Is bigger always better? It’s long been the wisdom in American that bigger is better, but lately, many people have been rethinking that notion when it comes to their home. Owning a large home can be tolling at times. They require more work and upkeep, keeping our attention away from other aspects of our lives. The extra space encourages us to fill them with things we don’t need, sometimes leading to a disorganized mess. And not to mention the sheer expense of owning a large home.
Did you know that the size of the average single-family home in the U.S. has ballooned to more than 2,500 square feet – that’s two and a half times the size immediately after World War II! Deciding to move you and your family into a home with less space should not be made lightly. Take your time to think over every aspect of the move because it’s not merely a question of storage space. Downsizing means changing your lifestyle entirely. Yet, the benefits can be well worth it if you do it right with the right planning and soul-searching.
If you’re considering this kind of lifestyle change, read more about it in the accompanying guide!