Possibly Cheaper Alternative to Granny Flat?!

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  1. +men

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    Portable Building Homes Supplier | Granny Flat accommodation

    Came across this 'portable home' website today. It looks like a shipping container from outside, but it cost less than 50k for a 2 bedder self contained "home". The material doesn't look too bad from the video. Just wondering if any PCer bought something like this before?

    Throw one of these on your backyard to improve cashflow, probably also subjected to council approval like granny flat.
     
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    Gotta love plan "J" no bath/shower and you have to go outside to come back in to the dunny!
     
  3. Lincsus

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    I checked out the portable homes. 50-55k for the kit. Homes are not too bad but 40-45 sq m. Add another 2k for transport, 20k for plumbing and wiring, 7k for private certifier, comes out 82k for a small 42 sq m granny flat. I can get regular 60 sq m granny flat with much better finish for 120k. Don't really see the savings.
     
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    Yeah I checked out heaps of portable homes and tiny homes & shipping container homes. They are so cool! I wanted to put one in my yard like a granny flat to rent out. I ended up buying a Scanvogn trailer which is like a tiny house on a trailer so I could tow it like a caravan if I moved house or go on holidays. It's proven to be really handy, I took it to a friends farm up north for a week while I went to visit the family there and am actually considering travelling around Australia in it. It would be handier than an RV because you could set up but still pop down to the local shops in a normal car. and better than a caravan because it's easier to clean and bigger and don't need to set up.
     
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