It’s no secret that small houses are the current trend. Perhaps you’ve seen the plethora of news articles about families downsizing into homes small enough to be built on flatbeds and hauled by pickup trucks, or maybe you’ve watched the construction of such houses yourself, as the phenomenon has spread to television. Even people who don’t push it to the extreme by building downright tiny homes are seeing the benefit in purchasing smaller properties over larger ones. While the exact reasons for each homebuyer’s decision are different, there are a number of common factors involved in this cultural shift toward the less is more mentality. Learn why house plans are getting smaller here!