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Remember Jay and Kim Merrett? They’re the couple who built a 240 sq. ft. steel-framed tiny house in the woods, remember? You may also recall when they shared photos of their tiny home decorated for Christmas!

Well, today, we’ve got an update from Jay and Kim and I’m happy to be sharing that with you. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to live tiny on your own land, and the costs associated, I think you’ll love this story/update! So I’m going to “pass the mic” to Jay & Kim. Enjoy!


Jay & Kim’s DIY Tiny Cabin & Homestead in Texas (Plus How Much It Costs Them To Live This Way)

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Remember Professor Wilson? He’s the teacher I once told you about who took a dumpster and turned it into a tiny home and then followed through by living in it for 10 months!

That’s right! He actually lived in a converted DUMPSTER for ten months (happily)!

And now, according to Kirsten Dirksen, Jeff Wilson is creating, promoting and selling the “iPhone for housing”! And I think he’s on to something!

In the video (below), Jeff says, “things have not changed in real estate since 1884,” and I couldn’t agree more!

So this is the Kasita! It’s an incredible yet very simple idea but what do you think?

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This is a 448 sq. ft. tiny cottage located in Bastrop, TX.


It is currently for sale by owner for $95,000 $85,000. Only the house is for sale so it must be moved to your own land.

Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thank you!

Kathy’s 16′ x 28′ Tiny Cottage in Texas is For Sale!

Kathy’s 16′ x 28′ Tiny Cottage in Texas is For Sale

Photos via Kathy Collier

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This is a ‘King Size’ Tiny House on Wheels that’s for sale in Roanoke, Texas and listed at the Tiny Home Builders Marketplace. It’s a 240 sq. ft. THOW that was featured on an episode of Tiny House Hunters on HGTV. Learn more and enjoy below. Thanks!

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The world’s largest tiny house event is coming to Arlington! The Tiny House & Simple Living Jamboree is taking place October 27-29 at the Arlington Convention Center and will play host to the latest and greatest in tiny houses, simple living, and sustainability across the nation. Here are the four reasons why you don’t want to miss it:

1. Tour 65+ tiny living structures (the largest collection ever assembled) and explore 100 exhibitors and brands

You’ve seen tiny houses on your favorite TV shows – now you can see them in person! In the Outdoor Village, you’ll have the chance to tour a wide variety of designs and structures including moveable tiny houses, bus conversions, van conversions, yurts, and park models. The Jamboree will also feature a DIY Village where personal tiny homes, built by hand, will provide inspiration and a fresh perspective. The DIYers will even be on-hand to share their stories and insight!

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The 2017 Tiny House Jamboree is right around the corner! It’s happening October 27-29 in the Arlington, Texas convention center.

2017 Tiny House Jamboree in Arlington, Texas!

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The spacious 375-square-foot two-bedroom Chisholm Trail Cabin is mounted on a steel frame with optional trailer and wheels. Superior Concrete Tiny Houses designed this unit so that it can either be moved to your land, or built on an engineered concrete foundation. This model includes an optional 120-square-foot outdoor precast concrete porch.1

The Chisholm Trail Cabin w/ Optional Trailer and Wheels Package

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