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Tiny Homes Around the World Differ Widely
Most have heard of the ‘tiny home’ movement that is becoming popular around the world, but the story usually focuses on the freedom associated with owning less, and saving disposable income for travel and other lifestyle choices. The fact is smaller, entry-level properties that are attainable for individuals, couples, or families just starting out are increasingly hard to come by. In numbers, that’s a 40 percent inventory drop in the US since 2012, along with a 6 percent increase in the share of income needed to purchase one.
Curbed talked with real estate agents around the world, including Paris Property Group’s Kathryn Brown to see how various countries and cities stack up.