Having a hard time picking out a proper gift for your main squeeze this year? Well, instead of shelling out the big bucks for a tried-and-true HDTV or a diamond-studded bracelet, how about saving some money by getting them an entire house instead? Just as we did last year, This Old House presents a gallery of historic old houses, each of which can be had for the low, low price of one paltry dollar-or for free. The only catch: You must be willing to restore the house or, in some cases, move it to a new location.
Move a Historic Queen Anne
Location: Glenview, Illinois
Price: $1 (Must be moved)
A local church is looking for someone to relocate and restore this vacant Victorian-era farmhouse so that it can build affordable housing on the site. Built in 1892 by Hugh Burnham-one of the founders of Glenview-the multiple-occupancy, 5,000-square-foot structure still flaunts many of its original details, including stained-glass windows, turrets, and loads of beautiful millwork. The house Read More »from $1 Homes for the Holidays