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Join us as we restore 8 cheap old houses in our brand new series!

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Who’s Afraid of a Cheap Old House?

Join Ethan and Elizabeth Finkelstein, also known as Mr. & Mrs. ‘Cheap Old Houses’, as they lead adventurous homebuyers on a quest to find historical homes at jaw-dropping prices. Watch as they revive neglected properties, restoring them to their former glory while uncovering the fascinating stories they hold.

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Who’s Afraid of a Cheap Old House?
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Unconventional Into Dream Home

Ethan, Elizabeth and the team help buyers transform an unconventional space into their dream home. The team tackles sponge blasting tin walls, repointing brick, and even replicates a chandelier from 1750!

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Nostalgic Hometown Hunt

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From City to Rural Residence

Ethan and Elizabeth help city dwelling, first-time buyers find a cheap, old house in Upstate New York. The team works to uncover a hidden treasure on the ceiling and turns an empty 2,000 square foot space into a historic show-stopping retreat.

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Frozen in Design
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Frozen in Design

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Cheap Old Houses
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Time Warp in Upstate New York

Visit an 1850 Italianate with a jaw-dropping midcentury interior, and a 1900 Victorian with its original details; they tour an 1850 schoolhouse restored by a father-daughter team.

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Peoria: Cheap Old House Heaven

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Its So Old: Built in 1750

Hunt for properties to post on their site in Upstate New York; fall in love with a 1750 saltbox with a huge fieldstone chimney, a 1795 tavern with a 1970s renovation, and a restored 1865 Greek revival.

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Elizabeth and Ethan Finkelstein are passionate about old houses, breaking the outdated myths of achieving homeownership, celebrating history and craftsmanship, supporting restoration and preservation trades, and so much more.

 

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