And a great article on the house from CNN:
How to build your home from scratch for $35,000
Imagine if it were possible to build your own home, in this day and age, for less than $35,000.
Or to cut up some timber and piece your new home together like a giant jigsaw puzzle.
What if you could create, with your own hands, a home that collects its own rainwater and generates its own power, so you never have to pay a bill again?