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Top 5 smallest homes sold in NOLA in 2016

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Sometimes bigger isn’t always better

In many end-of-the year round ups, there are several large and expensive homes. But what about the smaller homes? They need love, too.

whether you’re here to embrace a minimalist life style in New Orleans, or just to see how much can be crammed into a small living area, here is a list of the top 5 smallest homes sold in New Orleans in 2016

1) 928 Spain Street

Year Built: 1866.

Estimated Time on Market: 347 days.

Estimated Final Sale Price: $278,000

Size: 1 Beds, 1 bath, 616 square feet.

The Skinny: A recently renovated, cozy victorian cottage with new hardwood floors. A perfect start to minimalism.

2) 500 Lizardi Street

Year Built: 2009.

Estimated Time on Market: 119 days.

Estimated Final Sale Price: $218,000

Size: 2 Beds, 1 bath, 612 square feet.

The Skinny: This modest home is located in the Bywater, blocks away from the Mississippi river. While small, the home makes do with 600 square feet, even with two bedrooms.

3) 1426 North Villere Street

Year Built: 2011.

Estimated Time on Market: 136 days.

Estimated Final Sale Price: $187,500.

Size: 2 Beds, 1 bath, 612 square feet.

The Skinny: At only 5 years old, this cozy Treme cottage is the prime example of efficiency. An intimate front yard and backyard was included with the purchase.

4) 4824 Burgundy Street

Year Built: 1926.

Estimated Time on Market: 304 days.

Estimated Final Sale Price: $169,000.

Size: 1 Beds, 1 bath, 600 square feet.

The Skinny: The Bywater is currently a hotspot for minimal homes. This home was recently renovated and offers cozy backyard space with a deck.

5) 2725 Mendez Street

Year Built: 2014.

Estimated Time on Market: 26 days.

Estimated Final Sale Price: $53,000.

Size: 1 Beds, 1 bath, 396 square feet.

The Skinny: The smallest home sold by far in 2016 goes to a Gentilly cottage, at 396 square feet. What the house lacks for in livable space it makes up for in yard space.