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Find Affordable House Plans Online

Updated on June 2, 2017

Being 'comfortable' means different things to different people but the common factor is affordability. To build a house on a not-so-robust budget necessitates finding cheaper alternatives to obtaining home plans and blueprints, which saves prospective homeowners money that can be used for other important aspects of the building's construction. We all know that

We all know that architectural services never come cheap!

The human race is known to be territorial, and the desire for a place to live has always been, and will always be a feat to be achieved. We know that one of the best investments in life may be owning a home, and we, naturally in our own diverse ways, desire nice homes with some great standards if possible.

While some prefer to build their homes themselves, developing their own house design ideas, others who have investments in mind want to build affordable homes to resell. And of course, when they build themselves, they will be 'building for less and selling for more'.

But whatever category one falls within, there are a few key factors in erecting a comfortable and beautiful home, while optimizing the price tags.

The first area where tremendous savings can be made is from the production of blueprints of designs for the new house plans.

Stock Plans Online Helps Many Achieve their Dreams

Because building a simple house is a wiser decision when thinking of saving money, buying blueprints of new house plans online is a wise follow-up to that decision.

There are thousands of affordable house plans available online. New house plans that are found online has helped millions of people achieve owning home designs of their dreams whilst saving money.

These companies selling house building plans cater for both those seeking the smallest home plans and those seeking larger, contemporary or period house floor plans.

The variety is vast and anyone is bound to find designs they'll love. And if a house plan looks just right, but the available plot of land is small for the house's design, the desired plan can be modified to fit into the available land.

Buy Plans Online and Save on Architects Fees

Many don’t know that you can also find affordable house plans that can be created and customized for you from scratch no matter the style or the period that you may want or may have imagined.

For this reason, many of today's consumer tends to rely on online specialists and retailers of new floor plans for new homes.

A majority of first-time home buyers are looking for something small, simple, and economical, but the hiring of architects to design homes gets rather costly and is even unaffordable to many.

Plus the fact that at times, getting well-recommended professionals to produce architectural house plans is a daunting task.

From modern houses to traditional cottages, there are a wide variety of home styles and sizes to be found online. Buying blueprints online will save prospective homeowners a lot of money; a fraction of the cost of what will be charged by professionals offline.

'Self Build' With Floor Plans Bought Online

"It's actually a very good time to build. Self-build finance is holding firm and competitive rates, coupled with the lowest plot costs for a decade and falling labour rates mean that many would-be self-builders who could only dream of getting started three years ago are now able to finally do so" - February 2009 (Jason is Editor of Home-building & Renovating magazine)

Taking a long-term perspective, one can see that the current state of the property market creates a good opportunity to build your home, and there's never been a better time to do that, now that you can find affordable architectural designs online.

The designs hat seem to be gaining popularity in the market today include house plans for:

  • Country homes
  • Craftsman Homes
  • Bungalows
  • Small houses
  • Coastal/Beach homes
  • Cabin houses
  • Luxury homes
  • 'Green' homes
  • Southern American homes
  • South Western homes
  • Universal home designs
  • Mediterranean homes

© 2009 viryabo

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    • GPAGE profile image

      GPAGE 7 years ago from California

      This is a fantastic idea for a hub! Cool....You have such good ideas and your hubs are so organized and easy to read. Best, GPAGE

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      viryabo 7 years ago

      Hello there GPage,Thank you for the nice analysis of my hubs. I do try to do them in a way i would love to read, split with pictures and stuff.

      Thank you for your visits. I really appreciate them. :)

      GodBless you.

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      Keira7 7 years ago

      Never realised building your own home could be a simple, always put off by the price but may now investigate the possibility. Thanks and God Bless.

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      viryabo 7 years ago

      Now that the economies of the world countries is still shakey, various ways of saving money must be explored and that includes planning on building personal homes too.

      Thanks for your visit Keira.

    • Denise Handlon profile image

      Denise Handlon 6 years ago from North Carolina

      I'm wondering what it is about looking at home designs and floor plans that I love so much? It is relaxing and exciting both at the same time. Perhaps it is the element of 'possibilities' that ring out...along with the creative aspect.

      Thanks Viryabo for a great hub.

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