By the time I finished my degree in architecture, the dream of building a home that would last me a lifetime had become a pipe dream.
That was until I started exploring the DIY home building scene.
My dream of having a small, well-kept home to call my own became a reality when I opened my first home to my parents.
It was the beginning of a lifelong journey of building my dream home.
My parents had been a real-estate agent for years, and I was intrigued by the idea of buying a house and renting it out to family.
When my parents asked me what I would like to build, I had no idea.
It took me years to build what I envisioned.
I was still figuring out how to use the home’s limited space and find the best location for a basement and a kitchen, but I was building the home I always wanted to build. Read more