Ok, so you’ve fallen in love with tiny houses and have started downsizing. Now you need to decide if you should build or buy. The difference between the two options is huge, and your budget and available time loom large as you decide.

The dream of building your own is greatly idealized. Is it feasible for you?

4 Things to Consider: DIY or Pro-Built Tiny House

  • What’s Your Budget?

Costs vary greatly based on size, materials used, and level of customization. Of course, labor is also a significant factor. If you are able to do-it-yourself, you can save up to 30-50% of the overall cost.

How much do tiny houses cost?

While the savings can be huge, a tiny house build will require months, or even years, of your life to complete. Not to mention the stress. On the other hand, for many, building your own is incredibly fulfilling, both in the life learning experience and priceless satisfaction of living in space built with your bare hands.

Importantly, the cost of