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CNBC | Real Estate & the Economy: Death of the ‘McMansion’


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photo courtesy Roger Wolvington

They’ve been called McMansions, Starter Castles, Garage Mahals and Faux Chateaus but here’s the latest thing you can call them — History.

In the past few years, there have been an increasing number of references made to the “McMansion glut” and the “McMansion backlash,” as more towns pass ordinances against garishly large homes, which are generally over 3,000 square feet and built very close together.

What sets a McMansion apart from a regular mansion, according to Wikipedia, are a few characteristics: They’re tacky, they lack a definitive style and they have a “displeasingly jumbled appearance.”

Read the entire article at CNBC:  Real Estate & the Economy: Death of the ‘McMansion’: Era of Huge Homes Is Over

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