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Tiny House Hunters

Tiny House Hunters

HGTV 2014

Follow home seekers across the country as they look to downsize. They'll check out three unique streamlined houses under 600 square feet before deciding on the perfect compact kingdom to call home.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Tiny House Hunters

#1 - Colorado Couple Goes Tiny (Season 3 - Episode 7)

Downsizing dramatically with three family pets isn't easy. But Colorado Springs, CO couple Heather and Chris are determined to find a tiny home that will give them the freedom to travel and enjoy life yet still have plenty of room for their furry friends. Chris likes the look of industrial details, but Heather is hoping for a warm cottage feel. With a budget of $65,000 and two wildly different design aesthetics, will they be able to find a home that the whole family can love?

The episode was rated 8.36 from 14 votes.


#2 - Teen Goes Tiny in Colorado (Season 4 - Episode 29)

Fort Collins, CO, resident Jaden is a soon-to-be college student, but she doesn't want to live in any of the dorms on campus. Instead, with her dog and cat in tow, the 18-year-old musician is looking for a tiny house on wheels with a full kitchen and bathroom as well as enough space to store her wide array of instruments. With a $75,000 budget, can she find a home that hits all the right notes?

The episode was rated 8.27 from 11 votes.

#3 - Living Cozy in Colorado (Season 4 - Episode 12)

Fort Collins, Colorado, couple Natalie and Chris have decided to sell their three-bedroom home and move into a tiny house so they can enjoy more of what life has to offer, like exploring the outdoors, brewing their own beer and spending time with their infant daughter, Amelie. They have a budget of $200,000 for a tiny home and a large plot of rural land to put it on. Chris wants a house with modern style, Natalie is looking for something with a Craftsman feel, and they agree that their daughter needs her own sleeping space. Can they find a home that's a good fit for the whole family?

The episode was rated 7.95 from 22 votes.

#4 - Tiny Living in Texas (Season 4 - Episode 18)

A family of three is going tiny in McKinney, Texas, to spend more quality time together. But will they be able to find a home that blends their differing size and style tastes within their budget of $70,000?

The episode was rated 7.90 from 10 votes.


#5 - Fresh Start in Asheville (Season 3 - Episode 3)

After selling her restaurant in San Diego, CA, Elena is ready to start a new business, as well as a whole new life. She's searching for a modern tiny home in the vibrant city of Asheville, NC that will give her space to entertain. With a tight budget of $50,000 for both the house and land to put it on, and the help of her friend Christian, will she find a tiny home that's the perfect fit?

The episode was rated 7.73 from 11 votes.

#6 - Family of Five Goes Tiny (Season 2 - Episode 9)

Needing to simplify their lives, and with the goal of financial freedom in mind, Bethany and Matthew have sold their 2200 sq. ft. home. They moved their Selby, South Dakota family of five in with Bethany's parents, while they look for a tiny house. They're searching for a tiny home that can handle their growing family and doesn't break the bank. They have travelled almost 2,000 miles to Nampa, ID to find one. But with a budget of just $50,000 and three children under the age of four, will they find a tiny house that's the perfect fit? Source: HGTV.com

The episode was rated 7.70 from 23 votes.

#7 - Freedom in Going Tiny (Season 4 - Episode 8)

A young couple seeks a portable tiny home to escape the rising rent prices in Gilroy, CA, and spend more time enjoying the outdoors. With a budget of $60,000, their tastes differ between farmhouse-style and industrial-style homes, but they both agree they want to find something fully furnished. Will they be able to compromise and find the perfect tiny home?

The episode was rated 7.65 from 34 votes.


#8 - Going Tiny For Less Upkeep (Season 4 - Episode 30)

Lucy is always on the road for work, so she's decided to downsize to a tiny house with less upkeep. She has a budget of $60,000 but isn't willing to give up certain luxuries like full-size furniture and appliances. Will she be able to fit all the features she wants into a much smaller home?

The episode was rated 7.64 from 14 votes.

#9 - Tiny House, Big Expectations (Season 2 - Episode 8)

A woman wants to buy a house, but with her student loans, she has decided to find a tiny place with all of the modern conveniences. Source: HGTV.com

The episode was rated 7.60 from 25 votes.

#10 - Simply Downsizing (Season 3 - Episode 4)

Wanting to simplify his life, Mark, a professional musician, is downsizing his 3,000 sq. ft. estate near Nashville, Tennessee for a tiny home in Santa Barbara, California. He's ready to leave behind the maintenance of a large house to spend more time on his music. But will he be able to give up some comforts of home for a more carefree tiny life?

The episode was rated 7.55 from 11 votes.


#11 - Tiny Living in Kentucky (Season 2 - Episode 18)

Living with his parents while saving for a new place, youth pastor Jeremy and his wife, Allie, have big plans for their future. They are looking for a small home that either comes with some acreage, or is easily moved to a big property with room for Allie to give riding lessons. They don't want to over extend themselves to finance their dream, so buying tiny will help them to afford both a house and the land they need.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 28 votes.


#12 - Going Small in California (Season 4 - Episode 4)

Santa Clarita, California, resident Eloisa has grown tired of cleaning and maintaining her three-story, 1,500-square-foot home and has decided to dramatically downsize. She's searching for an airy cottage-style home around 400 square feet that has space for her extended family to sleep over and won't break her $110,000 budget. With the help of her daughter, Bea, she will need to find both the house and location. Bea feels her mother should choose a slightly larger tiny home, whereas Eloisa thinks she's ready to go tiny all the way. With completely opposite ideas of how much space is livable, will they find a home that they both think is a good fit?

The episode was rated 7.53 from 45 votes.


#13 - Traveling Musicians Go Tiny (Season 4 - Episode 11)

Houston-based traveling musicians Rob and Anitra are tired of sleeping in hotels when they're on the road performing. They want to buy plans and build a home themselves that they can take from city to city, so they've traveled to Colorado to meet with tiny house expert Jason Daye. Rob wants something modern with plenty of space for entertaining, while Anitra is on the hunt for a tiny home with cabin details and her own private space to write her music. But with a budget of $30,000 and lots of musical instruments to store, will they find a tiny option that they can both call home?

The episode was rated 7.52 from 21 votes.


#14 - New York Fashionista Goes Tiny (Season 4 - Episode 13)

Brooklyn fashion stylist Alexandra is ready to ditch sky-high New York rents and take her online clothing business mobile in her own tiny home-on-wheels. But with a budget of $25,000, finding a house with curb appeal and space for a booming business won't be easy. Can she find a tiny home that fits like a glove?

The episode was rated 7.52 from 21 votes.


#15 - Going Tiny With a Custom Home (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Pear farmers build a custom home on their orchard that will fit a plot that does not disrupt their trees.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 16 votes.


Last updated: jan 08, 2023


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