Which is the Right HOUSE?

Home options for my sisters & me to research. Then make informed selections for our retirement homes. (Each of us can then add a section to save the ideas we…
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Binder for Each of Us

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Passive House Busts High Cost Myth - Zero Energy Project

Passive House (Passivhaus) Plans & Info

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Contemporary Style House Plan - 3 Beds 2 Baths 2320 Sq/Ft Plan #924-1 - Houseplans.com

Eco-Friendly House Plans

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Dream Acreage 5 - Pre-Designed Post & Beam Wood Barn & Home Package
Dream Acreage 4 - Pre-Designed Post & Beam Wood Barn & Home Package

Prefab, Kit & Modular Home Ideas

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One Story A-Frame House Plan 85129 has 1,176 square feet of living space, 2 bedrooms, and 2 full bathrooms. The a-frame roof reaches a height of 23 feet 8 inches from the front door level. Consequently, you get the look of an a-frame without the difficulty of a dramatically pitched roof. Buyers will choose this home because of the wonderful wraparound covered front porch. Homeowners will enjoy lots of space for outdoor enjoyment with the 10' deep area in the porch. Small A-Frame Home Plan
One Story A-Frame House Plan 85129 has 1,176 square feet of living space, 2 bedrooms, and 2 full bathrooms. The a-frame roof reaches a height of 23 feet 8 inches from the front door level. Consequently, you get the look of an a-frame without the difficulty of a dramatically pitched roof. Buyers will choose this home because of the wonderful wraparound covered front porch. Homeowners will enjoy lots of space for outdoor enjoyment with the 10' deep area in the porch. Small A-Frame Home Plan
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Ranch, Cottage, Bungalow & Small Farmhouse

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Modern Style House Plan - 2 Beds 2 Baths 1162 Sq/Ft Plan #924-17 - Houseplans.com
Small space

Courtyard, Atrium & U-Shaped Home Designs

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Cabins & Barndominiums Plans & Info

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Looking for a lake house that gives you a New American vibe? This plan fits that bill. The exterior with board and batten combined with stone makes this space gives it great curb appeal while also providing a modern design. Along the backside of the property, there is a massive two-story deck that would allow for incredible views of the water or your trophy property. After walking through the front doors of this plan, you are greeted by a large natural-light-filled entryway. Step in and get cozy
Plan 25024DH: Farmhouse Plan With Two Master Suites And Simple Gable Roof
Country Plan: 3,437 Square Feet, 5-6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms - 8318-00028

Dual Master Suites Plans

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Craftsman Style House Plan - 4 Beds 3 Baths 1595 Sq/Ft Plan #923-123 - Houseplans.com
Multi Family Duplex House Plans/ 8 Bedroom Home/ Modern Duplex | Etsy Australia
Three Bedroom Duplex 7085 - 3 Bedrooms and 2.5 Baths | The House Designers

Duplex Home Plans (May make it easier to check in on each other as we age.)

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Shipping Container Home Ideas & Options

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Earth Sheltered -or- Underground House Plans & Info

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Florida Plan: 3,248 Square Feet, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms - 035-00579
Monolithic Dome: Virtually Indestructible Universal Dwelling Solution

Domes, Yurts, & Other Unusual Shaped House Plans (Including Silos Conversions)

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Nomadic Roots earthship

Earthship Houses

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25+ Photos Of Cobiax Slab System Under construction - Engineering Discoveries 33+ Photos Of Cobiax Slab System Under construction

Cord Wood, Cob, Earthbag & Other Sustainable Options

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This beautiful tiny house has a greenhouse and pergola. What more could you ask,for?
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Tiny Homes- Up to 700 square feet (Although I don't see any of us picking them)

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Before SmartJack®
Saved a ton of money protecting our foundation from moisture. How to DIY your own house.

Crawl Space or Slab? Info on Both

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We framed our off grid cabin roof with a design most people have never seen before. This roofing technique doesn’t use traditional trusses but instead used less material, is easier for one or two people to build in a remote location and costs less. #TheOf
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Roofing Options + Info on Solar Panels, Roof Vents & Tube Skylights

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Senior Building Needs, Ideas & Inspiration to Incorporate (Build it ready for the inevitable)

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Wind - Sun - Shade - Sound (Some of the things to consider)

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Incentives for Building Green &/or Using Green Energy (Federal & TN) see: www.irs.gov/newsroom/energy-incentives-for-individuals-residential-property-updated-questions-and-answers

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ICF Basement Details
The Perfect Block foundation system on this high-performance house in Upstate New York saves 60% of the concrete needed for a conventional slab

Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) for Construction

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Hemp home
Spray Applied Hempcrete Building

Hemp for Construction - Hempcrete, Hemp Insulation, Etc

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Other Green Options & Ideas to Investigate (Hemp & ICF have their own sections)

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How To Make Drainage Around The house With Your Own Hands - Engineering Discoveries

Water Management & Drainage

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Editors distill their favorite nuggets of framing wisdom from 36 years of Fine Homebuilding - Fine Homebuilding #Tips

Before or During Framing (Electrical, Plumbing & More)

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