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Tiny Houses tiny homes go to auction creating a buzz | Upload Tinyhouses

Tiny Homes Go To Auction Creating A Buzz

by: Moon Apple
tiny homes go to auction creating a buzz | Upload

Around a worldwide housing trend, BUZZ is building in Ringwood, with two tiny homes set to go to auction this month. And for the smallest houses you’ll find in the suburb; they’re creating a big buzz around town; the phenomenon has officially gone viral. Phillip Webb agent and auctioneer Mitchal Towns, who will put the homes under the hammer on November 18, said the interest around the diminutive abodes was so strong it had been deemed viral. “Google actually sent one of their contractors to the factory to verify that it was real,” he said. “The response has been beyond belief.”

Tiny Homes Australia’s ‘The High Country’ Model

Tiny house on display. The high country model

The interior of the The Hillside’ model showing the kitchen and food bar.

The Hillside Tiny House: Chic, Compact Living

Mr. Towns said the homes would be the smallest thing he’d auctioned and a first for the country as well. “As far as I know, it’s the first time in Australia a tiny house has been auctioned,” he said. Built by Ringwood-based Tiny Homes Australia, operated by local company Hangan Construction, each tiny house is professionally built, offers a chic Scandinavian-inspired interior, and a bathroom, stainless-steel kitchen appliances, a television, and airconditioning. Mr. Towns said the homes represented a unique lifestyle opportunity for buyers seeking a low-cost living option, a unique way to downsize or go off-grid. “It offers people a more financially feasible option,” he said.“And a lot of people are fed up with bills.”
The homes also offered buyers a way to make the most of their own property by adding extra accommodation for family, friends, or guests, Mr. Towns added. “If people are looking to put in a bungalow or make money off Airbnb, this would be perfect,” he said. 
Bed in the sleeping lof area in the Hillside’ model.
A loft bedroom in The Hillside tiny house model

Two models will go under the hammer; the ‘The Hillside’ features a loft bedroom and pitched roof, usually retails for $79,000, while the slightly smaller single-level 'The High Country' model has a normal price of $59,000. At these price points, they’re a fraction of Ringwood’s median house price of $847,000 as of July, CoreLogic data shows. 
The High Country’ model on display showing the exterior

The High Country model offers a single-level option.

Mr. Towns said the fact a worldwide trend was finding its feet in Ringwood was exciting. “The fact it’s a local business we can get behind and something quite cute and fun, it’s really great we can support it,” he said. Tiny Homes Australia will also donate money to Phillip Webb’s Christmas hamper appeal, he added. All the mod-cons - stainless-steel kitchen appliances, air-conditioning - are included. Mr. Towns said while there were two models on offer, tiny houses offered a broad range of prices and add-ons, with people exploring adding features like fireplaces, spas, and decking. “You could get one for as little as $30,000, and then the sky is the limit.” And while homes going under the hammer were, in fact, tiny, they won’t cramp the style of anyone keen for compact living. “I fit in one, and I’m six foot four,” he said. 

Source Hannah Scholte

Recommended: Tiny Houses Tips And Tricks: Minimalistic Living Experience

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Tiny Homes Go To Auction Creating A Buzz

Around a worldwide housing trend, BUZZ is building in Ringwood, with two tiny homes set to go to auction this month. And for the smallest houses you’ll find in the suburb; they’re creating a big buzz around town; the phenomenon has officially gone viral. Phillip Webb agent and auctioneer Mitchal Towns, who will put the homes under the hammer on November 18, said the interest around the diminutive abodes was so strong it had been deemed viral. “Google actually sent one of their contractors to the factory to verify that it was real,” he said. “The response has been beyond belief.” Tiny Homes Australia’s ‘The High Country’ Model The Hillside Tiny House: Chic, Compact Living Mr. Towns said the homes would be the smallest thing he’d auctioned and a first for the country as well. “As far as I know, it’s the first time in Australia a tiny house has been auctioned,” he said. Built by Ringwood-based Tiny Homes Australia, operated by local company Hangan Construction, each tiny house is professionally built, offers a chic Scandinavian-inspired interior, and a bathroom, stainless-steel kitchen appliances, a television, and airconditioning. Mr. Towns said the homes represented a unique lifestyle opportunity for buyers seeking a low-cost living option, a unique way to downsize or go off-grid. “It offers people a more financially feasible option,” he said.“And a lot of people are fed up with bills.” The homes also offered buyers a way to make the most of their own property by adding extra accommodation for family, friends, or guests, Mr. Towns added. “If people are looking to put in a bungalow or make money off Airbnb, this would be perfect,” he said.  A loft bedroom in The Hillside tiny house model Two models will go under the hammer; the ‘The Hillside’ features a loft bedroom and pitched roof, usually retails for $79,000, while the slightly smaller single-level 'The High Country' model has a normal price of $59,000. At these price points, they’re a fraction of Ringwood’s median house price of $847,000 as of July, CoreLogic data shows.  The High Country model offers a single-level option. Mr. Towns said the fact a worldwide trend was finding its feet in Ringwood was exciting. “The fact it’s a local business we can get behind and something quite cute and fun, it’s really great we can support it,” he said. Tiny Homes Australia will also donate money to Phillip Webb’s Christmas hamper appeal, he added. All the mod-cons - stainless-steel kitchen appliances, air-conditioning - are included. Mr. Towns said while there were two models on offer, tiny houses offered a broad range of prices and add-ons, with people exploring adding features like fireplaces, spas, and decking. “You could get one for as little as $30,000, and then the sky is the limit.” And while homes going under the hammer were, in fact, tiny, they won’t cramp the style of anyone keen for compact living. “I fit in one, and I’m six foot four,” he said.  Source Hannah Scholte Recommended:  Tiny Houses Tips And Tricks: Minimalistic Living Experience Did you find this an interesting article, or do you have a question or remark? Leave a comment below. We try to respond the same day. Like to write your article about your tiny house experience?  Send your writing & scribble with a photo to  [email protected] , and we will write an interesting article based on your input  or subscribe .
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