The tiny home movement is catching on and there are less and less people craving for larger homes. Few millennials are getting into the trappings of living large, or in larger homes. Downsizing, or the process of moving into smaller abodes after living in large homes is also a trend. New apartments in Brisbane are sprouting up fast everywhere in the city, to accommodate the growing number of Brisbanites opting for the leaner and more meaningful way of living.
Micro-homes, mini-apartments, and the off-grid trend is rising. More and more people are now opting the streamlined lifestyle of small-living. You can now easily find Brisbane apartments that are smaller and greener. Looking into its concept, there are advantages to downsizing your lifestyle. Minimal living costs, simpler lifestyle, and reduced personal carbon footprint are just some of the most notable benefits of going off-grid or opting for smaller homes.
However, there are also disadvantages to downsizing. It means doing away with some of life’s comforts. You can’t have your king-size bed, a breakfast nook and a formal dining room, or a room for your billiards table. Downsizing also means adopting a simplified lifestyle, moving to a new neighbourhood, and sweating it off.