Small Can Be Beautiful
The quickly growing movement of Tiny Houses. Counter productive to us Real Estate agents?
NO WAY! More important than buying and selling giant expensive homes, is the betterment of our planet. These homes we live in today are massive and pompous. Slowly turning our world into energy wasting bragging rights. Well, we say less is far, far more. The less space we use, the less waste we create, the less we will have to clean up. Efficient light bulbs, non-toxic furniture and Energy-Star certified appliances can certainly reduce your family’s environmental impact but as population rises, we have to start paying more attention to the fact that the more dwelling space we provide for each person, the more resources we are going to use.
Consider the Tiny House: Far beyond incredibly economical and green. They happen to be full of charm. (And movable!)
Simply put, this is a social movement where people are downsizing the space that they live in. The typical American home is around 2600 square feet, while the typical small or tiny house is around 100-400 square feet. Tiny Houses come in all shapes, sizes and forms but they focus on smaller spaces and simplified living.
People are joining this movement for many reasons, but the most popular reasons are because of environmental concerns, financial concerns and seeking more time and freedom. For most Americans 1/3 to 1/2 of their income is dedicated to the roof over their heads; This translates to 15 years of working over your life time just to pay for it and because of it, 76% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck.
So what is the alternative? One might be to live smaller.
These tiny nuggets of beauty are either built to order, with all of the dainty features you need in a home, or built BY YOU! (Still including all of the needs and wants you have.)
Just imagine if you will, sitting your home at the crest of a vast mountain in Colorado. Perhaps on the cliffs looking over the California sun sets. A farm in Idaho? You choose!
Full of natural sunlight and beautiful rich wood finishes.
No space wasted. No rooms “just for show”, in desperate need of a dusting. Ditch all of that extra “memorabilia” you’ve been carting around, in boxes, for years. Own your home, outright. Be part of a bigger cause, a movement towards a better life. Reduce the footprint you leave behind.
There are a ton of resources to help peak your interest and get you started towards a smaller, simpler, harmonious life. Here are just a few:
And when you are ready, to build and move and expand in your hearts and not your foundation, call us…. we would LOVE to list your current home.
The Adler Home Team
The Adler Home Team
Broker Associate & Sales Associate
Have Helped Over 950 Families Complete Their Buying or Selling Dreams!
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