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Embracing Tiny House Living: Moving Toward a Simpler, Happier Life

Guest Post from Tina Martin On average, Americans work 47 hours per week, or the equivalent of an extra day of work. That supercharged work schedule isn’t compensated for, no matter the salary, because of our limited down time. However, many Americans are trapped in a cycle of debt, living paycheck to paycheck. Consequently stress, and the physical and psychological complications that go along with...

Doors open to enroll in the Container Home Starter Course

Today is the day that doors open to enroll in the Container Home Starter Course! This online course will provide you with everything you need to know before you start building out your container home. This program is designed to equip you with the right knowledge so you can successfully take the next steps toward your build.   Watch this video for more details! https://youtu.be/bWcOARK4SGo The...

Building an Inspiring Home Office in a Tiny Space

Guest Post from Tina Martin If you work from home, you know how important it is to have a dedicated space for your office. The problem is you don't have a lot of extra room to spare in your small home! Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to create a functional and stylish home office in even the smallest of spaces. With a bit of creativity and strategic planning, you can turn any room in your...

Top Tips for Creating a Functional Home Office

Guest Post from Tina Martin Creating a home office has become necessary for many entrepreneurs and remote workers in recent times, and finding a sustainable space is an important aspect of the process. Not only will a fully-functioning home office allow for safe, professional business meetings--both in person and virtually--it can also add value to your house. Ohana is proud to present you with a few...

Tiny House Zoning Approved in Placer County, CA

Great news Placer County!  Tiny home zoning has been approved.  So what does this mean for people interested in tiny homes? The Board of Supervisors approved ordinances that so permit such units throughout the unincorporated areas of the county that stretches from Sacramento to Lake Tahoe. “Placer County not only has approved movable tiny homes as ADUs, but also for cluster development and on...

Useful Tips for Preparing your Home as a Vacation Rental

Guest Post from Tina Martin Useful Tips for Preparing your Home as a Vacation Rental The real estate industry is on constant growth and many cities and tourist areas have become expensive places to live. To offset the rising cost of living, some intrepid home owners have rented out their homes as vacation rentals. If you’ve seen the cost of living go up and up, and you’re used to seeing license...

How can I get ADU to permit? Where do I begin getting ADU?

From where you should begin? Are the rules in California the same for every individual? Well! Unluckily, the regulations in every country and city in California slightly differ. You need to contact local offices to verify your property regulations. Planning department – restrictions and lot policies Sewer local – municipal or environmental health Cal green – constructing materials and...

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