The title says it all. I keep seeing blog posts and articles about micro homes, and I thought I'd analyze our living situation. Sharon recently talked about it in her post, so did Learnvest, and Krystal is currently living in a 215 square foot place while she is in Europe.
Micro homes and smaller living areas are an interesting concept. Many people do it for lots of different reasons. The reasons could be to save money for your future house, be more eco-friendly, not needing a large space, and being more efficient with what you have already.
While I don't think I could live in a house that's 168 square feet (especially with 3 other people like they do in the one story), I do know that our current house is too big for us since we only have the two of us and 2 dogs.
Our house has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a finished basement. Not everything is used of course since there's just the two of us. And oh yeah we have a ton of closet space all over the house that sits there empty.I don't think I could live in a micro home mainly because I like having all of my stuff (call me a hoarder if you want. the boyfriend already calls me that ha), and I'm sure my dogs would not be happy with a small space. And I can't give up my dogs. It would be really hard to have such a small space. I also like my privacy, and I don't think there would be a lot of that in a small space. [Read more…]