Paul S.  Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker! (Fathom Realty Washington LLC)

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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Have seen copies of art and photo's but not of the family.

Although I will be listing a Nudist Camp in a few weeks.

Mar 24, 2016 10:08 PM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

I had a listing of a well know international celebrity couple that had a nude photo of the themselves together. Tasteful, beautiful, exciting but appropriate for strangers to see? 

I asked them to take it from view and volunteered to house it at my place until theirs was sold!

Mar 24, 2016 09:25 PM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

Yes.  And it was disgusting.  People need to realize that if they want to sell their house they want to prepare the home with a sense of "Welcome Home" and not a vision of "Let's get it on!"  I have one goal in mind and it is "Let's get is SOLD!"

Mar 24, 2016 02:14 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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Yes, and the showing was short-lived. The house was impeccable, but the buyers were focused on the pictures. No sale!

Mar 24, 2016 10:13 PM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

Someone here on AR wrote the best post about 'No Nudes is Good Nudes' which is about that subject. LMAO & is one of my all time favs about this subject.

I reblogged it & every year I get a few calls about the subject that major papers/blogs are writing about it. 

Mar 24, 2016 09:54 PM
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Bob Crane
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I have seen homes with nude paintings but not photos of the sellers.

Mar 24, 2016 03:09 PM
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Jill Murty, Realtor - Orange County, CA
Movoto - Laguna Niguel, CA

It hasn't happened yet.  I had a seller who had some pictures that we agreed should not be displayed once the house was listed. 

Mar 24, 2016 02:53 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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One had had a couple of paintings - the artist's name was the seller's.  They were pretty tasteful, as far as nude paintings go, but probably better removed from buyers' eyes!

Jeff

Mar 24, 2016 02:13 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Nope - do you have an address??!! 

Mar 24, 2016 10:45 PM
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Liz and Bill Spear
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Nude painting, once.  Nude photos, zero.

Mar 24, 2016 10:37 PM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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I have not; however there have been some great answers.

Mar 24, 2016 10:34 PM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

No but I did ask my seller to remove a nude painting on black velvet of his wife..... Nuf said! Except - I did sell the house and I liked the seller despite his taste in paintings. 

Mar 24, 2016 10:32 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

No, but i had a seller answer the door in an open robe

Mar 24, 2016 10:30 PM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Yes, guess the sellers didn't depersonalize or desensitize the home.

Since one of the presidential candidates has wife whose nude photos have been all over the internet, will her nude photos hang in 1600 Pennsylvania  if he is elected?

How will guests at State dinners concentrate on business and food?

Mar 24, 2016 10:22 PM
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Peter Mohylsky. Broker -BRIX REALTY
Miramar Beach, Florida - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
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not here, not yet. 

Mar 24, 2016 10:21 PM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

In the heart of Columbus Ohio was the home office for HUSTLER magazine.

Entering the lobby was a huge portrait of the receptionist, back to audience, throwing a birdie at the audience from between her legs.

Some 30 years later I walk into a West Chase home and 'Yowwie!" There is was! The subject of the portrait, and the owner of the house were not exact matches, but the tweak of a smile confirmed one and the same.

I did not get the listing, but I did get one heck of a story.

What I was doing in the lobby of Hustler is a different life and new story.

Mar 24, 2016 10:09 PM
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Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
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No photos but one home I showed had a truck parked in the garage that had a quite explicit nude painted on the hood. It was unexpected, awkward for the buyers and I wish the sellers had covered it with a sheet or something.

Mar 24, 2016 09:56 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
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I have shown one home in Rancho Sante Fe with a live nude woman, that was exciting yet a complete embarrassing panic. I've seen boudoirs photos in homes but not nudes otherwise.

Mar 24, 2016 09:53 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Paul,

I have seen some tastefully done.  It really does not bother either one of us if we are looking at a house.  We are not buying the pictures, we are buying the house.  I am more likely to be offended by taxidermy all over the house.  

I do understand that some potential buyers would be offended.  Perhaps the listing agent could call the Vatican and get some of the fig leaves that they discarded after using them on sculptures and paintings.

Have a great weekend, A

Mar 25, 2016 12:26 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I like the answer by Lyn Sims

Mar 25, 2016 12:00 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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This is one problem (thankfully) I've never had to deal with. And what was the listing agent thinking?

Mar 24, 2016 10:50 PM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Yes, doesn't bother me. They were paintings, not photos. And the house wasn't full of nudes, there was just one here and there.

Mar 24, 2016 09:28 PM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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No, not yet, but the day isn't over

Mar 24, 2016 07:49 PM
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 I have seen  nude pictures of both men and women in properties depending upon their sexual orientation. I find it intriguing to get a glimpse into others' lifestyles.

Mar 24, 2016 07:00 PM
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Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
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Good morning Paul. Not pictures, but rather a nude painting of the owner. It was done very well and was admired rather than anything else.

Mar 24, 2016 06:35 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

I've had sellers remove inappropriate art and phots prior to any showings.

