Fixer-Uppers

5 Fabulous Old Houses Under $100k

Glasglow, VA Fixing up an old house is such a rewarding project. We highly recommend embarking on an old house journey. It's the best labor of love! If you're looking to polish up an old gem without breaking the bank, take a look at these homes that are priced right and full of potential. 1. 35871 State Highway 10, Hamden, NY  - $70,000 6 beds/2 baths  3,500 sqft, 0.25 acres This c. 1910...

If You Don't Buy This $44,960 House, I Will!

by Elizabeth Finkelstein   Much as I love what I do for a living, it can sometimes wreck havoc on my life. BECAUSE I WANT ALL THE HOUSES. Can you blame me!? LOOK AT THIS ONE. It's $44,960. It hurts. I want it. The little fan on the front landing! The staircase! The built-ins! The pocket doors! EVERYTHING!!!! Seriously, just look at the photos.   Can you believe...

The Interior of This Pittsburgh Fixer-Upper is Blowing My Mind

by Elizabeth Finkelstein   When you do what you love for a living, and make it as public as I have made CIRCA, a funny thing happens: People start "thinking" of you a lot. Or, at least, they say they do. For me, this usually comes in the form of "I thought of you yesterday because I drove by a crazy looking salvage dump and you would have loved it," or "Have you seen so-and-so's house yet? You should...

This is the Most Adorable $85,000 House I Have Ever Seen

I cannot stop ogling this Gothic gingerbread beauty for sale for just $85,000! Have you ever seen anything so charming in your entire life? It's located in Tiskilwa, IL, and features 4 marble fireplaces dating back to 1867, when the house was built.   psst... Did you know we have a brand new Instagram feed showcasing zillions of super cheap, gorgeous old homes? Follow us at @cheapoldhouses to get your...

I'm Just a Tiny Bit Obsessed With This $79,000 New Jersey Home

It's the really, really old ones that get me every time. I want an old house that feels like every single piece of wood inside was hand-hewn. I want to feel the stories lurking around corner. I was to go way, way, waaaayyy back in time. So this $79,000 house, which dates back to the 1700s, feels just like home to me.  ...

Who Wants to Fix Up This Beautiful New York Italianate?

by Elizabeth Finkelstein I'm a sucker for an Italianate-style home, thanks to my years in Brooklyn spent ogling rows upon rows of beautiful brownstones. I love the proportions, the perfect mix of straight lines and luscious curves, the exaggerated paired brackets, and of course the cupolas! This fixer-upper is located in the tiny village of Interlaken, New York. I checked out Google Street View, and...

Save This House! The Acworth Train Depot

by Melanie Moore Krogman.   Have you heard? The people of Acworth, Georgia are doing their best to land a very cool property in the right hands. We’d like to give special thanks to the Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society for tipping us off to this one!   This is an amazing opportunity to own the original freight room of the historic Acworth Train Depot PLUS a historic house that also sits on...

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