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what is the cheapest house design to build

What is the cheapest house design to build?

If you think a ranch style home is the cheapest house design to build, you are right. It is by far the most economical home to construct. However, I assume you came here looking for answers on features to building economically and not a particular style of home. If my […]

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3 Bedroom 2 bath house plans 1 story

The charm of one story house plans will never fade in popularity. Because of their practicality, single level home plans are often more preferred by homeowners due to their flexibility, accessibility, low maintenance, and budget-friendliness of construction. The most sought-after single story homes are 3 bedroom 2 bath house plans […]

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One Story Farmhouse Plans

What is a One Story Farmhouse plan? In short, one story farmhouse plans are a hybrid of the typical ranch house plans and farmhouse plans. A traditional ranch style home is a single-story. They are generally an open-concept design with a large front porch and a rear patio space. Ranch […]

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Luxury House Plans Come In Many Sizes And Styles

When the term luxury house plans is mentioned, the immediate reaction is to think of million dollar homes that we can only dream of one day owning. Visions of large homes with elaborate amenities come to mind when we think luxury. Home theaters, home gyms, rec rooms, large bedrooms & […]

Vertical Row Townhouses in Atlanta, GA

Vertical Row townhouses are yet another notch in the design credits of Building Designer, Kirya J. Duncan, owner of Design Evolutions Inc., GA. This project, on the corner of Pryor Street and Bass Street, is in the heart of Mechanicsville – Atlanta, GA. Design Evolutions Inc., GA was the Lead […]

Building a Cape Cod style home

The Benefits of Building a Cape Cod Style Home

It is tempting for new landowners to go with designs that are very sleek and modern. These homes offer excitement and a fresh perspective. But there is something to be said for tradition, especially when it comes to building a home! The Cape Cod style home is a huge part […]

celebrating 20 years in business

Celebrating 20 years in business!

We are excited to be celebrating 20 years in business! January 2019 marked the 20th anniversary of the company’s founding. As we celebrate our important milestone, we also reflect back on all of the years in which we provided great stock plans and home design services. We understand that this […]

Why You Should Build a Farm Style Home

3 Reasons Why You Should Build a Farm Style Home

A lot of people think of the American farm style home as being more about aesthetics than practicality. But the farmhouse style home was originally made famous because of its functionality, which is why it is still such a great choice for many families. Here are three reasons why you […]

How to Choose a House Plan with a Flexible Layout

Building a dream home is an exciting adventure. It is the moment when a landowner gets to decide exactly how they want their house to look. Every room is specifically designed, which adds to the charm and personality of the finished house. If you go with a stock home design, […]

Designing the Perfect Mudroom For Your New Home

How often do you use the front entrance of your home? It isn’t a common occurrence for families these days. There is a fancy set up right as the front door opens, but it’s usually guest who use this entrance. When most people come in and out of their home, […]

Top 5 Design Trends for New Homes

Top 5 Design Trends for New Homes

Planning a new home build in the near future? If you have a land and are planning to build a house on an empty lot there are many floor plan options available. Some of these floor plans may have better options than others when it comes to the latest trends. […]

Spotting a Flexible Floor Plan

Spotting a Flexible Floor Plan

If you find yourself in the incredible position of building a new home, you must take advantage of the options in front of you. One of those options include spotting a flexible floor plan. Flexible designs are what generally make a great house plan for now and in the future. […]

what makes a great house plan

What Makes a Great House Plan?

Building a new home is a dream for so many couples, especially if it is their first home. If you recently acquired land, and you are in the planning stages of building your home, there is so much to consider on what makes a great house plan. Deciding on the […]

how to modify stock house plans

How to Modify Your House Plans: A General Look

When it comes to house plans, be them stock or custom plans, sometimes modifications are warranted. This could be because of the lot type or climate of your location barring or restricting certain aspects of your new home build. Maybe your stock floor plan doesn’t address certain needs or wants […]

choosing the right home plans for you

How to Select the Right House Plan Part 2

Selecting the right home plan should rely on understanding and considering several key issues. In the last part of this series, we discussed the importance of family, size, and function. In this article, we are going to focus on aspects such as lot and amenities. These factors are critical to […]

how to select the right house plan

How to Select the Right House Plan Part 1

When it comes to how to select the right house plan for you, there are many things to consider before diving right in. Things like the size of your family, or if you are single, whether you are planning to start a family in the future. In this article, we […]


Advantages of Choosing Stock House Plans

When it comes to new home buyers, a question must be answered before it can be known whether a custom or stock house plan should be used: Do you have a clear vision for your new home, or are you open to see what’s available? This article will discuss the […]

southwestern house plans

Southwestern House Plans

When someone thinks of a Southwestern house plans, there are so many ideas that come to mind. Southern home designs are are often associated; however, the quintessential home that is of a southwestern design features a lot of influences from the Spanish colonizers and natives who first began constructing homes […]

tudor style house plans

Tudor Style House Plans

Tudor style house plans originate from a predictable source: late medieval English homes. The clue is in the name! When we think about Tudor house plans, we are talking about homes that were part of a revival of the Tudor architectural style in the United States. There are also some […]

european house plans

European House Plans

Ever looked at a home and thought that it had obvious European influences. Yet, it was hard to pinpoint where the influence came from? These homes are what we would call European house plans. The homes get their inspiration from the types of houses that are seen in different European […]

spanish house plans

Spanish House Plans

The most frequent characteristics seen in Spanish house plans are stucco walls. In addition, there’s the gorgeous red clay tile roofs that have a low pitch, sweeping archways, and incredible courtyards. Property owners who have a decent-sized property where they want to build a house, and are searching for something […]

cottage home plans

Cottage Home Plans

Cottage home plans are very similar to the first word – cottage. These are informal house plans that will have a woodsy cottage-like charm unlike home plans of a classical nature. The great thing about cottage home plans is there are so many things that a property owner can change […]

southern house plans

Southern House Plans

When people look at those massive houses that are common-place in many southern states in the United States, it is the southern house plans that are being admired. These historic house plans result in homes that are built of either brick or wood, typical of Greek and Colonial house plans. […]

contemporary house plans

Contemporary House Plans

Thinking about something a little atypical for a home? Those who have an empty plot of land where they are planning to begin construction may be interested in modern contemporary house plans as an option. While it is rare to see many such houses in the suburbs, they were all […]

farm home plans

Farm Home Plans

Whether someone lives in an area dominated by farms, or in a suburb, a farmhouse style for a home is a terrific idea. Farm home plans are some of the most gorgeous plans around. Not only are they incredibly spacious, but they take us back to a time that we […]

cape cod house plans

Cape Cod House Plans and Homes

We can trace the history of Cape Cod homes back into the 18th and 19th century. The first Cape Cod homes were seen anywhere from 1700 to 1850. The idea behind these homes first originated in England, but it was adopted in the New World thanks to all the timber […]