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Man Builds Tiny Homes for the Homeless & The City Takes Them Away

Posted by on March 1, 2016 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 64 Comments
Man Builds Tiny Homes for the Homeless & The City Takes Them Away

An L.A. man has been making a lot of homeless folks happy by building them their own tiny homes. Now, the city is destroying his good work.

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Small Home, Big Views! Another Stunning Tiny Home

Posted by on February 21, 2016 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Small Home, Big Views! Another Stunning Tiny Home

a small 160 sq ft home that is surprisingly spacious and entices the owner out into nature, due to the expanse of windows. The tiny home movement is catching on as a more affordable way to live well.

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How To Build a $500 Cabin Without a Permit: “Simple Offers Freedom”

Posted by on February 19, 2016 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 5 Comments
How To Build a $500 Cabin Without a Permit: “Simple Offers Freedom”

A man builds a cabin at 10×10 deliberately, and cheaply for $500. This allowis him to build without a permit, and enjoy the freedom of living off of his own land.

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Low Cost Rural Studio Homes Cost Less Than Many Tiny Homes (20K!) With Over Twice the Space

Posted by on February 10, 2016 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 10 Comments
Low Cost Rural Studio Homes Cost Less Than Many Tiny Homes (20K!) With Over Twice the Space

Like the idea of a $20,000 home but turned off by the idea of living in a shoe box? Check out these homes from Rural Studio.

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5 Impressive, Pre-Fab Tiny Houses You Can Order Right Now

Posted by on January 25, 2016 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 16 Comments
5 Impressive, Pre-Fab Tiny Houses You Can Order Right Now

Thinking about building a tiny house? Maybe you should just order one pre-made. Here are a handful of cool options.

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Is the Tiny House Movement Sustainable or a “Big Lie”?

Posted by on January 13, 2016 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 21 Comments
Is the Tiny House Movement Sustainable or a “Big Lie”?

Are tiny houses just a fad? Or a true way of life? Read this examination of the movement and weigh in.

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How to Stay Connected to the Internet In Your Off Grid Home

Posted by on January 11, 2016 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 11 Comments
How to Stay Connected to the Internet In Your Off Grid Home

Here is a practical way in which more and more rural people will be able to keep in touch with the Internet while living the off-grid.

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This Portland Native Lives Out Of An Abandoned Airplane In The Expansive Pacific Woods

Posted by on December 23, 2015 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 9 Comments
This Portland Native Lives Out Of An Abandoned Airplane In The Expansive Pacific Woods

Portland native Bruce Campbell has changed many people’s thinking on the possibilities of aircraft recycling, living out in the Oregon woods in a converted 727 jetliner.

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This Micro Houseboat Can Be Towed With a Bike

Posted by on December 15, 2015 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 6 Comments
This Micro Houseboat Can Be Towed With a Bike

This art college graduate’s little boathouse allows you to enjoy a little boating with barely any ecological footprint. You can even tow it with your bike!

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Family Expands Their Lovely $11,000 Tiny Home to Make Room for Baby #2

Written by on November 22, 2015 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 11 Comments
Family Expands Their Lovely $11,000 Tiny Home to Make Room for Baby #2

Want a cost effective home? This video shows how the dream of real home ownership can be attained with a cute, cheap tiny home.

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Brilliant Off-Grid 161 Sq. Ft. Tiny Home Built For Less than $14K (Video)

Posted by on July 24, 2015 in Loans and Frugal Living with 1 Comment
Brilliant Off-Grid 161 Sq. Ft. Tiny Home Built For Less than $14K (Video)

Living Big In A Tiny House host Bryce Langston and tiny home owner Brett Sutherland take us inside Brett’s amazing little 15 square metre (161 square feet) jewel, which Brett designed and built himself. Packed with unique, space saving design elements, Brett has created a fantastic space to both live and work.

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Artist Couple Builds Beautiful Mountain Cabin Out of Recycled Material for Only $500

Written by on July 18, 2015 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 4 Comments
Artist Couple Builds Beautiful Mountain Cabin Out of Recycled Material for Only $500

How did they build the cabin so cheaply? Well, it helps that the property was owned by Olson’s family, so they got a great deal on that. Additionally, the dwelling has no plumbing or electricity, and almost all of the building materials are repurposed.

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Student Builds Lovely Tiny Home For $20,000 to Reduce His School Debt

Posted by on July 16, 2015 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Student Builds Lovely Tiny Home For $20,000 to Reduce His School Debt

University of Texas design student, Joel Webber had a desire many college students have — to reduce the debt of his college years. But unlike many of us, he used that desire to motivate him to create a beautiful 145 tiny home. Rather than spend $800/month for housing, Webber invested $20,000 into his own tiny house. It’s very cleverly designed — the steps up to his loft double as storage cubbies — which means it feels much bigger than 145 feet (which is on the smaller side for a tiny house).

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Is this the Tiniest Tiny Home Ever? Man Lives Rent Free in Cozy $950 Dwelling

Posted by on June 30, 2015 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 1 Comment
Is this the Tiniest Tiny Home Ever? Man Lives Rent Free in Cozy $950 Dwelling

Rob Greenfield’s journey for a more simpler, but more impactful life has led him to live in a second-hand tiny home, rent-free in someone else’s backyard that he is cultivating in exchange.

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Discover How This Tiny Home Community Was Created & Tour One of The Homes

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Economy, Loans and Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Discover How This Tiny Home Community Was Created & Tour One of The Homes

When the Simply Home community members decided to look for a place together, they blanketed the residents of their area with flyers requesting a property with a very large lot. Once they secured the land, the group spent several months hashing out all their community agreements about where they’d keep the cats and dogs, who would garden, wash the dishes, etc.

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