Can you imagine living in a house that’s about 300 square feet?
When you consider the fact that the average house is about 2,500 square feet, you probably can’t imagine living in such a tiny space. Yet, more people are starting to embrace tiny homes.
The tiny house revolution isn’t quite here yet, but it’s coming. More people are warming up to the idea of tiny house living, and you should too. Trust us, there are pretty good reasons to buy a tiny house.
Read on to learn more.
1. Affordable Path to Homeownership
Although home price rise and fall depending on marketing conditions, prices have generally soared over the past several years in many counties. In Australia, for example, the median price of a house was $612,000 in 2022, up from about $450,000 in 2018.
This increase has priced many prospective buyers out of the market, and as interest rates begin to rise after the COVID-19 pandemic, things are only going to get worse. But you don’t have to give up or put on hold your dream to own a home.
Buying a tiny house is affordable, seeing that prices range from $50,000 to $110,000 depending on location, type of tiny house, and quality of materials.
Plus, you can easily get tiny house financing as long as your credit is okay and have adequate income.
2. Embrace Minimalist Living
Does your house feel like it’s always full of things you don’t even need?
You could move to a bigger house that comfortably accommodates all your belongings, but it will only be a matter of time before it’s full again. Hoarding disorder is very prevalent, especially among older people.
What you need to do is learn how to live with less. It’s proven to reduce stress and can improve your quality of life.
Buying a tiny home is an ideal way to start your journey toward being a minimalist. Since you’re working with a tiny space, you’ll naturally learn to keep what you absolutely must keep, and discard other things.
3. Reconnect With Nature
Like most people, you certainly want to spend more time outdoors reconnecting with nature. What’s keeping you from doing it, though? Perhaps you’re busy without work and/or school.
One of the big benefits of a tiny house is it will help you spend more time outdoors. Since there isn’t a lot of space to set up leisure rooms, you’ll find the urge to go outside and spend some time there. Before you know it, you’ll be an outdoor aficionado.
4. Less Cleaning
Hands up if cleaning is your least favorite household chore.
Everyone, hands down! We hate cleaning largely because we live in large homes that require a lot of time and effort to clean. But with just 300 square feet of living space, cleaning shouldn’t be an issue.
Buy a Tiny House This Year
If you’re in the market to buy a house or it’s one of your goals this year, you’ve got plenty of options. Homes can be in different sizes, but the smaller the better. You now have a couple of reasons to buy a tiny house.
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