A Georgia couple gave up a 2,000-square-foot dwelling for an 860-square-foot House Depot shed.
Nick Lucido and his spouse, Meghan, discovered themselves in monetary bother, which compelled them to promote their dwelling within the city of Cumming.
“We by no means missed a mortgage fee,” Nick advised The Submit. “We have been each simply actually younger — younger professionals. And we had two model new automobiles, model new home, and we have been simply over our head in debt.”
In March 2020, on the stateside onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the Lucidos bought a plot of land spanning 8.46 acres for $40,000.
“We noticed a two-story shed within the House Depot car parking zone, and stated ‘I feel we might make that work.’”
From there, they bought the shed and beginning slowly working to show it into a house.
In line with Nick, they lived in a camper van till the shed was prepared to be used.
They revealed, in an Instagram publish, that this uncommon transfer led them to being debt-free, paying off $82,000 in 9 months.
In a now-viral TikTok video, with almost 2 million views, Nick confirmed off the shed home.
“In the event you go to any House Depot, no less than within the southeast, you go inside their car parking zone, you may sometimes see sheds … this proper right here is definitely a tiny dwelling, tuff shed from House Depot, two tales, 860 sq. toes, one-bedroom, full kitchen, full front room, the porch, then in fact we bought a rooster coop again there… a deck with our above-ground pool and a trampoline for the baby, in fact.”
A lot of Nick’s followers have been curious to know the place their son slept.
The TikToker determined to do a full inside home tour, the place he confirmed viewers his son’s crib within the sole bed room.
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The entryway into the primary residing area. tik tok
The kitchen and front room space. tik tok
The bed room going into the lavatory. tik tok
The laundry space and walk-in closet. tik tok
He resumed to point out off the remainder of the bed room, which included a full washer/dryer space in a single closet together with a full walk-in closet for his or her wardrobe and a bathe.
“You are residing my dream. I wanna see the chickens,” one follower stated.
“Give me land over a mansion any day,” one other commented.
And the excellent news?
After being debt-free and saving up some cash, they have been in a position to flip the shed they’d purchased on the good piece of land, in the end promoting it in December for $312,000.
Nicholas and Meghan Lucido with their son. Fb/Meghan Lucido
Just lately, Nicholas took to TikTok to disclose their new dwelling.
The caption learn: “Rather a lot has modified. Good factor for a loopy market and other people’s love for tiny houses! We simply accomplished this construct.”
The Lucidos’ new home, dubbed “the farmhouse,” is an precise construction being constructed from the bottom up on their new land.
Painted white, the two-story dwelling options an open porch, with what seems to be on a great quantity of land as effectively — good for his or her rising household.
“The flexibility to repay every thing, transfer right into a camper, and actually be debt-free was most the releasing expertise that I feel anybody can ever expertise,” Nick defined. “It put us ready the place we might purchase some land, and we moved to the camper to the land, whereas we have been constructing that little shed.
“And that was when covid hit and the market began doing loopy issues. And that’s once we had a man come by and provide us cash greater than we might ever think about.”
Nick revealed that the quantity of $312,000 they have been in a position to safe led them to have the ability to construct a totally new home.
“We moved in February this 12 months,” Nick revealed. “Home is all achieved. And we bought the dream dwelling.”