Hallowell, Maine. The Greek Revival-style Benjamin Wales House was built in 1820. Period features include a flying staircase, a wood-paneled dining room, and a copper bathtub.

The updated home on 0.5 acres has a large chef's kitchen with marble and slate counters, and outside there's a patio and formal landscaping. $649,900. Charlene Hamiwha, Legacy Properties/Sotheby's International Realty, (207) 671-0085.

Shirley, Arkansas. Looking onto Greers Ferry Lake, this four-bedroom home boasts panoramic views. Built in 2004, the house has a master bedroom with a sitting room and a balcony, plus a great room with a stone fireplace.

The 23-acre lot includes landscaped water features, a pool, a greenhouse, and wooded areas. $659,000. Debbi Brawley, Brawley & Associates Real Estate, (501) 206-6643.

Charleston, South Carolina. This one-bedroom apartment sits in a 1923 building that was originally the Murray Vocational School. The Neoclassical Revival-style structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The home has a fireplace, tiled floors, 14-foot ceilings, and a shared courtyard with fountains. $649,000. Georgia Bell, William Means Real Estate, (843) 568-1601.

Santa Fe, New Mexico. This three-bedroom, contemporary Pueblo-style house is tucked into the Sangre de Cristo foothills. The home features an open floor plan, a first-floor master bedroom, a library with a kiva, and a two-story great room that opens onto the patio.

The 1.6-acre lot has a brick-paved entry portal and mountain views. $645,000. Marilyn Foss, Sotheby's International Realty, (505) 231-2500.

Washington, D.C. This two-bedroom apartment is set in the Ledroit Park neighborhood. The home underwent a gut renovation and includes 14-foot ceilings, an exposed brick wall, and a modern kitchen with marble counters and high-end appliances.

A roof deck provides views of the downtown monuments. $650,000. Jenn Smira, Compass, (202) 340-7675.

Chicago. Built in 1890, this four-bedroom farmhouse lies in the Logan Square neighborhood. The home has the original woodwork, a formal dining room, a sunroom, and a master bedroom with an en suite bathroom.

Other details include a full basement with utility, work, and rec rooms as well as two deeded garage spaces. $650,000. Lyle Harlow, Koenig Rubloff Realty Group/Berkshire Hathaway, (773) 354-8309.

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