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This is the story of Tyler and the tiny house that he built for only $15,000 USD thanks to the help of friends, family, and recycled materials.

Tyler is an engineering grad who built a budget-friendly DIY tiny house to give himself the gift of a debt-free home, and because he enjoyed the challenge of bringing a project like this to life.

Isn’t it pretty cool that tiny houses on trailers can be an inexpensive and mobile housing option?

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Tyler’s $15k Tiny House Built Debt-free

Tylers 15k Tiny House with Really Cool DIY Bed Lift

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Le Koroc is a beautifully handcrafted tiny houseboat built by Richard’s company, Daigno, in Quebec, Canada.

From the outside, it’s hard to believe there’s a full kitchen, a full bathroom (with shower), a large dinette that converts into a bed, and another smaller eating area crammed into this micro cabin.  Not to mention the enormous deck for enjoying the water and fresh air!

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Woodworker Designs and Builds the Perfect Tiny Houseboat called the Le Koroc

Woodworker Designs and Builds the Perfect Tiny House Boat called the Le Koroc

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Pat & Mel built this tiny house in Ontario, Canada as a way to stop paying rent, and to start living a simple, minimalist lifestyle.

They lived in it completely off the grid for 3 years while it was parked on a friend’s land, but they recently decided to sell the tiny home and buy a house because it was cheaper than buying vacant land (a down payment on a piece of land in Ontario is often 35%, while the cost of a down payment on a home is often as low as 5%).

While they were living in the house, they were completely off the grid. They used a wood stove for heat, solar panels for electricity, propane for hot water and cooking, and they collected rainwater for all of their water needs. They used a composting toilet (Nature’s Head) since they didn’t have access to a septic system.

Couple’s Off-Grid Tiny House Lifestyle

Couple living 3 years off-grid in a tiny house – Exploring Alternatives 1

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Christine is a dental assistant who decided that she wanted to live in a tiny house for three reasons: because she likes small spaces, because she wanted to be comfortable financially, and because she wanted to have a smaller environmental footprint.

Her ex-husband George built her tiny house after she committed to the project by buying a $6000 trailer.

The tiny house is built with extended roof trusses which double as the home’s framing. The insulation is a combination of rigid foam insulation and spray foam insulation.

Woman Living in a Tiny House

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This is the story of Mat and Danielle’s experience staying in a traditional Mongolian yurt.

Only this one is slightly modernized with some awesome floor to ceiling windows along one side.

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Traditional Mongolian Yurt with Floor to Ceiling Windows!

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This is a beautiful 20ft shipping container tiny house.

This container conversion is built by Alternative Living Spaces out of Las Vegas, Nevada.

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20ft Shipping Container Tiny House

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After finishing school, Jocelyn and Jarvis had $96,000 of debt from student loans, credit cards, and buying a small rural property.

They made some big changes to their lifestyle – using cash instead of credit, buying nothing new, and moving to a smaller apartment – and they were able to pay off their entire debt in 20 months.

After getting out of debt, they had the option to buy a conventional home but they didn’t want a mortgage, even though a mortgage isn’t necessarily a bad debt to have. Instead, they saved up some money and built themselves a tiny house, starting with a trailer that had already been framed by someone else.

Frugal Family of 4 Paid Off $96k in Debt & Built a Custom Tiny House

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