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How much would it cost me to build a home? As in ME, no contractors.

4 years ago

I have a small plot of land and I want to try building a small house there as a personal project.

I’m not talking a 3 story house for a family of four with a surround sound theatre basement. I’m talking a small retreat with maybe a bathroom, kitchen, main room, and bedroom.

But the catch is I would actually build it. As in with my hands. Not dictate to contractors what I want. Of course I’d need experts for anything I can’t teach myself. But the goal is I would do as much as possible on my own or with friends.

Is such a thing feasible and how much roughly would the raw materials cost?

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