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Capital of the NC Colony: You Should Move to Edenton, North Carolina!

  There are so many amazing communities with pockets of well-preserved homes around the country, and one-off old house gems found on rural stretches are certainly irresistible to me. When stunning homes just start ROLLING in from the same town, though, I have to investigate. If it's spectacular, I'll then try to convince you to move there. Let's not pretend like Edenton, NC is a well-kept secret....

You Should Move to Augusta, Georgia!

by Alix Adams (Photo of the Old Medical College of Georgia by Chip Bragg)   Welcome to "You Should Move To...", in which we travel the country scoping out beautiful, under-the-radar old house towns where big charm can be had for little cost. Have a city, town or neighborhood to recommend? Send it along to [email protected]! On the border of Georgia and South Carolina sits a charming southern...

A Historic District on Fire: You Should Move to Danville, Virginia!

by Elizabeth Finkelstein. Photos courtesy of Friends of the Old West End.   Ok, Danville is not literally on fire. But hear me out. The city's Old West End National Historic District has 43 historic homes for sale – half for under $50,000. These homes range from 1,400 square foot cottages to 5,000+ square foot Millionaires’ Row mansions. There’s something for everyone. Sure, I love ogling...

A Blue Ridge Babe: You Should Move to Black Mountain, North Carolina!

By Alix Adams. Photo by Sloan Poe. Welcome to "You Should Move To...", in which we travel the country scoping out beautiful, under-the-radar old house towns where big charm can be had for little cost. Have a city, town or neighborhood to recommend? Send it along to [email protected]!   Black Mountain, North Carolina is the kind of town that has real personality. Warm and welcoming, she’s a...

You Should Move to Bath, Maine – A Chic Little City by the Sea!

by Alix Adams (Photo courtesy of Visit Bath) Welcome to "You Should Move To...", in which we travel the country scoping out beautiful, under-the-radar old house towns where big charm can be had for little cost. Have a city, town or neighborhood to recommend? Send it along to [email protected]!   Bath had bragging rights before word spread about the great homes and charming downtown because the...

She’s a Southern Sparkler: You Should Move to Eufaula, AL!

by Alix Adams (Credit: Lamar via tumblr Kendall Manor) Welcome to "You Should Move To...", in which we travel the country scoping out beautiful, under-the-radar old house towns where big charm can be had for little cost. Have a city, town or neighborhood to recommend? Send it along to [email protected]!   Eufaula sits on the Chattahoochee River in an area once inhabited by three creek tribes,...

She’s the Queen City of the Shenandoah: You Should Move to Staunton, VA!

by Alix Adams (Photo courtesy of the Historic Staunton Foundation) Welcome to "You Should Move To...", in which we travel the country scoping out beautiful, under-the-radar old house towns where big charm can be had for little cost. Have a city, town or neighborhood to recommend? Send it along to [email protected]!   Staunton (pronounced Stanton) is tucked into the foothills between the Blue...

You Should Move to Galveston, TX — Land of Beautiful, Affordable Victorians!

by Alix Adams (Photo of the Ashbel Smith Building by Nsaum75)   Welcome to "You Should Move To...", in which we travel the country scoping out beautiful, under-the-radar old house towns where big charm can be had for little cost. Have a city, town or neighborhood to recommend? Send it along to [email protected]!   Galveston is a small barrier island town on the coast of Texas just fifty miles...

It's Hip, It's Historic — You Should Move to Delaware, Ohio!

by Alix Adams (Image courtesy of OZinOH)  Welcome to "You Should Move To...", in which we travel the country scoping out beautiful, under-the-radar old house towns where big charm can be had for little cost. Have a city, town or neighborhood to recommend? Send it along to [email protected]!   Just nineteen miles square, Delaware is a small but sparkling gem in the center of Ohio just...

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...

Polar Vortex be Gone: You Should Move to Phoenix, Arizona!

Torvea Castle. Image courtesy of realpics.net.    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]!   The New Year always starts with big plans, high hopes, and lots...

Meet Me In St. Louis! Because We All Deserve a Big, Inexpensive Victorian House

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]!   Welcome to December, a month of festivities and excitement! Be it the hustle-and-bustle of a local holiday market or the...

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