5 Reasons You Should Buy A Small House

October 5, 2011

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5 Reasons You Should Buy A Small House

If you’re currently shopping for a home, you’ve probably walked through your fair share of McMansions. Due to the recession, these opulent homes took a hit, and you can purchase many of them for rock-bottom prices. But even though large homes have become more affordable, should you even consider buying one? Do you really want to live in a home that’s 2,500 square feet or larger? If you take a quick look back, you’ll see that historically, smaller homes have been the norm for most of us. In 1950, the average home size was 983 square feet. In 2004, at the height of the building boom, the average home size was 2,340 square feet. That’s an enormous difference just over the span of a few decades. Should you consider buying a small home yourself? Living in a small home has many benefits. Smaller homes just feel good, and living in one makes it easier to be close with your family. Plus, the cost-savings of smaller homes can really add up over the long term. [Read this article]

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