Tag: Sears Catalog Homes

Sears Catalog Home – A Charming Cottage To Love

Sears Catalog Home Is A Charming Cottage To Love Did you know, well you probably know, but if you’re younger, you might not know it. Starting back in the early 1900s folks used to be able to shop for their house in a catalog called the Sears Catalog Home or Sears …

Dutch Colonial Gordon Van Tines Kit Home

Dutch Colonial is a Gordon Van Tines Kit Home.  Van Tines kit homes are often mistaken for Sears Catalog homes.  I wrote briefly about Sears Catalog homes in Ranch Style House Time Traveler where I want to go back in time to the early 1900s to buy a Sears home for the …

Ranch Style House Time Traveler

I wanted to do a post on a ranch style house and for some reason, Sears catalog homes sold through the mail popped into my brain.  Per Wikipedia, in 1908, Sears issued its first catalog for houses called Book of Modern Homes and Building Plans.  Their first order was filled …