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Viewpoints: Tiny House Tours & Respect for the Privacy of Homeowners

Laura LaVoie of 120squarefeet.com recently wrote a post (“Tiny House Tours, Private Homes, and Etiquette”) for Tiny House Listings in which she gives some important yet rarely mentioned advice: Above all else please respect that tiny homes are actual private homes owned by the individuals. Being open on the internet is not an invitation for a complete lack of privacy. Please respect their personal space and only view tiny homes in the appropriate context. I’ve had the same experience that Laura and I’m sure many others have had: struggling to say no when people ask for a tour of our […]

Jay Shafer

Open (tiny) House Video Tour and Images

Our open house this past Sunday was a huge success! Over 35 people attended, not including a few kids and a dog. Every one was very excited about the house (and tiny houses in general) and full of questions and enthusiasm. Many were planning to build their own tiny house soon, and a few were already living in a tiny house. On top of that, we had a special guest: Jay Shafer, father of the tiny house movement, brought his entire family (wife and two kids) to the open house. He stayed the entire time, and answered many of the […]

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Open House this Sunday (7/13)!

I know it’s last-minute, but we’re hosting an open house this Sunday afternoon. Anyone who wishes to make the trip to Sonoma County is welcome to come. Bring a guest, your entire family — anyone you think may enjoy seeing a first-hand example of the tiny house lifestyle. All the event details (time, place, carpooling, etc) can be found here: Here’s a quick summary Date: Sunday 7/13 Time: 1:30pm Location: Hardcore Espresso, 1798 Gravenstein Hwy S, Sebastopol, CA Due to very limited parking, we will all meet at Hardcore, then carpool to our house in as few cars as possible. […]

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