Australia has some of the biggest homes on the planet, but more and more people are turning their backs on massive properties in favour of tiny houses. Mini homes are becoming more popular around Australia and the rest of the world, but what exactly are these small dwellings and what makes them so popular?
All About Tiny Houses
Typically, tiny homes measure up at 37 square metres or smaller. They aim to offer all the comforts and features of a larger home, but without taking up so much space or costing too much cash. They’re often customisable and modular, allowing the owner to pick and choose the features they want and use the tiny home as they please.
The concept of the granny flat or tiny home has been around for years, but the movement really picked up speed in the US. There, you can actually buy flat-pack houses on sites like Amazon and have them delivered to your door. You can do the same for tiny homes in Australia too. With house prices going up and many people adopting more minimalistic lifestyles, it's easy to see why the movement has become so popular.
The Benefits of Small Houses
Little houses offer a whole host of benefits, including the following: