For some home buyers, bigger is not always better.
After he was laid off from his job as a graphic designer, Doug Keyes said it was a practical decision to trade in his family's five-bedroom home in Seattle for a much smaller pad.
"Financially, it's more secure that way," the 45-year-old artist said. "We weren't any happier in a big home, so why not go back to a smaller home?"
Keyes, who sold his house about a month ago, is currently looking at homes that are about half the size of his old...Full Story