New House Plans Deliver Quality & Comfort to Home Buyers

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A poll conducted by the National Association of Home Builders found that 96 percent of homeowners are happy with their decision to own, rather than rent a home. Having a permanent place to call your own is a primal human desire, and makes good economic sense. But is it better to buy an older home, … Read moreNew House Plans Deliver Quality & Comfort to Home Buyers

Tips for Modifying Single Story House Plans to Fit Your Needs

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As the U.S. economy slowly exits the recession, home construction is leading the way. In February 2013, permits for upcoming construction climbed to their highest point in five years. Many consumers are buying homes to take advantage of extremely low interest rates. Some are buying constructed homes, while others are buying house plans and modifying … Read moreTips for Modifying Single Story House Plans to Fit Your Needs

Which Design Elements Can Make a Small House Plans Feel Big?

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Some factors contribute to the popularity of small house plans in the U.S. For context, let’s remember that today’s average home is still much larger than the typical American home in the 1970s. Indeed, in 2010 the average new home was 44 percent larger than the average home in 1973. Still, heating costs, environmental concern, … Read moreWhich Design Elements Can Make a Small House Plans Feel Big?

Design Components of Modern House Plans

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When will the furnace go out? It’s the kind of question that keeps homeowners up late at night. Along with the best parts of home ownership – a stable nest for one’s family, investment equity, a place to call one’s own – there are also plenty of potential pitfalls, such as unexpected appliance replacement and … Read moreDesign Components of Modern House Plans

Some Tips for Modifying a Home Plan

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Customization has been called the future of consumerism. Already, sites like Dazzle and Cafepress allow consumers to customize everyday items, from coffee cups to t-shirts. And it will only be easier to customize products going forward, as 3D printing becomes more affordable to manufacturers. The ultimate customization job? Your house plan. We’re not talking about … Read moreSome Tips for Modifying a Home Plan

Some Tips for Adding a Deck to Your Single-story House Plan

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A ground-level deck is generally safer and easier to build than a multi-story deck. For homeowners of both multiple and single story house plans, a deck can add usable space while bringing a respectable ROI. If you’re thinking of adding a deck to your single story house plan, the following tips will provide an overview … Read moreSome Tips for Adding a Deck to Your Single-story House Plan

Skinny homes on tiny lots

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In cities across the country, small home plans are being constructed on narrow lots, particularly infill properties in-between other buildings. From New York to Portland, developers are looking to capitalize on urban homebuyers’ demands for shorter commutes, walkable neighborhoods, and sustainability. By fitting neatly into empty lots, narrow house plans make for reasonable home prices … Read moreSkinny homes on tiny lots

Why Don’t You Seek Specifications for Colors Where You Find in Digital Images

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When designing the home of your dreams, you want to be absolutely sure that everything you choose and order is the exact color it should be. It cost you a lot of time to choose colors meticulously that coordinate perfectly, and you deserve them to be exactly what you expect, right? There’s a very good … Read moreWhy Don’t You Seek Specifications for Colors Where You Find in Digital Images

Unobstructed windows are a wonderful option for your home

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Balancing Light and Privacy Windows let the light in, but they can also let your neighbors get a great view of your home’s interior. For secluded areas or areas with a gorgeous view, large, unobstructed windows are a wonderful option. In less private areas, however, it’s a little more difficult to get that outdoor connection … Read moreUnobstructed windows are a wonderful option for your home

If You Wanna Build a House, You Need to Know Something about Homeowner’s Insurance

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When it comes to homeowner’s insurance, there are so many little complexities that it’s easy to overlook some of the hidden factors that will drive up your rates or leave you unprotected. If you wanna build a new home, here are some of the things you’ll need to consider! New Construction Insurance Many homeowners enter … Read moreIf You Wanna Build a House, You Need to Know Something about Homeowner’s Insurance