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Duplexes are the homes that are designed in such a way that two families can live under one roof with complete privacy and separate homes. These duplexes are also known as multi-family houses for this reason. Duplex homes are quiet affordable so getting popular in almost every part of US. Many architectural firms and home architects are coming up with modern duplex home plans, which to much an extent is a challenge, as privacy & comfort of more than one family have to keep in mind.

The style of multi-family homes have been taken from Spain where native inhabitants called Pueblo Indians live in homes called 'Pueblos', which are the form of multi-family housing. In US these forms of homes are known as duplexes. Most of the single-family homeowners are converting their homes to duplexes where many other things besides floor plans are to be kept in mind. Such as Building Material, which should match with the previous building so that new addition blends with the older one very finely. Besides duplexes, four-plexes and multi-plex homes are also getting popular.

In most of the duplexes two units are laid side-by-side but you can also find two different floors in duplexes build one above each other. As a homebuyer, you will have to buy the complete duplex and may use one as own living and other for rental purposes.

Duplex Home Plans

You can find many samples of modular duplex home plans in the websites of architects. Different concepts while making plans are used that consist of modern techniques. There also exist duplex apartments for sale in which single home has two floors that are connected by internal staircase. Even many home architects are specialized in making duplex apartment plans that are then constructed by duplex builders.

Buying and living in a duplex has many pros attached to it. Such as:
  • Giving portion of duplex on rent can reduce your housing cost to great extent
  • Insurance cost is also very low, as you need to buy just the homeowner's insurance policy
  • Maintaining duplex is lot more easier than the single-family homes
  • Moreover if after some years you do not want to give one part of duplex on rent then you can use the whole home. This is generally done if the family size increases.
Because of these reasons duplexes for sale are seeing pace in the recent housing market.

Duplexes for Sale

Furthermore to have the ownership of duplexes you can also avail loan from the different Home Mortgage Loan companies. This has also given a push to duplex sale in US. To buying and selling purposes you can check different websites and contact real estate agents who have listing of duplexes for sale. Here you can also compare the different duplex house plans/floor plans. Because of the more advantages, construction and sale of duplexes in US has increased to many folds. Below we have also given the list of websites showing duplexes for sale, duplex home floor plans and other features of duplex.
Virtual has the complete listing of duplexes for sale in every state of USA and parts of Canada. Homeowners can also use this site to list their duplex on the exiting listing. Besides this other properties can also be checked for rent, buy and sale purposes.

Web Site: is a website that has the list of duplexes, multi-family apartments, commercial building and other properties in US.

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In Viviun you can find features duplexes for sale in almost every state of US. Duplexes are given with photo, location, property description and cost of the place.

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