What You Need To Know

Buyer's Remorse

These home features cause the biggest regret in home owners.

Creating Shelter from High Winds

Tornado season is upon us - stay safe with these home building tips.

Top 10 Things to Know About Building Your Own Home

Say goodbye to headaches and hello to a stress-free building process!

Trending: Regional American Home Styles

Explore these different regional home styles.

The Master Bath: A Necessary Luxury

A close look at smart master baths and their amenities.

The Right Fit: House Plans for Narrow Lots

Narrow house plans maximize your lot, whether you're squeezing into an expensive city infill lot or building in a luxe waterfront location.

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.

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.

How to Choose the Right Foundation for Your New House

Here's what you need to know about different foundations...and which one is right for you.

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.

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.

10 Tricks of the Design Trade

Experienced designers know when to cut corners. That is, they can trim square footage from places you won't notice. Or make an office pull double duty. It's all about making the most with what you've got to stretch your budget and enhance livability.