Are McMansions going away?

The Census Bureau reports that the median square footage of newly built homes has shrunk by 7%. Says author Sarah Susanka, “As more and more people build or remodel homes that satisfy in quality rather than quantity, there will be a huge shift in what we perceive as desirable.” Others are blaming the recession for reducing house sizes.

Anne-Marie Siudzinski

Anne-Marie Siudzinski MS, AWHD, e-Pro®, Green, RSPS, SRES, is a senior information specialist for member support at the National Association of REALTORS®.

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