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4 Tips for Working with a Buyer’s Real Estate Agent
If you’ve read 'Use These 3 Tips to Find a Great Realtor!', then you know how to find the right buyer’s agent. But how do you maximize their effectiveness? The following tips will show you how to build a great working relationship so that you can streamline your search for the perfect piece of property to build your house.
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Choosing the Perfect Lot
The perfect plot of land to build involves more than an idealistic view of how life will be, or making sure there is enough space to build the home and outbuildings you want. There are all kinds of considerations that, while they may not pose an obvious or immediate problem, could turn into trouble sometime in the future. Here are a few of the details you’ll want to look at before choosing a piece of land.
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Multi-Purpose Kitchens
When choosing a design that’s right for you, consider your needs. Do you own at least one of everything and need a place to store all your goodies? Would the island become a catch-all or would it be a great place to prepare a meal and watch over the kids as they are doing their homework?
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Land Surveys : How important are they?
Land surveys: People that are embarking on a new construction project often want to skip this step. After all, one piece of ground is similar to the next, right? What could possibly stop you from building a home?
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Use These 3 Tips to Find a Great Realtor!
Good realtors need to be good communicators or they need to be ready with a list of comparable homes or lots in the area should you request it. The fact is that these are things all real estate agents should be able to do! The good ones, however, will take things a step farther.
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3 Overlooked Rooms You Need to Reconsider
Nowadays, when it comes to homes, people are starting to think that perhaps smaller really is better. There’s no denying that smaller homes are easier to maintain, and they’re certainly easier to heat and cool. What no one talks about is how skimping on space can cost you – not just in terms of fulfillment, but also financially.
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What You Need to Know about the Kitchen Work Triangle
Most people choose kitchens for the cabinets, the roomy counter space or the walk-in pantry, but not everyone chooses a kitchen based on its traffic flow.
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Building the Ultimate Zombie Fortress
Survive the zombie apocalypse in style - The nation's best home design company shows you how to design a fortress for armageddon.
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4 Things I Hate About Our New Mascord Home
Custom home design sounds like a wonderful idea, doesn’t it? Well, it turns out that there are a few disadvantages. While I love almost everything about my home, there are a few things that I absolutely hate.
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3 Reasons to Choose House Plans with a Courtyard
What are the benefits to having a courtyard in your home? Are they a waste of space? Which plans include a courtyard? Here, Houseplans.co finds out!
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How to Budget a New Home Project
If you’re planning to build a home, you need to check out these tips for planning a budget for your new home.
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Making Changes to Your House Plans After Construction has Started
Have you always wondered how you go about making changes to your house plans once the project is already underway? Find out what you can change here.
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Street of Dreams Home Designs : The Summerville
With a low-slung roof and large square supports to the front and rear of the home, the Summerville places emphasis on the Prairie style. This home also draws on Contemporary and Midcentury modern themes with gorgeous walls of windows and an asymmetric design.
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The Contemporary Craftsman Trend
If you look back through architectural history, you’ll quickly notice that all styles originate from another, older style. These new styles can be one of three things: an improvement on an older style, a blend of older styles, or a diversion from an already popular style. One example is the Craftsman style, which was a stylistic change away from the ornate Victorian architecture of the period.
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Proud to support Wade Mitcheltree and the Gary Sinise Foundation
We are extremely proud to support the Gary Sinise foundation with the design of an adapted smart home for wounded veteran SFC Wade Mitcheltree and his family. We wish the Mitcheltree's many happy years in their home.
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Tesla Solar Roof
Tesla's solar roof and Powerwall 2 announcement featured Mascord Plan 1410 - The Norcutt. Find out about Tesla's solar roof and Powerwall 2, and view details of the home's other texh savvy and innovative design features.
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How Do Construction Loans Work?
Mortgages are confusing enough, but construction loans? This type of financial product adds another layer of complexity to your new home project. If you’re wondering how a construction loan works, look no further. We’ll show you everything you need to know about this type of financing!
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Mascord ID: What it means to you
We've updated the tools and resources to help builders, homeowners and Realtors find the perfect house plans. Save favorites across devices, view exclusive offers, and Pro's can search thousands of unpublished designs. All at houseplans.co right now.
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Building a Networked Home
Technology within the home includes things like surround sound home theater, massive stereos and kitchen tools like the microwave. Now they are connected!
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Deconstructing Shipping Container Homes
In some circles, the shipping container home trend is all the rage. It’s part of the “reuse, reduce, recycle” movement. However, some things aren’t meant to be reused
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