Less is more

Have the kids left the nest leaving you with a large empty home?Are the maintenance costs of your home dragging you down?Are you looking for more freedom as you move into the next stage of your life?Then downsizing to a Small Home could be the perfect option for you.All around Australia people are realising that when it comes to owning your own homebigger isn’t necessarily better. Many people are choosing to downsize into a smaller home that allows them to live the lifestyle that they choose. With the Small Home trend becoming increasingly popular it’s important to note that downsizing doesn’t mean you need to compromise on your home design or lifestyle.

So, what are the major benefits of downsizing?

Greater lifestyle flexibility and freedom

Reduced or potentially non-existent mortgage repayments

Lower electricity and power costs

Easier maintenance of the home

The financial benefits alone are enough to convince most on this new, easier way of living. If you’re thinking about downsizing feel free to take a look at some of our small home designs and contact us today to discuss building your dream home!

Resources for downsizers The decision to downsize your home can be an exciting time.

Check out some of our resources below to help get you on your way:


Smart Footprint Homes has a network of brokers and finance professionals who can assist you and recommend the best way forward for your small home. Learn more…

Build Process

We’ve designed the process of building your home with us to be as efficient as possible, and we work with you to ensure that building is a rewarding and stress-free experience. Learn more…


There’s no reason to sacrifice your quality of life or time spent with your family when you choose a small home. Live large with our clever use of space. View our designs…
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