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🏡 TINY HOMES

 

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Would YOU or have YOU (or know someone who has/does) lived in a TINY HOME? 🤔

 

Thanks, Nicole 🏡 (Housing)

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📋  Teen who built his own tiny house just purchased land for next project (lex18.com)
 

https://www.lex18.com/teen-built-tiny-house-1500

 

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🏡  Americans turn to tiny, portable homes to combat unaffordable prices, mortgage rates: My 'dream shed’ | Fox Business.
 

https://www.foxbusiness.com/media/americans-turn-tiny-portable-homes-combat-unaffordable-prices-mort...

 

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📋  Family Renovated Garage Into Glam Home for Grandmother (AARP Article)
 
Grandma’s ‘Glam Garage’ Provided the Perfect Place to Age.
 
A backyard renovation creates a family compound.
 
By AARP. Published September 18, 2023.
 

https://www.aarp.org/home-family/your-home/info-2023/karin-notbom-healey-garage-makeover.html

 

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📋 How a Grandmother’s Tiny Home Brought Family Closer (AARP Article)
 
This Little Home Brought a Family Closer in a Big Way.
 
Smart design and thoughtful touches made it work.
 
By AARP. Published August 01, 2023.
 

https://www.aarp.org/home-family/your-home/info-2023/grandmothers-tiny-home.html

 

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I would consider living, atleast temporarily, in a "small" tiny home community, or a single tiny home on a comfortable plot of land. 

 

I think this affordable housing option is being exploited similar to some of the other "affordable housing" options.  Intended for the $20k income household with few options, not the $100k household seeking adventure and savings.

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(Wednesday 1/17/24)

 

Hi @jrmeans1 !

 

YES, I agree  👍

 

But give it another year and PRICES will decrease.

 

The Housing Market "seems" to be RETURNING to some sense of NORMAL, whatever that is now.

 

At age 65, I am interested in Single-Storey Tiny Homes For Seniors.

 

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***READ the comments and/or ADD a comment***

 

Would YOU or have YOU (or know someone who has/does) lived in a TINY HOME? 🤔

 

Thanks, Nicole 🏡 (Housing)


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🏡 5 States Perfect for Tiny Houses - NewHomeSource!

 

👉Link to information👈 

 

I live in Melbourne, Florida where there are 2 builders near to me. Yes, I want one! 👍

 

Nicole 🙃

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I found this recent info write up on tiny homes -

Rocket Mortgage 05/24/2023 - How Much Tiny Homes Really Cost: A Complete Guide

 

You can just add this to your info gathering 

Have you looked at any of them?  

 

 

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Hi @GailL1 , yes I have.

 

Nicole 🙃

 


▶️@GailL1 wrote:

 Have you looked at any of them? ◀️ 

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How do they sum up against what you are looking for?

Price?  One story and overall size?  Wheels or foundation?

Are you considering building one on your own land? 

If in a specific type of tiny home community - who does things like keep up the grounds?  Are there HOA type fees associated with these types of communities in FL?

Guess it isn’t much different than finding other homes - same type considerations.

 

 

It's Always Something . . . . Roseanna Roseannadanna
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@GailL1 wrote:

How do they sum up against what you are looking for?

 

(1) I GOT A JOB AS A CONSULTANT HERE IN MELBOURNE, FLORIDA AND WORKING WITH A TEAM OF INVESTORS - SINGLE STOREY, NO LOFTS TO HELP PREVENT MORE AGE 50+ FROM BECOMING HOMELESS.

 

Price?  

 

(2) THEY WILL BE PRICED REASONABLY.

 

One story and overall size?

 

(3) SMALLEST SIZE.

 

 Wheels or foundation?

 

(4) I  STATED ON A FOUNDATION IN MY POST ON THIS THREAD.

 

Are you considering building one on your own land? 

 

(5) SEE 1ST ANSWER ABOVE.

 

If in a specific type of tiny home community - who does things like keep up the grounds?  

 

(6) WE HAVE NO IDEA AS YET.

 

Are there HOA type fees associated with these types of communities in FL?

 

(7) THESE WILL NOT.

 

Guess it isn’t much different than finding other homes - same type considerations.

 

(8) TO A CERTAIN EXTENT = MY OPINION

 

NICOLE 🙃


 

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📋Home Depot is selling modern, prefab tiny houses for under $50K: Here's the catch!

 

🗣 Camille Fine USA TODAY. Published 6/1/23. Updated 6/2/23.

 

👉Link to article👈 

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TITLE OF ARTICLE: Council On Aging unveils new tiny home in Escambia County.

 

🗣‌WearNewsABC3. By Brent Kearney. Friday, January 20th 2023.

 

👉Link to article👈 

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(5 comments) I have never lived in one nor know anyone that does.

 

Living in a SINGLE-STOREY TINY HOME (no stairs, no lofts, on a foundation-NO wheels) is on my Retirement Bucket List.

 

Nicole 🙃

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hi Nicole

....same....small SINGLE-STOREY HOME on a foundation-NO wheels/// NO composting toilet🙄😒....must have plumbing.😸

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While you can buy a prefabricated dwelling or a customized small house on wheels.... the average cost spent on a tiny home is about $45,000, but bare-bones kits for DIYers are available for as little as $4,000 to $10,000, but can easily exceed $100,000....fluctuations in the cost of building materials can cause costs to vary widely from year to year—and from location to location////

I found alternatives like  Dome-Shaped Concrete Homes called Binishells.constructed using concrete poured over a heavy-duty air pump bladder and steel rebar framework. Next, the bladder is deflated to reveal a tiny, resilient home that can stand up to extreme conditions such as earthquakes, high winds////

or a Monolithic Dome Concrete Homes ...has a number of unique benefits: construction affordability, disaster protection, energy savings, longevity, just to name a few.

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(3 comments) Allen @Therapist4u there are SEVERAL Tiny Home Builders here in Florida and I am WAITING to see what NEXT year brings.

 

They are too POPULAR right now, yet the MEDIA keeps saying they are the ANSWER to "affordable" housing??? 🤔

 

A lot of Florida cities are pushing the CONTAINER version.

 

Folks need to keep in mind they don't last as long as some well-built houses do.

 

Lol, I am 65 this September. Figure I MAY make it to 100 - so give 35 years in a NEW ONE 💃🥳

 

Nicole 🙃

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yes Nicole 😊....

many 🏡  alternatives

....to  🏙

 

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(1 comment) The "challenge" for me Allen @Therapist4u , will be the LAND!

 

My "only" child owns a townhouse house with NO space to add it.

 

So that means "buying" land or paying a "lot" fee.

 

Nicole 🙃

 


▶️@Therapist4u wrote:

yes Nicole 😊....

many 🏡  alternatives

....to  🏙◀️


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What about pool resources 50/50 share & buy a duplex 🏘? 🤔

Just saying🙂

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