With property being high in demand, and homes in desirable neighbourhoods selling at a premium combined with the requirement for steep up-front deposits, modern day first time buyers are now seeking alternative ways in which to secure their dream home at a fraction of the cost.

The tiny home movement has been growing in pace since the late noughties. The requirement for cheaper and more energy efficient housing has led buyers to find extraordinary ways in which to step onto the housing ladder.

In the infographic below by Dwell, we meet three home owners who stepped away from the traditional housing market, to create their very own small home utilizing unique materials and creative space saving ideas to construct exceptional living spaces. Their techniques have allowed them to escape from the clutches of an extortionate mortgage, providing them with financial and creative freedom.

Small homes infograohic

Published in: Small spaces | Author: Lynn