Layout of Pages on Last Home in Our Book SMALL HOMES

Just did layout of the last home in our next book, Small Homes: The Right Size. It’s a 2-family home converted to a duplex in San Francisco,. Downstairs is Jay Nelson, his wife Rachel Kaye, and their daughter Romy; upstairs is Dalia Burde — all 3 are artists (probably Romy (above) too).

This is what’s called a “tenants in common” agreement, where 2 parties buy a home together. Listen up, people looking for homes in cities, here’s a way to cut costs in half with the important prerequisite that you’re compatible (and remain so) with each other.

At left: staircase between the 2 units, in the back yard.

We’ve got another month or so to go on the book. I’ve been neglecting a bunch of things, like working out, blogging, traveling—to get it done. Boy, do I want  to get it done!

Next we’re working on the “front matter” and “back matter,” as well as the all-important, the big kahuna—the cover. We’re probably changing from a single home on the cover to a collage of 14 photos. I’m going to put up our cover choices here for general feedback pretty soon.

Listening to this song just now: Marty Raybon – There’s A Ghost In This House – now:

5 Responses to Layout of Pages on Last Home in Our Book SMALL HOMES

  1. Hooray on seeing the finish line; we're all waiting!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Hi Lloyd,

    I bought a property with a friend here in the UK back in 1983 as "tenants in common." We only stayed in the property for about 18 months but it got us on the property ladder and enabled us to move on to buy individually. We're still good friends now. Buying as "tenants in common" is an excellent solution, provided you get along and are prepared to accept each others idiosyncrasies.

    Russell – an avid fan!

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