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Alternative Ways of Living You Should Explore

More and more people are deciding to shun the usual ways of living for more wacky and weird options instead. Maybe it’s because modern life can get a bit boring and we crave something more challenging. Or maybe people simple like standing out from the crows and living in completely different ways. Many of the alternative living methods that are worth exploring allow people to live in greener and more efficient ways, so that’s certainly part of the appeal. Find out more about each option by reading on now.

Green Roof Homes

You might be looking at that image and wondering why on earth anyone would want to a lawn on their roof. Well, there are actually some clear and real benefits that are worth knowing about. For a start, it lowers the cooling costs of the home because the greenery stops the home from overheating in warm climates. It’s also good for avoiding water leaks.

Trailer Homes

If you do a quick search online, you can easily find new trailer homes for sale, but why are these so popular with people and families? The mobility and the chance to find a cheap living solution is really appealing. Often, people who like to travel a lot want some kind of base that they can come back to, but they don’t want to pay a lot for it. That’s just one example of a situation in which a trailer home can be useful.

Treehouse Living

Living in a treehouse might be the fantasy of every 11-year-old boy, but it’s not just kids who like the idea of doing this. It’s increasingly common for adults to create their own treehouses that are safely and securely constructed as residential properties. There remains that element of fun and adventure with a treehouse though, so that’s certainly why people are drawn towards it.

Wood Pallet Homes

This is one of the ultimate examples of sustainable and green living because what could be greener than building your entire home out of used wood pallets that no one has any use for anymore? As you can see in the images below, it’s a truly stunning affect that can be created with these modest items.

Converted Shipping Containers

As well as using wooden pallets to create homes, people now use old shipping containers. They can be joined together and converted so that they create a home space. Some people have them stacked on top of each other to create different stories, and the options are near endless.

Tiny Homes

Tiny homes are exactly what the name suggests. They’re incredibly small living spaces, often no more than a couple of small rooms in totality. They’re for people who want to embrace the pared down and minimalist way of living. Their affordability is certainly beneficial, and the money saved can then be spent on other experiences.

As you can see, there are so many weird and wonderful ways to live these days, and the options seem to expand all the time. Of course, brick and mortar is still the most common and obvious route that people take, but maybe you should consider some of these slightly out there options next time you’re moving house.


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Kaya Wittenburg

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Kaya Wittenburg is the Founder and CEO of Sky Five Properties. Since the age of 10, real estate has been deeply ingrained into his thoughts. With world-class negotiation and deal-making skills, he brings a highly impactful presence into every transaction that he touches.

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