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Building a Log Cabin Filled with the Scent of Pine

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on April 17, 2017

Our 28-year-old son, Jesse, came to us recently with the idea of building a log cabin. My husband, Ben, and I were a bit doubtful. It was a large project…but we did have the land…

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How to Plan For Small-Space Living

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on August 10, 2016

Choosing to a simple, more affordable life leads to less stress and more rewards.
And moving into a tiny home—or at least a smaller space—is a surefire step in the right direction. After all, do you really need the space you’re in? With lower rent or mortgage payments, you’ll have more money in your pocket.

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Eight Clever Storage Strategies for Small-Space Living

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on July 27, 2016

Most tiny houses range in size from 100 to 400 square feet. Unless you’ve been living in a budget, studio apartment, this means a big change in living area. But this is your opportunity to take a…

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Quit Paying Rent…and Start Investing Your Money

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on June 27, 2016

Thirty years ago, I took a backhoe and began digging a hole in the side of a hill. I was going to build a house with a revolutionary new design. Nothing like it had ever been built before, as far as I knew. As far as I know, now, nothing like it was ever built again.

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Live Simply…in an Affordable Tiny House

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on June 20, 2016

How much does it cost to build a tiny house? As is the case with any home, this isn’t an easy question to answer. Some people really pare down their lives, get “back to basics”, and manage to cobble together a decent living space for around $10,000.

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Tiny House Living

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on January 5, 2016

All over the nation, homeowners are embracing what is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating trends of the 21st century. And it’s a trend that shows no sign of slowing down. What’s happening is more and more homeowners are saying “good bye” to their large, burdensome and expensive “McMansions” in exchange for smaller, more hassle-free […]

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