HOME SWEET (TINY) HOME
Downsizing is growing among people seeking to decrease their environmental footprint and declutter their lives. Enter tiny houses. Beyond simplifying lifestyles, the tiny house movement seeks to curb overcrowding, overconsumption, and overspending. The average cost of building a tiny house is $23,000, according to a survey by The Tiny Life. Tiny living isn't for everyone, but if extreme downsizing appeals to you, a tiny home could be your next do-it-yourself project. Here are 12 tips to help make it easier to adjust to a tiny house lifestyle, prioritize a budget, and make other important decisions before diving in.