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External Features to Consider for Your New House Design

As you are doing your new house planning do not neglect the outside of the home. What kind of features do you desire in the yard? What have type of garage or carport do you want for storing your car? Do you want to include a storage building as part of the total design package? Do you want the yard square in the yard or at an angle to the yard? All of these items can, and should be, considered…

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The Importance of a Personal Connection with Your Home Designer

Why should you try to establish a personal connection with person doing your new house design?  Stop and think about what this person is doing for you.  They are creating a home, not just a new house design.  By the two of you meeting in person and having a chance to get a bit of personal connection it commonly improves the final quality of the plans. We are not suggesting you need to become best friends with someone providing house…

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The Dangers of New House Design by Name

You may have a clear vision of the style of home you want.  You could even have a name you call it.  Walking into a drafting office and telling them you want a new house design and just telling them the name of the style could be a bit dangerous.  Think about this.  If you told a drafter your new house planning was for a Colonial style home, which one of the following should he draw? American Colonial New England…

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Having Fun with Your New House Design

Grab a digital camera.  Now get in your car and start driving.  Drive around Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Sunnybank Hills, Oxenford, or any of the other communities in the area.  Start taking pictures of the homes you like.  Pay attention to how they sit on the property.   Take pictures of each house from a few different angles so you can clearly identify the features you want in your new house design. It would be a good idea to find 4 to…

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Fueling Your Dreams for Your New House Design

Are you stuck trying to come up with ideas on exactly how you want your new home to look?  You may have many ideas floating around in your mind, but they are not quite coming together into a comprehensive plan you can claim as your new house design.  There are a couple very easy and fun ways to generate ideas you can take to the draftsman for creating your construction plans. The first way is to start going on home…

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