Chapter 5

DESIGNING THE HOUSE PLANS

  1. FINDING THE RIGHT PLAN TO FIT THE MARKET, LIFESTYLE AND LOT
  2. REVIEWING THE DEMOGRAPHICS
  3. WHAT GOES INTO A GREAT HOUSE PLAN
  4. WHERE TO FIND THE INFORMATION NEEDED FOR A GREAT HOUSE PLAN
  5. FINDING THE RIGHT RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECT OR HOME PLAN DESIGNER
  6. CONTRACTING FOR THE HOME DESIGN
  7. TYPE OF HOME STYLES
  8. SITING THE HOME ON THE LOT
  9. SQUARE FOOTAGE
  10. EFFICIENT FLOOR PLAN
  11. DESIGN FEATURES
  12. FEATURES TO ADD TO THE NEW HOME DESIGN
  13. UNIVERSAL DESIGN/EASY LIVING HOME DESIGN
  14. SMART HOMES
  15. GREEN HOMES