AFFORDABLE REAL ESTATE, COTTAGE LIVING, INTERIOR DESIGN, GARDENS and TRAVEL Brooklyn ~ Philadelphia ~ East End of Long Island ~ Hudson Valley & Beyond
1 There is a finite number of them.
2 They are getting rarer.
3 Their construction is solid.
4 They were built to last.
5 They have already passed the test of time.
6 They have detail: moldings, baseboards, panel doors, plasterwork, fireplaces, etc.
7 They are generously proportioned.
8 They’re green: re-using an old house instead of building new saves energy and resources.
9 They have intrinsic value.
10 They hold their value in a downturn.