• Styles of Distinction

    With their unique characteristics, these Styles of Distinction are some of the most popular in the country.  Find out about their history, personality, and architectural elements, as well as explore design ideas.

    American Four Square Image

    American Four Square

    With its regal simplicity and stately presence, the Four Square was the most popular home style built between 1895 and 1930.


    Bungalow Image


    Charming and charismatic, the bungalow is as adored today as it was when it was first introduced at the turn of the century.


    Cape Cod Image

    Cape Cod

    One of the oldest and most prevalent home styles in the country, the Cape Cod offers countless opportunities for re-modeling.


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    Colonial Revival

    Perhaps the most patriotic of home styles, the Colonial Revival is based upon the architectural style of the early American colonists.


    Cottage Image


    Enchanting and inviting, the cottage is casual and simplistic. Enjoyment of friends and family is key to this lifestyle.


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    French Country

    Inspired by the romantic countryside of rural France, the French Country style represents a casual elegance in a rustic package! 


    Ranch Image


    As the predominant home style built between 1950 and 1970, the Ranch house is one of the earliest of the “modern” architectural movement.


    Victorian Image


    Perhaps the most recognizable of American homes, the Victorian represented the newness and optimism of the Victorian Era.