Older homes dwindling in Gregg County
Longview — When Gary and Bolivia Andrews were looking for a Longview home four years ago, they couldn’t find the character they wanted in a new house.
A colonial home built in 1931 in the Nugget Hill area northeast of downtown proved to be the perfect sanctuary.
“During the home search, new construction just didn’t have the character, and then you were paying twice as much. It doesn’t make any sense,” said Bolivia Andrews. “Even though we had to (do maintenance) ... it was a labor of love.”
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