Financing your FoxBox DIY Container Home

Yesterday,The Globe and Mail published an article in the business section on the container home movement and the complexity of finding a mortgage for a tiny home. Christoph Kesting was interviewed and was given the opportunity to ask a team of experts their opinion on the mortgage conundrum. While the FoxBox do-it-yourself container home kit…

How much does a typical container house cost?

A typical shipping container home with 3-4 bedrooms, one or more bathrooms, laundry facilities, and kitchen can cost between $100,000 and $400,000 (USD). As with any conventional home, the finishing (i.e. heating, electrical, plumbing, and fixtures) affects the total cost to build.¬†Like a conventional home, the land upon which the house sits and the location…