House score: Victorian 95, Colonial 73

Wastler's Wanderings by Allen Wastler
April 7, 2006: 11:38 AM EDT
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NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) - What's better: A 4-bedroom, 2-and-a-halfbath colonial in a so-so neighborhood or a 3-bedroom, 1-and-a-half bath Georgian in a trendy neighborhood? What about a perfectly maintained Victorian with major driveway and commuting issues versus a neglected ranch within walking distance of a good school and a train station?