Category Archives: Regulation

Second Chance Offer And Tax Answer

I’ve relisted the tiny house on eBay… this time with no reserve. It looks like in the 12 or so hours since I listed it, it already has 20 bids up to $1,575. If you recall, there were a total … Continue reading

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Tiny House Contract

The buyer I had lined up fell through. During the process I drew up a bill of sale based on a few samples I found online. I’m posting it here for anyone else to use as a template. Of course … Continue reading

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Tiny Houses and Capital Gains Taxes

I was investigating the consequences of selling the tiny house and ran across something. If the sale of the tiny house is treated as a capital gain, then I need to consider whether it is a short term or a … Continue reading

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Earthbag House In Austin

Over the weekend, I went and attended the Earthbag House open house here in Austin. The builders have been working on it since December 2008. They have the exterior finished and will be working on the rammed earth floor next. … Continue reading

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Tiny House as Investment Property

Most of the activity in the tiny house market seems to revolve around individuals building their own to live in personally. The original reason I began building the tiny house was that a friend and I couldn’t get qualified for … Continue reading

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It’s An RV, It’s A Manufactured Home, No, It’s a Tiny House!

I’ve been asked the question a few times as to whether a tiny house could be considered real property versus personal property. The definition will essentially determine whether we’d be able to use the MLS to list this tiny house … Continue reading

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