The popularity of tiny houses is not abating. Throughout the USA there is an ever-increasing demand for compact homes.
Freedom to move from place to place as and when desired, less maintenance and cleaning, lack of clutter, more environmentally friendly living, the option to choose more pleasant surroundings, lower monthly bills and a more simplistic way of life are all generating a demand for tiny houses.
Let’s take a look at some of the tiny houses on sale in Nebraska. These properties may be being sold in traditional estate agency ways. They may be purchasable as kits so that you can build your own tiny house, or get someone to build it for you.
They may be tiny houses you can buy from builders that specialise in building customizable tiny houses (Tiny House Builders in Lincoln, NE – Tiny Houses On Wheels For Sale Listings).
This one bedroom, one bathroom home is 240 square feet and built as a tiny home shell by Rick Walkup Construction Incorporated. Douglas Fir, cedar and knotty pine are used.
A plastic water storage tank with an electric pump. Plumbing installed. A tub shower combination. Combination gas and electric hot water heater. Mitsubishi ductless heating and air-conditioning. The foundation trailer is a new tandem axle. Delivery available.
One bedroom. One bathroom. Measuring 520 square feet. The house comes with land. There’s a flush toilet. Financing is available.
This 360-feet house has a main bedroom and two lofts that can also be bedrooms. One bathroom. The bathroom is parcel finished, with a brand-new stool, vanity, fan, and shower enclosure. 200 Amp Panel box, all wired. Metal roof. Parcel insulated and dry walled. Front Porch.
A 180 Sq. Ft. High Plains Tiny Home on Wheels, designed and built by High Plains Tiny Homes. It has a built-in covered front porch. There’s a living area with built-in couch, kitchen, bathroom, and a roomy upstairs sleeping loft.
A cute one bedroom, one bathroom home that has a cottage feel to it. Upgraded kitchen.
This tiny house needs some work. Stove/oven and water heater are propane and the refrigerator is electric. There is a wood burning stove for heat. Lofted bedroom.
A 384 square meter tiny home, having one bathroom. The building is 16 x 24. Presently, the building is a handicap studio room but can be adapted to suit a number of possible uses, the Building does need to be moved off the lot.. .
EZ Supply offers this tiny home on Amazon.com. Easy to assemble. Instructions are clear. Your tiny home is delivered direct to your doorstep. It has a plumbing system, electricity, flooring and roofing.
A cozy one bedroom, one bathroom property that sits on top of a hill.
With one bedroom and one bathroom, this cozy studio cabin is fully furnished. It has a covered porch with a hot tub and a circular drive.
The structural work in this semi-shell of a tiny home is done, and sleeping and storage lofts are built on top of a 32-foot trailer. However, this 240-square-foot home needs some attention.
It comes with a bathtub, a toilet, a bathroom sink, kitchen cabinets, a range, a refrigerator, and kitchen cabinets. The interior requires insulation, panelling, and some of the electrical work.
Dakota Adventist Academy students built this 83-square-foot space. It’s fully wired, and has a built-in loft and residential-grade construction throughout.
A cabin from a 1950s cabin hotel with some tweaks to its 128 square feet. With laminate flooring, LED lighting, pump-fed water, a composting toilet, and portability. Truck or trailer not provided. A self-sufficient little house.
Architecturally intriguing, the ArchV was built through a collaboration between Oklahoma City-based Butzer Architects and Urbanism and the University of Oklahoma College of Architecture.
At 616 square feet, this house has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Updated throughout. A back deck, Cozy living room and dinette area. There’s a laundry room and a large, fenced backyard.
A 38′ foot, gooseneck tiny home on wheels. Tall ceilings and glass windows. Built by design and build company Everywhere Co. Can be shipped and transported anywhere in the USA. Large U-shaped kitchen with a peninsula bar area overlooking the spacious living room. Customizable.
This house was built in 2015. The ground floor has a living space, a bathroom, and a kitchen. The loft can fit a king-size bed.
Two bedrooms and two bathrooms, with a ranch effect.
A studio cabin with one bedroom and one bathroom. Furnished. A custom cedar-built bunk bed with full size mattress. Loft area with a full-size bed. Additional sleeping pull-out couch on the main level. Fully functional kitchen and breakfast nook. Screened patio. Situated near Ericson Lake.
A cute log cabin with one bedroom and one bathroom. There’s a new septic system, central heat and air conditioning.
Find out what the rules and regulations are in your area from the county Zoning Officer. See https://psc.nebraska.gov/sites/psc.nebraska.gov/files/doc/TINY_HOUSE_FLYER_0.pdf
- Secure a place for the house. Acquiring land, if necessary, is probably the most pressing concern.
- Consider size and budget.
- Match size to desired amenities.
- Decide on materials for ceiling, walls and floors. If your tiny house has logs, then ensure they are ethically sourced.
- Style and design will impact type of ceiling, windows, use of available space and how the tiny house blends with its proposed environment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I Finance A Tiny House?
Loans are not usually necessary. People buying tiny houses tend to move slowly towards fulfilling their dream. Downsize expenses and possessions. Save money.
Some tiny house companies secure financing options by joining the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) and building their homes to those standards.
Crowdfunding has worked for some, using websites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo.
Where Can I Buy A Tiny House?
Check the Tiny House Map and select ‘Builders’ on the search bar.
Check Tiny House Listings for owner-built and professionally-built tiny homes.
- Tiny House Blog
- Tiny Home Builders
- Tumbleweed Tiny House Company
- The Tiny Life
- RelaxShax’s Blog
- Small House Society
- Lloyd Kahn’s Blog
Where Can I Put A Tiny House?
On your own property.
At a friend’s or relative’s place.
Move around from place to place.
RV trailer parks, especially if the tiny home has RV or conventional plumbing.
Are Tiny Houses Legal?
It depends where you are and how you use it.
Look for zoning loopholes and alternative housing friendly neighbors.
Tiny houses can be built on foundations with permits. Take minimum square footage regulations into account. Look for land zoned for multi-family housing and then get a permit to build a tiny house.
Look into accessory dwelling unit allowances.
What About The Size/Weight Restrictions For Tiny Houses?
Each state/region has different rules.
How Much Does A Tiny House Weigh?
You can estimate the final dry weight by multiplying 450-pounds by the length.
How Can I Live Mortgage Free When Land Is So Expensive?
Are Tiny Houses Off-Grid?
Any tiny house can be powered by off-grid electricity. Giving up things like microwaves, electric heaters, blow dryers scales down electricity needs.
How Do I Insure A Tiny House?
Check with your insurance agent.