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Bigger Houses Mean Smaller Yards

Newly built houses occupy nearly twice the percentage of their lots as homes built in 1975

Posted on Oct 31 2017 by Scott Gibson

A combination of bigger houses and shrinking building lots means that today's single-family houses take up a greater percentage of their lots, leaving less room for the kids to play in their own backyards, but also reducing the amount of lawn maintenance homeowners need to perform.


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  1. Ryan Consbruck via Flickr

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