Big and extravagant homes might be beautiful to admire from afar, but how many homeowners really want the mortgage payment that comes with it plus spend their nights and weekends maintaining them – or incur huge expenses to have others do so for them? Below I explore some of the advantages and comforts offered by a smaller home floor plan as well as my “Top 5 Tips” to enhance your smaller space design.
Of course, you want your own home. The big decision: should you buy an existing home or build a one from plans? Before you decide to build, here is what you need to know. Then think it through, plan and organize each step, and prepare to be an active participant.
You’re dreaming of building the ideal home. But there are tens of thousands of pre-designed house plans to choose from, and you don’t have a crystal-clear mental picture of it yet. Tackling a few important decisions and tasks beforehand will make the search for your dream home plan much easier.
You’re searching through pre-designed house plans to find your dream home, but you find you are having trouble conjuring a mental picture of the inside of the home from floor plans. Here are some tips on how to better visualize the finished product as you peruse home plans.
You’re searching through pre-designed house plans to find your dream home. But the dotted lines, symbols, and shapes you are seeing confuse you. How do they translate into the living space you are looking for? Here are tips to help you understand what you’re looking at.
Building your ultimate family home can be a fun, rewarding – if overwhelming – experience until you realize the home plan you’ve chosen has some very crucial design errors. Avoid dream home regret by watching out for these common mistakes!
Don't be shy! Choosing – and maybe tweaking – the right house plan for your forever home comes with a LOT of questions. Here are 10 of the most frequently asked home plan modification questions – and answers to help you get closer to your dream home!