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Tiny Houses

Times have changed and are changing.  The definition of traditional housing has also changed and is changing.  Buyers are interested in and even demanding more choices and options in the places they call home.  This could be caused by either limited or excess personal financial resources available for housing.  It may be the result of increased creativity and eclectic interests of the population.  Often, our homes are an expression of our desires to be unique or stand apart from the crowd.  Limited available development space and crowding has made retrofitting of existing structures popular.  The development of design features not previously available and advancements in engineering have made construction of previously unimaginable homes now a reality.  These are just a few of the influences driving changes in traditional housing. 

I personally regret not buying an old firehouse that had become outdated and was for sale at a ridiculously low price during my college days in the 70’s.  How cool to have been able slide down the fire pole to go from the upper to lower level.  My friends would have loved it. 

Who doesn’t like watching some of the creative and amazing homes built or remodeled on popular reality TV shows or imagine the freedom of living in a tiny house.  Just completing an internet search for tiny houses for sale brings up hundreds of search results such as BuyTinyHouses.com where one can buy, sell or find a tiny houses for sale.  It’s a fun website to visit to just look at the pictures of tiny house living options available even if you aren’t buying, building or selling a tiny house.

It wasn’t long ago that upgraded finishes like granite countertops and specialty appliances were only available in expensive custom homes.  Now those options and others are available and noted in most housing price ranges.  As an example, it wasn’t long ago that it was hard if not impossible to find many options available for mini appliances.  Now ones choices for non-traditional appliances are abundant.  Custom cabinets, unique hardware and creative design now make storage space more expansive and functional.  Try checking out some of the design options available for replacing a traditional “lazy-susan” cabinet and you’ll be surprised and impressed by what is available.

Housing options today would have been considered crazy or eccentric in the past.  Steel shipping containers are now being used as fashionable homes in some locations.  An individual container can be converted into a small but comfortable living space or several containers can be combined creating a modern luxury home.  Silos and churches have been converted into homes.  Tiny houses and luxury tiny houses are becoming mainstream living options. 

Daybreak Studio Apartments

Daybreak has many homes that are built with a separate living space above the garage that can act as an apartment.  These areas can be rented or used by the owner as extra living square footage.  A owner of a Daybreak home with a studio apartment can benefit from the income to cover the cost of their mortgage payment.  There are specific guidelines that must be followed to be in compliance with the Daybreak HOA and city rules. Check out the current active listings in Daybreak to see if there is a home available with a studio apartment, or call us directly to be notified when a new listing is active. 

Even if you do not see yourself as wanting to live in a silo, steel container, church, firehouse or tiny home, don’t be afraid to let your creative instincts loose in remodeling or updating your current residence. Your options are abundant.  If you are contemplating building a new home, don’t be afraid to consider custom design features creating a place of peace, refuge and personal enjoyment for family and friends.

Lynn Tucker

 
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