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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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Choosing the Right Home Equity Loan
Looking for a little extra cash? The answer may be close to home.
Title Insurance
Let's Talk About Title Insurance
A one-time, low-cost way to protect your investment — and your equity — in your property.
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Tom Cruise's Colorado Log Home Just Sold for $39.5 Million
Take a peek inside the luxury estate.
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5 Secrets to Keeping Your Budget in Check
Use these five expert tips to achieve an exceptional and affordable log or timber home.
Energy Costs
Where Your Energy-Consumption Dollars Go
Plus, how to save both energy and money.
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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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