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Save This House! A North Carolina Beauty on 54 Acres

by Melanie Moore Krogman   Historical integrity, large rooms, and 54 acres! Start the new year off right by fixing up this incredible North Carolina home. She is ready and waiting for continued renovations and some TLC from the right owners.   For just $169,500, you’ll be buying into an abundance of historical value and opportunity consisting of… well, just about anything you can dream up! This 4 bedroom, 3800 sq. ft. home comes complete with rolling pastures, its own pond, many outbuildings, and a smaller

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This Cold Spring Fixer-Upper Sits on Almost 10 Acres! Swoon.

by Lisa Levin. Listing and photos courtesy of Houlihan Lawrence.   We’re just a little biased toward life in New York’s Hudson Valley, not just because Elizabeth, our founder, lives there! Just up the river from New York City, this is one of the prettiest places in America, and Lisa is ready to take you on a tour of the area’s most incredible old houses.   Oh boy… if these walls could talk! Peel back the layers to uncover the potential of this fantastic property. A perfect fixer-upper opportunity, this Cold Spring property of over nine acres needs a lot of TLC, but when you’ve got original mantels, windows, molding and floors like these, the possibilities are simply

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Save This House! A Hacienda Haven in Oklahoma City

by Melanie Moore Krogman   This could be your own Hacienda Haven! In Oklahoma City, you’ll find this GREAT four bed, five bath in no less than 4873 sq. feet. This is a foreclosure opportunity now listed at $199,900! Listen to the details, look at this house, then imagine adding your own personality and style! Then, the spacious yard with a pool? (Flowers, shrubs, and a fountain …let me at

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Friday Fixer-Upper: A Craftsman Home in Historic District of Idaho Falls!

by Rachael Meyerink This 1919 Craftsman home is part of a historic district and retains nearly all of its original architectural elements. The original woodwork, hand-painted mantle art, light fixtures, hardware and built-ins are all still present. The kitchen boasts its original cabinetry, wine cupboard and floor-to ceiling subway tile in the breakfast nook. The bathroom also retains its original bathtub and subway tiled walls and floors. The historic integrity that has been preserved in this home is breathtaking and is likely thanks to the fact that in almost 100 years, it has only had two owners. Who wants to be number

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Save This House! A Beautiful 1903 Queen Anne in Sterling, Kansas

by Melanie Moore Krogman   Waiting for you in Sterling, KS is an absolutely lovely Victorian home dating to 1903, and designed after the governor’s mansion at the time. In fact, a hand-sculpted brass miniature of the home is in Coronado Quivira Museum, in Lyons, KS (how fun is that?!). The owners loved this home in small town Kansas, but no longer have the time to give it the care that it

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These Neighboring Wisconsin Homes Are Strikingly Beautiful – and for Sale for a Total Steal

by Elizabeth Finkelstein Many, many thanks to Joe for sending me these two absolutely stunning homes for sale in Cambria, WI, which are for sale for a song! Joe actually used to own the house at 124 Mary Street, and he did so much research into it that he even up writing a Wikipedia entry on the architect, David R. Jones, who designed many homes in Cambria.   The homes are across the street from one another. Someone please snatch these beauties

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Here’s a Fabulous Opportunity to Own Three Neighboring Victorian Homes at Under $70,000 Each

by Elizabeth Finkelstein While doing some reach for a post I wrote this week for Country Living Magazine, I happenstanced upon an incredible opportunity for the right investor, or someone who just loves fixing up old houses! These three Victorian homes are all clustered together as neighbors in Stafford, Kansas, and are for sale for unbelievably low prices. The realtor “would really prefer to package these properties together under an LLC with investors. And have a preservation trust/hunting lodge/B&B with enough funds to adequately preserve and showcase these wonderful properties.” For more information, contact Clare Moore of Claremont Realty and Management at (316)

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Save This House! The J. Hinton House in Hannibal, MO

by Melanie Moore Krogman.   Gracing Grace St. (1634 Grace St., that is) in Hannibal, MO is this GORGEOUS lady! If the double decker façade of this Neoclassical beauty isn’t enough to pique your interest, the long list of amenities and history

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