Learn the "How To's" of Tiny Living from the people who have actually lived it or have the expertise to show you the way. The seminar series is free with admission to The Tiny House Expo at The Fresno Fall Home Improvement Show. Located in Building #5, the seminars run all 3 days. Not all seminars run each day, so review the schedule to find out what day works best for you.


Friday, November 1st

11:00am:

12:00pm: Tiny House Construction 101; by Nick Mosley - Vice President of Tiny House Association, California Tiny Houses

1:00pm

2:00pm:

3:00pm:

4:00pm

Saturday, November 2nd

11:00am:  

11:45am: Where To Park It - Zoning Issues; by Daniel Fitzpatrick, Director of Government Relations and Advocacy of American Tiny House Association

1:00pm: Zak Giffin; To Be Announced

3:30pm:  Tiny House Construction 101; by Nick Mosley - Vice President of Tiny House Association, California Tiny Houses

Sunday, November 3rd

11:00am: 

12:00pm: Tiny House Construction 101; by Nick Mosley - Vice President of Tiny House Association, California Tiny Houses

1:00pm: Zak Giffin; To Be Announced

2:30pm: Making Tiny Homes Legal: A Layman’s Guide For Changing Laws in your Community by Daniel Fitzpatrick, Director of Government Relations and Advocacy of American Tiny House Association.

4:00pm


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Zak Giffin is a professional skier and contractor who was co-host of Tiny House Nation. He has so much love for tiny homes that he built a mobile tiny ski house for himself and has lived in it full-time for years. Each winter Zack moves his tiny home to powdery slopes across the country. He has traveled more than 20 thousand miles with his tiny home and has introduced thousands of people along the way to the wonders of this lifestyle.

He is a wealth of information about living tiny and brings his insight and expertise in carpentry to each build. Zack manages each project and build crew and his innovative tricks of the tiny trade always wow. For each home Zack designs a special build project that is tailored to the homeowner’s needs, and his creations are not only super space saving inventions, they’re works of art too.

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Tiny House Construction 101 by Nick Mosley of California Tiny Houses Nick has 15 years of experience in the construction field. He began working for his dad (Pat) at a young age and through the years has learned all phases of construction. He specializes in finished carpentry, space saving solutions, and design. He oversees the design and building of every tiny home. In addition, Nick handles all sales, customer relations and speaking to media outlets. Learn from someone who knows how to downsize into the Tiny Living Lifestyle!


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Where To Park It - Zoning Issues by Daniel Fitzpatrick Learn how to work with your local government officials in siting your Tiny Home. The City of Fresno is very "tiny" friendly. Become familiar with the procedures of the City of Fresno for placing a tiny home or movable tiny home in one's backyard as an accessory dwelling unit (ADU). Understand the costs associated with buying and placing your tiny home and, for investors, learn about the potential for "return on investment" of a rental tiny house in your backyard.

Making Tiny Homes Legal: A Layman’s Guide For Changing Laws in your Community by Daniel Fitzpatrick. Let Dan Fitzpatrick teach you how to work with your local government to make change in local laws and regulations to permit tiny homes.

Dan Fitzpatrick is the Director of Government Relations and Advocacy of the American Tiny House Association. In his 45 years as a local government official and private real estate developer/investor, Mr. Fitzpatrick can assist you with understanding the ins and outs of legally placing your tiny house.