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Bethany Erickson

Picturesque Penfield House One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Final Designs

By Bethany Erickson | September 3, 2017 | Comments Off on Picturesque Penfield House One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Final Designs

Frank Lloyd Wright aficionados who are looking for some income property can hit the jackpot with the Penfield Home, located in Willoughby Hills, Ohio, and situated on the Chagrin River. The three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath home was commissioned by Louis and Pauline Penfield in 1952, the Penfield family said on a website used to showcase the home […]

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On CandysDirt.com: What You Need to Know About Changes To Texas Insurance Law

By Bethany Erickson | August 30, 2017 | Comments Off on On CandysDirt.com: What You Need to Know About Changes To Texas Insurance Law

While Hurricane Harvey insurance claims are the first thought these days, every homeowner should know about a change to Texas homeowners insurance law that will go into effect on Friday. House Bill 1744 was signed into law May 27 by Gov. Greg Abbott. Billed as tort-reform legislation that would reduce the opportunity for insurance fraud, […]

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Historical Shelters: Own the Birthplace of Harriet Beecher Stowe

By Bethany Erickson | August 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Historical Shelters: Own the Birthplace of Harriet Beecher Stowe

Today’s historical shelter should be a museum, but for $400,000, the birthplace of Harriet Beecher Stowe could be yours – with a caveat. It’s kind of a giant, DIY puzzle. The Hartford, Conn., home was carefully dismantled with an eye toward moving it and turning it into a museum about the early life of the […]

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Vacation in Maine, Own the Home That Helped Inspire ‘Pet Sematary’

By Bethany Erickson | August 18, 2017 | 1 Comment

Stephen King slept here. In fact, he lived here, in this four-bedroom, three-bath house built in Orrington, Maine, in 1906, when he was inspired to write “Pet Sematary.” And it can be your second home for a mere $255,000.

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Historic La Grange Homestead Offers Second Home and Income Potential

By Bethany Erickson | August 11, 2017 | 5 Comments

What if we told you that you could own both a piece of Texas history and a place to lay your head after a long day at Round Top or kayaking the Colorado River — and that they were the same place? And what if we told you that the opportunity existed for less than […]

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Make a Little Extra Dough With Your South Padre Vacation Home

By Bethany Erickson | July 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Make a Little Extra Dough With Your South Padre Vacation Home

Previously this week, we discussed how the housing market in South Padre Island could really give vacation home seekers a lot of bang for their buck. Today, we’ll look at how that bang can become a boom — if you’re willing to jump through a few hoops the city says are designed to protect renters, […]

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