A new style of living is making a big impact in a big state. They say everything in Texas is big, but that's not true. Tiny homes are becoming increasingly popular as living expenses continue to grow. Becoming a homeowner is getting harder and harder, with real estate and interest rates steadily increasing.

Tiny Home Villages and communities are popping up all over Texas as residents look to downsize as the cost of living grows. Tiny Home Community developer Terry Lantrip said he had to stop answering his phone because more than 100 applicants are on his waiting list looking to "live small" and become homeowners.

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