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Living Smaller

With the new year usually comes goals of living larger. For the past few years we’ve noticed a trend in going smaller when it comes to homes. Whether it’s a financial reason, to be energy efficient, or just to be happy with less; we are curious if this trend is going to continue through 2016.

This casual Hill Country cottage pours on the Southern charm with its familiar farmhouse form, picture-perfect proportions, and inviting front porch nestled beneath a curtain of large oak trees. The stone facade and metal roofing nod back to Fredericksburg's original German-style architecture. We'd love to kick up our feet and wind down our week in this soulful country home.:

There’s something special about a well designed home that leaves a smaller footprint. It can feel like a larger home by simply making it feel more open.

House Tour: A Smartly Designed 362-Square-Foot Bungalow. Tiny House Tour. Living Small. Simplicity:

Getting creative with storage is another key. We all come with a certain amount of things that we aren’t really to let go of. Having creative storage spaces gives you more square footage.

11 Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Bedroom | Apartment Therapy:

This trend has taking over in 2015 and proved to provide more security, financial stability, and been beneficial to our economy. What do you think? Is 2016 going to continue living large in smaller homes?

5 Tips to Make Small Rooms Worker Harder in Your Home. Click to see how I used them to turn my laundry room into a sunny breakfast nook, mudroom and household storage space.:

1. via southernliving.com 2. via goodhousekeeping.com 3. via apartmenttherapy.com 4 via littlehousebigcity.com

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All Cash Making A Mark

The results are in and according to CNN money the stats are showing that cash deals are making a hit on homes this year! Partially due to investors but also due to the fact that cash deals look pretty great right about now. With the economy taking longer than expected to pick back up, it’s not a surprise cash is making a mark.

I would love a beautiful little home like this, to grow a happy little family :)via lizmarieblog

With the banks already hurting, this is going to make it a little harder for the banks to hang on to loans. Which would you prefer, all cash or a bank loan?