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How to Move an Entire House

By Elizabeth Finkelstein.

Remember last Valentine’s Day, when we made a video about those 6 amazing historical homes being offered for free, provided they could be moved? Well, ever since then, we’ve received a slew of emails asking how one would go about moving a house!
 
Since I’ve never moved a house myself, I decided to ask the amazing Mike Brovont over at Wolfe House & Building Movers for some tips, and to debunk some of the common myths about moving houses (like, can you move a 3-story Victorian from Detroit to Florida?). Wolfe moved Alexander Hamilton’s “country” house in New York City among other landmark structures, so they certainly know their stuff. If you’re considering moving a house, this interview is one you definitely have to hear!
 
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Breaking News: Introducing CIRCA’s Pop-Up Shop!

I am simply thrilled to announce the launch today of CIRCA’s bi-monthly, curated, antiques pop-up shop! Every two months, we’ll be hand-picking gorgeous vintage finds for your home based around a fun, old house-inspired theme. Explore the shop HERE, and remember to snatch the items up quickly–everything is one-of-a-kind, so when it’s gone, it’s gone!
 
April’s theme is “Vintage Greenhouse.” Now really, could you think of a better way to spend that tax refund?
 
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Newsflash: Young People Love Old Houses

photo courtesy of Movement Mortgage

“I think millennials are definitely interested in being their own people, in being individuals and carving their own path. Your home is the ultimate expression of that.”
 
Recently, the National Association of Realtors released data proving what I’ve suspected for a long time: the younger the buyer, the older the house they are buying. It makes sense, doesn’t it? Nothing speaks to a millennial more than something totally one-of-a-kind!
 
I was thrilled to be quoted in a fantastic piece by analyzing this trend. Enjoy!
 
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Meet the Amazing Couple Who Just Bought This Incredible Indiana Fixer-Upper

by Shannon Lee. Photos by Jane Daniels Photography.

Joshua Targownik is ready to get out of town. Los Angeles, that is. His desire to restore a home to its original beauty has been eating at him for years, and his girlfriend has been itching to get back to Indiana. The result was the purchase of the Kirby-McMillion House, a home with stunning potential for these two do-it-yourselfers. Here’s how they intend to start bringing this 1861 beauty back to her original glory!

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