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February 2016
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BUILDERS' TOOLBOX is a monthly email newsletter designed to help home builders become remarkable.
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Don’t Let Home Plan Design be a Funnel!

As home building heats up, developing and finalizing the home plan can become a “funnel,” slowing the process and actually limiting the number of homes you can build. Starting with a plan from Design Basics’ library of 2500+ house plans can save considerable time. In many cases, you can have the plan in just an hour or two after your order. Most plans are available in 2x4 and 2x6 construction; forward or reverse; and with basement, crawl space, or slab foundations.


Need to make changes to the plan to make it “perfect”…


[ Read Don’t Let Home Plan Design be a Funnel! ]

Interests, Dreams, and Aspirations


Buyers buy on emotion and justify those decisions rationally. Rational appeals and arguments for buying your home are important, but not nearly as powerful as how your home, its design, amenities, and products featured fulfill her life interests, dreams, and aspirations.


New home sales is about discovering your buyer’s wants and providing the best perceived solutions...


[ Read Interests, Dreams, and Aspirations ]

News / Special Offers



Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth at the International Builders Show! Design Basics was honored to have been identified as one of just a handful of companies who have exhibited for the last 25+ years. We owe it all to you, our clients, and look forward to seeing you again January 10-12 at the 2017 IBS in Orlando!



Core Values

Understanding one's own potential and embracing it allows for a newfound platform of growth possibilities that carries into the workplace.


Premier Home Plans New Plan Book. Just $11.90 which includes shipping!

Featured Plans


This month's featured plans:

- 42222
- 42286
- 56564 OTB-106279
- 42302


[ See Featured Plans ]

New Plan(s)

Enjoy perusing one of our newest home designs--we'd love your feedback!


[ See Featured New Plan ]


On The Board / Concepts

Plans that are "On The Board," still in the design stage, and can become a reality at your request.


[ See Featured On The Board / Concept ]


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Updated: Thursday, February 11, 2016 4:08 PM


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