Chicago’s Harriet Rees House Moving Down the Block

Chicago's Historic Harriet F. Rees House Moves One Block Away

Chicago WGN news reports the Historic Harriet Rees House is moving down the block. The landmark house is moving to make way for Mayor Emanuel’s plan to build an entertainment district around McCormick Place. The Landmark Harriet Rees House was built in 1888 and that makes her over 120 years old. She is being relocated from…Read More

Tiny Bungalow House Is Acorn Sized

Fun Nut-Sized Florida Bungalow

Tiny Bungalow house is a little acorn of a home nestled in Hyde Park North, one of Florida’s oldest neighborhoods. Fun little nut-size of a house is only 388 square feet. This tiny Bungalow house is completely renovated and waiting for a new owner. 423 S Orleans Ave Tampa, Florida 1 bedroom, 1 bath A…Read More

The American Dream -The Little Houses That Could

The American Dream to Own a House is Still Out There!

The American Dream to own a house is not lost.  With a little searching and patience, we can find homes to buy to call our own. They don’t have to cost a quarter million dollars. The American Dream is not dead! Don’t believe it, don’t get discouraged! There is a house out there just waiting…Read More

10 Teeny Tiny Houses With Big Style

10 Teeny Tiny Houses With Big Style

Today is a fun look at 10 teeny tiny houses with big style.  As soon as I think I’ve seen all the tiny house styles, I find more.  Small space living is such a popular alternative house choice these days.  There seems to be a new company designing them every year. We can now see…Read More

HGTV Rehab Addict Star Says Save This Historic Minneapolis Home

HGTV Rehab Addict Star Says Save This Historic Minneapolis Home

HGTV Rehab Addict Nicole Curtis, host of the home improvement DIY channel show, wants to save this old house in Minneapolis, Minnesota. So do many people in the neighborhood. HGTV Rehab Addict star Nicole Curtis told Fox 9 News “The entire structure of the original house is still there.  Just because it’s old doesn’t mean…Read More

Tiny Yurt Cabin A Round Eight-Sided Adobe

Tiny Yurt Cabin A Round Eight-Sided Adobe

Yurt going to like seeing this tiny yurt cabin.  It comes in at 199 square feet so most counties will let you put up a tiny structure like this permit free. This is a look at the model unit from the Octobie Company. What can this Tiny Yurt cabin can be? It can be a: Guest cottage…Read More

House Style Sampler

House Style Sampler

House Style sampler.  A round-up of house style homes from a different perspective.  Sometimes I like to take a look back and remember houses I have done in the past.  Blast from the past. I like to do real estate sampler posts.  House style sampler seemed like a fun way to spotlight features of homes…Read More

Mortar Washed Houses

Mortar Washed Houses

Mortar washed houses.  I am gaga over Old World style homes and one technique to achieve the look is mortar washing.  It changes the appearance of exterior brick.  Here are six example houses that are mortar washed.  One house has a Pastel Cote finish with Boral bricks, another is white-washed brick, and there is an…Read More