A Tiny Home In Paradise – Video

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So you think you can’t own a home if you’re not making the big bucks?

This guy proves you wrong. But you may have to give up things you think you need.



Bigger isn’t always better. Take a look at the tiny home he built and where he built it.

The questions you ask of yourself may change.

From FairCompanies.com:

“Johnny Sanphillippo has never made more than $20,000 per year (he works as a housekeeper, as well as, a gardener and house painter), but he knew like “any other American” that he wanted to own his own home.

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“He finally heard about a deal in Hawaii (back when oil was cheap and airline tickets were $99 from SFO) and for $3000 cash he bought himself an empty lot in a failed subdivision on the Big Island.

“Without a loan, he knew he couldn’t afford to build a conventional home. He’d always loved tiny houses, but the permitting office wasn’t as enthusiastic about allowing him to build small. So he had plans drawn up for a conventionally-sized home, plus a 400 square foot garage. He just built the garage.



“Instead of relying on a loan to buy a house up-front, he had to do it the slow way, in stops and starts as he worked to pay off he step of the process. First, he saved up for a foundation, then the shell, then septic, etcetera and today, 13 years later, the home is complete.”

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