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Why building small, but multifunctional houses is a win-win strategy

Many people are shifting from large apartments into small practical houses because of some of the benefits highlighted here, and this is becoming a trend to watch in 2017 and beyond.

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Why building small, but multifunctional houses is a win-win strategy

Building trends have shifted and many people are now opting for small but multifunctional houses. This comes at a time when design trends are changing and technology is being incorporated into the design of homes to offer intelligent living space that can be regulated easily to give the comfort one desires. Real estate agents and experts have contributed largely to the development of multifunctional houses that are built in a smaller space.  Here are some of the benefits of building small houses.

Lower utility costs

The utility costs of a small multifunctional house are lower since you don’t need heavy heating or cooling equipment. The space being small means you could use a machine of a lower energy rating, yet achieve overall heating or circulation of air whenever you want to cool the house. Additionally, maintenance costs are lower for small houses, and this gives you an opportunity to spend your savings on making upgrades on other parts of the house like installing intelligent automation systems and security.

Decluttering and cleaning takes half the time

Apart from getting value for your money, building a small multifunctional house gives you the convenience of spending less time cleaning and decluttering. You can easily reach all parts of the house and this could also mean you will benefit from high levels of hygiene. Small space gives you all you need in life, which is unlike people who opt for a large house yet some rooms are left vacant for the best part of their stay in these houses.

A small home offers you a homey feel and ensures all the things you need are within easy reach. (Source)

Makes the home feel cozier

Another benefit that comes with building a small multifunctional house is that you are not confronted with too much space that your home feels overwhelming especially during cleaning. A small home offers you a homey feel and ensures all the things you need are within easy reach. It gives you the opportunity to get rid of the impersonal feeling that comes with having too big rooms that are most of the time empty.

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You have more remodeling ideas

If you are the creative type that prefers giving your home a makeover after some time, a small house will not require a lot of work and there are many ideas you could pick from the internet to complement what you have. Remodeling is also a way to raise the value of the house, so you enjoy endless possibilities with a small house.

Many people are shifting from large apartments into small practical houses because of some of the benefits highlighted here, and this is becoming a trend to watch in 2017 and beyond. Some real estate agents will not tell you these facts, so if you are looking to relocate you could try out small and multifunctional houses.

DISCLAIMER: This article expresses my own ideas and opinions. Any information I have shared are from sources that I believe to be reliable and accurate. I did not receive any financial compensation in writing this post, nor do I own any shares in any company I’ve mentioned. I encourage any reader to do their own diligent research first before making any investment decisions.

Jason Vander Greindt is a tech expert in virtual reality who has helped revolutionize the way designers pursue their projects. He founded Render 3D Quickly, a company that provides 3D models, virtual reality and 3D renderings for real estate development. He helps to showcase how technology and new trends can help to attract more investors in real estate.

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