smaller homes Archive

Are Home Sizes Finally Done Shrinking?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine The trend of the shrinking home size may finally be leveling off, according to the latest Home Design Trends Survey by the American Institute of Architects. Since 2005, architects have increasingly reported home...

What New Homes in 2015 Will Look Like

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine The sluggish housing market has reshaped what Americans will look for in their next home as home owners get more practical with their wish-list and wiser about their use of space. By 2015,...
March 28, 2011

Does That House Make You Look Fat?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine The McMansion brought about oversized furniture to fill those expanded spaces, but now that spaces are shrinking, why hasn’t our furniture too? One expert offers up one reason why our furniture hasn’t scaled...