I don't want my kids to have to pay thousands in rent so I'm building them tiny homes in my garden | The Sun

IT'S getting harder and harder these days to get a foot on the property ladder.

And if you can't get a mortgage, you end up renting – which costs loads more in the long run.

So one mum decided to set her kids up for the future by splashing out on sheds that she's going to convert into tiny homes for her three children.

Sharing a video on TikTok, she wrote over the top: "Buying little sheds and making them liveable.

"So our kids won't have to spend $1,500 on rent when they're older."

Letty added in the video caption: "1 down. 3 more to go.

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"Making our own little neighbourhood 1 year at a time."

She also revealed that as her oldest is only eight, the shed will be used as a home gym for her and her husband until then.

And Letty isn't the only mum to do that too, with others taking to the comments to reveal their own situations.

"We have 80 acres. We are also doing this," one wrote.

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"We have all 6 set up. They will be charged $300 a month.

"That will go into a savings account for them later."

“Once you move out, you’re on your own," another added.

"I HATE that mentality some parents have. This is amazing!!!"

"I don’t like this mindset either," Letty replied.

"My parents always helped me, & still do things for me. And I wanna do the same for mine."

"We have started doing this too we live on just one acre and have two small homes in the back and will add three more," someone else commented.

"Our oldest has special needs and will never be able to truly be on her own," another added.

"We plan on doing this for her! Give her as much independence as we can."

"Still charging them so when they do decide to buy a home I can give them that for the down payment," someone else wrote.

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To which Letty responded: "That’s what we’re doing. Charging a little every month.

"So once they’re ready to move out, they'll be financially prepared."

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