I have long been in favor of smaller houses. There is so much crying about "affordability",
but few seem to want to address the real issue. My last house in Sacramento was
1170 sq ft, and it was bigger than I needed, with lots of space wasted by a
"rabbit's warren" floor plan.
Here in Clearlake, I have a 600 sq ft trailer house, and it is enough -- just poorly laid out,
again -- long and skinny -- all corridor. My excuse is that I bought the place
for the land, cash.
I will be building my new house right here to replace the trailer shack, with my own floor plan.
Just one problem: The City requires at least 1000 sq ft for a new home.
Stay tuned to this station.
Meanwhile, the building permit is almost ready for my 864 sq ft "barn". That's what many
of us really need -- a place for our hobbies, side-line jobs and so forth. Much
cheaper to build per sq ft. Thus more realistic for a poor dude.
Not one word about Millicent in this post!