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Old Today, 01:46 PM
 
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I've had small sports cars for years, but, the idea of a tiny regular car, seems pointless. Similarly, I one might live out of a camper or trailer during a short vacation, but, living like that for a longer period seems pointless and overly restrictive. Likewise, a child might enjoy sleeping in a cardboard box in the back yard for a night, but, that wouldn't make it a practical living situation.

Yes, I know, different folks like different things, and just because I don't understand it and wouldn't want to do it, doesn't mean it might not work for someone else. I've just not heard about any real advantages from someone who actually lived in a tiny home.
I just don't understand paying 100k or more for a tiny house.
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Old Today, 02:09 PM
 
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I have never heard of a 450 sqft house...even the tiniest apartments (studios) in my city are larger than that...
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Old Today, 06:02 PM
 
Location: on the wind
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I have never heard of a 450 sqft house...even the tiniest apartments (studios) in my city are larger than that...
Guess you need to step foot outside of your city more. They exist.
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Old Today, 06:31 PM
 
Location: Columbia SC
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I just don't understand paying 100k or more for a tiny house.
Depends on where it is and ones desire/income. Here in SC that would be an out of site high price for so little. In NYC, it could be a hell of a good deal.
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Old Today, 06:45 PM
 
Location: Worcester MA
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I just don't understand paying 100k or more for a tiny house.
Mine is an actual house, not a tiny house on wheels, but the previous city I had lived in for years, SFH are over $1 million and condos are $600k plus. Not affordable to me.

At the time I was looking, my 438 sq ft house was one of the few homes under $150k that was not a complete tear-down within about a 40 mile radius of Boston, so I quick bought it.

I had put offers on bigger (and much more expensive) condos but couldn't compete with all of the cash buyers and investors.
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Old Today, 07:17 PM
 
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Mine is an actual house, not a tiny house on wheels, but the previous city I had lived in for years, SFH are over $1 million and condos are $600k plus. Not affordable to me.

At the time I was looking, my 438 sq ft house was one of the few homes under $150k that was not a complete tear-down within about a 40 mile radius of Boston, so I quick bought it.

I had put offers on bigger (and much more expensive) condos but couldn't compete with all of the cash buyers and investors.
Oh, I understand the numbers around living in a high COLA. I lived in NYC for 10 years. I also know that if I only had approx. 120k to spend, I could consider moving to an area where that same money would get a decent sized regular SFH. It's all about choices.
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