Blog - Part 755
August 18, 2008

Park Model Resorts

Our idea of romance: My husband and I spent our honeymoon in a park model at the White Rock Resort in Smith River, California. When we first drove by the the resort on a previous trip to the coast, my husband jammed on the brakes of the car and exclaimed “Look at the tiny houses!” […]

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August 14, 2008

The Box Turtle

Tortoise Shell Homes and Bill Kastrinos just introduced their latest model called the Box Turtle. Also known as Model 1 on their website. The shed style roof has the unique capacity to be “cynched” together using two units to give a conventional looking roof line and 260 square feet. The finished home would be 8′ […]

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August 13, 2008

Getting Around Covenants?

One of our readers named Lyle has a question for those of you knowledgeable in covenants. Here it is: I keep running into this small problem in the town I’m living in. I look at a piece of land I like then find out that the covenants for the area require a min. sq footage of at […]

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August 13, 2008

Tiny House in Portland

Miguel McKelvey of Generation Design Studio designed and built this cool tiny house in the hills of Portland Oregon. The 9 foot by 22 foot house was designed and built from an old green house foundation. The 198 square foot home has a peak height of 12 foot 6 inches. The siding is made from […]

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August 12, 2008

Furniture for Small Houses

In a tiny house or small space it is very important that the furniture fits and is sized correctly for the space. Living in a small space forces you to re-evaluate your needs and to de-clutter your belongings. Wooden Beds should not be oversized or overwhelming to the room. The use of small lumber is […]

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