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House Plan 1469 | Modern and Family-Friendly

The Fiona house plan 1469 is now available!

This modern cottage exudes charm and conceals spacious living behind a narrow facade. The simple exterior is adorned with board-and-batten, metal roof accents, and decorative gable brackets. Inside, an impressive five-bedroom layout is ideal for a large family with the master suite conveniently on the first floor. A thoughtful utility room with laundry sink, an island kitchen, and a screened porch with skylights enhances everyday living while a single dining room and cozy great room encourage family togetherness.

Front rendering of The Fiona house plan 1469.

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Home Plan 1504 | Compact Cottage

The Dermot house plan 1504 is now available!

This modern cottage mixes Craftsman elements for a warm and welcoming facade. A front-entry garage and narrow width makes this plan a versatile choice for countless lot sizes. The foyer entry offers a coat closet and opens directly into the great room. Windows frame the fireplace and a vaulted ceiling adds vertical space while a clerestory window brings in even more light and double doors open to a rear porch. The kitchen features a bar counter that looks out to the great room and the U-shape counter overlooks the dining room. A niche and bay window highlight this spacious dining area.

Front rendering of The Dermot home plan 1504.

House Plan 1526 | Modest One-Story

The Rodrick house plan 1526 is now available!

This one-story modern farmhouse design is instantly appealing with an angled garage and rustic gable brackets. Inside, the floor plan is thoughtfully arranged with a cathedral ceiling adding visual space to the island kitchen and great room and an open dining room for family meals. A pantry and utility room are nearby, and a mud room is just inside the garage entry. The master suite enjoys access to the rear porch and a sun tunnel brings natural light into the master closet. Two additional bedrooms are downstairs, and a bonus room is upstairs for expansion as needed.

Front rendering of The Rodrick House Plan 1526.

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What to Consider Before Hiring A General Contractor

Building a new home requires that you find the right home plan and the right team to build the home.

That team will be led by a general contractor. Taking time to plan when hiring a general contractor will help ensure you get a good fit. Here are some hiring-a-contractor tips that will guide you in finding the right one.

1. Start With References

Asking for recommendations will help you start the search, but look for recommendations from people who have worked with a contractor. Has someone you know recently built a home or done a major remodeling project? Talk to this person about his or her experience. If he or she had a positive experience with a contractor, add that contractor to your list of people to call. Starting with vetted professionals endorsed by those you trust should cut your research time significantly.