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600 SQ.FT. Living Lifestyle

Friday, May 6th, 2016 at 2:41pm Shell Admin Sherman Oaks

When growing your family it is typical for the family to upgrade their home to something bigger, something that will be confortable for the family as new members arrive. It isn’t typical that you would see a family stay put in an apartment or studio when preparing for a baby.

 The blog Apartment Therapy shares the life of Allison and Trevor. They contemplated upgrading their home but decided that they wanted to stay put in their 600 sq. ft. apartment as they waited for their child to arrive.  They share that their biggest challenge is controlling the clutter in their space, due to a child running around.

 Due to the difference in generations and trending ways of life, micro living is becoming more and more popular. 89.3 KPPCC shares a business and economy article telling us how Micro living is becoming more available in LA. Actress Dawn Davis lives in a 380-square foot apartment in downtown LA. Being single, this micro unit is perfect for this actress.  Professor at Suffolk University tells that more people are living on their own that ever before, due to delaying marriage and higher divorce rates.

 LA is playing catch up to other cities like Boston, San Francisco and Seattle and developers are excited to join in on the micro – unit trend. With smaller units available they are able to have more in one building.


Do you, or do you know of someone that could make something smaller than 600 square feet work? Below are some available spaces that are under 600sq.ft. If this trend fits your lifestyle, let Engel & Volkers in Encino be the one to put you into a micro unit in LA. Click on the picture to get into contact with someone that will find something that will fit your lifestyle perfectly.


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