Know your “why” When downsizing, looking at your “why” is essential. Why is it important to you? What is the purpose of downsizing? No matter if it’s money, a desired lifestyle, family, or something more, the bigger your “why” the more drive you’ll have to get rid of excess and live in your downsized space. […]
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Photos: Ram Trucks https://www.ramtrucks.com/ram-life/outdoors/tinyhouse.html Ram Trucks has just released a commercial featuring how easily their trucks can hitch and tow tiny houses. In the commercial, a woman and her husband visit the B&B Micro Manufacturing factory where our craftspeople build a tiny house on wheels for them. Later, they pick up their tiny house with their […]
How Do Utilities Work in Tiny Houses on Wheels? You’ve seen beautiful tiny houses on wheels on TV, in magazines, and on the internet. You could see yourself buying a tiny house one day. You could use it for vacations, put it in your backyard to use as a studio or guest house, or you […]
Great news for Tiny Houses in the Northeast! Appendix Q, also known as the Tiny House Appendix, has been adopted in New York State and will become law in early 2020. New Hampshire and Connecticut are both considering adopting the Appendix into their state building codes. Maine and Massachusetts have already adopted Appendix Q into […]
Here’s how to find out if your city or town allows tiny houses. 1. Look up zoning codes. Zoning codes for many municipalities can be found on your town’s website or on ecode360.com. Here are some helpful search terms: If you’re hoping to put a tiny house ON WHEELS either on its own property or on […]
This is a guest post by writer Ashley Lipman of Best Online Cabinets. It has been edited for clarity and brevity. Small Spaces With Big Hearts So you’ve got a tiny home: that doesn’t mean it needs to feel tiny. How big your home feels on the inside is to a certain extent a function […]
We are selling our Brodie Mobile Office, which we used as our sales office for just under a year before we moved to our new factory. This Brodie was built with upgrades as an office: it was $43,000 when it was built. This 1 year old used model is now $35,000. Its modern, single-pitched roof […]
The Tiny House Appendix will become official in Massachusetts in January 2020. The newest complete edition of the MA Building Code will be released in 2021. However, effective 1/1/2020, Appendix Q, also known as the Tiny House Appendix, is anticipated to be adopted into the current Massachusetts state building code. From a letter by John […]
Whether you plan to move into a tiny house on wheels, a small house on a foundation, or stay in your current house but just get rid of some junk, you could probably stand to purge some items. You might find that by downsizing, you’re expanding your world. 1. Downsize gradually. This process doesn’t have […]