The BEST Episodes of Tiny House Hunters

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2021

Network: HGTV

Follow home seekers across the country as they look to downsize. They'll check out three unique streamlined houses under 600 square feet before deciding on the perfect compact kingdom to call home.

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Single Dad Goes Tiny to Allow for World Travel

#1 - Single Dad Goes Tiny to Allow for World Travel

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 21, 2015

"Single dad Jim is downsizing to a tiny house so that he and daughter Denver can afford to travel." Hoping to travel the world with his young daughter Denver, Tulsa, Oklahoma teacher and single dad Jim is going tiny to afford it. He's looking for a rustic-styled home under 400 sq. ft. with the potential for private spaces for soon-to-be-teenage Denver. But with a budget of $25,000 and the help of his best friend Tracy, will he find a home that fits the bill?

star 8.38
8 votes
Colorado Couple Goes Tiny

#2 - Colorado Couple Goes Tiny

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 4, 2016

Downsizing dramatically with three family pets isn't easy. But Colorado Springs, CO couple Heather and Chris are determined to find a tiny home that will give them the freedom to travel and enjoy life yet still have plenty of room for their furry friends. Chris likes the look of industrial details, but Heather is hoping for a warm cottage feel. With a budget of $65,000 and two wildly different design aesthetics, will they be able to find a home that the whole family can love?

star 8.36
14 votes
Teen Goes Tiny in Colorado

#3 - Teen Goes Tiny in Colorado

Season 4 - Episode 29 - Aired Jun 26, 2017

Fort Collins, CO, resident Jaden is a soon-to-be college student, but she doesn't want to live in any of the dorms on campus. Instead, with her dog and cat in tow, the 18-year-old musician is looking for a tiny house on wheels with a full kitchen and bathroom as well as enough space to store her wide array of instruments. With a $75,000 budget, can she find a home that hits all the right notes?

star 8.27
11 votes
A Growing Family Looks for a Mobile Tiny House in Fullerton, CA

#4 - A Growing Family Looks for a Mobile Tiny House in Fullerton, CA

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 1, 2016

With three young children and one more on the way, parents Rob and Robin are looking for a moveable tiny house in Fullerton, CA. They're about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime and travel the country with their family, but finding a moveable tiny house with space for a large family isn't going to be easy. They're hoping to find a transportable tiny house with separate sleeping spaces for the kids, a full bathroom and the ability to go off-grid, but with a budget of $33,000 will they be able to find the perfect home?

star 8.25
4 votes
Outdoorsy Couple Goes Tiny

#5 - Outdoorsy Couple Goes Tiny

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Aug 22, 2016

Outdoor enthusiasts plan to downsize and build their own tiny house in Fraser, Colo., with a large bathroom.

star 8.20
5 votes
Family Shops Tiny and Mobile in Phoenix, Arizona

#6 - Family Shops Tiny and Mobile in Phoenix, Arizona

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired May 29, 2017

A Phoenix couple downsizes from their 1,800 square foot home to a tiny house nearly a sixth of that size. With their two young children in tow, this couple wants to live a less-stressful and less-cluttered lifestyle while having the ability to travel around the country. He's hoping to find a rustic, modern home with a separate office space, stairs to the lofts and storage underneath. She, however, is looking for something more farmhouse chic with ladders instead of stairs so the kids can use the extra space to play. Their builder shows them some options but can he find a home that satisfies both of their needs?

star 8.20
5 votes
Leaving Hawaii for Tiny Living in California

#7 - Leaving Hawaii for Tiny Living in California

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 19, 2015

"Joy and LaToya are leaving Hawaii behind for a tiny living in California." After completing her service with the US Air Force in Hawaii, Joy is ready to relocate to Escondido, CA with her wife LaToya. As first time homeowners, they plan to purchase a tiny house so they can stay debt-free. Since Joy is starting school and LaToya will be transitioning into a new career as a blogger, they will both be working from home. They're hoping their new tiny house will be big enough for them to have separate work spaces, but they don't want to sacrifice amenities like a king-sized bed or dishwasher. Will these two find a space that works for them?

star 8.17
6 votes
Going Tiny in West Virginia

#8 - Going Tiny in West Virginia

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired May 22, 2017

College student and West Virginia resident Skye wants to be able to pick up and move wherever her career takes her after graduation, so she's going tiny. She wants to custom build her tiny home from the ground up, so she recruits her father Jimmie to accompany her to Austin, Texas, to find the perfect blueprints. Skye wants full-sized appliances and all the amenities of a normal-sized house, and she won't compromise. Will Jimmie be able to keep her expectations grounded?

star 8.17
6 votes
Inspired to Go Tiny

#9 - Inspired to Go Tiny

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 11, 2016

Looking to get back to nature for inspiration, Portland artists Courtney and Murf are going tiny. They are downsizing from their 3,000 sq. ft. home in Portland in hopes of owning something outside of the city. Murf wants a minimalist cabin 300 sq. ft. or less. While Courtney's on board to simplify, she still needs space for her art and wants to keep some of the comforts of home. Will they find something that inspires them to go tiny?

star 8.00
2 votes
Starting Over in a Tiny House

#10 - Starting Over in a Tiny House

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 15, 2016

Vancouver, WA couple Tove and Gwen are looking to make fresh memories in a tiny home with their two year old son, Iver. They need a place with plenty of room for their sewing activities, 80lbs dog, as well as two separate sleeping spaces. But with a budget of $60,000 and two very different ideas of what a home should look like, will they find one that's the right fit?

star 8.00
4 votes
Looking to simplify, Christina and her daughter Hannah are going tiny in Woodinville, Washington

#11 - Looking to simplify, Christina and her daughter Hannah are going tiny in Woodinville, Washington

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 1, 2016

Hoping to simplify their lives and gain financial freedom, animal lovers Christina and her daughter Hannah have sold their 1800 sq. ft. home and are looking to go tiny in Woodinville, WA. They'll need something with separate sleeping areas for the two of them that can also accommodate their extensive animal collection. But with a budget of $50,000, will they be able to find a tiny home that can fit two humans, two dogs, a bearded dragon, and a guinea pig?

star 8.00
2 votes
Going Tiny in Austin, TX

#12 - Going Tiny in Austin, TX

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 8, 2016

Hoping for more financial freedom, Colorado native Lisa is leaving the Denver cold and moving to Austin, Texas, to start a new life in a tiny house. With the help of her best friend Tara, she's looking for a mobile cottage that she can rent space for until she can purchase land. But with a budget of $50,000 and an extensive wish list, will Lisa find a tiny house that she can call home?

star 8.00
2 votes
Going Tiny in Sunny Florida

#13 - Going Tiny in Sunny Florida

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired Aug 29, 2016

Delray Beach, Florida, couple Andrew and Raquel have decided to take on a more minimal lifestyle. They've traveled to Memphis, TN to meet with a local builder to find a mobile tiny house that they can park in their hometown and easily relocate anywhere the future takes them. Raquel prefers a cottage chic style and plenty of breathing room, while Andrew wants something as small as possible with industrial details. With a budget of $55,000 and two very different design aesthetics, will they find a tiny home they can both love?

star 8.00
2 votes
Tiny With Teens

#14 - Tiny With Teens

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired Aug 22, 2016

Single mom Anna from Anderson, South Carolina, has downsized from a large home into a much smaller apartment and is now ready to go even further. She's going tiny to show her two teenage children, Katie and Noah, that choosing to live with less can allow them more financial freedom and the chance to get more out of life. While Anna wants to go as small as possible, Katie and Noah need to have their own separate sleeping areas and want plenty of space to store and play their musical instruments. With a budget of $60,000 and two hard-to-please teenagers, will Anna be able to find a tiny home that works for everyone?

star 8.00
3 votes
Bachelor Goes Tiny in San Francisco, CA

#15 - Bachelor Goes Tiny in San Francisco, CA

Season 3 - Episode 28 - Aired Sep 19, 2016

San Francisco bachelor Scott is looking for a fresh start and is going tiny in San Francisco, California. With his friend Christina along for advice, Scott's hoping to find a tiny home that's over 400 square feet, with a bright open feel and a separate bedroom. He's looking at homes on foundations with land, and would like to stay in the city. Even with a budget of $500,000, will he be able to find the perfect tiny home in the country's most expensive real estate market?

star 8.00
4 votes
Living Tiny In Texas

#16 - Living Tiny In Texas

Season 3 - Episode 29 - Aired Sep 12, 2016

An empty nest couple in Frisco, Texas are looking to downsize due to frequent trips abroad, but they don't agree on just how far they should go.

