before starting.

Nov 22, 2016 09:33 PM
Rainmaker
1,648,677
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,

ouch! I wouldn't stand under that! 

Nov 22, 2016 09:25 PM
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3,673,422
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Wow!  That's one funky deck!

Nov 22, 2016 08:53 PM
Rainer
97,766
Carol Wilson
Your $imple Home - Toronto, ON

I'd take it off, and hang Christmas lights over the wall parts that show something used to be there.  Oh, and make sure the upstairs door is locked tight with a sign not to go out....

Nov 22, 2016 08:13 PM
Rainmaker
1,675,306
Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

Maybe a coat of paint would help it hold together.  I can imagine what the dek floor looks like, but you couldn't get me up there.

Nov 22, 2016 07:49 PM
Rainmaker
983,648
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

omg Have a party with 30 people stand on it....

Nov 22, 2016 07:21 PM
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3,981,932
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Only do your work from below because I am not sure you would stay on top of it very long.

Nov 22, 2016 06:20 PM
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3,182,517
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Support first, paint second!

Nov 22, 2016 05:01 PM
Rainmaker
2,762,679
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

I suggest you replace it. Good Grief ... is this an abandoned home?

Nov 22, 2016 04:57 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

 Looks like he could use some tender loving care ..

Nov 22, 2016 04:54 PM
Rainmaker
1,026,912
Susan Haughton
Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545 - Alexandria, VA
Susan & Mindy Team...Honesty. Integrity. Results.

Looks like a tear down to me!

Nov 22, 2016 04:52 PM
Rainmaker
641,728
Paul Antonelli
Antonelli Realty - Saint Cloud, FL
Broker Owner; Antonelli Realty

Its going to need a hell of a lot more than paint. Maybe a "Don't Stand Here" sign. 

Nov 22, 2016 04:49 PM
Rainmaker
1,523,560
Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

Michael Jacobs answer says it all! 

Nov 22, 2016 04:43 PM
Ambassador
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

That would be a good start. 

Nov 22, 2016 04:36 PM
Ambassador
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

Why?  It looks it great shape!!

Nov 22, 2016 04:29 PM
Rainmaker
5,261,719
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Dangerous.

Nov 22, 2016 03:43 PM
Rainmaker
4,865,098
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

that deck, in my state, would not pass the code.... a home inspection would deem the railings unsafe as sell as the structural integrity....

Nov 22, 2016 03:40 PM
Rainmaker
1,157,264
FN LN
Toronto, ON

Looks like a teardown.

Nov 22, 2016 03:37 PM
Rainmaker
2,939,752
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

Perhaps it would make better bon fire material for an after thanksgiving camp fire

Nov 22, 2016 02:50 PM
Ambassador
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Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Book of matches should take care of it.

Nov 22, 2016 02:49 PM
Rainmaker
4,309,200
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Definitely need to prop it up and then paint it. A

Nov 22, 2016 02:18 PM
Rainmaker
3,977,611
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I think 2 coats of paint and 3 posts.

Nov 22, 2016 02:11 PM
Rainmaker
3,164,368
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Think you need to start from scratch to make it right!!

Nov 22, 2016 02:05 PM
Rainmaker
382,367
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Looks like it needs a bit more than that!

Nov 22, 2016 01:53 PM
Rainmaker
2,970,381
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I think you should just demolish and start from scratch, Jeff.

Nov 22, 2016 01:47 PM