Eight Steps To Building A Log Home...
Buy your land first.
Your construction budget could depend on the cost of your load and the
topography will often affect the design of you home.
Determine your price
range by selecting a model that most resembles the size and style of your
Once you have your
tentative plan, shop them with Rapid River Rustic and other reputable log
home producers for and exact price. Be certain to carefully compare each
package for content and quality. Be sure to fully investigate each log home
producers customer references, especially those homeowners over 15 years.
Meet with potential
builders to develop a soft budget based on the features that you want in
your house. Then thoroughly investigate your choices. Customer references
mean everything in the building industry.
Take your log home
sketches, soft budget, and information and your person financial statement
to your lending institution to establish your financial range.
Once you are satisfied
with your choices, order your log home package by placing a 15% deposit to
begin the blueprint process.
Upon receipt of your
preliminary blueprints, meet with your chose builder and log home sales
representative to review your plans for any modifications and to prepare
your final soft budget. Return your revised prints to the design department
to complete the construction plans.
Take your plans and
building estimate to the bank for final approval. Once approved, an
additional 45% of your log home package price is due to begin the