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Send Us Your Vintage Photos

Send Us Your Vintage Photos

I grew up in a Greek Revival home in upstate New York that my parents poured decades of love into restoring. The photo above is my mom standing in front of the house when she and my dad first purchased it over 30 years ago. This photo inspired CIRCA Houses, and it’s now inspiring our […]

What Old House Lovers Really Want for Christmas

What Old House Lovers Really Want for Christmas

by Candice Whitlow Well, we are officially into the holiday season. Weather is cooler, homes are starting to be adorned with lights and garlands, and retail stores are getting busier.   My household typically does it’s shopping at the last minute, but this year we’re actually ahead of the game. Jake and I have been […]

Download Our Brand New Mobile App!

Download Our Brand New Mobile App!

Hey, old house lovers! Ever wish you could make your commute go by more quickly by swiping through photos upon photos of gorgeous old homes for sale? You’re in luck—We now have a smartphone app!!! It’s the first mobile app crafted specifically for old house enthusiasts searching for their perfect home (and those who just […]

Love Fixer-Uppers? Follow Our Newest Instagram Feed!

Love Fixer-Uppers? Follow Our Newest Instagram Feed!

I don’t know exactly WHAT draws me to sad & lonely old houses just crying out for TLC. But whatever it is, I’m perfectly fine with it. I spend hours every day ogling cheap older homes that have some degree of detail left inside, whether it be a dusty mantel, original wood floors hidden under […]

Why Everyone Should Raise a Family in an Old House

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, […]

Breaking News: Introducing CIRCA's Pop-Up Shop!

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! […]

Newsflash: Young People Love Old Houses

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 […]

Happy Birthday CIRCA!

Happy Birthday CIRCA!

by Elizabeth Finkelstein CIRCA just turned one year old! Here’s a little birthday message from Cristiana + Elizabeth:    

I'm Now An Official Country Living Columnist!

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 […]

Hometalk Gives CIRCA a Nice Big Shout-Out

Hometalk Gives CIRCA a Nice Big Shout-Out

Hey, Hometalk! We love you right back! We’re thrilled to have been given a nice, big shout-out by the lovelies over at Hometalk, the “home & garden knowledge hub.” Hometalk wrote a great piece on 10 incredible once-abandoned historic homes that were brought back to life in big and beautiful ways. As someone who can’t […]

Happy Spring! (and a little discount too)

Happy Spring! (and a little discount too)

by Elizabeth Finkelstein Spring is finally here!!! After the brutal winter we’ve all had, this calls for some serious celebration! In honor of old houses everywhere covered in lilacs, peonies, johnny jump-ups and snapdragons (my personal childhood favorite), CIRCA is offering all listings through April 15th at half off the regular $45 listing fee. To […]

Open House This Sunday in Little Falls, NJ

Open House This Sunday in Little Falls, NJ

by Elizabeth Finkelstein Hey New Jerseyites (and wanna-be New Jerseyites)! One of my favorite CIRCA houses is open for viewing this Sunday, March 16th, from 1:00 – 4:00. The best reason to attend? Period wallpaper on the CEILINGS, or course! Lots of pictures below, but I’m sure it looks even better in person. See for […]

Show Us Your House Crush!

Show Us Your House Crush!

by Elizabeth Finkelstein Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! I’m so excited to introduce a very special interactive event we’ll be hosting for the reminder of the month of February. I’ll be leaving for a 2-week vacation this weekend, and the Magazine will be taking a little break while I’m away. But in the meantime, I’m calling […]

CIRCA Featured in Country Living Magazine!

CIRCA Featured in Country Living Magazine!

Yesterday, CIRCA received a big-time endorsement from Country Living magazine, which called us a “must visit site!” I have been reading Country Living for years, and their endorsement means the world. On behalf of all the old houses on CIRCA seeking families, THANK YOU COUNTRY LIVING!!!  

CIRCA is on Twitter!

CIRCA is on Twitter!

Amp up the charm in your Twitter feed with some crown molding and tin ceilings! If you’re the type that craves an instantaneous old house fix, follow our tweets at @circahouses. See you there!

Time is Ticking! FREE Listings End This Week!

Time is Ticking! FREE Listings End This Week!

Historic house sellers — set your stopwatches! You have until September 30th to list your houses on CIRCA for 90 days entirely free-of-charge. So gather ’em up and send them our way! We want your best, your most beautiful, your favorites. In exchange, we’ll bend over backwards making your listings pop. Now really, how can […]

5 How-to Tips for Staging an Old House

5 How-to Tips for Staging an Old House

It doesn’t take much to make an old house stand out from the crowd. New construction has nothing on a 19th-century marble mantelpiece. Still, with a little extra effort, the sale can be a breeze. Here are five tips to make sure you’re showing off your old house in its best light.