07/27 Living in tiny homes was much harder than these people realized

Abandoned small home of Moeller and Cottrell

Abandoned small home of Moeller and Cottrell

Tiny homes offer the escapist fantasy of having less: less square footage, less responsibility, and less stuff.

The idea has been particularly trendy in recent years. Tiny homes — which typically include any free-standing, single-family home that’s less than 1,000 square feet — have been the subject of countless Pinterest boards, articles, and blog posts, with many claiming they are the homes of the future.

But the reality of small living is not always easy, and often not cheap either.

Let’s meet a few people who moved into a tiny home … and then moved on out.

Read more at http://www.businessinsider.com/five-people-who-abandoned-their-tiny-homes-2015-7

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Elaine Walker