08/03 $9000 in impact fees for a tiny house on a foundation in St. Johns County, FL

Joel Esposito's tiny house

Joel Esposito’s tiny house

Home prices are going up, and for some local families, owning that part of the American dream is out of reach.

That’s why some people are going smaller instead of bigger when it comes to homes: It’s called the “tiny house movement.”

Joel Esposito is ready to live large in his small home.

“I view this as my own little adventure,” said Esposito.

The 25-year-old, who has studied computer art and design, is building a 450-square-foot home in Fruit Cove.

Read more and watch the video: http://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/local/st-johns-county-man-joining-the-tiny-house-movement/415937637

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