Have you ever looked at a home and wondered how to describe it other than saying it is a one or two story building? We all know every house has its own style which can be a blend due to renovations and structural changes. Still they usually fit into somewhat specific categories. Here are some tips about styles you can use as a guide. REALTOR® Magazine has compiled a convenient compendium of common styles. Click on each name and learn to highlight the details that give a home character, history, and romance.