which seem to never end. whatever the case, homes tend to grow with their owner’s prosperity. since 1970, the size of the average new american home has grown by 50 percent. this growth trend is similar in most western countries. however, for every trend there is an counter-trend. in the case of home size, more and more people are choosing to live in small homes. most downsizes opt for more modest quarters, while some homeowners take this trend to a new level, choosing to live in tiny homes (and we mean tiny!). these tiny homes can be as small as 90 sq. ft. complete with bedrooms, kitchens, bathrooms and living quarters. the following homes provide a glimpse
into these small shelters, from fixed homes to those and wheels and everything in between. . . Click HERE to find out more about tiny houses . . .
We stopped in at his open house where his house was packed with a dozen friends (at any one time). His mother weighs in on the future of tiny houses (his high school and other local schools have asked for Austin's guidance in building their own versions), his girlfriend answered our questions about living in something tiny one day . . .
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* Austin's open house was filmed by Johnny Sanphillippo (from our video "Mortgage-free tiny home on a housekeeper's salary") and John and Emily Dirksen (my parents who happen to live nearby).