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Buying a Colonial New England Home

With a rich history, Connecticut and Massachusetts are not only home to plenty of historical landmarks, but offer many of historic homes for sale. And at William Raveis Real Estate & Home Services, you'll find our agents helpful when you're looking to purchase a Colonial New England home we're knowledgeable and experienced because we've created our own history here since 1974.

There are ins and outs of purchasing a historic home for sale, and many factors to consider. Will it need renovations? Are you eligible for tax credits? Do you want to upgrade to more modern features? These are all questions that arise when you're looking to by an old home for sale. You'll want a real estate agent who can give you all of your options and let you decide which New England Colonial home suits your family best.


Are you thinking about exploring historic homes for sale in Connecticut and Massachusetts? We have plenty of Colonial New England home listings and now is as good a time as any to start looking! Click here to learn more about historic homes for sale or call us to schedule an appointment at (888) 699-8876
Connecticut Historical Home for Sale

Here are some popular destinations for historic homes for sale:

Westport Westport has been made famous by TV shows such as Bewitched and I Love Lucy, and the movie The Stepford Wives. Many people in the entertainment world call Westport home. It has a long history of a secluded, quiet lifestyle that makes it an attractive area for those looking for a calm lifestyle and New England Colonial homes.

Norwalk A long time farming center for oysters, Norwalk found itself at a crossroads until businesses such as Virgin Atlantic Airways, priceline.com, Pepperidge Farms and other companies decided to make Norwalk home. The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk has continued to be a draw for people for years. The recent renewal of business has lead to a more secure Norwalk with plenty of old homes for sale.

New Haven Not only is New Haven one of the oldest planned cities in the country, but the city holds the distinction of producing an inventor that helped change the world; Eli Whitney. With Yale University located in the city, New Haven has become a center of political and sociological thinking. It is also becoming a new player in the biomedical and pharmaceutical home market.

Massachusetts Historic Houses for Sale

Massachusetts features plenty of historic houses for sale in plenty of towns such as these:

Marblehead One of the easternmost point in Massachusetts, Marblehead has had a particularly good run with the movie industry. The movies Autumn Heart, The Good Son, Treading Water, Hocus Pocus and Moonlight Mile were all filmed in Marblehead because of the stately historic homes for sale here. Once a fishing village, Marblehead has given way to the more pleasrable establishments of yacht-clubs and sailing.

Quincy Officially incorporated in 1792, Quincy later became the first city to have a commercial railroad to transport granite from Quincy to Minton for the Bunker Hill Monument. Quincy also established itself as a ship building town and a aviation pioneer with Dennison Field being partially designed by Ameila Earhart. Colonial New England homes are everywhere here, with plenty to choose from.

Salem Infamous for the witch trials that took place in 1692, Salem's real importance was as a port for East Indies trade. Salem was a widely used port for goods in the 1700s. Many museums that commemorate the witch trials and the port can be found all round the town, which includes a rich palette of historical homes for sale.


Are you thinking about exploring historic homes for sale in Connecticut and Massachusetts? We have plenty of Colonial New England home listings and now is as good a time as any to start looking! Click here to learn more about historic homes for sale or call us to schedule an appointment at (888) 699-8876

 


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