A charming, retro space-saver is back in style. The Murphy bed, which can be flipped up inside a closet or cabinet when not in use, provides versatility in dwellings ranging from studios to country homes.
Lustrons, prefabricated ranch-style houses made entirely of steel, are collectibles not unlike old record players or vintage automobiles. For buyers who value history and novelty in their homes, Lustrons are an option that's sure to please.
To be one of the first in your community to build a Skywater, Bonita, or Vallonia model in the 1920s and '30s would be akin to assembling a Martha Stewart-brand home now. The completed construction would make your home the talk of the neighborhood and demonstrate that you owned the latest and greatest in design and technology.
With a recent resurgence of ballroom dancing, you'll want to be able to identify and properly market your listing's hidden ballroom. Even if your clients aren't dancers, they'll appreciate the history and versatility of these large spaces.