by Jessica Walter
Downsizing your house is something you should try to avoid, right? Think again! Sure, we may all love the idea of having that amazingly spacious house with plenty of guest rooms and a sizeable garden - but when it comes to it, what is more important: living the ‘American Dream’ or being able to live with less financial pressure? One of these certainly seems more sustainable.
Consider this: smaller homes usually cost less, resulting in a lower monthly mortgage payment. What could you do with the money you save each month? Well, for starters, you could save it, pay off debt, or create lifelong memories by traveling with the family. Better yet, a smaller house means less space, which means less money spent on stuff to fill it with.
Sold? Need a bit more convincing? Check out this handy guide on why downsizing might be the best option!