See how one couple built a retreat in the Oregon wilderness for $10,000
Land that is far from modern conveniences (like airports) is typically cheaper. The Oregon Signal Shed, for example, is a six-hour drive from Portland.
Look for land that doesn’t require traditional bank financing (banks typically require you to build within a tight timetable or else incur very high interest rates). Ryan and Mariah were able to buy their land through seller financing (the seller agreed to carry the loan).