Tiny Homes

Alternatives To Conventional Homes: Realistic Or Ridiculous?

The RentSeeker.ca Team | Posted 12.16.2015 | Canada Business
The RentSeeker.ca Team

While the housing and rental markets continue to make headlines in the news, alternatives to conventional homes have started to become more of a topic of its own. From tiny homes, to the Google employee living in a van, these examples offer a glimpse of the 'alternative home living' movement, a lifestyle where people are choosing to live in homes that greatly deviate from the norm.

As Home Prices Soar, Canadians Turn To 'Mini-Mansions'

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.14.2015 | Canada Business

Smaller homes in infill developments are becoming an alternative to condo towers.

This Tiny Vancouver Home Is Affordable. But There's A Catch.

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Only $20,000. But read the fine print.

How Real People Live In Tiny Homes

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada Living

From a shipping container-turned-home to a tiny trailer, these spaces are seriously small.

Village Of Tiny Homes Could Help Ease B.C. Housing Crisis

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 06.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Fraction of the size, fraction of the cost.

UBC Proposes Micro Apartments To Ease Student Housing Crunch

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The 145 sq.-ft. units would feature a bathroom, kitchen, and sleeping area.

LOOK: B.C. Treehouse Will Make You Reconsider Tiny Homes

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The treehouse on Pender Island has 165 sq. ft. of living space and cost $8,000 to build.

Tiny Homes Aren't The Solution To B.C.'s Unaffordability Crisis

Michael Stewart | Posted 04.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Michael Stewart

There is something disturbing about the way local media continues to laud people for moving into smaller and smaller spaces simply because they can't afford anything else.

B.C. Family Needs Land For Their Tiny House

CBC | Posted 03.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A family in Victoria is looking for a place to put the 350 sq. ft. home they're building.

LOOK: Tiny Home In B.C. Will Blow You Away

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Just because these spaces are small doesn't mean they can't be beautiful.

Tiny Home Designed In B.C. Could Solve World Housing Problem

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The micro living trend is hardly new these days, but one B.C. entrepreneur is convinced that tiny homes are more than just a solution to world hou...

This Tiny B.C. Home Has Everything You Need

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. landscaper has found a way to avoid a big mortgage and still live in the house of her dreams: she built it herself. All 130 sq. ft. of it. ...

WATCH: Mini-Condos With Foldaway Walls

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

In the ever-growing tiny home craze that seems to be sweeping B.C. (laneway homes, anyone?), local developer Bosa Properties has introduced a new proj...