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Sunday, October 22, 2006

When a McMansion is too much


Sybil and Don Smith had the house with the sprawling yard in Wellesley Hills. But they've traded it in for a three-bedroom duplex in the center -- and they're liking it.

The Globe Magazine takes a look today at people who are finding in an age of McMansions that smaller is better.

The article notes that for some it's the convenience of living downtown, while for others it's a financially smart choice.

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