Shotgun Houses and Modern Front Loaded Homes with a Lengthwise Floor Plan

Shotgun Houses and Modern Front Loaded Homes with a Lengthwise Floor Plan

What are front-loaded homes? They are narrow houses with the front on the narrow end. Many tiny houses are front-load. Often they have a front porch. The photo at the top of this page, the birthplace of Elvis Presley, is a front-loaded house with a 

12-foot Wide House

12-foot Wide House

Right after I wrote a post answering a question about how to come up with interior plans for a house only 12-feet wide, this house showed up on Facebook Market Place. It is a Stone Harbor Tiny Home made by Champion Home Builders. 1 Bed 

Why not Rent to Own?

Why not Rent to Own?

There are a lot of dangers to Rent to Own. Is there a safe way to rent to own? What are some other options? Scams All of the ads I have seen lately for Rent to Own are scams. It is not very hard to 

Planning Our 2-Story Tuff Shed Garage – Counting the Costs

Planning Our 2-Story Tuff Shed Garage – Counting the Costs

We have some of the pricing for the things that are not on the Tuff Shed Build-a-Quote Configurator. Right now there is a 41% off promotion that applies to the loft, windows, house wrap, vents, and doors. I thought 41% off was pretty random, but 

2-Story TuffShed Premier Barn Garages for under $25,000

2-Story TuffShed Premier Barn Garages for under $25,000

We went to the new Tuffshed store that just opened in Greenville, SC to talk to them in person about adding garage with a workshop upstairs. We found that Tuffshed has eight Premier Barn Garage sizes with a base price under $25,000. Which 2-Story TuffShed 

Modular Homes with an Unfinished Second Story

Modular Homes with an Unfinished Second Story

We just visited Premier Homes of the Carolinas. All of the model modular homes on display now have an unfinished upstairs. Three have the upstairs completely unfinished. One has half the upstairs finished and the rest unfinished. All of the models have changed since the 

Using the Attic for Storage: Attic Storage Lifts

Using the Attic for Storage: Attic Storage Lifts

I finished the attic at the log cabin. It started out as a play room, but worked out to be really useful storage. I took out the pull down ladder and replaced it with stairs. They are just wide enough to make it easy to 

Can’t Find a House to Buy? These Ideas May Help

Can’t Find a House to Buy? These Ideas May Help

Are you trying to buy a house right now? It may be hard to compete with investors. Here are some ideas you may not have thought of. Some sellers don’t want to accept an offer from a buyer who has to wait for a mortgage 

Why can’t I get the 2-Story Home Depot Sundance TR-1600 or the Classic Manor New Day Cabin?

Why can’t I get the 2-Story Home Depot Sundance TR-1600 or the Classic Manor New Day Cabin?

We sold the log cabin and the Classic Manor New Day Cabin went with it. So now we really have to move everything out of it and out of the 2-car detached garage. We planned to get a Home Depot Sundance TR-1600. The city had 

Adorable Vintage Event Camper or Food Truck

Adorable Vintage Event Camper or Food Truck

This adorable camper that has been updated to serve refreshments at events just showed up on one of the Facebook Garage Sale sites I follow. Adorable Vintage Camper Adorable camper that will need a little TLC but is in decent shape. These pictures were taken