Downsized America: Homebuyers Look for Less

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
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