Mar 24, 2016 06:19 PM
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Sharon Kowitz
CRS-SRES-ABR-GRI-E-Pro-CREN Fonville Morisey Cary, NC - Cary, NC
Cary, NC Relocation Specialist ~ Buying or Selling

Ha um, no I have not encountered this! I'm sure it's only a matter of time!

Mar 24, 2016 03:03 PM
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Lisa Von Domek
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No, but it seems from the comments that others have!

Mar 24, 2016 02:35 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
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removed.... paintings of gays into action!!!!!

Mar 24, 2016 02:27 PM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
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Not yet, but I'm sure there will be one of those embarrassing days, when I least expect it.

Mar 24, 2016 02:23 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
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I had a naked seller.  Nope, not a photo

Mar 28, 2016 02:12 PM
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Vera Gonzalez
RE/MAX Suburban, Inc. - Sterling Heights, MI
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No. but a great example of a seller don't to add to the list.

Mar 27, 2016 12:25 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I have shown a home, where a nude photo was above the bed and very embarrassing to buyers.   As a listing agent, would always recommend taking down anything that could possibly offend potential buyers.

Mar 26, 2016 02:43 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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I showed a house where the sellers were both nude in different rooms.  Passed out middle of the day

Mar 25, 2016 07:37 AM
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Susan Laxson CRS
Premier Sotheby's International Realty - Naples, FL
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Love the answers and no, I haven't. I did preview a home recently that the listing agent boasted there were over 500 pictures of the family displayed and while I didn't stop to count them, after viewing the home, I believe her.

Mar 25, 2016 06:21 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
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No I haven't as most agents do a pretty good job prepping the sellers to remove distractions like this. 

Mar 25, 2016 06:19 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Was it tasteful nudity or graphic?  I've never seen this and I don't recall general nudity beyond church pictures (cherubs, etc.) in artwork.

Mar 25, 2016 04:29 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

No, only some nude art. Why can't buyers focus on the home itself? Leaving those photo's up may be inappropriate and in bad taste (sellers' choice!), but it doesn't change the structure or the layout of the house! I am not condoning the practice, but isn't this equivalent to leaving because buyers didn't like the color of the walls?

Mar 25, 2016 04:09 AM
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Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Paul - We listed a place that had several nudes of the owner. We suggested that she take them down, but she wanted them up. Weird, but the place sold.

Mar 25, 2016 03:44 AM
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Sharon Altier, SFR
Lawton Realty Group, Inc. - Elmhurst, IL
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No, but I certainly would hope that  an agent would put something in the remarks section of MLS, so you can prep Buyers.  The Sellers clearly felt comfortable leaving it up, so perhaps there was more to it.

Mar 25, 2016 03:12 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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Strange, very strange, indeed. Were they good photos?  Just wondering...address? 

Mar 25, 2016 02:43 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Wow, I guess I have been lucky and never had this happen.

Mar 25, 2016 02:08 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
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No, I have not. I did run into a naked seller as he was hopping down the hall putting his pants on.  Nothing like the real things ... baby.

Mar 25, 2016 01:58 AM
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Carol Williams
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As Lyn Sims said, No Nudes is Good Nudes.  Can't imagine why they think that is appropriate or beneficial.  There should be an X rating on the listing to be sure no children are taken to this property!

Mar 25, 2016 12:51 AM
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Abby Stiller
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No!

Mar 25, 2016 12:30 AM
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LOLLL! Not. But how funny!

Mar 25, 2016 12:18 AM
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John McCormack, CRS
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Yep and my sellers turned their young kids around at the door and we left.

Mar 25, 2016 12:07 AM
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Wayne Zuhl
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We've showing listings with nude photos or artwork (or, in one memorable instance, wallpaper of nudes in the bathroom) but never of the sellers.

Mar 24, 2016 11:57 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington Not a very good way to get a lot of showings.

Mar 24, 2016 11:01 PM
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Brenda Mayette
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Thankfully NO!  :)

Mar 24, 2016 10:35 PM
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Gita Bantwal
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no

Mar 24, 2016 09:16 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington - I know how our clients feel when they see this. I haven't seen anything like this, yet.

The only thing we can tell our clients, do not go by what you see. Go by what you want to see in this home when you own it!

Mar 24, 2016 04:09 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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    Something is in the air.  I showed two different houses to two different Buyers... both of the houses had nude photos of the owners prominently displayed. 

    One of the houses was "Listing Agent must accompany"; I pointed out the photo to him,  he quickly diverted my Buyer's attention to something else.  But they had seen it; it was a turn-off and a deal killer.

Mar 24, 2016 03:26 PM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

No, I have not seen this yet Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington.  I guess Previewing a house first would have helped, though I know that is not always possible.  Apparently it wasn't listed in the 'Remarks' Section, so maybe the Seller never thought it might be offensive to some?  I would have called the LA, also.

Mar 24, 2016 03:17 PM