Best Practices for Selling Your HouseKnowing the specific architectural style of your house for sale may help you to sell it. The sound of a specific style is more appealing to buyers than generic house terms.

Lewisville Texas Cash House Buyers:  Knowing what architectural style your house is could help you to sell it. There’s something about labels that make people feel good. Imagine a buyer purchasing their first home and telling their friends and family that they just ‘bought a house.’ Now imagine the couple telling friends and family that they just purchased a French Colonial or a Greek Revival home. It sounds so much better to have a description. Not only does it sound better, but many people can imagine what it looks like if they have heard the style mentioned.

Imagine a buyer purchasing their first home and telling their friends and family that they just ‘bought a house.’ Now imagine the couple telling friends and family that they just purchased a French Colonial or a Greek Revival home.

Don’t think for a moment that your house, built just 10 years ago, doesn’t have a specific style that is has been fashioned after. Nearly all houses can be classified in one way or another and knowing what style and what period your house was built in can be an added selling point. Listing your house as a 3 bedroom, 2 baths, on ½ acre corner lot isn’t nearly as descriptive or appealing as listing it with the style as well. Try instead, American Colonial, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, on ½ acre corner lot.

Many types exist, but some styles are more common and can be easily spotted. Go online to a website that classifies house styles and you should be able to easily identify your home’s style. A Victorian style house is large, with typically ornate windows, stained or leaded glass, and pointed turrets. These are reminiscent of homes found in Europe.

  •  A Victorian style house is large, with typically ornate windows, stained or leaded glass, and pointed turrets.
  • Bungalows were popular in the early 1900’s through 1930 and are fashioned after homes, or huts, in India.
  • American Colonial styles were built during the founding of this country, from the 1600’s through the 1800’s

Bungalows were popular in the early 1900’s through 1930 and are fashioned after homes, or huts, in India. Most are modest sized, but some are quite large. They all seem to share a large, inviting front porch. Post war homes were built from the 1940’s through the 1980’s to accommodate the influx of home buyers after World War II. These were usually found in large tracts built by developers and include Ranch Style houses and Raised or Split Level homes.

More unusual type homes were designed by famous artists that doubled as architects. Frank Lloyd Wright was one of these designers and his homes are dotted throughout the country. They have a very modern and minimalistic style that stands out in most neighborhoods as they are truly unique and unusual. American Colonial styles were built during the founding of this country, from the 1600’s through the 1800’s. From this style the popular Cape Cod was developed.

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