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House Plan News — House Plan Trends

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Modern Living in Rustic Home Plans

Modern Living in Rustic Home Plans 0

Log homes fit well into their natural and neighborhood surroundings, offering timeless style and eye-catching design. Today’s rustic home plans include the latest amenities and options to fit your lifestyle, including open floor plans, multimedia rooms, master suites, garages and more. Here’s a look at some other benefits of building a rustic floor plan.  Rustic Home Plan Green Building When built out of logs, rustic homes are both environmentally and...

Open Floor Plans Remain a Top Pic for Consumers

Open Floor Plans Remain a Top Pic for Consumers 0

Whether looking for a new home or revamping a current residence, home owners continue to be drawn to the feelings of open floor plans.   Their spaciousness and easy flow are welcoming for families and guest alike. Why are open floor plans popular? Pioneered in the early 20th century, open floor plans remain popular today. According to a recent survey from the National Association of Home Builders, 70 percent of buyers...

Small Homes, Big Value

Small Homes, Big Value 0

Not all home buyers are looking for a house with a massive floor plan and a massive price tag. In fact, a wide variety of lifestyle changes are motivating many home owners to downsize to something more manageable. Furthermore, many first-time buyers are seeking something other than the traditional “starter” home. Their reasons may vary, but their goals remain consistent: find a home that fits well, maximizes space, and offers value....

Amenities vs. Square Footage: What do buyers prefer?

Amenities vs. Square Footage: What do buyers prefer? 0

Image Above - Granite Peak House Plan   As first-time Millennials prepare to invest in their first home we see the average size of new homes decreased in 2016  and a willingness to choose amenities vs. square footage.  According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the typical square footage of new home in 2016 was 2,634 square feet.  Why Amenities vs. Square Footage? Recent studies show that features like...

Top Customer Pick: Open Floor Plans

Top Customer Pick: Open Floor Plans 0

Home owners looking to build a new house continue to be drawn to the feelings of spaciousness, easy flow and welcoming togetherness evoked by open floor plans.   Open floor plans Pioneered in the early 20th century, open floor plans remain popular today, according to a recent survey from the National Association of Home Builders. The survey found that 70 percent of buyers want a kitchen-family room area that is...

Rustic Home Plans: Cozy & Unforgettable

Rustic Home Plans: Cozy & Unforgettable 0

Exteriors of Rustic Home Plans The exterior architectural elements that give life to rustic home plans are a rich blend of natural materials such as brick, stone, reverse board and batten, cedar siding and wood beams.  This combination of materials bring a superb natural look to the exterior  of the home with a high level of curb appeal. Interiors of Rustic Home Plans The interiors of these rustic floor plans...