picture of living room in Kalamazoo historic home

Kalamazoo MI Real Estate: My REALTOR said that I would be getting a Warranty Deed when I purchase my home.  What’s a Warranty Deed? When you purchase your historic home (or any other home for that matter) a Warranty Deed provides a number of guarantees from the seller to the buyer. A warranty deed includes a […] Read more »

Have you joined a Historical Society?

One of the best ways to continue to learn about the history of the area and find out more about the Kalamazoo historical homes is to get connected to historical societies. This information is taken from the local organization directory which is maintained by the Kalamazoo Public Library. (Portage’s Historic Commission information was provided by […] Read more »

You can own 9826 D Ave, built by Easton Tallmon in 1860!

According to the program of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra Historic Homes Tour, Dr. Joseph Tallman immigrated from Germany to practice medicine in New York City.  His son, James, came to the new state of Michigan in 1837 with his wife Elizabeth and their six children.  They purchased 560 acres of land, the Southwest quadrant of […] Read more »

What REALTOR specializes in selling Historic Homes?

Historic Homes are unique. There is unique historic character, there is unique history, there are usually great stories of searching for just the right trim, cupboards or ….. Some REALTORS appreciate historic homes, and, frankly some REALTORS don’t. Some REALTORS know how to relate to historic and antique home lovers….and some don’t. Some REALTORS market […] Read more »

Finding heat registers for historic homes!

One of the challenges when you own a historic home is finding replacements for heat registers and cold air returns.  If you own a Kalamazoo historic home, there are a couple places to check to find old heat registers and cold air returns.  One of the places is Heritage Antiques and Restoration on Edwards street […] Read more »

9286 West D Ave – Kalamazoo MI Home for Sale

Take a Video Tour of this Home Below This restored 1866 Italianate Home For Sale in Kalamazoo MI presents a great option to enjoy the some of the best historical features  and character with the modern conveniences of a newer home.   In addition, this home and 6 acres features a fabulously restored studio/home office […] Read more »

Before and After Kitchen Remodel Images for Historic Homes

  Southwest MI Historic Homes – There are such wonderful historic homes for sale in the Southwest MI real estate market these days!  Some of the great deals may be historic houses that are a bit tired and might need a remodel.  A kitchen remodel is often a starting point for many historic homeowners.  There are many new do it yourself […] Read more »