No matter why you are buying a smaller home, whether because it is all you can afford, you want less space, or another reason entirely, there are steps you can take to help it be as successful as possible. Check out these unique tips and don’t forget to read the tips for buyers provided by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.
Only Live with Someone Whom Will Work with You
If you are planning to share the small space with another person, make sure that you are choosing someone who will help you keep the space clean and tidy. These chores can add up in any home, but when it comes to a tiny home, they are even more important.
Find Unique Storage Options
If you’re going to move into a smaller place then you’re going to have to cozy up to unique storage choices. This requires carefully considering what needs to be stored, measuring it, finding the right containers, and finding the right way to store them. The good news is that in today’s hyper-organized society, there are entire books dedicated to teaching homeowners how to store goods.
Don’t Keep Your Space Stuck
It can be tempting once you find a way to make your home feel more organized and property decorated to want to keep it exactly that way forever. Do not do this. Let your space evolve as time goes on. If you find something you love, get rid of something else to make space for it. If you find that the color scheme doesn’t work, redecorate. Just because you are in a small space does not mean you have to stick with one style forever.
Acquire Items in Unique Ways
If you are moving from a much larger space and will not able to fit all of your belongings into it, it can be daunting to think about the costs that you may acquire trying to get everything you need. Be open to finding things at thrift stores, even if they take a little bit of work. Talk to friends and family and arrange swaps of your larger items for their smaller ones. Try to repurpose some of your belongings so that they are useful enough to make up for taking up lots of space.
Remember the Advantages
When you’re moving into a smaller space, it may seem that you are giving up an awful lot. The truth is that you had good reasons for making the decision you did. Keep that in mind. Remember what you are gaining – not just the physical goods you are getting rid of.
If you need help finding the best small space, contact Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices at (310) 373-0021 and we can help you right away.