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08/30 In Sante Fe, MN, a charming 352 sq ft condo

Own a piece of history in the Larribas Compound. Charming pied-a-terre, walking distance to town and the Railyard in a gated compound with off street parking. Walk out your private patio and enjoy the lovely gardens from this special property with a kiva fireplace and hardwood floors. Details and more […]

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08/30 Tiny house turns into big headache for Michigan man

Jonathan Bellows’ house could fit on a flatbed trailer. Bellows built the 130-square foot home with his own two hands in his sister’s Flint driveway. It was mobile. It was tiny. And it was a dream come true. But within about two years of completing his tiny house, he was […]

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08/28 Happy teacher tours her new tiny home from Brad Pitt’s “Make It Right”

Lurelia Freeman, a seventh-grade English teacher at ARISE academy, got her first glimpse of her new mini house on Friday morning (Aug. 28). The lime-colored two- story house was erected in a mere three weeks in Brad Pitt’s Make It Right recovery neighborhood in the Lower 9th Ward. Watch the […]

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08/28 Tiny house trends: Timbercraft looks to capitalize on ‘cute factor’

Doug Schroeder, a 20-year veteran of the homebuilding industry, is considering making a big career move. Or rather, a small one. Schroeder founded Alabama-based Timbercraft Tiny Homes late last year as a side project to his main homebuilding business. But he quickly discovered the demand for tiny homes was stronger […]

Design & Construction

High school course to build a tiny house

If you’re interested in teaching how to build a tiny house to high school students, here are some handy links: Kickstarter project developing a tiny house curriculum for high school students https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/427737873/the-collaborative-tiny-house-project Instructional books and videos (bottom of page): http://tinyhousecommunity.com/build.htm Free tiny house plans: http://www.thesmallhousecatalog.com/freeshare/

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08/27 These People Live In Houses Smaller Than Your Bedroom

We interview and photograph real people who live in tiny homes, most being less than 200 square feet. That’s smaller than the average master bedroom in the United States – a country where 2,600 square foot homes are commonplace. These customized handcrafted tiny dwellings grant their owners financial freedom with […]

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Camping allowed on private land in North Yarmouth, ME

J. Individual-Private Campsites: Individual, private campsites not associated with campgrounds are permitted provided the following conditions are met: 1. One campsite per lot existing on the effective date of this Ordinance, or 30,000 square feet of lot area within the Residential Shoreland District or Resource Protection District, whichever is less, […]