The House Historian of England

I think most of my readers know by now that I do house history research here in Sacramento. So I was quite thrilled to be-friend the lovely Melanie Backe-Hansen, who is the first in-house historian to be employed by a UK estate agency. Translation: she’s a supersleuth of houses in England who regularly runs […]

In Which I Am Supermodel For 10 Minutes

Photo demonstrates windy weather!

Recently I had the pleasure of having my photo taken for Inside Publications. They are doing an article on me and my house history research for the November issue. I thought to myself… right… photoshoot time. So I hauled out my favorite guilty pleasure movie Catwalk (1996) and studied up […]

Sacramento House History Research Rate Change

Charming house I researched this month – it’s for sale too, wish I could afford to buy it!

On September 15, I’ll be raising my house history research rates to a flat $300. Until then, I’m still offering the introductory rate of $125. So if you have a house in the East Sac, Land […]

Sac Historic House Profile – Pat Johnson

Many of you have expressed interest in researching your house’s history. I have a general how-to up on the Sac Historic House research page, but I thought I’d get you some more in-depth information. Recently I caught up with Pat Johnson the senior archivist at the Sacramento Archives & Museum Collection Center and asked […]

Sacramento Maps

*photo created from map found on Sacramento History Online.

This Map of Sacramento from around 1922 is just one of the interesting treasures I’ve stumbled upon since doing house history research. One of my current clients lives in East Sacramento and it was interesting to see on this map where her house and her […]