Dream Home Archive

Ready to finally take the plunge and purchase your dream home? Whether you’re looking for an amazing vacation getaway or an ideal, year-round abode, we’ve got all of the information and resources you need to make that dream into a reality.

old vs new home

7 Questions You Must Ask When Buying a New Construction Home

Are you planning to buy a new construction home? It’s a worthy investment and one that’s gaining popularity. Many home buyers now prefer purchasing new construction homes to existing homes beca...

tiny house

Tiny House Costs vs Value: Are They a Good Investment?

The tiny house movement is an increasingly popular social and architectural trend that promotes the idea of living in small homes. In order to be classified as a tiny house, a building structure must ...

historic home

Old Houses for Sale: What to Know When Buying a Historic Home

Historic homes have a quality you won’t find in any other homes. They give their residents and visitors a trip into history and let you experience a time that’s disappeared. If you’re lucky, you...

million dollar home

How to Afford a Million-Dollar Home — The Right Way

So you have dreams of buying a million-dollar home? Or maybe you’re just curious what you’d have to do to be able to afford one? The idea of owning a million-dollar home may sound completely ou...

Building a House

Cost of Building a Home vs Buying: Which Makes More Sense?

The first choice you must make as an aspiring homeowner is whether to build a new house or to buy an existing property. The right decision will depend on your budget, your time, your short- and long-t...

Colonial homes, like this Georgian Colonial, are symmetrical with columns outside.

The Defining Features of Colonial Homes and Where They Came From

Take a walk down the suburbs of most cities in the United States today and you're sure to find ties the homes typical of the European settlers: colonial homes. Distinctly their own, these homes stand ...

Tudor home built in the Tudor Revival style

Tudor Homes Can Be Completely Modern but Still Fit for a King

You probably recognize the white stucco and brown houses patterned with decorative half-timbering on the gables as Tudor homes. These homes have a distinct storybook feel with their medieval charm and...

The front of a Victorian home

Victorian Homes: Real-Life Dollhouses from the Gilded Age

Updated May 10th, 2019 Victorian homes reflect a sense of royalty wherever you find them. Maybe it's due to the large, pointed roofs of the towers or the winding staircases. But the Victorian homes...

Ranch-style house

Ranch-Style Houses Are the Picture of American Suburbia

Updated May 10th, 2019 If you've been searching for a house recently, you've probably come across a ranch-style house. Here are the reasons you may—or may not—want to buy one. What is a ranch-...