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Mar 8, 2013 7:32 PM

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My grandfather built the house that my grandma lives in now. I though that it was nice since he did everything himself and didn't have to pay rent.

He was a tradesman by the way, and I think he had a general idea of most of them.

It's not a big house or anything. Kinda old-fashioned too but I still think the idea.

I was thinking of building a medium sized tumbleweed home myself in the near future.

What about you guys? Would you rather buy a house or apartment or build a home yourself from scratch?

What would you put in it?

Tell me what think.
 
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Mar 8, 2013 7:39 PM

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Sure I would... if I had the time, the experience, the money, or the motivation.

If I had those things though, I'd love to build my own home.
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Mar 8, 2013 7:51 PM

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I helped build my grandma's house, but I don't think it's something I'd want to (or be able to) do on my own.
 
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Mar 8, 2013 7:54 PM

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i would buy a house
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Mar 8, 2013 7:59 PM

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I'd love to, but out here it's so impractical...
 
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Mar 8, 2013 8:03 PM

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No.

I'm not licensed to do it, don't know how to get the proper permits, and in the end don't have the training or knowledge to set up a building that would be safe to live in or work properly (in terms of plumbing, electricity - which can kill you easily when you're setting it up, and so on). Even if I had all the time and money in the world I wouldn't feel comfortable or safe living in a place not made by professionals.
 
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Mar 8, 2013 8:04 PM

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I know some basic stuff about renovation like how to change a door or windows but my knowledge stops there. Anyway, where I live the standards are strict and the architectural talent it takes is way too high for giving me the desire to do something this much complicated. When the time comes, I will simply buy one.
 
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Mar 8, 2013 8:12 PM

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I would do work on my own house with other contractors and workers there too. But not all on my own.
 
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Mar 8, 2013 8:22 PM

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in america since there are so many houses its kinda pointless to build one

in japan yes because landlords are bitches that need their genitals chopped off
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Mar 8, 2013 9:01 PM

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ya im going to build a house in a few months once the rainy season ends

its fairly easy to build a house if you know basic craftsmanship

its extremely cheap too if you build it yourself


im going ~6in foundation with 4 footing and reinforced cinder block frame
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Mar 8, 2013 9:09 PM

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in america since there are so many houses its kinda pointless to build one

in japan yes because landlords are bitches that need their genitals chopped off


Too bad land in Japan costs beyond a shtload of yen due to very obvious reasons.

I would hire people to build my house for me, no way I could build it myself (too difficult), the best thing I can do is handle the permits, zoning, and other legal paperwork.


 
Mar 9, 2013 3:00 AM
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I would design it, but build it? Hell no.
 
Mar 9, 2013 3:03 AM

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no - to much work
 
Mar 9, 2013 3:56 AM

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I don't care much how does the place where I live look like, as soon as there is everything I need. I wouldn't be able to build it with my own hands, since I'm too much of a lame for it. When it comes to designing, I'd probably leave it to my future partner.
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Mar 9, 2013 9:15 AM

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I suppose it really depends. If I had expierence, motivation in building my own house I would if I could. But I'd probably lean towards either buying house or an apartment. ^^
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Mar 9, 2013 11:00 AM

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Hoppy said:
Regicide said:
in america since there are so many houses its kinda pointless to build one

in japan yes because landlords are bitches that need their genitals chopped off


Too bad land in Japan costs beyond a shtload of yen due to very obvious reasons.

I would hire people to build my house for me, no way I could build it myself (too difficult), the best thing I can do is handle the permits, zoning, and other legal paperwork.


i doubt i'll live in the city of japan so i aint got problems
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Mar 9, 2013 9:13 PM

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Nope. Never.
 
Mar 9, 2013 9:24 PM

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I rather build a Country.
 
Mar 9, 2013 9:35 PM

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TookMe6Years said:
I rather build a Country.


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Mar 9, 2013 9:41 PM

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I probably wouldn't, although I would help with the assembling of pre-constructed houses, which could be essentially be put up in 24 hours..



You need lots of curtains for that house, it's a big privacy concern without them.


 
Mar 9, 2013 9:44 PM
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If I were to ever build a house I'd probably try to build a Hobbit's hole. For some reason building a house to naturally fit the landscape has always been appealing to me.

I've also always thought it'd be cool if a city were completely built into a mountain side.
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I rather build a Country.

Make it law that all the houses in your country must be built into the landscape.
 
Mar 10, 2013 6:47 AM

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I will build a cob house.

*flings shit*
 
Mar 10, 2013 7:08 PM

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I would, if I had the skills. A modest stone cottage set in acres of forest, or perhaps something along the lines of Emiya's Japanese-style home from Fate/Stay Night.

It's got me thinking, it would be quite interesting to do, with a little assistance. I'm quite handy and could probably do a good deal of the construction myself bar wiring, plumbing, roofing, and window-fitting.
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Mar 11, 2013 5:33 AM

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Well, as I see it, the only benefit you get from building your own house is that you can design it as you want it. But that's it. In my country at least is damn expensive to build your own house. A lot of paperwork, the materials are expensive, as are the people who will work in building your house.
So yeah...no way, I'll pay rent all my life.
 
Mar 11, 2013 6:06 AM

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I will when the time is right I think. It's also fully possible to find an already built home that has everything you long for.

Nequam said:
I probably wouldn't, although I would help with the assembling of pre-constructed houses, which could be essentially be put up in 24 hours..



That's one of the German Huf houses, no? Those are seriously beautiful!
 
Mar 11, 2013 6:50 AM
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Design it, but not build it, Will probably do the repairs myself though.
Might build my own dojo if I had the land.
 
Mar 11, 2013 8:00 AM

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Hoppy said:
Nequam said:
I probably wouldn't, although I would help with the assembling of pre-constructed houses, which could be essentially be put up in 24 hours..



You need lots of curtains for that house, it's a big privacy concern without them.


It seems too much like a glass box for my liking. "this is our house, these are all our belongings, this is our entire life for the world to see!"
 
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I'm too lazy to put a shitty desk together,so I don't think so lol.
 
Apr 15, 2015 12:54 AM

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maybe a doghouse/birdhouse but not an actual home
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Apr 15, 2015 12:57 AM

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That shit is hard work. My poured the foundation and built the house we live in. I've worked with him for a while and no, that's too much work.

 
Apr 15, 2015 1:02 AM

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My box is just fine thanks.
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Apr 15, 2015 1:04 AM

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Will get a house as a trophy of my success (if I will become one....)
 
Apr 15, 2015 2:57 AM
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Yes, and no.

If I retire early than yes, if not than someone would have to build it for me.
 
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In the future I plan to 3D print my own town (a silicon valley/science technology hub), you guys can live there too for free.


 
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I would not like to actually build the house myself, but I would draw and design it.


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