Tag Archives: housing alternatives

Forget Small, Let’s Live Mobile Large

Most of the articles at My House Has Wheels have been about downsizing. After living for years in a large, heavy camper, my tastes now run to smaller, lighter, less complicated campers and RVs. I also tend to be a … Continue reading

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Four Awesome Things About Mobile Living

The work continues on our cargo trailer to camper conversion and it’s going well. Now that we’re a couple weeks of chasing water leaks away from actually going camping again, I started remembering why mobile living is such a luxury. … Continue reading

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Five Hard Lessons From Hurricane Irma

South Florida is still a mess. We were without power for five days and were among the lucky ones to get it back that soon. Many areas in the Keys were simply destroyed, the storm covered the entire state and … Continue reading

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Why Our Housing Options Are So Limited

As most of you know, My House Has Wheels  stemmed as much with frustration with our housing options as it did with a desire to go mobile. Mobility was, in our case, a value added bonus. Our housing market is, … Continue reading

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Top Regret Of The Dying Is Working Too Much

by Chris Poindexter In the book I never talked much about my personal history or why I started looking for alternatives to traditional housing, a search that would eventually land us as full time RV dwellers. My disenfranchisement with traditional … Continue reading

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RV Living To Find a Better House

What originally got me into RV living wasn’t the desire for a mobile lifestyle, that was just a bonus. In truth I stumbled across RV living when searching for better housing options. Believe me, I investigated all of them. Every … Continue reading

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Your Biggest Expense In Retirement?

People approaching retirement age get bombarded with warnings about saving enough to cover health care expenses but, according to a study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), health care expenses are number 2 on the biggest expense list. The … Continue reading

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RV or Tiny House?

People who build tiny houses and full-time RVers are alike in many ways but different on a few significant key points. Both are okay with small space living, both put a premium on mobility. The RV and tiny house lifestyles … Continue reading

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The Road Can Wear You Down

We’ve spent a lot of time talking about the advantages of RV living and touched on the psychological aspects. Not everyone is cut out for RV living and not everyone wants to stay on the road indefinitely. It sure is … Continue reading

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1 In 4 Regret Buying a House

According to a survey on the Redfin blog 1 in 4 Americans regrets buying a house. That margin rises to 1 in 3 if you take out people who are 65 and older. Besides age differences there are also gender … Continue reading

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