A list of "sort by room" buy mode categories and the types of items found there.
|Room||The Sims||The Sims 2||The Sims 3||Objects|
|Kitchen||Counters, kitchen sinks, refrigerators, stoves, microwave ovens, food processors, barbecues, dishwashers, garbage cans, etc.|
|Bathroom||Toilets, sinks, showers, bathtubs, etc.|
|Bedroom||Beds, bedside tables, alarm clocks, dressers, table lamps, etc.|
|Living room||TVs, stereos, video games, sofas and living chairs, coffee tables, end tables, etc.|
|Dining room||Dining [[|surface|table]]s, chairs, bars, etc.|
|Study||Computers, desks, skill-building items, bookshelves, indoor activity items, etc.|
|Kids||Toy boxes, stuffed animals, toddler skill-building items, cribs and changing tables, playground equipment, etc.|
|Outdoor||Outdoor chairs and tables, lounge chairs, lawn ornaments, outdoor grills, hot tubs, outdoor recreation items, cars and other transportation, dog houses, etc.|
- ↑ Depends on game availability.
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