Building a new home can be very expensive, but the cost can be dramatically reduced by building a house that you can use as a rental property. Marla and Joseph Marla are a newlywed couple who decide to buy a small one room house in rural Pennsylvania, hoping that it will be their home for the rest of their lives. When they look at homes for sale, they find that the price is way too high. The couple decides to build their dream home themselves, rather than letting it sit on the market. With help from a land agent and some helpful planning tips, they are able to build a very attractive two-story home on just a small amount of land.
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