Deciphering the Hidden Language of Floor Plans

Looking at a floor plan can feel like trying to read a language that you don't understand. Learn the difference between the various lines, dashes, and abbreviations here. Click to read this article...

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Ooh La La! Discover French Country House Plans

French country house plans and English cottage house plans offer storybook charm. Here are some of our favorite examples of the styles. Click to read this article...

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Best House Plans for a Sloping Lot

Make your sloping lot work for you with a plan that maximizes the space. Explore house plans with lower-level garages, recreation rooms, and patios galore. Click to read this article...

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8 Minimalist Modern Homes

Less is more with these super-sleek, super-chic designs. Explore our favorite small, medium, and large house plans with modern curb appeal. Click to read this article...

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How to Picture Yourself in a Floor Plan

It can be hard to visualize living in a home that is only a floor plan on your computer screen. Where do you look first? Here's your step-by-step guide to help you orient yourself to any layout. Click to read this article...

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12 Ways to Save Money on Building Your Home

Building your dream home takes time, effort, and probably more money than you anticipate. These tips from experts can help you stay on budget. Click to read this article...

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