June 2014

A Folk Victorian Farmhouse Fixer-Upper in Eufaula, Alabama

by Amanda Davis I can’t get enough of this house in Eufaula, Alabama. That facade is a true beauty! All the great historic details seem to be there, down to the wood windows and the cute porch. Don’t porches and the South work so well together? I love the sidewalk in front too - say hi to your neighbor from the comfort of your wicker rocking chair!   I really love modest farmhouses like this gal...

I'm Now An Official Country Living Columnist!

by Elizabeth Finkelstein I'm so thrilled to announce some BIG NEWS: I'm now an official online columnist for one of my all-time favorite magazines -- Country Living!!! I'll be writing all about my favorite CIRCA listings and more old house-related goodness. Make sure to follow Country Living on Facebook and check the column weekly to get your old house fix.   If you've ever dreamt of having your own...

House Crush: Littlebrook Farm

by Caroline Stephenson Bouckaert Have you ever had romantic notions of living in a log home? Perhaps less “Little House on the Prairie” and more mini Adirondack camp set on the West Coast? Today CIRCA brings you the idyllic Littlebrook Farm! Listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its cultural importance in Spokane County, Washington, Littlebrook Farm includes a 3,650 sf hand-hewn log...

A Gothic Victorian Fixer-Upper in Rockford Illinois!

by Amanda Davis (photo by Teemu08) Today I thought we’d travel to Rockford, Illinois to dream about fixing up this Victorian Gothic beauty selling for just $32,500! Don’t you just love that woodwork at the front gable? And that tower? The home sits on a corner lot in the Haight Village Historic District, which means it’s surrounded by lots of other great old houses. Trust me, I checked!  ...

You Should Move to Louisville, Kentucky!

by Lindsay Riddell (image courtesy of UofL Cardbook)    Welcome to "You Should Move To...", in which Lindsay travels the country scoping out beautiful, under-the-radar old house-filled cities and towns where big charm can be had for little cost. Have a city, town or neighborhood to recommend? Send it along to [email protected]!   Founded in 1778 and named in honor of Louis XVI, Kentucky's...

What's Your Greatest Social Media Challenge?

by Elizabeth Finkelstein Last night, the lovely ladies of CIRCA (that's me and Cristiana!) spoke to some very eager small businesses about leveraging the power of social media to drive sales for your small business! Social media ties the CIRCA community together, and we were so excited to share our tips and tricks of the trade with such a smart and inquisitive group. Thanks Color + Information for hosting...

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