Please read the FAQ’s at the bottom of the contact form as your question may already be answered.

OHD is NOT a real estate agency nor does it represent any homes shown here. Agent contact details are provided with each house post.

Owners &/or agents: See your home here and want it removed? Enter the address in the contact form below with your request. (DMCA Policy.) If you are looking for historical information about your home, it’s helpful to keep the address & photos on the site as previous owners or previous owner descendants could help with your search or provide old photos.

Submit Houses

Reader submissions: share your finds in the weekly Friday Link Exchange where you can share and chat about homes. Go to this link, look for the last dated Link Exchange post (usually the first one on that page.) Agents & home owners may submit their homes here by address or link. Homes that are submitted must be built prior to 1970 and retain most of their original features; no open concepts, no super remodeled homes, if it has 10 recessed lights in one room chances are it will not be posted. Not all homes sent or shared will guarantee a post. No fees are charged. Please allow up to 72 hours for me to respond, weekends excluded.

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Incorrect details (status, agent, price, etc)

Details come from the listing at the time of posting (posting date provided on each post.) This isn’t a real estate site that is hooked into a MLS database so changes made there do not automatically reflect here. “Active” and “Pending” posts are checked each week but if you see a change in status or any listing details, leave a comment in the post or contact me with the address or post link.

How do I change my profile pic/avatar (as in the pic beside your comment name)?

To upload your avatar, you must be logged in. Scroll to the bottom of any page, look for the spot where you log in and click “Profile”. On your profile page scroll down and find the avatar section. Click “Browse”, when you get a popup go to where you’ve saved the avatar on your computer and upload. The image you upload will automatically be scaled to 96×96. After making changes to your profile, click “Update profile” found at the bottom.

How do I register on OHD? Does it cost anything?

Click here to register on OHD. It does not cost anything, email and personal information is never shared nor sold. The only reason you would want to register if you want to create a “Favorite House List” or create a custom avatar for the comments section. You must login once a year to keep your account active.

How do I search by state or only show homes for sale?

For computer and most tablet users, look on the right hand side of the site for the drop downs that allow you to choose status, state, style, etc. If you are on a phone, scroll down toward the bottom until you see the drop downs. As I stated above, OHD may not always have the most current status so you must verify the current status by visiting the resource links or contacting the agent.

Why are off market and sold homes left on the site?

“Not for sale” or “Off Market” and sold homes are kept on the site so we can continue to admire it, see what happens to it or others can get ideas for their own home restoration.

I wish you would only show “For Sale” houses….

You can view only the houses that are for sale by using the drop downs on the side menu, pick “For Sale” from the Status drop down.

Can you find a house for me or only send me houses in X state or for X price?

Sorry, that’s impossible both because of time and the newsletter is not set up that way.

How do I subscribe so I won’t miss a post? And “I haven’t received any updates!”

Facebook, Twitter, RSS feed or sign up for the newsletter to receive at the end of a posting day. Newsletter sign-up can be found on the right side of the home page. I do not recommend following with Facebook as I do not share all houses there nor will you see all houses in your newsfeed.

If you see a gap each week in newsletters, I do not post on the weekends and may not post every day of the week. Newsletters are automatically sent out at 5amEST after a house posting day. Emails are never shared or distributed.

Last updated 6/6/17.