Both buyers and renters list not choosing a larger home as one of their top regrets. Younger buyers have more regrets than older buyers, a new survey finds.
Micro-apartments are seen as a solution for people willing to sacrifice space for location. But is there a limit to how small a home can go and still be comfortable?
A recent book looks at the history of homes built by hand, a movement that was particularly strong in the 1960s and '70s.
New York Times essay about downsizing from a 3,600-square-foot house to a 420-square-foot studio is being widely emailed. But are people really living smaller?
An architect and a contractor overcame regulatory obstacles to build New York City's first shipping-container home in Brooklyn.
Developers in Providence, R.I., are turning a 1828 Greek Revival building into a downtown retail and residential complex where smaller is better.
Building will include 55 apartments of 250 to 370 square feet and will be the first multifamily building made of prefab units.
About Teresa Mears
Teresa Mears is a veteran journalist who has been interested in houses since her father took her to tax auctions to carry the cash at age 10. A former editor of The Miami Herald's Home & Design section, she lives in South Florida where, in addition to writing about real estate, she publishes Miami on the Cheap to help her neighbors adjust to the loss of 60% of their property value.