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Plan Your Log Home

Planning a log home or log cabin involves more than just the floor plan; here you'll find expert advice on everything you need to get started, including budgeting, buying land, geographic regions, choosing logs, and more.

Log Home Sacrifices
The Log Home Journey: The Sacrifices of Building a Log Home
The log home journey isn’t a sprint; it’s a marathon. And as Sean Murphy and his family discovered in the sacrifices of building a log home, perseverance and patience go a long way to crossing the finish line.
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Industry Updates: Perma-Chink Celebrates 40 Years
One Expert's Advice for Moving to the Country
One Expert's Advice for Moving to the Country
A log-and-timber industry insider shares his observations (and advice) about the growing urge to leave big cities behind in pur...
Paperwork
Understanding Recording Fees & Taxes
Completing the real estate process, local and state authorities collect their due when it comes time to record your purchase.
Moosehead Cedar Log Homes
Industry News: Pleasant River Lumber Co. Purchases Moosehead Cedar Log Homes
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See Why This Floor Plan Is the "Swiss Army Knife" of Homes
Budgeting for a Retirement Home
Financing the Future
With a little preparation, your forever home — and the years of enjoyment that come with it — are within reach.
Log Home ADU
Designing a Home for Multiple Generations
Whether you’re accommodating several generations under one roof or leaving a legacy house for those yet to come, family is the ...
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Q+A: Is Southern Orientation Ever a Bad Idea?
Bar IV Log Homes Consulting
On-Demand Webinar: Should You Hire a Log Home Consultant?
Calm Your Fears, Protect Your Budget with a Log Home Consultant
Why Leaves Change Color | A Cabin Lover's Guide to Fall Foliage
A Cabin Lover's Guide to Fall Foliage
Here's the science behind the spectacular colors of autumn. Plus, the best places to leaf peep!
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The Construction-to-Permanent Loan
The ins and outs of the most common (and advantageous) type of construction financing.
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Designing the Perfect Floor Plan for Retirement
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Deluxe to Ultra - Upgrades That Add Up
How a few design decisions can make a big difference – both in the feel and final price of your home.
Using a Log Home Consultant
Enlisting a Log Home Consultant
Worried about making this big investment? An experienced log home advisor can guide you through the process with confidence.
Details Future Homeowners Should Know
Details Future Homeowners Should Know
The Style of Home for You
The Style of Home for You
Competent Appraiser
The Value of a Competent Appraiser
A fair and just assessment of your log or timber home is essential for success.
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