One of the hardest things to change about a house is the outside and the basic layout. That’s why I’ve found that the style of a home can be the most important part to get right. Whether you grew up in a Colonial, prefer a ranch for lifestyle reasons or associate Contemporary homes with your aunt from California, there’s more emotion and preference tied to this choice than we realize!
When you’re searching for a home, your terminology doesn’t have to be perfect. However, if you have a preference for or against a style, and can provide some general guidance, life will go so much smoother! At the very core, it’s important to know if you’re looking for a detached or attached home. An attached home could be a townhome or in a condo building, while a detached home would have four exterior walls not adjoined to another residence.
Using the guide below, which style do you prefer?