There comes a time when the big change you need is to move into a smaller home. Downsizing is an exciting stage in your homeownership journey: you’re able to relieve yourself of the work of maintaining a large house. The Integrity Team is ready to work with you to find the perfect place in the right community for your lifestyle. Our team will help you find properties that meet the downsizing criteria:

  • A lot size of half an acre or less

  • Between 1,500 and 3,000 square feet

  • The master bedroom is on the first floor

Explore Downsizing Homes


Why Downsize

Less Expensive

Larger homes often come with larger bills. When you downsize, your finances become more manageable, and you can use that extra money for other purposes that enhance your life in other ways.

Fewer Chores

From cleaning bathrooms to mowing the lawn, large homes take a lot of work to maintain. When you downsize, there’s less to worry about. Smaller spaces mean less time spent on chores, and maintenance teams often take care of the big things.

Social Activity

When you live in a smaller home you often have more time for the things that matter. This can mean you have new opportunities to be social and get out with your friends. Many communities, especially active adult communities, offer social clubs and seasonal activities for residents to take part in.

Less Stress

Living in a smaller space is simply less stress. From more manageable upkeep to smaller bills, downsizing eliminates a lot of the stress that comes with being a homeowner. It’s a simpler, more enjoyable way to spend the next chapter of your life.

Spotlight Communities

With charming areas dotted throughout Oakland County, The Integrity Team selected our top picks for a relaxed, downsized lifestyle. These neighborhoods are well-suited for an easy pace of life, with plenty of amenities, events, and outdoor recreation within reach.

Ready to Find Your Perfect Home?

If you’re looking to downsize your house and enjoy a simpler way of life, we can help you find the perfect place to call home. Check out our current listings, and give us a call when you’re ready to take a tour.