Design Your Dream Home and We'll Tell You Which State You Should Live In

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By: Zoe Samuel

5 Min Quiz

What secret feature will you have?

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What is the square footage?

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From how far away can you see the house?

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What are the guest accommodations like?

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Where will you park?

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How will you get to the house most days?

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What space does it have for entertaining?

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How is it heated and cooled?

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What's the view from the living room?

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What does it cost to maintain?

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Do you mind paying property taxes on it?

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Does it have any features that are blatantly against code?

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What's the architectural style?

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How close is it to the great outdoors?

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Does it have its own outdoor space?

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Is it kid-friendly?

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How many bathrooms are there?

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Is there a swimming pool?

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What sort of cooking facilities are there?

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Does it have a wet bar anywhere on the premises?

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What security does it have?

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What natural disaster do you not mind threatening your home?

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What sort of jobs should be available near your home?

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What kind of critter can you deal with coming to your home?

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What is the absolute coldest weather you're willing to tolerate?

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How will you decorate it for Christmas?

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How will you listen to music in the house?

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What's the biggest piano you could fit in it?

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What's the most expensive feature?

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Who is absolutely not invited over?

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About This Quiz

Whether you dwell on it often or not, everyone has an ideal home that they would like to build or at least renovate. For some of us, it is a modest little stone cottage with a thatched roof, looking out over a lovely wooded area. For others, it is a giant sprawling palace in the sky, a triplex apartment at the top of one of the most expensive skyscrapers in one of the densest and most exciting cities in the nation. 

Others (especially those with supervillainous inclinations) would prefer a desert hideaway complete with armed guards, a piranha pool, a table that turns over to reveal a 3D model of Silicon Valley, and a helipad disguised as a gnarly thicket of cacti. There's no limit on the budget in your imagination, after all, so you can have whatever features you like.

Of course, not all of these homes could exist just anywhere. Indeed, it would be difficult to put the cottage in a very hot place, or the villain's lair in the middle of downtown Manhattan. Still, figuring it out might help you decide where you can get the next-closest thing to your dream home, and instead get your mitts on your forever home. Click on through and let's find out where you should start looking!

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