Reducing the Fears of Zoning and Codes for Tiny Homes
Ask anyone who has their finger on the pulse of the tiny house movement what potential buyers’ greatest fears revolve around and almost every answer will align with the simple question of where to park your tiny. When a home is built on wheels, it can carry with it several yards of red tape to wade through in order to make the governing bodies or municipalities happy when configuring a place to park.Read more about Reducing the Fears of Zoning and Codes for Tiny Homes >>
Are ADUs the New Frontier for Tiny Home Living.
With the average American household coming in around 2600 square feet and the cost of living increasing, the tiny house movement is in full swing as a possible solution. In up and coming cities like Austin, Texas this idea of downsizing living space and building in backyards is on the rise to save citizens from the cost of living to stay near the city’s downtown area. Read more about Are ADUs the New Frontier for Tiny Home Living. >>
Stationary vs. THOW: Five Things to Consider, When Deciding Which WayYou Should Go Tiny
The tiny house movement came about with the fall of the real estate market. Housing costs were unstable and, as folks moved toward cities to find jobs during the recession, housing became scarce and supply and demand in these flourishing towns became unbalanced. This forced many to turn to alternative housing ideas in an effort to afford a space near to their employment. Read more about Stationary vs. THOW: Five Things to Consider, When Deciding Which WayYou Should Go Tiny >>
Building Your Dream Tiny House for $50k, $70k, $90k
As the cost of living in many urban locations rise with the influx of people moving there for jobs, experience, or environment, retirees and the next generation of homeowners are realizing that there has to be a better way to afford a house they actually love instead of throwing thousands away in monthly rent for a teeny apartment or studio in the city. In many up and coming cities like Austin, alternative housing is exploding in popularity. With the legalization of granny flats, ADUs, (Accessory Dwelling Unit) and backyard bungalows, people are making passive income from land they already own and others are making great use of these beautiful and affordable smaller homes. Read more about Building Your Dream Tiny House for $50k, $70k, $90k >>
The Cost of Living-Middle Class or Tiny Home
As populations boom in large cities, the cost of living increases alongside. Many answer the higher monthly expenses by renting instead of buying. In a city like Austin where the median home cost nears $300,000 and a middle class two-bedroom apartment averages $1200 per month, according to Forbes, it becomes difficult to negotiate the living wage with necessary expenses. It is a seller’s market in such popular cities as homes disappear from MLS listings overnight. So, how does tiny home living compare? Read more about The Cost of Living-Middle Class or Tiny Home >>
Six Things to Ask Yourself Before Going Tiny
Making the decision to downsize your supersized life and go tiny full time can be a very exciting one. However, many people, couples, and even families are seeing the trend catch on to minimize their impact and their "stuff" but are moving too fast without first considering some pretty major influences on long-term tiny living.
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