June 2016

The Amityville Horror House is for Sale

If you have $850,000 and aren't afraid of the dark, consider this listing in Amityville, New York, the scene of the infamous murders of six family members in 1974 that inspired the book The Amityville Horror and several movies over the following decades. I'll admit I have mixed feelings about posting this one; alleged hauntings aside, I've always loved the style of this home and think it's one of the most...

The Woodwork Inside This Modest Texas Home Will Blow You Away

Don't you just LOVE a diamond in the rough? Many thanks to Cheri for sending us the listing information for this very modest home for sale in Hamilton, Texas that just happens to be filled with THE. MOST. AMAZING. interior woodwork. It's a Fannie Mae HomePath property, for sale for just $82,900. I want it!   Wanna...

This Groovy 1972 A-Frame is a Perfect Time Capsule

My inbox was sprouting daisies this morning when Estately emailed me this incredible 1970s A-frame time capsule home for sale in Midway, Utah. The listing is calling it a fixer-upper, but I WOULDN'T CHANGE A THING, least of all the shag carpeting and that daisy-patterned vinyl flooring in the kitchen. Retro-fabulous!   Catch You on the Flip...

These 3 Historical North Carolina Houses are Each $35,000 or Less

by Elizabeth Finkelstein Since nothing makes me happier than a bunch of cheap, beautiful old houses, I thought I'd share three stunners that I came across while browsing Preservation North Carolina's property inventory. They're all for sale for under $35,000, which means you can have ALL THREE HOUSES for a collective price of under $100,000. I know. I KNOW.   (Psst... If you come across any cheap,...

Why Everyone Should Raise a Family in an Old House

by Candice Whitlow This past year has been a whirlwind of changes in my life. Eight months ago my husband and I brought another little, old house lover into the world, with the birth of our first child. Of course anyone who has ever had a baby knows that it entails a flood of visitors, and with those visitors come questions. We heard all of the usual questions that any new parent would hear from curious...

10 Houses Under $50,000: June 2016 Edition

by Elizabeth Finkelstein I don't know what it is, but 10 is just seeming like SUCH a small number these days. When it comes to cheap, old houses, more is more--so I've gone ahead and collected a WHOLE BUNCH of extra gorgeous old houses for sale for under $50,000 this month, and added them in as bonuses. Enjoy!   (If you come across any beautiful old houses for sale for under $50,000, send them along...

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