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5 Benefits of Downsizing to a smaller home

on Oct 12, 2018 2:30:00 PM By | Smart Footprint Team | 0 Comments | New Home Build Information Investment Finance
All around Australia people are adopting the small home trend and electing to downsize their homes. With house prices continuing to rise and the average Australian homes achieving above 13% growth rates annually, there is little wonder why the trend for smaller housing is growing. While downsizing has previously been associated with ‘empty nesters’ and those approaching retirement, it has several key benefits and is now being considered a sensible option for a wide range of people. If you like the idea of saving money, energy, resources and time on the up keep of your home, downsizing to a smaller home may be the answer for you. Here are some of the many benefits to downsizing-
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5 Reasons why small homes are perfect for first home buyers!

on Sep 7, 2018 12:35:00 PM By | Smart Footprint Team | 0 Comments | New Home Build Information Finance Small Home Design
As property prices continue to rise in Australia, owning your own home has started to become a distant dream for many people- especially first home buyers. With Australia ranking the third least affordable country for housing in the world in 2018, the housing affordability crisis continues to be a significant problem. These days the average person is spending 13 times their annual income when purchasing a home. With the average mortgage costs hitting an all-time high there’s little wonder why many first home buyers are finding themselves priced out of the market.
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