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Budgeting & Finances

As you begin the process of financing your log home, you will find that there are a few differences between log home construction and conventional building. From determining your budget to finding a lender and securing construction and mortgage loans, we cover everything you need to know in our log home budgeting and financing section.

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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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Why Cheap Land Doesn't Mean An Inexpensive Build
There are reasons why the land might be cheap. Build your dream log home smart with these tips.
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Log Home Package/Kit Options
A la carte or all-inclusive — buying a log home starts with the parts of the log home package/kit.
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The Log Home Lending Landscape
If you’re applying for financing to build your log home, here’s what you can expect on the lending horizon.
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Planning for a Log Home Addition
Calculating a log home addition doesn’t have to be difficult. Follow these builder’s tips and you can score an A+.
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Money Matters
Sean Murphy shares the log home financial planning advice he wishes he’d paid attention to and offers some sound recommendation...
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What It Takes to Build Your Own Log Home
Should you hire a pro or build your own log home? Time and money will help you decide.
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Focus on Log Home Financing
All too often, we figure out how much we think we can budget for a mortgage and expect a lender to agree. Unfortunately, log ho...
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How to Make Your Log Home Dream a Reality
Learn about the methods to overcome the two biggest obstacles to log home living: the log home buying process itself and your l...
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8 Smart Ways to Cut Costs When Building a Log House
How can you cut costs when building a log house? A bit of time and effort could pay off in the long run, if you know what you a...
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Why People Are Purchasing Used Log Homes
Buying a used log home doesn’t mean furnishing it from scratch.
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Construction Financing: Creating A Draw Schedule
You've secured financing. It's time to create a draw schedule to pay for construction.
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Finance Your Dream
Finance your dream home and get a handle on the money game when building your house.
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Financing Your Wood Home
This free article aims to help you decide whether a custom design or model plan is best for you.
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Finance Your Log Home Dream
This free article aims to help you decide whether a custom design or model plan is best for you.
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Custom Design or Model Plan?
This free article aims to help you decide whether a custom design or model plan is best for you.
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All About Log Homes
This free infographic answers many of the basic questions people have about log homes today.
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Your Log Home: Custom Design or Model Plan?
This free article aims to help you decide whether a custom design or model plan is best for you.
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Financing a Facelift
Financial expert tells you how to avoid the pitfalls of paying for a renovation.
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Calculating How Much House You Can Afford
Our financial expert helps you determine what your real log home budget should be.