No Debt

As I watched this video, listening to Karen and Bob describing their life in the home they built themselves, the one phrase that really jumped out at me was “no debt”. That was their main motivation. I know (from personal experience building our own place) that they did most if not all of the work themselves, which is one of the biggest money eating parts of building, you would have to buy the materials anyhow, but doing the work yourself means YOU know what is in your place, no one else has cut corners unknown to you, I think it’s great!

I love the look and style of their home, it is warm and inviting. Watch and enjoy.

(ADDED Jan 21, 2016)
I received a message from Karen, it’s in the comments below, but I thought it best to add it here:
How cool our video got shared to this great channel! feel free to share our email and phone number if people want some more info. karenk@usa.com 520-366-1984 We are also open to visitors. There is a off grid,alternative building get together the first sunday of every month from about 10:30 am to1pm at a friend of ours who did and earthbag dome. for directions email m_m_gibbons@yahoo.com all are welcome!!!!


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7 Responses to “No debt”

  1. biggreentruck

    I did also notice the location stamp at the very beginning. Bisbee, AZ and imediatly knew where they are as im from all over AZ myself. Vary cool. Im getting closer to going off grid myself. Almost finished my tiny home on wheels and am currently researching areas in which i would like to put it. probaably another year and ill be there. Cant wait!

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  2. karen kulik

    How cool our video got shared to this great channel! feel free to share our email and phone number if people want some more info. karenk@usa.com 520-366-1984 We are also open to visitors. There is a off grid,alternative building get together the first sunday of every month from about 10:30 am to1pm at a friend of ours who did and earthbag dome. for directions email m_m_gibbons@yahoo.com all are welcome!!!!

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  3. Sabrina

    This is outstanding! We have no mortgage, but are not off-grid. It would be a dream to be able to be.

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  4. Eric

    Awesome!

    We are looking at building something similar this coming spring in Cochise County. We have a ton of questions for Bob and Karen if you could pass on our email info please. We would really like to meet others who share the same vision in the area.

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  5. Marie

    Wendy, for a few seconds right in the beginning, it says “Bisbee.” (Arizona)

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  6. Wendy

    I’m so intrigued … kudos’s to you both….I sorta lived off the grid in my life … in a cabin in the Rockie Mountains of British Columbia Canada, I was an Outfitter for several years living in the back country for weeks at a time. Where is this amazing place you built your wee home ?
    Thanks
    Wendy

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