A Classic Bestseller is Back with Style! Houses, The Illustrated Guide to Construction, Design and Systems has served the real estate community as a comprehensive resource covering all aspects of single family houses. Since 1973, more than 300,000 copies of this book have been sold. Completely, revised and updated, this new edition brings you up to date with the addition of the latest information on environmental hazards and home improvements. Houses Stands alone as the only guide to educating real estate agents about the product they sell most often--the single family home. Salespeople, homebuyers and anyone looking for a down to earth treatment of home construction and design principles will find it in this classic, comprehensive reference guide.