First things first, what neighbourhood do you want your house in?
What style do you want your Sims house to be?
A Modern retreat, with floor to ceiling windows.
A small, classic Cottage style home.
A modest Spanish-style villa.
A sprawling mansion, complete with water fountains.
Before we start on the inside, what outside feature will your house have?
A pool. What's the point if it doesn't have a pool?!
A huge barbecue area, complete with outside bar.
A HOT TUB! HELLOOOOO!
A MASSIVE statement Willow tree.
Ok, what wallpaper will you choose for the living room?
Choose a real kitchen to base your Sims kitchen on:
Very important question: Choose a bed for the main bedroom...
Now choose a real bathroom to base your Sims bathroom on: