This 1930 VINTAGE COTTAGE

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1930 Vintage Home....Not a Registered Historic Home - Buying History….I love old homes. When Pat, my husband, and I purchased our very first property it was 100 years old…it had 5 type written pages of building violations. It was, for many years a “Money Pit” due to those repairs…but we loved that property and 10 years later that property provided an amazing return. There is something about older homes that speaks to a certain segment of home buyers….Some vintage homeowners are looking for character; others like the uniqueness. Many appreciate the connection to the past…..There is a built in legacy and a comfort in knowing this home made it through good and bad times and is still standing and ready to move forward into another century. Many owners of vintage homes feel they are stewards of history and take the pride of ownership to a civic duty level….We owe those individuals a BIG THANK YOU for maintaining our history. Vintage homes can be quite grand and a bargain to the naked eye. Unless you have unlimited funds do not be pound wise. There is lots of homework that must be done....in the past articles I have spoken about the "SURPRISES" that renovations will have....there is no single property loaded with more financial and regulation "SURPRISES" than a registered HISTORIC PROPERTY. If you have difficulty with being told what to do with "your property" , for the sack of preserving history, a registered historic property will not be for you....unless it has been completely restored. My Indian River County Real Estate Candy Store is loaded with history, charm and historic properties. It is not surprising to me anymore when I get an instant history lesson from a resident who has live in the community all their life. For example, the building our Sebastian Office is in was once a hardware store. Apparently my personal office is was once the electrical department. Not all vintage homes are registered as historic. That is exciting news to a vintage buyer because they are not restricted by historical standards. It gives them freedom to remodel. Be sure to learn all you can about the any property you purchase vintage or not. Remember what I said about surprises. Indian River County is blessed with building departments that are ready to assist you no matter the age of your home. Be sure to bring your questions to them. I am in a building and zoning department once a week sometimes more. Information is a good thing and the building department is a valued information resource. Here is a personal observation; whenever I have sold a vintage home that needs to be restored it has started the upswing in home prices in a neighborhood and a rejuvenation of the neighborhood. I have no stats to prove this just an honest observation of what has happened when I sold vintage homes in the past. My husband and I have owned two vintage properties. The idea of owning and restoring a vintage property still appeals to us. If the idea of vintage home-ownership appeals to you please investigate it. This is Mary Lou Ciambriello Listing and Marketing Specialist and proud member of the Coldwell Paradise Team wishing you a home where your legacy flourishes and expressing thanks for all the history lessons. All homes have a story.

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VERO BEACH, FL 32960
SOLD!
Price: $99,900
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Square feet: 1,200
Year built: 1930
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Homes for Sale in Vero Beach or Sebastian, Florida property listing
 

Homes for Sale in Vero Beach or Sebastian, Florida property listing
 

Homes for Sale in Vero Beach or Sebastian, Florida property listing
 

Homes for Sale in Vero Beach or Sebastian, Florida property listing
 

Homes for Sale in Vero Beach or Sebastian, Florida property listing
 

Homes for Sale in Vero Beach or Sebastian, Florida property listing
 

Homes for Sale in Vero Beach or Sebastian, Florida property listing
 

Homes for Sale in Vero Beach or Sebastian, Florida property listing
 

Homes for Sale in Vero Beach or Sebastian, Florida property listing
 

Homes for Sale in Vero Beach or Sebastian, Florida property listing
 

Homes for Sale in Vero Beach or Sebastian, Florida property listing
 

Homes for Sale in Vero Beach or Sebastian, Florida property listing
 

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