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1 Tightwad Street - No CC Home!

by Goldenbtrfly Posted 12th Oct 2017 at 4:43 AM - Updated 15th Oct 2017 at 4:33 AM by Goldenbtrfly : small title change
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I wanted to see if I could go cheaper with the homes - I mean cheap! What's cheaper than living on Frugal Lane? Yup, Tightwad Steet, where the homes are 10k or less. Here we have meager living, but hopefully a bit stylish as well. Furnished with the necessities, you can use these homes for your straight out of CAS Sims, or perhaps a spouse/relative that was kicked out and needs to find cheap living. With any money left over, upgrades will be easy to do right away. There is plenty of land for expansion, as well as space plotted out for that future driveway install!



This home has:
  • 2 bedrooms (master and office/second bedroom).
  • 1 bathroom (with shower).
  • Fire alarm and phone.
  • Room with desk that can be used to work from home or turned into a spare bedroom/hobby space.
  • No TV, but a bookcase and dartboard.
  • Extremely sparse landscaping to keep the cost inside rather than outside!

No CC was used, but all EPs/SPs are installed.
Thanks to Justpetro, Zarathustra, joandsarah77, Peni Griffin and ScaryRob for chiming in at Creator Feedback.

Lot Size: 2x2
Lot Price (furnished): 9997

Number of bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Starter Furnishings
Special Flags: Not Applicable

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University Nightlife Open for Business Pets Seasons Bon Voyage Free Time Apartment Life + 9 SPs
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Top Secret Researcher
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#2 Old 12th Oct 2017 at 5:56 AM
A two-bedroom with a nice, realistic layout and room for a driveway - for under 10k. Extra credit for not leaving the trash can at the curb.
Well done.
Theorist
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#3 Old 12th Oct 2017 at 5:57 AM
Wow! Furnished and under 10k. I love this. Great idea for a sim to stay when kicked out by their spouse.
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Scholar
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#4 Old 12th Oct 2017 at 8:21 AM
Very nice! Especially if you are using the mod No20khandout!
Field Researcher
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#5 Old 12th Oct 2017 at 11:54 AM
I just love your little (and frugal) homes, in fact I enjoy all your builds!
Instructor
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#6 Old 12th Oct 2017 at 3:21 PM
@ScaryRob - Thank you for the compliment on the house and the help! Haha, yeah, I try not to leave trash cans at the curb often!

@lientebollemeis - LOL, yes exactly! Those spouses tossed out can at least start out somewhere. Thanks for the compliment!

@SciBirg - Haha, so right you are! Pop a couple of those 1k mortgage bushes on it, and make it even more affordable to start even! Thanks for the comment.

@HeartDeco - Awww, thank you! That was very sweet of you to say and I'm so happy to hear you do!
Scholar
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#7 Old 13th Oct 2017 at 1:37 AM
Ha Ha love the name!
Instructor
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#8 Old 13th Oct 2017 at 3:18 AM Last edited by Goldenbtrfly : 13th Oct 2017 at 6:31 PM.
@attuned - Haha, thanks! Cheapskate Row was already used, I think. This was the next best thing in my mind!
@bubblebeam - I'm so glad the name gives you a chuckle! It gives me a big one too.
Scholar
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#9 Old 13th Oct 2017 at 11:26 AM
Omg the name haha. Love it.
Test Subject
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#10 Old 13th Oct 2017 at 4:19 PM
Tightwad Street LOL... that is funny. Home has a nice layout and great use of space. Good starter price.
Instructor
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#11 Old 13th Oct 2017 at 6:33 PM
@retrosimdream - Haha, I'm so pleased that so many like the street name. More to come! Thank you for the compliment on the house!

I appreciate everyone taking the time to leave a comment when you can! I love reading them.
Mad Poster
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#12 Old 14th Oct 2017 at 10:11 PM
Great job again - you are really making progress as a builder And I like the street name too.
Instructor
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#13 Old 15th Oct 2017 at 1:36 AM
@Justpetro - *blush* Thank you, really. You have no idea how flattered I feel. Progress not perfection!