Porches – What are your options?

There are so many options and choices to be made when it comes to designing your dream house plan. We’ve talked about the many garage choices and we’ve helped you determine how many bedrooms you need. But today, we’re talking … Continue reading

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Why choose a house plan with a loft?

When you think of lofts, you might imagine a hipster living in a big city, painting in their large, one room loft. There are still many people that live in exactly those kinds of homes but there is also another … Continue reading

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What is the difference between a Farmhouse and a Modern Farmhouse home?

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Farmhouse style homes have been around for decades and thanks to the growing desire to get back to the basics of life, the farmhouse style is now considered one of the most popular styles … Continue reading

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One story or two: That is always the question!

       As you search for the perfect house plan, the long-lasting debate about one or two story homes always come up. There is a wide range of functional and aesthetic reasons why some people prefer a single story … Continue reading

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Top 3 Most Popular House Styles:

     From modern to country to bungalows, the wide variety of house styles can be quite overwhelming. Whether you prefer lots of character or clean, simple lines, the numerous categories of house plans can make it difficult to find … Continue reading

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Craftsman Style House Plan with Character

Builders love to create homes with flair.  This craftsman style house plan (348-00169) is a popular design at America’s Best for many reasons.  Not only does it have huge street appeal, but it’s also extremely functional on the inside.  Let’s … Continue reading

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An Efficient House Plan

It’s fun to gaze at all the architectural plan choices while thinking through all the possibilities for our future dream home.  But in going through the design process, we sometimes come up with over-the-top ideas that just don’t fit today’s … Continue reading

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Why Small Houses are Becoming so Popular

As a builder I can tell you that looking at house plans here at America’s Best is like being a kid in the toy store all over again.  There are so many great options for you to choose from.  But … Continue reading

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A Checklist to Designing Home Floor Plans

If you are considering designing your own home floor plans, follow these tips to make the process a success! Continue reading

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What Makes a Craftsman House Plan Special?

The craftsman architectural style emerged in the late 19th century and remains popular today among homebuilders looking for charming details, unique style and an undeniably “homey” feel. Continue reading

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