Monthly Archives: August 2014

Zoning research

I found a news story about woman in my city who made a tiny house in her backyard for her daughter, but it got condemned because you can’t have 2 livable dwellings on one lot in that zone and it … Continue reading

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Boneyard Studios Visit

I went to the  August 17th Boneyard Studios open house (you can find upcoming open houses here: http://boneyardstudios.com/visit/ It was a huge crowd! That was great, but they were kind of rushed so everyone could see inside the houses, therefore, there wasn’t … Continue reading

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Fully Legal Tiny House

The first fully legal tiny house that I have seen is in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGuM80-qaqk  of a 252 sqft home in Massachusetts. Read more about codes in this “Codes and the Tiny House” article here: http://tinyhouselistings.com/codes-and-the-tiny-house/ I plan on going … Continue reading

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Tiny House Movement

I first heard about tiny houses June 6, 2014 on http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/. I saw a post about a tiny home with a loft and wanted to see what one looked like inside, so I did a youtube search. This video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLSxcLww2V4 Continue reading

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Apartment hunting

I’m in the midst of apartment hunting. I’m looking for 1bd/1.5 ba, which in Gaithersburg, MD will cost over $1200.  North Carolina rent is only $800 😦  Why does it have to cost so much more here? I found a great list of questions (listed … Continue reading

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