Channels like HGTV have spawned our interest in housing and all things interior and exterior design.
A house isn’t nice enough if it doesn’t have granite countertops and a gourmet kitchen. No longer is the master bedroom simply bigger than the other bedrooms in the home. Instead, we want an en suite complete with a large bathroom (his and her sinks are a must), walk in closets with built in shelves and a sitting area. The bathroom must have a Jacuzzi hot tub.
When did this become the norm?
Of course it’s nice to live in lavish surroundings, but if you have trouble making ends meet or have debt to pay off, do you really need all of this?
Houses 60 Years Ago Were Very Different
The simple truth is that 50 or 60 years ago, houses were much simpler.