Where You Can Buy House Plans

The task of building a house is extremely difficult and offers many challenges. When you come up with this idea, your first task is planning the space. And, sure, it all starts with a house plan.

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How can you get a house plan? You can buy a ready made plan, hire an architect or draw your own floor plan from scratch. The cheapest way is to draw a plan from scratch. However, the easiest way is buying and downloading a ready made house floor plan, which is cheaper and faster than hiring architectural services. With this option, you can also buy construction sets and guides.

We have conducted research and made a list of some of the most popular websites where you can buy and download house plans created by professional architects and designers. They can be used as-is or modified upon request. All these websites have a variety of different styles and sizes to choose from. Enjoy this selection of sites and find your perfect future home!

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Websites with a Large Choice of House Plans

Architectural Designs

Architectural Designs has been selling pre-drawn house plans for about 50 years. Their collection of over 30,000 high-quality plans was created by more than 200 architects and designers. On this website, you can find any house type─from small economy houses to luxury ones. They also offer garages and multi-family home plans for sale. You can purchase a house plan as-is or order some modifications for your custom needs.


Homeplans.com offers a choice of over 28,000 house plan designs in many different styles, and they can be modified for your personal needs.


ePlans.com has a large database with over 60,000 home floor plans. This is one of the leading US sites where you can download high-quality floor plans. The company has 60 years of experience in the field and is part of Hanley Wood, the building industry media company.

The House Designers

The House Designers is another popular website with a huge number of house plans, created by US and Canadian architects and designers. The plans are sorted according to the style, type and size of the construction. We are sure you will find something to your taste here.

Direct from the Designers

Direct from the Designers has a selection of houses with a wide array of exterior styles. You can choose floor plans of any size—from small cottages to luxury estates.


All types of houses are available on the Floorplans website. Look for the one that is waiting for you there!

Dream Home Source

Dream Home Source gives you a chance to search for an ideal floor plan among thousands of ready made designs.

The House Plan Shop

Browse the selection of houses that The House Plan Shop offers, which have all been designed by professional architects and designers.

Make a 3D Model From a Floor Plan

When you buy the floor plan, you will get a 2D plan with the construction documentation. It can also come with a 3D model for an extra fee. In both cases, you can turn it into a digital 3D house model, even if you just have a PDF file. Live Home 3D has all the necessary tools for this. Read our advice on how to turn a blueprint into a digital floor plan.

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You can decorate your future house in 3D and experiment with different design trends and furniture arrangements before it’s too late, and you no longer have a chance to perform any modifications.

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Revised: February 2024