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Historic Homes and Modern Insurance

When you’ve found the historic home of your dreams, investing in the right insurance can help protect against homeownership nightmares.

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Is Buying a Historic Home Right for You?

Love the romance of leaded glass windows, intricate gingerbread trim and elaborate fireplace mantels? Consider these factors before you buy the historic home of your dreams.

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Listed: 4 Luxury Homes on America's Oldest Residential Street

The Liberty Bell is just around the corner, but Elfreth’s Alley isn’t just a tourist attraction.

Like Gingerbread Houses? A Victorian May Be the Home for You

This home style also boasts formal living areas for special occasions and space for a growing family.

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Homes for Sale Where Time Stood Still

Some homes are like a time capsule, preserving the heart and soul of a decade for generations to come.

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House of the Week: Home Where Harriet Beecher Stowe Wrote 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'

Harriet Beecher Stowe rented this home to complete “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” in the 1850s.

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For Sale: Pilgrim-Era Saltbox Built By One of America's Earliest Settlers

It was reconstructed piece by piece in Gilmanton, NH along with a one-room school, corn crib, barn, water tower and carriage shed.

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Historic or Modern: Which Home Would You Choose?

To help you decide, we’ve found historic and modern gems for sale in cities across the country.

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House of the Week: DC Mansion Occupied by President Calvin Coolidge

As 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. underwent renovations, President Coolidge and the first lady moved to the Patterson Mansion for the summer.

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House of the Week: Babe Ruth's 'Home Plate Farm' in Sudbury, MA

If there ever were a grand slam in real estate, “Home Plate Farm” would be it.

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13 Homes From the 13 Colonies

We’re taking a real estate tour through each colony, and getting a history lesson along the way.


House of the Week: Historic Home in Silicon Valley for $27 Million

Los Altos’ landmark Morgan Estate, or also called Stonebook, was built in 1914 and is listed on the Federal Historic Register.

Historic Homes: Is 'Owning Old' Right for You?

From size to historic registration, these are a few factors to consider before you buy.

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300 Years Old and Still Standing Strong: Newark Home Hits Market for $438K

The Sydenham House was built in 1712 as a two-room saltbox over a root cellar and was later expanded 1836. It’s the oldest house in Newark and the oldest private residence in the metropolitan New York area.

The Oklawaha, FL home where the FBI shot dead Kate Ma Barker and her son in a 1935 raid. The property is for sale fo $1M. SOURCE: Reuters

Bullets Included With This Ma Barker/FBI Shootout Home for Sale in Florida

The museum-like home where in 1935 the FBI killed Ma Barker and her gang is being sold via auction with bids starting at $1 million.

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