Best of Springfield, IL, Under $50,000

April 15, 1837 – February 11, 1861 Springfield, IL — When Lincoln arrived in the new capital of Illinois, he boarded with friends and stayed in country inns and farmhouses while traveling the legal circuit, which covered several counties. After he married Mary Todd in November 1842, they lived briefly at the Globe Tavern (no longer … [Read more…]

Foreclosure in Great Location Near Jersey Beaches

9562 Highland St., Mauricetown, NJ 08349 $40,000 Status: Sale pending as of 3/30/16 Source: Weichert Coastal If you’re looking for a wonderful old house with many architectural features and with only a limited amount of work needed, then look no further. This circa 1846 foreclosure is located in Mauricetown, NJ, the sweetest little hamlet ever! … [Read more…]

WELCOME TO OLD HOUSES UNDER $50,000

I’ve tracked down and raked, scoured and combed, looked upstairs and downstairs to corral the most wonderful, whimsical, salvageable fixer-upper homes under $50,000 on the market today. I’m not a real estate agent. I just love old fixer uppers with great original features and architectural details. So get ready to be transported back to America’s … [Read more…]

Grand Iowa Victorian

602 Franklin St., Keokuk, IA 52632 $29,900 Fixer upper heaven… Source: Cramer Real Estate Can you believe this spectacular house is just $29,900? It features an amazing front porch, a below ground garage and two floors of bay windows. On the side view you’ll notice both a diamond and a half moon window.  A fireplace … [Read more…]

Texas Foursquare With A Twist

904 Pine Bluff, Paris, Texas Status: SOLD April 2016 $29,900 Source: Century 21 Harvey Properties A circa 1936 Foursquare with a twist, or should I say a tower. Plenty of windows drench the interior with sunlight, highlighting the wonderful patina on the hardwood floors and showcasing the original trim. A stately entry way, tall ceilings, … [Read more…]