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Home Sizes Increase as Economy Improves

With the improved economy, new homes are getting bigger again. The average size of newly built single-family homes increased during the first quarter of this year, according to the National Association of Home Builders. Using first-quarter census numbers on home starts and completions, the average single-family house increased from 2,656 square feet to 2,736 square feet, and the median rose from 2,465 square feet to 2,483 square feet.

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About Liz Lichtenberger

Liz is the special projects editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. She reports on news and trends, visits retailers, and attends industry events. She graduated from Xavier University, where she earned a degree in English and Spanish and was a member of the swim team. Liz is a Louisville, Kentucky, native who lives in Indianapolis with her husband and two children. She enjoys swimming, reading, doing home improvement projects around her house and cheering on her two favorite basketball teams, the Kentucky Wildcats and the Xavier Musketeers.

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