How Long Does a Wooden House Last

How Long Does A Wooden House Last?

Since humans learned to use wood for construction, wooden homes have been a mainstay. Many survive for an impressive number of years. If you live in a wooden house, you might wonder how long a wooden house will last. The answer to how long a wooden house will last, as it is with many constructed wooden dwellings, depends on multiple factors. Here is a summary of how long wooden homes last,...

Is a 100 Year Old House Historic

Is a 100-Year-Old House Historic?

Do you live in a home older than 100 years? If so, you may have asked yourself whether your house qualifies as "historic."  The answer is a bit more complicated than just having an old house. So when can you call a house or other building officially “historic?” Let’s find out!  Historic Is Subjective The term historic means different things to different people. If you're going by...

Is It Wise To Buy A House In Your 50s

Is It Wise To Buy A House In Your 50s?

If you are 50-something years old, you may wonder if you are too old to buy a house. Some years back, a general assumption was that most people retired at 60 to 65 years old.  Nonetheless, today, many people past 65 are still at work. So, in your 50s, you still have many working years ahead of you, which means more money to invest in home ownership. Once you hit 50, you have likely accumulated...

What Should I Look For When Buying An Old House

What Should I Look For When Buying An Old House?

Old homes are full of charm and history. However, with history, there can sometimes come building issues. Some of these problems can be easy fixes, but others may stop you from buying the house entirely.  The exact issues you should look out for depending on your geographic area and the build date of the house. Plus, the level of maintenance put forth by previous owners makes a big...

How Long Will A 100 Year Old House Last

How Long Will A 100-Year-Old House Last?

You might be wondering whether or not to buy a 100-year-old home depending on its lifespan and how many problems it may have for you to uncover.  How long will a 100-year-old house last? What sort of structural and technical issues could an old home have? Are there any benefits to buying an older house? We will answer all of these questions below. Keep reading to find out more! So, How...

House Styles Architectures That We Love To Live In

House Styles & Architectures That We Love To Live In

The styles covered in this directory are buildings designed and built from around 1900 to today. These homes are rich in style and texture as architects look to the future with design innovations that were optimistic and influenced by international trends. At the same time, they continued to draw inspiration from the past and those traditional American styles that had become established in various...

Compare listings