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Media & Books

There are some fabulous books available about floating homes. Many tend to be coffee table picture books - and when we you see them you'll see why! There are also many news stories and magazine articles featuring the floating home lifestyle. A selection of linked resources are presented in this section. 


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Magazine and Newspaper Stories

Books and Resources

Magazine and Newspaper Stories

Far from watertight

BC Shipping News

By Amanda Schuldt

March 2018

Home sweet float home: Life on the river in Ladner

Something Good Magazine

By Adrian MacNair

June 10, 2016

Unique Ladner Float Home by Architect Dan White


Written by: Slamchica

Date: November 9, 2014

All Aboard: Float Home Life

Real Estate Weekly

Written by: Michelle Hopkins

Date: November 25, 2013

Cast Away

Vancouver Magazine

Written by: Jennifer Van Evra

Photography by: Adam and Kev

Date: September 2012

Floating home stratas growing in B.C.

Real Estate Magazine

Written by: Jean Sorensen

Date: November 17, 2010

At home on the New Westminster waterfront

Vancouver Sun 

Date: October 9, 2010

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At Home on the Water

SOAR Magazine

Written by: Laura Goldstein

October/November 2016

Home is where the ark is

Beautiful BC Magazine

Written by: Anne Templeman-Kluit

Photography by: Gary Fiegehen

Vancouver Float Homes: Scorching Real Estate Market Pushes Buyers to Sea

The Huffington Post

Written by: Rhianna Schmunk

Date: May 13, 2016

Would you live in a floating home that looks like a UFO?

Digital Trends Magazine

Written by: Rick Stella

Date: April 25, 2016

Tennessee Valley Authority bans new floating homes, but allows existing homes to stay on lakes for 30 years

Times Free Press

Written by: Dave Flessner

Date: May 5, 2016

This waterfront Victoria house is only $235,000, and you can fish right from your front deck

National Post

Written by: Shari Kulha

Date: May 9, 2016

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My Cool Houseboat

Written by: Jane Field-Lewis

Photography by: Richard Maxted

Published 2015

Cool examples of how houseboats can offer an attractive, practical, and alternative place to live.

The Houseboat Book

Written by: Barbara Flanagan

Photography by: Andrew Garn

Published: 2004

Comprehensive coffee table book on houseboats and floating homes with impressive photography.

A Home Afloat

Written by: Gary Cookson

Published: 2010

A gorgeous coffee table book filled with ingenious interior design and furnishing ideas for all kinds of boats and other small living spaces

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