Author Archives: Louis

Trends: Industrial Markets, Low-Income Housing, Taxes and Government

Today we were planning to discuss Industrial Markets, Low-Income Housing, Taxes and Government. Instead, we went on a field trip to see two green built homes. The first was done by the daughter of a green builder. They’d bought a … Continue reading

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Trends: Retail Markets, Internet and Technology, and Social Media

For retail, mobile technology is a game changer. Everything about retail is being changed by the internet, technology and social media. What’s not changing is that retail establishments that want to do well need to have well trained salespeople. It … Continue reading

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Trends: The Office Market, Sustainability and Green Development

For the office market what we’re seeing is that there’s currently enough of it already built. Some consultants are encouraging companies to downsize their offices – do more in the same amount of space. Companies are also generally avoiding long … Continue reading

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Trends: Personal Interests, Education and Employment

Our first class was on our individual personal interests, education and employment in real estate trends. My personal interests in real estate trends are in the interconnectedness of cities. I think there’s a lot more going on there than either … Continue reading

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Expanding Tiny House Topics

I’m in my second course in my Masters program in Real Estate now. For a class on Trends and Issues, we are to blog on class discussions. Since this site is already talking about tiny house as a real estate … Continue reading

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It’s Better To Build With This

I have another tip to share about materials selection but first this: While the Tiny House Design Build program has sold at $97, I was hoping to get it into more people’s hands. I’ve been busy with architecture school and … Continue reading

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Tiny House Design Build Video Workshop Live

I finished the ebook on how to design and build a tiny house. I wanted to include the best pictures I’d taken but realized that just wouldn’t be practical given I’d taken over 1,000. So instead, I narrowed it down … Continue reading

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Tiny House Moving Issue

I heard back from the buyer. To quote her comment: Hi Louis, I made it – round trip – 75 hours – 2900 miles – $850 gas. Top speed 60 mph for about 10 minutes once (radical sway) average 45 … Continue reading

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Tiny House Is Sold

The buyer came and picked up the tiny house on Saturday and the wire transfer cleared this morning. It was supposed to rain overnight before the date of transfer so I moved the house to the driveway to be sure … Continue reading

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Tiny House Is Pending

It was quite an interesting auction. There were over 200 people watching the auction and the end result was within $100 of the auction in January. So it would seem $4,750 was the price. Ebay confirmed it twice. The last … Continue reading

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