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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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Our Readers' Favorite Log Homes of 20
Here are the log homes that captured readers' attention in 2022.
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Ask the Expert: How Is Electrical Installed in a Log Home?
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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These Small-Scale Homes are Little Treasures
These 5 log and timber homes showcase all the ways small-scale homes shine bright.
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Curb Enthusiasm: Breaking Down Exterior Styles
From mountain-modern to midcentury, we identify the exterior details that define 5 favorite exterior styles.
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Ask the Expert: How Much Does It Cost to Build a Log Home?
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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Ask the Expert: Why is Pre-Cutting Logs at the Factory So Important?
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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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 u...
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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!
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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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