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About Our Plans  

Tips to Finding Your Dream House Plan

Here are a few key search tips to know before you begin looking for your perfect home plan.

  1. Don't set a specific square footage parameter that will limit the number of house plans in your search results. Use a square footage range of 400 to 500 square feet. Input a couple of hundred square feet above and below your desired square footage, keeping in mind that you can modify any of our floor plans if necessary. For example, if your desired home plan is 3,000 square feet, use 2,800 to 3,300 for your home design search parameters.
  2. Determine how many stories, bathrooms, and bedrooms you want, as well as how many garage bays. If you know your lot dimensions, input your desired depth and width.
  3. The next step is deciding on the style of your home plan. If you're unsure, look through our architectural styles to decide what you like best. Our floor plans come in every architectural style available!
  4. You can also look through our specialty collections that offer specific features like in-law suites, open floor plans, and tiny house plans, just to name a few. The most important thing to remember is that any of our plans can be modified to include most of these items; it's better to have a larger number of plans to peruse that can be modified if necessary, than to have a limited number of plans in your search results.
  5. To see all of our search options, take a look at our Advanced Search page. You can specify if you want a rear-, side-, or front-facing garage, where you want your exterior porches, which floor you want your master suite on, and much more. Just keep in mind that some of these blueprint details can be modified into the majority of our home plans.
  6. If you want complimentary assistance to find your dream house plan, call our home specialists for suggestions, to receive help navigating through our website, or to ask questions. Our experienced, courteous home plan experts are eager to help you through email, live chat or by calling 866-214-2242.