Small prefab backyard home feels more livable than McMansions

September 11, 2022 john 20 72050 17:58

John Geary grew up watching his father build big homes in the San Francisco Bay Area where it can take years to permit a project, so when the state legislature began passing bills to make it much easier to build a home in your own backyard, he set up shop selling smaller, cheaper homes that…

This Incredible Tiny Home Could be The Most AFFORDABLE Housing in North America

April 24, 2022 john 29 23106 08:49

This Incredible Tiny Home Could be the most affordable housing option in North America. It’s getting very hard to find a new home that checks the affordability box but it’s a big market so companies are trying to find new ways to keep housing affordable. A company called Incredible Tiny Homes out of Newport Tennessee…

Modal is a prefab ADU to rent out or dwell in your yard

August 1, 2021 john 23 20142 09:23

A year after Salt Lake City allowed owners to put tiny homes in their backyards, Colin Jube and Dallin Jolley launched Modal Living, creating prefabricated housing that allows homeowners to erect small shelters and within months. Modal charges around $120,000 for their basic unit (installation not included), but they say owners are renting them for…