Downsizing is the New Upsizing

Mini-homes (via Google)

Downsizing is here to stay. All across the country, hundreds of families are choosing to give up their two story homes for something more intimate, more mobile, and more unique. But why? Rapid City Journal had the same question.

“A family of five has traded in their 2,500-square-foot house for a 200-square-foot living space in northern South Dakota.


Bethany and Matthew McBride sold their old house in Montana, bought their new tiny home for $25,000, hitched it to their vehicle and drove to South Dakota after selling most of their belongings. The tiny home currently sits on her family’s farm in the Selby area, but the couple is still deciding whether to stay in South Dakota.”

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