Given how expensive housing can be in Singapore, a lot of people tend to end up living in units that can be a little smaller than what they originally had in mind.
But there’s no need to fret if you happen to settle on something that’s a little “cozy” for your first property. In fact, other than the obvious price difference, there can be a few reasons why you’re probably better off with a smaller space, such as the following:
- Smaller spaces can be easier to organize
When you’re living in a smaller area, there’s much less room for the other “stuff” that can accumulate over time, especially clothes and shoes. This means that they stand out more to you visually, so they’re easier to get rid of.
Small spaces let you focus on the things you really need, and when you’re not constantly looking for it, day-to-day living becomes so much easier.
- Ease of cleaning
Perhaps the biggest advantage that smaller living spaces can offer is that they are so much easier to clean. After all, why spend hours just trying to make a huge space look more livable?
Where there’s less space, it may mean less stuff, but it also means there’s less to clean and maintain, so there’s a lot less hassle on your end.
- They’re Easier to Sustain
You should know by now that utility bills take their toll, but what you probably didn’t figure out is that it they take a bigger toll on bigger spaces. And we’re talking electricity – appliances, light, and especially air conditioning.
With a small space, utilities aren’t as much of an issue, so you’re not only being light on your wallet, but you’re also leaving a lighter footprint on Nature.
- Ease of decorating and design
With larger living spaces, adding the right flair with furniture and décor can be a nightmare on your wallet – especially when you’re trying to make your place look a certain way or go with a certain theme.
It’s more affordable to do the same thing with a smaller living space, since there isn’t that much ground to cover.
- They’re easier to make into your own
Your space should be a reflection of you and your personal style. After all, walking through a large home that feels more like a museum can be really unfamiliar or welcoming.
With small spaces, not only do you get to be more intimate and personal when it comes to showing off your preferences, but you also let your guests feel like they’re really at someone’s home