Americans have shunned the "McMansion" for smaller, more appropriately proportioned homes, a trend which has benefited from the economic recession.
Mar 10, 2011 ecohome
Alison Arieff asks, "At what point did the house become more about the future tenant than the current resident?"
Aug 7, 2010 The New York Times
Boyce Thompson of Builder Magazine says that the newer floor models from homebuilders purposely understate their amenities to create the perception of value.
Jun 4, 2010 Builder Magazine