Monthly Archives:February 2009
Home Design News - February 2009
It's time for you to participate in our annual "Home from the Heart" survey. If you've ever considered designing the home that's in your heart, here's your chance. The 2009 Home from the Heart Survey makes it fun and easy.
You and other readers are the true experts when it comes to what contemporary families really want. Some like a formal dining or living room, while others would fill that space with a home office and exercise room. For others, a great room open to the kitchen is the only gathering space they need. With ecological awareness on the rise, many more families are considering “green building” techniques and projects. But what do most people actually want?
Once we have compiled the responses, we will design a home based on the preferences that emerge. That home will be ready for publication in approximately three months. Last year resulted in the Heartington 10-550, a stately ranch style home.
Best Selling home plans for 2008
Our site has been updated to reflect the most popular plans for 2008. This is another way to watch the trends. We have consistent favorites such as the Arden, Palermo, Carrington, and the Tillamook. We've also seen a few come back such as the Winchester and the Kingsley. Of course, new designs have emerged. Plans such as the Stratford, Brightwood, and the Saddlebrook. For the first time a craftsman style garage plan is also included with the Best of 2008.
Have you checked out the new Publications area of our website? It's the next step in our efforts to bring additional resources to our website; your "go to" place for home building. The publication page is a collection of books we feel might be helpful in the planning and building of your new home. Check the page often, as selections often change.
Best prices on the web, guaranteed!
If you find one of our designs on another website for a lower price, we will not only match that price, but give you an additional 10% off the plan price. All you need to do is provide us with the web address (URL) of the website plus the plan number.
Continuing with the "Best of" theme, we've resurrected the best newsletter promotions of 2008. So now through the end of February you can:
Receive a free new plans portfolio using the promotion code NL0802 from our February 2008 newsletter.
Receive a free copy of our Home Plans Collection with over 500 home plans using the promotion code of OHP08 from our October 2008 newsletter.
Receive free shipping anywhere in the Continental US by using the promotion code FSM048 from our May 2008 newsletter.
Take 25% off any construction drawing package using promotion code OCD08
We are looking forward to this year being the turn around year for home building. Take advantage of the market to get the best contractors, lowest material prices and greatest value from your home building experience. Start your planning now.
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