Can We Guess Where You Grew Up Based on Your Taste in Homes?

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Teresa McGlothlin

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

You might not be aware of it, but the area where you grew up influences a lot of your choices. It's impossible to spend your foundational years somewhere without the area's subtle traits sneaking in. It can even influence your home choices enough for us to figure out where you first called home! 

It would be too obvious to assume that your love for farmhouses means that you're from the heartland. Farmhouses are popular all over the country! Similarly, loving exposed brick doesn't mean that you're a city slicker who loves nothing but modern touches. During this quiz, you'll be asked to choose from kinds of houses and housing features. Once you make enough interior and exterior design decisions, the sum of all your choices will lead us to the place you grew up. 

From where your dream house sits to the number of floors that you need, your taste in houses is highly personal. But underneath every choice, there's a regional influence. Can we figure out where you live by the number of closets that you refuse to live without? Answer all these questions, and your home turf will pop out like a wrap-around porch on a beachside bungalow. Or will it? 


When you see a Victorian house, do you think it's creepy or beautiful?

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Which one of these things makes you scratch your head when you see it in a house?

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Think about your dream master bedroom. What makes it special?

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Ideally, how many bedrooms do you need a house to have?

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What's your idea of the best way to use a large basement space?

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Hardwood floors or ceramic tiles? Which one goes down in the kitchen?

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Which of these HGTV stars would you want to decorate your house?

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Would you prefer to cook in an open-plan style kitchen or a galley kitchen?

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When you think about curb appeal, what pops into mind?

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Walk-in showers or wet rooms? Which one would be your choice?

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Do you think that carpet has any place in any room?

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If you had to pick a design era, which one is more your style?

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What are your thoughts about having exposed brick in the living room?

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Where are you most likely to add a home office space?

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If money were no object, would you rather have a home theater or a wine cellar?

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Would you rather have subway tiles in the bathroom or the kitchen?

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What kind of countertops would we find in your dream kitchen?

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Do you like the way ranch houses are all on one level?

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Would you be happier living in a small bungalow or a large farmhouse?

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Which one of these energy-saving features would you add to your home?

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When it comes to outdoor space, do you need a large backyard?

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Stones, shingles or siding? In your opinion, what home exterior looks best?

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Would your ideal vacation home be a beach house or a log cabin?

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What kind of entryway would suit your family's needs best?

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Could you make do without any built in closets?

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Would you sacrifice the perfect home for a shorter commute?

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Does your kitchen need to have an island or a breakfast nook?

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Your new house has a shed outside. What will you do with it?

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What type of rug would you use to dress up your living room?

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Should your home sit in the suburbs, the city or the countryside?

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