2nd Place Winner of Green House Plan Competition

This warm and charming Craftsman style house plan won 2nd Place achieves energy efficiency through the utilization of ENERGY STAR® rated materials and Green Building practices. This plan boasts the effective use of insulation, high-performance windows, tight construction and efficient heating and cooling equipment so you will enjoy years of savings and total home comfort. […]

Compact Cottage Designed Efficiently

This delightful cottage took 1st Place for its “Most Efficient Use of Space” in our Green House Plan Competition. This house is compact yet efficiently designed so you can enjoy daily living. In addition to the many energy saving features like insulated doors and windows, this house plan utilizes all of its available space to […]

Voted Best in Total Home Comfort

This warm and charming Craftsman style home was “Voted Best in Total Home Comfort” in our exclusive new ENERGY STAR House Plan collection. By utilizing ENERGY STAR rated materials and Green Building practices this home achieves the highest level of energy-efficiency. This house plan boasts the effective use of insulation, high-performance windows, tight construction and […]

New ENERGY STAR Home Plans

In celebration of our new collection of exclusive ENERGY STAR® house plans, Dream House Plans recently released a special issue of Her Dream Home magazine to preview all of these innovative, eco-friendly designs from the leading architects and designers in the United States. These new plans were part of our first ever Green House Plan […]

New Contest from Therma-Tru Doors

Dream House Plans wanted to make sure that you were aware of a recent contest being sponsored by one of partners – Therma-Tru Doors. It’s called “Unlock the Opportunities” and features three grand prizes – a vacation to Disney or Las Vegas. In addition they are giving away a $50 gift card (Best Buy, Amazon.com and […]

Find Your Dream Home

If your Valentine’s Day included an engagement, now is the perfect time to discuss whether you want to build a dream home, buy a new home or rent. While there are pros and cons to all decisions regarding where you and your significant other will live and build a new life together – one thing […]

Choosing the Right Architectural Style

When it comes to choosing an architectural style, there are several major house plans to choose from like Colonial, Farmhouse, Cape Cod, Ranch, Traditional, Contemporary and European. Traditional Floor Plans are one of the most popular floor plan styles in America. The roofs are generally steep with front facing gables and the exteriors are often brick, stucco or clapboard. The interior typical […]

Top 5 House Plan Trends

According to our architects and designers, house plan purchasers want to maximize usable space and prefer smaller, better-designed homes with high-end, green features, rather than homes with lavish amenities and too much extra space. Based on the collection of house plans we sold this year and conversations with our consumers, we have put together a […]