'Cheap Old Houses' trend takes off
Now that remote work is more common a growing number Americans are having second thoughts about where they live, and that's reflected in a unique real estate trend.
my house is pretty affordable. I think it was less than my car. Betsy Sweeney's new dream home in West Virginia didn't break the bank. The purchase price of My home was $18,500. She found the listing on the cheap old houses Instagram Feet, which features historic homes under $100,000. I never expected we would have 1.2 million followers. Ah, following that's been growing since the start of the pandemic, especially from remote working millennials. They're more likely to take the kind of risk move across the country and buy a house they saw on Instagram, which, by the way, many people have done only got 40 Reviewing Bernie and Dave Rad maker bought their home in Potter Ville, Michigan, after seeing it on cheap old houses. We want to be a part of of a story. There's so much history by having these homes. There's so much character that's involved with a lot of old homes. The vintage farmhouse on 20 acres is the labor of love for the new homeowners. This is the kitchen which will all need to be who are putting in a lot of elbow grease before they can move in. The project will always go longer than the time frame that you have cut out for money and cost more money than what you a lot. But for the growing cheap old houses movement, saving historic homes is well worth the hassle. Liz McGlaughlin, NBC News.