Tag Archives: mortgage free

Off-Grid Urban Tiny House

Tiny House homeowner Steve built his 8×17 tiny house in his backyard, moved-in, and then rented his front house. The renters essentially pay the mortgage on the property. So now Steve is living a mortgage-free life. There are lots of innovate ideas in this design. For example, his bed functions as a sofa during the […]

Lydia’s Tiny House – She’s Mortgage Free at 22

The build, start to finish, took her eight months; but she admits to taking some long breaks because the process was absolutely exhausting. In the fall when the house was finished, Lydia then 22 years of age owned her own self built house, outright!” – Tiny House Listings Read and see more of La Casita: Lydia’s […]

Would You Build a Tiny House to Live Debt Free? Candace is!

Ultimately, my goal is to graduate from college nearly debt free, with a home of my own which is mortgage free that I can be proud of. My budget for this project is $10,000.” – Candace via small & tiny home ideas via small & tiny home ideas. Learn more at Candace’s blog.

Fascination Fuels A Life Off The Grid for John Wells

My monthly expenses here are like $200, and everything’s paid for – no mortgage. Now I don’t have to think about my bills when I get up in the morning, which is a really nice feeling.” – John Wells via Unlikely Lives Read more about John Wells: Fascination Fuels A Life Off The Grid at Unlikely Lives

Tiny House Freedom

Greg Parham of Durango says his tiny house has all the necessary amenities – a loft for sleeping, and a kitchen with a stove and water heater that operate on propane. Parham, like others, has found a way to have more freedom, a simpler lifestyle and not be bound to an unmanageable mortgage.” – The Durango […]

Chris & Malissa, Committed to Home, But Not to a Mortgage

They began their tiny house in early 2012, carefully photo and video documenting their build process to contribute to what was (at the time) a small group of blogs and websites on the subject. ” – Billy for PAD Tiny Houses Read the interview with Chris & Malissa and their Unlikely Lives. Visit Chris & Malissa’s […]

Extremely Downsize & Over Grow The System

A growing number of people are choosing to shun the conventional option of a foundation, mortgage and spare room in favour of a house the size of the average suburban garage. So what exactly is a tiny house, why is it so appealing, and what is it like to actually live in one?” – Over Grow […]

People Young & Old Are Building Mortgage-free Lives in Tiny Homes

When Sicily Kolbeck first told people she was planning to build her own house, they often assumed she meant a doll house. “I got a lot of, ‘That’s cute,’” Sicily recalls. In reality, Sicily, 13, aimed to become part of a burgeoning movement. Sicily didn’t have any construction expertise when she read about these scaled-down houses […]

Grey’s Tiny House up North in Yellowknife, NT

Greyson Gritt is a Yellowknife musician who wants to put down roots, without the mortgage. He started looking into a tiny home — a build-it-yourself structure that ranges between 100 and 400 square feet.” – CBC News Read more about how the Tiny house craze reaches Yellowknife