“Excess isn’t luxury,” says Jay Shafer, owner of the Tumbleweed Tiny House company. The houses go for $40,000 or $50,000 ready-made but can cost 50 percent less if you build it yourself.
You have to be extremely organized to live in a place like this. I once stayed with someone in B.C. who had a tiny house. My room was a shed. At first I was apprehensive, but it turned out to be great.
I think he's used the space so well. I like the idea of being forced to prioritize your possessions. Plus, he's right in saying that people have purchased giant debtors prisons. If the recent real estate collapse taught us anything, it should be not to take on more expenses than we can afford. Buying a tiny house is a great option in place of renting, too. I think I could totally save up the small amount of money required to buy a bit of land a build a little house.
That dude can poop while taking a shower.
One can slowly go insane in one of those as well.
would be like a brown jumpsuit that you could just wear. And you could move it around anytime you wanted so sometimes you'd live in the alley and sometimes you'd live at the McDonald's drive thru. And you could shit in it and eat in it and sleep in it all at the same time.