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Container homes: Cost, benefits and limitations

Sep 9, 2016, 11:14 AM | Updated: Sep 12, 2016, 6:14 pm
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Trevor Seip and Jennifer Sansosti stand outside their shipping container home in Ellsworth. The couple have transformed two 20-foot-long containers - which they bought on eBay. (AP)
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When did the concept of containers as homes gain momentum?

How much do they cost and where can they be placed?

Join host Tom Kelly and Joel Egan from Cargotecture as they address the boom in container homes and what consumers underestimate when buying them on “Real Estate Today.”

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Container homes: Cost, benefits and limitations