By Billy Ulmer Five hundred designers, builders, planners, realtors, students and homeowners gathered in early November to learn how powerful and important it is to build small. The energy in ballroom that morning was electric, and the day was packed with people looking for new ideas for homes that match the needs of our current…Read more

People ask us all sorts of questions about houses and home, and when there are no easy answers, sometimes all we can do is share a story or a perspective – “advice column” style.  This response is from Billy, author of the Life in a Tiny House Ebook. Dear PAD, I am in love with tiny…Read more

By Dee Williams How do you make sure your tiny house is “road legal”, and that you have the approval you need to haul it down the street or across the country? We’ve been getting a lot of questions about the “wide” trailers from Iron Eagle – the trailers we recommend for use with our…Read more

INSURANCE UPDATE! A few months ago, I wrote this post about insurance for tiny houses on wheels, but I want to add some additional information and perspective. It’s December now, the season of keeping the home fires burning – often in the form of tiny heaters keeping us toasty as winter snows fly, wee little…Read more

  By Dee Williams Many tiny housers are freaked out by the idea of having to deal with a city or county inspector, and they can’t fathom the courage it would take to walk into a planning office to discuss codes. So they build their little house as best they can: reading several books and…Read more

By Dee Williams There’s a lot of confusion out there among aspiring tiny house builders and buyers about whether they can work with conventional building codes to make their tiny house on wheels legal to live in full time. Are there building codes for tiny houses on wheels? What about zoning regulations? Is there any way…Read more

Update to this Update! Check out our more recent post on Real Insurance for Tiny Houses on Wheels! The info below covers some good ground that will be useful for many, but do check out the newly emerging and more formal insurance policies for tiny homes on wheels. By Dee Williams Understanding Insurance On November…Read more