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Ups and Downs of Upsizing & Downsizing Your Home

Choosing the right size

A home is the reflection of a person’s personality. It has to be of the exact size which you can maintain and live in without having to ‘adjust’. However, if you are residing in a house which you think is too small or too huge as per your requirements then you can get some changes in it either by upsizing or by downsizing your home. Though both the conditions will give your pocket a short time hike and your living a long time comfortable level accordingly, you will have to be really very careful while planning the changes as they can make your home a disaster instead of beautifying it. There are certain issues that you might have to face in this entire process of upsizing or downsizing which you will have to tackle with a wiser attitude:



Getting a house broken down in two parts or getting the area extended could mean costing your pocket lots of disposable income. Moreover, you will also require shaping up your house accordingly again and if proper planning is not done then it could spoil the entire look of your home. The easy way out to downsizing is to either give half of the portion of rent to someone or just sell it off. If you want to upsize it, you can get an apartment or locker on rent as many companies lend them out to the customers. This can save you from investing too much while upsizing or downsizing your place.



In order to downsize or upsize your home, you might sometimes need to shift your stuff from one place to another due to various issues. However, it will be a little inconvenient at times to shuffle from one place to the another and then back to the original place when the upsizing or downsizing process is completed, in case you are going the reconstruction way.

Your home should be of the right size, just as your clothes. An oversized house could mean more maintenance cost and the stress to take care of the place while an undersized house could mean increasing uncomfortable level while living inside your own place. However, if you can handle the little problems that could arise in the process with care, the outcome would be much to your benefit only. Make everything around you fitted enough for your needs by taking the necessary alternative steps.


Dr Prem Jagyasi

Dr Prem Jagyasi

Author, Chartered Consultant, Personal Branding Expert & Global Trainer at DrPrem.com
Author of several life improving guide books – Dr Prem is an award winning strategic global leader, successful chartered consultant, personal branding expert and global trainer.  Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries to work with above 150 international organisations and to speak in global conferences. Dr Prem has published several guide books and numerous niche websites which have millions of reader across the globe.
Dr Prem Jagyasi
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