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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT TINY HOMES AND RV’S

How do you define “Tiny House”?

A tiny house is a residential structure that is typically sized under 600 square feet. There are 2 accepted designations:

1)  Tiny House On Wheels which must use a trailer, have max dimensions of 8 feet 6 inches wide, 13 feet 6 inches tall, and 40 feet long providing a total maximum of about 340 square feet. With proper vehicle, you could tow this size tiny house yourself.

2) Park Model RV  which is usually 340-560 square feet and feels a bit like a bright 1 bedroom apartment. These can be up to 14 feet wide but require permitting and tractor-trailer truck for moving.

How can someone live in so little space?

Do this exercise when considering a tiny home: Determine where you spend the most time in your current residence. Measure the exact space that time occupies. For most people, it’s a bathroom with shower/tub, bed, sofa with table and chair, kitchen table, kitchen appliance area, and maybe a porch. These spaces are easily accommodated in a 400 sq.ft tiny house. You can then adjust space requirement up or down based on your personal preference, and whether you intend to live in the space full time or keep it as a home base for outdoor activities

Why would I want a tiny house? Why not just use an RV?

Typical RVs aren’t built to be used every day like a house. Since they’re expected to be moved frequently, the materials used in the construction are lighter weight and often less durable. RV’s can start to look pretty worn after a much shorter time than you would expect with a house. They also aren’t built to be maintained like a house. When was the last time you heard of someone putting a fresh coat of paint on their RV or putting a new Roof on after 25 years. Tiny houses are built just like a conventional house with all the same, or better, materials.

AS YOU WILL SEE HERE ON THIS SITE VIA THE VARIOUS VIDEOS IT IS TOTALLY POSSIBLE TO LIVE IN A REGULAR RV IF IT IS DEALT WITH PROPERLY FOR WINTER LIVING.

TINY HOME OR RV FINANCING COMPANIES

Financing  A Tiny Home Or RV Is Possible

Light Stream

A division of SunTrust Bank offering RV loans.

Contact Marlene for more info:

(678) 932-3789

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21st Mortgage

Manufactured Home Loan

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Nerd Wallet

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Alternative Financing

Personal Financing:

Credit Union, Credit Card, Local Bank

Contact Sylvia Brophy for more info about financing through your credit card: (770) 262-7140