Marianne Cusato's new book is full of good advice for anyone looking to buy, rent, or build a new home.
How to understand the language of home floor plans -- so that the finished home accurately reflects your dreams.
The recent magnitude 6.0 earthquake at American Canyon in Northern California -- which damaged the town of Napa -- prompts this article explaining what you can do to make your new or existing house safer in a quake or weather event.
Not So Big House author and architect Sarah Susanka describes how she thinks the house of the future will look and function.
FreeGreen's entire library of energy-efficient plans is now part of the Houseplans.com inventory.
Key features of older homes that could add character and comfort to the new home you're building.
More and more, people are starting to crave the practicality of one-story living -- and that's what ranch houses are all about.
Scott talks to Houseplans.com CEO Jamie Roche about alternatives to cookie cutter home designs.
A geriatrician offers advice for aging in place -- important to consider as you plan your new home.
The Wall Street Journal says porches are making a comeback -- and our plan sales bear that out.
A roundup of 10 serene garden pools to inspire the design of your outdoor living space.
Gardenista's favorite outdoor shower examples to inspire your own summer sprinkles.
Consumer Trends expert J. Walker Smith, Executive Chairman of The Futures Company, describes new homebuyer profiles.
Good advice for when you are thinking of building any style of of home. Plan 451-11