star 8.00
2 votes
Wanting Tiny in Washington

#17 - Wanting Tiny in Washington

Season 4 - Episode 23 - Aired Jun 12, 2017

A Spokane, WA, native is ready to hit the reset button and make the switch to tiny. With separate budgets for the home and land, he has his eye on a 300 square foot house with a rustic exterior and a modern interior. He wants smaller kitchen appliances, a first-floor bedroom and enough space to comfortably fit his two fully-grown dogs. His ex-wife is helping with the search and thinks he needs to focus on getting a home he can grow into. Can the two come together and find him the perfect tiny home?

star 8.00
4 votes
Living Cozy in Colorado

#18 - Living Cozy in Colorado

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired May 1, 2017

Fort Collins, Colorado, couple Natalie and Chris have decided to sell their three-bedroom home and move into a tiny house so they can enjoy more of what life has to offer, like exploring the outdoors, brewing their own beer and spending time with their infant daughter, Amelie. They have a budget of $200,000 for a tiny home and a large plot of rural land to put it on. Chris wants a house with modern style, Natalie is looking for something with a Craftsman feel, and they agree that their daughter needs her own sleeping space. Can they find a home that's a good fit for the whole family?

star 7.95
22 votes
Tiny Living in Texas

#19 - Tiny Living in Texas

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired May 22, 2017

A family of three is going tiny in McKinney, Texas, to spend more quality time together. But will they be able to find a home that blends their differing size and style tastes within their budget of $70,000?

star 7.90
10 votes
Photographer is building his own tiny house in Fairplay, CO

#20 - Photographer is building his own tiny house in Fairplay, CO

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 15, 2015

"Wildlife photographer Ryan is building his own tiny house in Fairplay, CO." Ryan is a Fairplay, Colorado resident who has been crashing with his parents in between traveling photography gigs. He's looking to find a tiny house he can park on their property for low overhead. Making things more complicated, he's planning on building it himself for under $25,000. With his friend and fellow construction expert Ryan along for the ride, he's touring three model tiny homes to see which one he can replicate for his own. But with a real estate broker who also happens to be his skeptical older sister, will Ryan find the perfect fit? Source: HGTV.com

star 7.83
6 votes
Going Tiny in Two Cities

#21 - Going Tiny in Two Cities

Season 4 - Episode 27 - Aired Jun 19, 2017

Jadon and Katie want a portable tiny house to take on the road when they split time between Portland, OR, and Milwaukee. He wants rustic and industrial but she's looking for white and modern, leaving them to compromise on style while finding something that's still small enough to tow.

star 7.80
5 votes
Colorado Millennial Goes Tiny

#22 - Colorado Millennial Goes Tiny

Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired Jun 19, 2017

Heather is ready for a change and wants to start living a minimalist lifestyle that gives her the freedom to enjoy the outdoor activities she loves. With the help of her mom, she hopes to find a tiny home in her hometown of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, within her budget of $125,000.

star 7.75
4 votes
Fresh Start in Asheville

#23 - Fresh Start in Asheville

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 21, 2016

After selling her restaurant in San Diego, CA, Elena is ready to start a new business, as well as a whole new life. She's searching for a modern tiny home in the vibrant city of Asheville, NC that will give her space to entertain. With a tight budget of $50,000 for both the house and land to put it on, and the help of her friend Christian, will she find a tiny home that's the perfect fit?

star 7.73
11 votes
Florida Family Goes Tiny to Regain Their Financial Freedom

#24 - Florida Family Goes Tiny to Regain Their Financial Freedom

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 21, 2015

"After Setbacks, a Florida Family Goes Tiny to Regain Their Financial Freedom." After experiencing some financial setbacks, Adam, Jennipher-Leigh, and their two kids have decided to downsize from their 1500 sq. ft. house into something that they can own outright. They're looking for a mobile tiny home that can accommodate their growing family, keep them safe from unpredictable Florida weather, and move them towards their goal of a debt-free lifestyle. With a budget of $30,000 and three vastly different options to choose from, will they find a tiny home that fits the bill?

star 7.71
7 votes
Freedom in Going Tiny

#25 - Freedom in Going Tiny

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 17, 2017

A young couple seeks a portable tiny home to escape the rising rent prices in Gilroy, CA, and spend more time enjoying the outdoors. With a budget of $60,000, their tastes differ between farmhouse-style and industrial-style homes, but they both agree they want to find something fully furnished. Will they be able to compromise and find the perfect tiny home?

star 7.70
33 votes