Downsizing and living off the grid

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Downsizing and living off the grid

Post by lighthouse » 03 Feb 2015, 07:20

Have a look at this new family home and read the story where they are living fully off the grid and able to live where they choose.

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/east ... 90be8c5013
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Re: Downsizing and living off the grid

Post by Buck_naked » 03 Feb 2015, 11:58

What a life. living in a glorified toilet in the backyard of your inlaws. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by Dreamweaver » 03 Feb 2015, 19:52

I suppose they'll move to a caravan park, but need only a camp site there. Good luck to them.

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Re: Downsizing and living off the grid

Post by lighthouse » 03 Feb 2015, 20:10

Dreamweaver wrote:I suppose they'll move to a caravan park, but need only a camp site there. Good luck to them.

And if they do not like the neighbours or the weather is not right they can shift to another place. :character-oldtimer:
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Re: Downsizing and living off the grid

Post by godfather » 03 Feb 2015, 20:55

They'll be living cheaply for a few years and then buy a larger home. Good idea when you are younger but not suitable in later life.
Still, good on them for trying to live an affordable life!

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Re: Downsizing and living off the grid

Post by lighthouse » 03 Feb 2015, 21:01

godfather wrote:They'll be living cheaply for a few years and then buy a larger home. Good idea when you are younger but not suitable in later life.
Still, good on them for trying to live an affordable life!

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GF hard at our age to climb up into the bedroom level at night :worried:
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