It seems that homes all over town just keep getting bigger and bigger. Drive through any “hot” neighborhood and you’ll see dumpsters parked on the street, as the home gets a serious makeover. Usually, this makeover means an addition or even adding a second (or third) floor.
But it wasn’t that long ago that large families grew up in small homes. Look at the wave of 800-1200 sq. foot ranch and bungalow homes that make up all of Denver’s older neighborhoods. Families with two. three, or four kids managed to live in a smaller home. Of course, bigger is usually better if you can get it. But if you can’t, then you definitely need a strategy for managing your stuff and your space.
The Real Estate Book recently ran an article with some good ideas: