Screw renting! Buy a tiny piece of land in the city and build one. So cheap they cost $30 per square foot — sometimes even less plus the cost of the foundation. You should read more on these types of homes they are very cost effective and eco friendly and last. Read more on this website-http://chillyjr.wordpress.com/2010/08/09/how-to-build-a-grain-bin-house/
Yurt enthusiasts favor the design of these tent-like homes because of the large, open feeling of the interior space and the possibilities they offer in terms of decoration and social activities. This model from Blue Ridge Yurts is a good example of a yurt that is ideal for a family vacation or summer home.