What Does Your House Style Say About You?

People across the United States long for and love their homes. And why not? It's their own little corner of the world! But it also might be a window into their personality! What messages are you sending if you're the owner of a colonial, Tudor or bungalow home? (16 Photos)

Beth Turner on Jan 15, 2013 at 11:16AM

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What Does Your House Style Say About You?


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Cape Cod: Quaint and Simple

The Cape Cod style of house is similar to the Colonial but it's a bit more casual. "It's a simple style of house. People who live in a Cape Cod house are unpretentious, more casual, probably a little more creative and not deadline-driven," says Nyman. Since Cape Cods can be efficient and economical, they can be the perfect starter home for young couples, creating a bit of a romantic quality to this type of home as well.

Where to find it: This home originated in Massachusetts (Cape Cod!) and continues to be a popular style of home in New England -- mostly in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts. But it's also a style that has spread across the country.

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