The “Econo-Bilt” Vinemont

There are more than 100 models of Sears Homes that I’ve never laid eyes on, but fortunately, I have friends in Ohio places. And Ohio is loaded with kit homes. One of the houses I have never seen (in person) is the Econo-Bilt Vinemont. Econo-Bilt homes are scarce...

Oh No! It’s Not a Sears Kit House!

Last weekend in Raleigh, I gave a talk on Sears Homes. More than 200 people attended the talk and about 50 folks came prepared with photos of their own “Sears Home.” About 75% of the time, I am not able to identify the house in their photo as a Sears Home....