Is It The Beginning Of The End For McMansions?

McMansions are proving too big for many homeowners, who are now looking for smaller homes and overwhelming the housing market.

With rising energy costs and shrinking family size, many McMansion homeowners seek smaller housing. As a result, these types of homes (homes larger than 5,000 sq. ft) have flooded the real-estate market with little demand in return.

Thanks to Matt Baumann

Full Story: Nation's love affair with McMansions shows signs of waning

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