Some people do not like to travel
These people want a simple life and do not want to spend it all in an RV or a tiny home on wheels. They want to lower their costs but are not sure if they can put a tiny home on a foundation.
To find out the answer to that dilemma just continue reading.
Can you build a tiny home on a permanent foundation
The good news is that yes you can. In fact, many people prefer this option because it allows them to put down roots, while at the same time cut their expenses. It also allows them to cut down on their housework
There are a lot of benefits that come when you place your tiny home on a foundation. One good benefit is that you may be able to find land cheap. Especially if the city you want to live in has a lot of tax repossessed property it wants to get rid of.
Benefits of putting your home on a permanent foundation
You have already read about two benefits of doing this and a third benefit is that instead of having the home depreciate because it is considered a vehicle, your home will appreciate in value. In other words, it becomes a good investment.
Next, it is easier to get a loan because the banks can see that the house is not going anywhere soon. It is possible to get some good interest rates as well. Also, you will do less maintenance and will not have tires, wheels, and axles to worry about.
On top of that, you get to choose which kind of foundation you want underneath the house. Each option comes with different costs so you need to check your budget to find the best solution. The types of foundations that are available to you range from a concrete slab to a regular crawl space foundation to a full basement option.
Or you can go backwoods style and put your tiny home on a pier foundation made of solid wood posts and joists. The choice is yours to make and you should take your time to consider the pros and cons of each before making a decision. The type of foundation you want will add significantly to your construction costs.
There are other benefits but you get the idea. it is a better and less expensive way to live. However, you have to watch out for building codes and other regulations when you put your tiny home on a permanent foundation. Some research will be needed to make sure you do not violate the laws.
Some final words
Having a stable, permanent place to live is not robbing you of any freedom. The lower costs involved with a tiny home, even when placed on a foundation, give you more disposable income to play with each month.
With the investment factor, you can even sell at a profit in a few years if the market is good.