Tiny House Floor Plans are also known as Tiny Home Plan Designs, Tiny House Designs, Small or Tiny House Plans. Tiny House Floor Plans are designed in such a way, where we can get more space to live with less square footage. Mostly Tiny House Floor Plans are constructed under 1000 sq ft (mostly from 80 to 850 sq ft range). These tiny houses are easy to maintain, faster to build and renovate (less cost involved for maintaining).
After 2013, it has been observed that a hot demand for tiny house arises in the real estate market. We have used Google Trends to see the momentum. You can refer to the below Screenshot showing how Tiny House Floor Plans demand is becoming popular.
Why the demand for Tiny House Floor Plans is increasing at a fast pace?
In America, the average size of houses is around 2,400 sqft. As per the reports of United States Census Bureau 2018, For the single-family house was 2,386 square feet. Also, the average size of the American house is comparatively higher than other developed countries (2-3 times bigger than the UK, Italy, Japan, Russia, etc.). Here you can check a report showing international house sizes. In America, many young couples or singles, solo individuals, empty-nesters, are showing strong interest in tiny houses.
In recent times, the awareness about the tiny houses has increased at significant levels. In the past, during 1997, Jay Shafer has built one tiny house on wheels for his own use. That was historical for beginning the Tiny House Movement. After 2 years, he has launched a company called Tumbleweed Tiny House Company to offer tiny houses in the range of 65 and 887 square feet mostly (where the company provides different types of tiny house floor plans, customize options, houses on wheels with different designs).
Major awareness shift was seen after 2012, as TV channels started programs for The Tiny House Movement. Three TV channels Showing dedicated programs for the Tiny House Movement:
There is a movie called “TINY: A Story of Living Small” where Two young individuals planned to downsize their lives by adopting a tiny house. they build a home on a flatbed trailer.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Is 800 square feet a tiny house?
Yes, we can consider it as a tiny house. From 80 to 850 sqft range – these can be considered tiny houses. Even, in some cases, up to 1000 sqft, can be considered as tiny or small homes.
How much does tiny house cost?
This is the beauty of small houses: very low cost. Even with $10,000, you can build a tiny house. A good quality and medium size tiny house can be built in the range of $30,000 to $40,000. If you are with more budget, then you can build a better quality tiny house in the range to $60,000 to 1,20,000.
- 80-400 sqft: $20,000 to $40,000
- 400-600 sqft: $40,000 to $80,000
- 600-800 sqft: $80,000 to $1,20,000