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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.

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Stay Grounded in a Single-Story Home
For years, single-story homes have topped future owners’ most-wanted lists. Here’s what you need to know to craft the perfect uni-level plan.
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Ask the Expert: How to Design for a Sloped Lot and Still Save Money
Follow along as Mark Elliott, Vice President at Coventry Log Homes, Inc., shares his expert insights to your top questions abou...
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What Is a Survey, and Do I Need One?
We break down the vital role this process plays in your future home.
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Pitch Perfect: How to Get the Design for a Sloped Lot Just Right
Designing for a sloped lot has its ups and downs, but with creativity and proper planning, you can call a mountainside site home.
Popular Floor Plans 2021
The Most Popular Log Home Floor Plans of 20
Shopping for the perfect plan? Here's what's inspiring other log home enthusiasts this year:
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4 Favorite Floor Plans
From petite and practical to totally supersized, here are four floor plans worth a look!
Writing a Personal Financial Statement
How to Write a Personal Financial Statement
Completing a personal financial statement doesn’t have to intimidate. We break it down into the main components to help you nav...
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10 Factors to Consider as You Plan Your Forever Home
Houses may be permanent, but they don’t have to be static. These concepts will help you plan now for the unforeseen future.
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A Floor Plan Designed for Sharing
How to Get a Mortgage as a Self-Employed Borrower
The Saga of the Self-Employed Borrower
How owning your own business impacts your ability to secure a home loan.
Log Home Floor Plans
10 of Our Favorite Spacious Floor Plans
Take a peek at some our favorite floor plans 3,000 square feet and above.
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Your Guide to Off-Grid Homes
Ready to go off-grid? Here's what you need to know to plan, build and enjoy an off-grid home!
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What Is a Purchase Money Loan?
The flexibility and negotiability of this type of financing may make it a viable option for your log or timber home plans.
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Expert Advice: Site Specs, Code Compliance and the Value of a Structural Engineer
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Inside the Floor Plan: A New Log Home With Historic Style
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10 Dreamy Waterfront Locales, Perfect for Log Homes
Build your log or timber home in one of our favorite spots and plan for nothing but smooth sailing ahead.
Celebrate the Log Home Legacy
Celebrate the Log Home Legacy
For nearly 10 years, the U.S. government has recognized the men and women who make log homes. Here’s why this benefits buyers.
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