Getting a Great Deal on Your Home Plans: Why Buy Direct?

Getting a Great Deal on Your Home Plans: Why Buy Direct?

Numerous influences – from finances to the desire for inter-generational joy, to health monitoring – are fueling the surge in multi-generational households. In our last post we looked at some of our most popular multi-generational home designs, showcasing various bedroom arrangements. Herein we’ll look at designs that also provide separate living areas.

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Exclusively Yours: Why Buy Direct?

Exclusively Yours: Why Buy Direct?

Design Basics values the relationships we have with select companies that also market our home plans. Quite simply, more people have the opportunity to consider our company’s designs when searching for a house plan. Which then begs the question, “Why buy directly from Design Basics?”

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From plan alterations to locating a builder in your area, find the resources you need for making your new home a reality!

Does Your Home Bring You Happiness or Joy?

Does Your Home Bring You Happiness or Joy?

We can be happy about many things: it’s going to be sunny today; your favorite team won the game; the item you’ve been eyeing went on sale. Joy is different. Joy is about deep relational connection, that according to clinical psychologist Dr. Jim Wilder, comes from being with people who are glad to be with you. We yearn for this joy, as we came to realize during Covid-19’s forced isolation. Gathering together is life-giving, and a fundamental consideration of residential design. How our homes accommodate or frustrate, how we like to socialize will have a profound impact on our happiness. 

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Design trends, articles, and other resources to help you make important decisions about your new home design and included amenities.

High-Performance Homes – Wellness Part 2

High-Performance Homes – Wellness Part 2

While most people’s thoughts turn to the conservation of natural resources when hearing “high-performance home”, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recognized “wellness” as an essential element of building such a home. The NAHB further identified mold prevention and natural light levels as essential aspects of wellness.

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High-Performance Homes – Wellness

High-Performance Homes – Wellness

Wellness begins at home, where we spend so much of our lives. The National Association of Home Builders even recognized wellness as an essential aspect of a “high-performance home.” Let’s take a closer look at how your home is built affects your overall wellness.

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Home designs and amenities to make your home ‘live’ the way you live.

It’s Time! Join Design Basics at the NAHB IBSx Virtual Experience

Join Design Basics at the NAHB IBSx Virtual Experience

Join Design Basics at the NAHB IBSx! Known for new product introductions and top-notch educational sessions, the IBSx offers attendees numerous opportunities to enhance their businesses and the homes they build. Numerous innovations, recognized years later as some of the hottest trends in home building, first debuted at the IBS.

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