Category Archives for "Tiny Homes"

Oct 25

The tinier the house, the more creative you need to be

By Bruce Firestone | Architecture , Business Models , Design , Entrepreneurship , Family , Finance , Green for Real , Ideas , PB4L , Real Estate , Real Estate Investment Coaching , Tiny Homes , Urban Economics

The smaller the house you build, the more creative you need to be. One of my daughters is moving into her own home that is just 192 sq ft. She’ll live right next door to a small workshop (about 350 sq ft) where she will design and produce high fashion custom clothing for glamorous women […]

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Sep 15

How to create your very own high-performing PB4L, personal business for life

By Bruce Firestone | Business Coaching , Business Models , Entrepreneurship , Finance , Ideas , PB4L , Real Estate , Real Estate Investment Coaching , Tiny Homes , Urban Economics

Where do (good) ideas come from to start your own business? Well, if you are Ben Jacobsen, you marvel at the fact that your girlfriend is willing to spend $10 on a tiny package of bespoke table salt. So, he left Europe and moved back to the Oregon coast where he sampled seawater from 27-bays […]

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Dec 26

Tiny house for a family of 5

By Bruce Firestone | Real Estate , Tiny Homes

Here’s a tiny house designed for a family of five with some notable features: -it has an outdoor shower in addition to its fully-equipped, interior bathroom -a ductless unit (for heating and cooling) -it will be used by the family as a temporary dwelling whilst their home is being built in Santa Cruz California -after […]

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Dec 05

Housing shortage

By Bruce Firestone | Real Estate , Tiny Homes

[How to really address unaffordability in housing] Newsflash Human beings living in LA, San Francisco, London, Vancouver, Boston, Portland, Sydney, Seattle, Toronto, and many other places where home prices are surging have forgotten how to build homes and apartments. They’ve lost their hammers and saws. They are short of nails and screws. It’s a national, […]

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Nov 15

Tiny Homes Torpedoed

By Bruce Firestone | Investing , Real Estate , Tiny Homes

As expected, NIMBY (not in my backyard), BANANAS (Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anything or Anyone) and CAVE (citizens against virtually everything) people are torpedoing tiny home subdivisions as this AP article by Scott McFetridge makes abundantly clear.   Tiny houses are trendy – unless they go up next door.

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