Florida: characterized by metal roofs, raised floors, and straight central hallways from the front to the back of the home, home is surrounded by wide verandas or porches, often wrapping around the entire home, to provide shade for their windows and walls
Spanish / Mediterranean: low-pitched tiled roofs, white stucco walls, and rounded windows and doors. Other elements may include scalloped windows and balconies with elaborate grillwork, decorative tiles around doorways and windows,
Contemporary: odd-sized and often tall windows, their lack of ornamentation, and their unusual mixtures of wall materials--stone, brick, and wood,
Elevated: built on stilts or pillars, usually 10 - 15 feet above the ground, usually Gulf or Ocean front homes
Ranch: one-story, pitched-roof construction, built-in garage, wood or brick exterior walls, sliding and picture windows, and sliding doors leading to patios.
Key West "Conch": built of wood, and set on posts or piers a few feet above the ground, which allows air to circulate under the floor, rectangular, one or two floors, usually have a porch across the full width of the front of the house, horizontal weatherboarding or clapboarding, low gabled or hip roofs, and double-hung sash windows, roofs may be metal or shingled
Mid-century Modern: emphasized creating structures with ample windows and open floor plans, opens up interior spaces and bringing the outdoors inside, utilized then-groundbreaking post and beam architectural design that eliminated bulky support walls in favor of walls seemingly made of glass
Bungalow: narrow, rectangular one and one-half story, low-pitched gabled or hipped roofs and small covered porches at the entry
Colonial: a rectangular, symmetrical home with bedrooms on the second floor, double-hung windows usually have many small, equally sized square panes, elegant central hallways and elaborate cornices, white clapboard and trimmed with black or green shutters
Craftsman: featured overhanging eaves, a low-slung gabled roof, and wide front porches framed by pedestal-like tapered columns. Material often included stone, rough-hewn wood, and stucco.
Historical: 1800's plantation, usually rectangle with symmetrical windows, usually two story
Traditional: typical design were devoted to a garage and TV room, two-story section, offered "quieter" quarters, such as separate living and dining rooms; and the area above the garage bedrooms
Tudor: the 1920s and 1930s, defining characteristics are half-timbering on bay windows and upper floors, and facades that are dominated by one or more steeply pitched cross gables, patterned brick or stone walls are common, as are rounded doorways, multi-paned casement windows, and large stone chimneys
Victorian: 19th century, brackets, spindles, and patterned shingles, curved towers and spindled porches