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Traditional | Learn More
Traditional style is the most common built in the U.S. each year and is actually a combination of many styles. Traditionals offer the perfect amount of old family home charm combined with updated modern features.

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Country | Learn More
Country style is a simple, symmetrical design. Evenly spaced windows, a central front door, and a wide front porch complete the country style. Country styles may include Victorian touches (great spindle work and turned posts) or Colonial touches (shutters and dormers).

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European | Learn More
European style offers grand exteriors and exquisite ornamental details. Roof lines tend to be steep with many gables. European styles offer many architectural influences as diverse as the countries from which they originate.

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Ranch | Learn More
Ranch style is practical and functional, an efficient usage of the living space arrangement. The interior has open living and dining areas. They are usually one level with a symmetrical or asymmetrical exterior. Low pitched roofs and simple façades complete the Ranch.

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Retreat | Learn More
Retreats actually vary in style. They range from a cozy log cabin to a luxurious Spanish villa. Retreats are as varied as the lots on which they are built. A common denominator is the windows. Great, picture-perfect windows are a retreat must! Open air living areas, including, decks, porches, and lanais are perfect for enjoying the retreat views. Open living and dining areas are remarkable for entertaining.

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Coastal | Learn More
Coastals are usually built with piers or pilings (to protect from rising surfs and to withstand coastal winds). The Coastal style has open air living areas such as decks, and porches. They are typically two or more stories, and have lots of windows with open living and dining areas. They range in plan size according to the building lot size. Many of the Coastals have the family rooms on the second floor to maximize the amazing views of the ocean and coastline.

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Mediterranean | Learn More
Mediterraneans may have stucco, stone, or brick exteriors. Courtyards and open living space interiors are great details of the Mediterranean style. Two stories, low pitched tile or terra cotta roofs, asymmetrical shapes, wrought iron railings, and beautiful archways complete the Mediterranean.

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Plantation | Learn More
Plantations are generally 2 to 2 � stories, rectangular in design, and have exteriors that are brick, stucco, or wood. Large windows, picturesque dormers, steep roofs, sharp lines, and elegant balconies that may stretch the entire length of the home complete the Plantations. Plantations are grand, yet functional!

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Cottage | Learn More
Cottages may mimic the small, quaint homes in a fairy tale story book or range to the quite large. Cottages are informal, yet they have unmerited attention to detail. Dormered windows, unique, often diamond shaped decorative patterns, and picturesque balconies complete the cottage. Interiors may have elegant arched doorways and open spaces.

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Neoclassic | Learn More
Neoclassics were inspired by the classical architecture of ancient Greece and Rome. Neoclassic styles have distinguished lines, immense detail, and diverse designs.

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Bungalow | Learn More
Bungalows have a horizontal exterior design with asymmetrical, yet welcoming, front porches. Solid and compact with front and side gables, low pitched roofs, and exposed beams are definite Bungalow style. Bungalows have open living and dining areas with efficient use of all living space.

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Craftsman | Learn More
Craftsman style homes are often 1 to 2 story rustic, mainly wood homes with low pitch rooflines, and wide eaves. Exposed beams are a favorite of the Craftsman. The interiors have open living areas, large windows, and great built-in shelving. A wide, front porch with tapered porch columns is an inviting feature of the Craftsman.

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Contemporary | Learn More
Contemporary style is asymmetrical. They have flat or low pitched roofs, grand, oversized windows, light, open floor plans, and clean, straight design lines. Contemporaries vary in size and shape. Low ornamentation is a definite identifier of the Contemporary.
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