Form Abbreviation: 2STORY
A two-level home with the main entrance on the lower level. Upper Spaces generally hold the sleeping areas.
Listing Form Abbreviation: BUNGALO
A one- to one-and-one-half story structure with a gabled roof and porch across the front.
Listing Form Abbreviation: CAPECOD
Has a steeply pitched gabled roof, framed as a one-story with an attic conversion giving an additional one-half story.
Listing Form Abbreviation: COMNWAL
A one- or two-story residence connected to another residence by a wall. Any style is appropriate. Owner owns only the four walls of the dwelling and not the surrounding grounds.
Listing Form Abbreviation: CONTEMP
Characterized by simple, uncluttered lines with a non-traditional design.
Listing Form Abbreviation: CONT-FR
Can be one- or two-story, formal in structure, steep hip roof, curved windows, sometimes with shutters.
Listing Form Abbreviation: DAYRNCH
A rambling ranch style home with a lower level basement that is partially exposed and above ground.
Listing Form Abbreviation: DBL-WDE
A manufactured home that is twice as wide as a single wide manufactured home.
Listing Form Abbreviation: ENGLISH
Has a steeply pitched roof, prominent cross gables and tall windows, can be half timbered.
Listing Form Abbreviation: GEORGIN
A formal square box-like structure featuring a hipped roof, decorative crown or pediment over the front door, columns on each side of the door, and/or cornice moldings.
Listing Form Abbreviation: MANUFHS
A single story dwelling constructed in a factory then transported to the home site. These can be single wide, double wide, and triple wide, and are usually constructed from metal, fiberglass, & plastics.
Old Portland (Four Square)
Listing Form Abbreviation: OLD-PDX
A very distinctive style popular around the early 20th century. A large square box with low hipped roof and a deep overhang, full porch with wide stairs. Two to two-and-one-half stories with a large central dormer.
Listing Form Abbreviation: OTHER
Includes any styles of dwellings that do not fit into the categories above. Houseboats, lofts, and many other styles fit in the "other" category.
Listing Form Abbreviation: Row
A two-story single family structure sharing walls with an adjacent dwelling, built in a row.
Listing Form Abbreviation: SPLIT
A two-story home split at the entry with one set of stairs going up and another going to the lower level. Upper level is the main living area and the lower level consists of utility, garage and/or family room.
Listing Form Abbreviation: TRAD
An open design, not holding to a classic historic detail. Often uses a variety of more than one architectural characteristic from past styles.
Listing Form Abbreviation: TRI-WDE
Manufactured home that is triple the size of a single wide manufactured home.
Listing Form Abbreviation: VICT
Usually two-stories with steep gables, ornate wood detail, Gothic style windows (pointed top) and brackets under the eaves. Some are built with a turret.
Listing Form Abbreviation: A-FRAME
Has a peaked, high pitched roof line in the shape of an "A". There are many variations: one story or two, one large room serving as living quarters, main living area in the shape of an A-frame with additional rooms, etc.
Listing Form Abbreviation: CABIN
A small, one-story structure usually containing one or two rooms.
ChaletListing Form Abbreviation: CHALET
A rustic style home featuring projected roofs, large windows and raised foundation. Rough-cut lumber is used.
Listing Form Abbreviation: COLONIL
A two-story in the traditional style, small casement windows, steeply pitched roof, may include columns across the front.
Listing Form Abbreviation: COTTAGE
Has a gabled roof line, but lower than the bungalow style, sash windows, and a plain front door. Front porch is either very small or non-existent.
Listing Form Abbreviation: CRAFTSMN
Has a low pitched gabled roof with wide eaves and exposed rafters. Can be one- or two-story, with a decorative brace and full front porch.
Listing Form Abbreviation: DOME
A ball- or sphere-like structure built with a complex network of various sizes of triangles.
Listing Form Abbreviation: DTCHCOL
A variation of the traditional colonial style with a gambrel or mansard roof, sometimes a side wing.
Listing Form Abbreviation: FARMHSE
Featuring simple, uncomplicated construction, most have a front porch and are two-story.
Listing Form Abbreviation: LOG
A variety of styles are available, both in pre-designed kits and as homes designed by an architect. The primary distinguishing feature of a log home is the use of logs in its construction.
Listing Form Abbreviation: MEDIT
Can be one- or two-story with stucco siding. Wrought iron trim and arched windows are features of this style, and red tile roofs are common.
Listing Form Abbreviation: MODULAR
Living units constructed in a factory and shipped to the building site to be erected. All home styles fall into this category. They are basically "stick built" homes and difficult to identify. Not to be confused with the "manufactured/ mobile" home.
Listing Form Abbreviation: RANCH
A rambling single story, with simple construction, a large picture window, and attached garage.
Listing Form Abbreviation: SALTBOX
Characterized by the distinctive sloping roof line from the top of the gable, these can plunge from two-and-one-half stories in the front to a single story in the rear.
Listing Form Abbreviation: TOWNHSE
A two-story single family dwelling, part of a long and narrow structure with a similar structure adjacent, owner owns the lot as well as the structure. Exteriors may differ.
Listing Form Abbreviation: TRI
A "raised" ranch style structure that adds a full story on one end of the typical ranch home.
Listing Form Abbreviation: TUDOR
Has a steeply pitched roof, low doors, small-paned windows, and decorative half-timbering. This style is similar to the English home.
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