hat started out as customizing an existing barn for family living has evolved to include using a stock plan to build a metal barn and customize it to your needs. We've rounded up a few of our favorite (and bestselling!) barn and barn-inspired house plans to get you started.
When building your own house, it’s normal to want to cut down on the cost, but it can be tricky to do this without also sacrificing the quality of your home. You can build the home of your dreams without breaking the bank by following these top 10 tips.
An innovative and striking style that captivated the architectural world in the 1930s, the A-Frame home continues to evolve decade after decade. From rustic cabins to scenic lake homes, tiny guest houses and grand residences, the A-Frame plan offers unique designs that are affordable and attractive. We look at the A-Frame home, its features, and the advantages and drawbacks of building one.
Ready to have a farmhouse chic backyard that’s worthy of a magazine cover? Whether you’ve just moved in or are revamping your living space, we’ve curated these fun and chic ideas that will help you create the farmhouse backyard of your dreams.
There are so many options to choose from when choosing a style for your home. If you like smaller, cozy homes, you might be wondering about the differences of a Bungalow vs. Cottage. Are they the same? Which one should you choose? Here’s what you need to know.
From quaint and homey cottages and bungalows to Craftsman, contemporary and traditional styles, there is no dearth in exciting and inviting designs for homes built on small lots. We look at the potential of homes built on small lots, their pros and cons, and why they are gaining in popularity.
Not so long ago, rooms in a home had defined and specific uses. Today, flex rooms are a hot trend in new builds and remodels – allowing homeowners to customize spaces as their lifestyles and needs change. Let us explore flex space, its importance, why every home should have it, and some ideas on how to use flex space in the home.
Installing a pool (or buying a house with one!) is a big choice with many social and financial factors to consider. We’ve listed the most common costs, problems, and benefits of having a pool for your consideration before you dive in.
Each year, the best and the brightest in home design and construction gather at the International Builders’ Show. This year’s show in Orlando was no different, showcasing the latest innovations, products, and techniques in the industry. Here are the trends that won (as well as the ones that came pretty close).
The Millennial generation certainly took its time in entering the real estate scene. But with more stable employment and low interest rates, Millennials are ready to invest in a home and embrace that American dream. In this article, we look at what Millennials are looking for in a home and how they are changing the home buying process.
Dreaming of going off the grid? You’re not alone. Conservative estimates put the number of American families living off-grid at 180,000 and that number is rising rapidly, especially after 2020. Here’s what to expect price and planning wise, including the top mistakes to avoid to save both money and legal trouble.