Perfect Tiny Home With a Pool!

Instead of struggling our entire lives to live in an oversized house with an oversized pool and oversized interior air conditioned space (filled with too much low-quality stuff)… We’re just saying… Why not something like this? So you want to live the tiny life? I’m sure one of the reasons that most of us make the leap into the tiny world is because we are tired of the financial burden of the typical home. While researching tiny homes, my wife and I got a little overwhelmed by the $60,000 and up price tags on some of these tiny houses. We were then still overwhelmed by the $25,000 average cost to build a tiny house. We got creative and decided to build a twenty-four-foot tiny house with a $7,000 budget; we finished the build with about an $8,000 dollar price tag.

Something smaller, smarter, more affordable, but still really nice? This way maybe we can actually have more time to spend however we’d like to spend it. Maybe we can spend it using and appreciating what we do have, right? How would your life be different living simply? Some people in the tiny house community have suggested that a tiny house is simply a small home, outside of the realm of conventional housing. They suggest that the size of the home is relative to the inhabitants and not something that one can pin a number to.

As you can see, the tiny home idea is very versatile in the various incarnations. The amount of 'tiny' and the amount of 'nice' can all be custom fitted to your exact specifications, budget, and desires. Build one yourself or buy one -- with or without wheels, and the list of options goes on and on. Our advice is, don't settle for anything less than what you want and need. Life is way too short for all that 'no good' type of business. Dream it, plan it, execute and live it.

With the financial crisis of 2007–08, the small house movement attracted more attention as it offers housing that is more affordable and ecologically friendly. Overall, however, it represents a very small part of real estate transactions. Thus only 1% of home buyers acquire houses of 1,000 square feet (93 m2) or less. Small houses are also used as accessory dwelling units (or ADUs), to serve as additional on-property housing for aging relatives or returning children, as a home office, or as a guest house. Typical costs are about $20,000 to $50,000 as of 2012

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