Which metros have the biggest (and smallest) homes?

  • Houston ranked within the top five metros for having the highest amount of square footage in all three categories of homes.
  • Detroit homebuyers of trade-up homes and premium homes will find the smallest properties, but starter homes are the smallest in Honolulu.
  • Homebuyers climbing the housing ladder will get the biggest gains in square footage in Memphis, Los Angeles and West Palm Beach.

Let's make 2018 your breakout year!
Join real estate's best to unlock growth at Connect SF, July 17-20, 2018

While some people are jumping on the tiny house train, others are in search of a bit more space, according to Trulia. Depending on the metro, homebuyers looking for more room to roam may find the process more challenging than others. And as Trulia found out last year, 43 percent of homebuyers in the U.S. are interested in having a bigger home.