7 Historic New England Homes for Under $100,000 that are NOT Fixer-Uppers

By Elizabeth Finkelstein.

I like to think of myself as a professional house-peeper, with leaf-peeping as a side hobby. This time of year always makes me wish I lived way up in New England, where the fall colors are shimmering brightly and the old houses are dazzling. To prove that you don’t need to be a millionaire to own a beautiful, old house in my favorite part of the country, I tracked down 7 gorgeous historical homes in New England that are for sale for under $100,000 and are MOVE-IN READY. Ready to check them out? Click the video link below!



Homes featured in this video:

100 South Street, Vernon, CT
17 Franklin Street, Bucksport, ME
133 Pond Road, Abbot, ME
54 Fiske Street, Waterbury, CT
179 Granger Street, Rutland, VT
27 Pleasantdale Avenue, Waterville, ME
253 North Street, Calais, ME
(CORRECTION: Built in 1850, not 1950 as stated in the video — whoops!)
Elizabeth is the founder of CIRCA and a writer, architectural historian and preservation consultant. Elizabeth has loved historic houses for as long as she can remember, having grown up in an 1850’s Greek Revival gem that was lovingly restored by her parents. Elizabeth, her husband Ethan and their beagle Banjo remain on a relentless hunt for their perfect “Thanksgiving house.”

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