I Hate Starter Homes

When did it become uncool for a start home to be a forever home?

You know what really grinds my gears? Starter homes. Those “2 bedroom 1 bathroom homes perfect for starting a family!” It’s not that these houses are inherently bad. There’s nothing especially repulsive about them. And it’s not the house itself that I hate. It’s the term. This subliminal marketing that says “Eh, it’s a nice home for NOW, but you NEED something better. After all, this is just for starters, later you should get something bigger and better.” This thought that all families must expand, and everyone wants more space is just false. Non-Expanding Families At least here in America we’re obsessed, in general, with more space. Many construction companies will flat out turn down projects to build homes under […]

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