Real estate agents across the country shared their thoughts on which historic architectural styles are the sweethearts of their local real estate markets.

By Heather Bien | January 8, 2021

“New England is blessed with a wide variety of historic homes, and the vast majority of our housing stock could be considered historic by some metric. Buyers who are nervous about antique homes will often tell me they want, ‘newer houses only’ — 1940s or later,” says Kate Ziegler, a Realtor with Arborview Realty in Boston and with Coldwell Banker Lifestyles in New London, New Hampshire.

However, there’s one style that many of us immediately associate with Beantown and its stately, rowhome-filled streets. Ziegler says, “In Boston, old house lovers jump at the chance to buy a classic Victorian single-family in the city. Known for intricate woodwork and complex color schemes, the ‘gingerbread house’ style embodies the historic charm that draws buyers’ attention and daydreams.”

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