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Farmhouse: Pros and Cons of Metal Roofing

07Mar 2019

Farmhouses are one of the most popular styles for new homes. While they have always been around they have made a surge in popularity over the past few years due to the incorporation of modern elements making them relevant and new. One of these modern elements is sleek metal roofing either in accents around the home or for the entirety of the roofing system.

5 Great Small Spec Home House Plans For Your 2019 Building Season

13Dec 2018

When it comes to choosing house plans for spec homes we know there is a lot to consider. Whether you are looking to sell or rent these new builds it is important that you get the best return on investment possible. This means making sure the house plans you choose are designed to make the most out of each and every square foot of the home. It also means keeping in mind things such as: a boxy footprint, straight and lined up framing and rooflines that are not going to break the bank. Here are a few of our top choices for small, 3 bed - 2 bath, spec home house plans.


29Oct 2018

Are the rising prices of building materials across the nation putting a bit of hesitation in your decision to build your next home? This certainly doesn’t have to stop you from building. However, it does mean you may need to be a bit more selective when choosing the house plan that is right for you. Going into searching for a house plan with the knowledge of what can save you money and what can make your project more costly than you are wanting to go will help you tackle your dream of building your next house while still staying within your allotted budget.

Home Plan Spotlight: Best Selling Plan SMN 1022 La Maison Point

10Oct 2018

This beautiful European house plan by designer Seth Michael Nelson is quickly making its way to being a best selling design. What has made SMN 1022- La Maison Point so popular? Let’s take a look.

The first major draw to this home is the fact that at only 2,503 square feet of living space it contains 4 spacious bedrooms as well as an office and large laundry room. Not many homes can contain so much while fitting in that footprint but with the efficiency used in creating this floor plan you will find that not one part of this home is wasted space.

Why Are Farmhouses So Popular? And, Is It The Right Choice For You?

05Oct 2018

Farmhouses have always held a special place in the housing industry but in recent years Farmhouses have been making a steady and persistent comeback. This renewed zeal has been helped by shows like Fixer Upper with their white siding, large porches and a country vibe and by brands like Pioneer Woman adding tons of country charm to the home but there has to be more to the appeal than a few shows and some charming kitchen accessories. The farmhouse style is definitely all the rage, but why?

Great Siding and a $250 Rebate! You won’t want to miss out on this deal

28Sep 2018

If you are building your new home or looking to remodel, then now is the time to order your Mastic Siding! Their line of vinyl siding is not only beautiful but durable and if you order by October 15th you will qualify for a $250.00 rebate. What could be better than that?

A Great Investment: NDG 1397 - Greenbriar Court

21Sep 2018

This beautiful 4-plex house plan is perfect for your next investment property. We have all heard you can’t judge a book by its cover, but I think we can all agree that concept goes straight out the door when you are looking for a place to rent or buy. The beautiful mixture of stone and stucco complimented by wood shutters and the timber truss above the entry to the two middle units all works together to catch your potential renter's eye.

Corporate Sponsor Spotlight: Iron-A-Way

18Sep 2018

In our busy hectic lives simple chores can become a hassle. One such chore is ironing. We all know the struggle as you pull out the shirt you are wanting to wear to your big meeting only to find that, low and behold, it is wrinkled beyond what a three-minute dryer run can repair. Now you must take the time to pull out that bulky iron board from wherever you have stuffed it and find a place to set it up, near enough to an outlet for the iron and not in the way of early morning traffic through your home.

A Perfect Modern Farm House – NDG 953

12Sep 2018

Farmhouses are all the rage, and why should they not be? We all love the charm and appeal of that cozy down to earth country home with the large inviting porches. We also love a touch of modern with split bedroom floor plans, lots of natural light and that ever beautiful white siding! House Plan NDG 953 - Ambrose Boulevard perfectly displays each and every one of these items plus an abundance of other great features that truly make this home uniquely perfect.


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