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      Down-sizing in this economy

      As the economy takes a slow creep upward, many Americans are taking advantage of the housing market. They're buying homes and renting properties.

      Turns out, as the climate continues to warm for eager buyers, many people are purchasing smaller homes. In fact, some experts estimate that new home sizes have dropped about 300 sq. ft. in the last few years.

      Focus @ 4 delves deep into this trend on Tuesday, as well as introduces a woman who's happy with her recent choice to down-size.'