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

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 are the stuff of dreams f...

Ranch-style house

Ranch-Style Houses Are the Picture of American Suburbia

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-style house? A ranch-style ...