|Historic charm and thoughtfully restored home. Perfectly perched overlooking a grand tree lined street. Enjoy 1909 allure with a cozy porch, formal entry and lovely open staircase. Natural mill work and refinished wood floors enhance the living room with fireplace and light filled dining room. Elegant and comfy, custom chefs kitchen with french doors to deck and a private yard. 4 beds up, redone baths and newly engineered foundation provides an 8 ft finished basement.|
One of the things I dedicate myself to when getting a house ready to be sold is the preparation. And, sometimes, that's what a new homeowner will take on with their dream house. Especially in Northeast Portland where I live and work, historic homes and their restoration is a common topic.
Aram Irwin is a historic home designer. He has outlined the levels of what it takes to renovate from least to most involved and expensive. It's an interesting and worth the time to look at his style levels and strategies.