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October 19, 2018 

Find a Home That Overcomes a Tricky Lot

Find a Home That Overcomes a Tricky Lot

So many aspiring homeowners start with a general location and type of house in mind, but they forget to take lot availability into account when planning. Never fear—we offer awesome homes for all sorts of situations! Read our article, Why You Might Love a Tricky Lot, to learn why so-called difficult lots could be to your benefit.

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The Parkes Build a Craftsman Cottage on Cape Cod

The Parkes family was looking for the perfect two-story house plan that would fit a lot that they'd purchased on Cape Cod that would give them the one-story living they desired. They chose this plan because of its open living space, and after making a few modifications that turned it into the home of their dreams.

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House of the Week: Sandy Hook Lane 9629

House of the Week: Sandy Hook Lane 9629

Sandy Hook Lane (House Plan 9629) has made the cut for house plan of the week! Deservingly so, this charmingly traditional one-story abode is merely 1,892 square feet and has amenities typically found in larger homes. It offers 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and a powder room, and a rear 2-car garage. A front porch with classical style and cozy rear porch accent the design, but it’s what’s inside ...

Southgate 4308: A New Mediterranean House Plan

Southgate 4308: A New Mediterranean House Plan

The House Designers is excited to present our latest America’s Choice House Plan: Southgate Mediterranean Style House Plan 4308. This 2,766 square foot abode draws inspiration from one of our best-selling Mediterranean plans, the Westover House Plan 4093. The exterior maintains a modern, clean aesthetic; accented with half-round louvers, columns, keystone detailing, beautiful gables, and a ...

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Step-By-Step Building Guide

The House Designers understands how exciting it is to build a new home! In an effort to make the process easier, we have put together this step-by-step home building guide to help you understand the different building phases and how it all comes together.

Benefits of Insulated Concrete Forms

You may have come across the term 'ICF' or 'Concrete house plan' in your search to find your dream home and may be wondering just what is meant by this term. ICF stands for Insulated Concrete Form and refers to an alternative to conventional timber framing construction.

How Many Trees Does it Take to Build a Home?

The first step to putting up the frame of a house is typically a trip to a lumberyard to pick up ready-cut pieces of wood, but that wasn't always the case. Back in the old days, when houses were usually built by the soon-to-be homeowners, people had to harvest trees themselves.