1910 Victorian with Tower

915 Saint Louis St.,West Plains, MO 65775 $37,900 Source: Owners.com Who can resist a Victorian with a tower? Granted, it’s a mini-tower, but a tower still the same. Imagine sitting on your front porch, sipping lemonade with a view of the church just down the street, watching the bluebirds through your French doors and taking … [Read more…]

Quaint Home in Small Indiana Town

7833 E. Blue Ridge Rd, Shelbyville, IN 46176 $37,000 Source: In-Sight Realty, LLC There are just too many good things to say about this circa 1902 Victorian cottage. A motivated seller has already updated the well, furnace, plumbing and hot water heater. Original hardwood floors, doors with transoms, a window seat and all that exterior … [Read more…]

X-tra Special Home in Xenia, OH

288 E. 2nd St., Xenia, OH 45385 $25,400 Source: Her Realtors This appealing circa 1900 house sits on a tree-lined street of older homes. The kitchen and bathroom definitely need work, but for the price, this fixer upper has tons going for it! A stone foundation and porch across the front dress up the exterior. For a … [Read more…]

A Rising Star in Rising Sun, IN

510 Main St., Rising Sun, IN 47040 $45,000 Source: Fehrman Realty  I have admired this old house for several years now. My daughter, Hayley, lives near this wonderful home in Rising Sun, Indiana, a picturesque town with older homes on the banks of the Ohio River. (If you’re into gambling and shows, there’s a casino … [Read more…]

Not So Perfect In Pennsville, NJ…But Could Be!

56 Fort Mott Rd., Pennsville, NJ 08070 $39,500 Source: Mahoney Realty This circa 1876 house needs considerable work. Okay, so it sits on one acre in the midst of 1970s ranchers, and the kitchen is a gut special. Check out the square footage and architectural details of this historic farmhouse, then consider the 9-ft ceilings, … [Read more…]

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…]