Amenities, Not Size

America's fascination with large houses -- which have doubled, on average, in size since the 1960s -- may have reached its peak.

" 'People still want larger homes than they're living in,' said Gopal Ahluwalia, head of research for the National Association of Home Builders. 'But the average national home size is stabilizing.' ... We are finding that people are more and more concerned with the features in the house,' not just size,"

Thanks to The Practice of New Urbanism

Full Story: Booming desire for bigger homes seems to be declining

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