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Home Plan Design Trend: Pocket Offices

Is a pocket office on your home plan checklist? Learn more about this growing trend!

Article: Why Compact Pocket Offices are a Big Trend by Lowe's ProServices.
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Pocket office from The Fincannon #1234

Whether you’re looking for a small home plan or a luxury dream house plan the line between work and home life continues to blur. It’s no wonder that the housing industry is abuzz about pocket offices. It’s one of the biggest trends in new residential design, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Pocket offices can be used as a home office, a place for children to complete homework assignments or for a convenient location to charge electronic devices.

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HOUSING TRENDS: 6 features every house plan buyer wants

House plan buyers have more options today than ever before.

house plan The Vandenberg #746-D
Great room of The Vandenberg #746-D
By Chuck Tripp

With the advances in building materials over the past decade, it’s possible to customize a living experience that fits your lifestyle and preferences. And though the actual design, style, and theme may vary from homeowner to homeowner, there are a few key features that virtually every house plan buyer wants.

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HOME PLAN 1272-THE CLEARLAKE IS NOW AVAILABLE

This home plan has a modern Craftsman exterior that is distinctively appealing.

NOW AVAILABLE!

Double doors open into the living space where the great room, dining room, and kitchen blend together. Retreating glass doors present rear views and expand living outdoors seamlessly. This home plan’s kitchen layout promotes easy work flow and casual entertaining, and the nearby mud and utility rooms are tucked away near the garage.

Click here to see home plan #1272-The Clearlake!

Home Plan #1272 - now available
3 beds, 2.5 baths, approx. 2115 sq.ft.

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Dream Home Plans: The Classic Cape Cod

The Cape Cod Dream Home: Learn the history, influences and features of this popular home plan style.

Dream home The Hatfield rendering

The Hatfield #1136

History of the Cape Cod

The Cape Cod dream home made its American debut in the early 18th century and is characterized by its sloped roof, symmetrical design, shingles, dormers, and ornate window shutters. Favored in colder climates with lots of snow, this classic New England-style home was modeled after the half-timbered houses of England and over hundreds of years has become known for its modest one-to-one-and-a-half-story floorplan. Former Yale University President Reverend Timothy Dwight is credited with coining the term “Cape Cod.”

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Is your Dream Home ready for Fall?

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Fall outdoor decorating from Better Homes and Gardens
By Echo Dempsey

Prepare your dream home for fall with these backyard tips.

Fall is a magical time of year. When that chill hits the air to bring relief from the heat of summer and the aesthetic of changing leaves cannot be rivaled by any other season. It conjures up images of pumpkins, hay stacks, and candy apples and you get to bring out those cozy boots and sweaters that have been packed away for months.

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