Let’s Hear It For a Matte Finish (or at least, semi-gloss)
It’s certainly possible that the owner of this “For Sale” Golden Valley home just refinished their floors, using a little (a lot) too much polyurethane.
Theory #2: the photographer didn’t get the lighting quite right.
Either way, when a real estate photo has you reaching for your sunglasses . . . it’s probably not a plus.
See also, “The Case of the Too-Shiny Hardwood Floors.”