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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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