Common Home Styles

Are you in the process of buying a home and don't know your cape cods from your colonials?

You can brush up on your residential architecture with our home buyer quick guide to common home styles.

This guide covers the most popular styles of homes in North America, including why some people prefer certain layouts.
Home Styles Guide

Why you need HouseMaster

If you're in the market to buy a home, HouseMaster can help provide truly objective insight into the condition of any property - no matter what style with a professional home buyer inspection . As part of a home buyer inspection you will receive the HouseMaster written inspection report. The HouseMaster Express® Report is completed at the conclusion of the buyer inspection and can be uploaded to a secure site so it's easy for the home buyer to review and share with lawyers, or real estate sales professionals.
How Home Inspections Protect You

Homeowner Quiz

Home maintenance is key to retaining and growing the value of your investment in the property. See if you know enough to keep your home in tiptop shape by taking our short online quiz.
Homeowner Quiz


What type of buyer are you?

If you are you in the process of buying a home you will want to make an informed decision and take into consideration your specific needs? Your needs may be different from another buyer depending on what type of home buyer you are. For example, if you looking at purchasing a second or vacation home, the amount of maintenance the home will require may be a big concern. On the other hand, if you are a handy home buyer and have always dreamed of buying your own fixer upper and making needed repairs and upgrades yourself, you may have different requirements. Here you can find buyer information specific to many different types of buying options or properties.
Home Buyer Types

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