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site location... where to build on my property
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Started this discussion. Last reply by tom brodeur Jul 11.

Can I build a log home (turnkey) in the $100,000. price range?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ultimatelog Aug 2, 2012.

 

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tom brodeur replied to tom brodeur's discussion site location... where to build on my property
"Bill, Thanks for the response.  You are right in home placement should take full advantage of the sun whether it be winter or summer.  My property is located in a mostly mature forested area with Beech and Maple the predominant…"
Jul 11
tom brodeur replied to tom brodeur's discussion site location... where to build on my property
"Bob,  You are right.  Those are good points to consider.  My property is in Northern Michigan (LP).  Lots of snow and cold although I don't intend to spend winters there.  I have a good portion of the drive already in…"
Jul 11
Bob Mack replied to tom brodeur's discussion site location... where to build on my property
"Where about are you building? Frost line depth will influence the cost of bringing well up to house.  pumping to wast water sounds like a problem waiting to happen......... how long of a driveway will also effect the bottom line..."
Jul 9
Bill replied to tom brodeur's discussion site location... where to build on my property
"It's always a good plan to follow the suns path. In the winter you probily would like the sun shining in and the summer the roof overhangs shadowing your windows. Best of luck."
Jul 4
tom brodeur replied to Regina Harmon's discussion Cost of log home
"Tim, Do you still offer this?  I am in Michigan if that makes a difference.  My property is in the Petoskey area.  I do have a floorplan in mind as well.   Thanks, Tom"
Jul 1
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site location... where to build on my property

I am in the beginning stages of finally starting my log home.  I own my property, have a well, septic and electric.  I have 2 places in mind for the location of my home.  Is it customary to have a contractor come to your site and help pick the best location? I have yet to decide who the supplier will be for the log home materials.  Should that decision be made before I hire a contractor? What my dilemma here is the location of the home may have an influence on the final design of the home.  One…See More
Jun 30
Ultimatelog replied to tom brodeur's discussion Can I build a log home (turnkey) in the $100,000. price range?
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Aug 2, 2012
Michael Boomgarden replied to tom brodeur's discussion Can I build a log home (turnkey) in the $100,000. price range?
"I wanted to follow up and note that after posting this I was contacted by BRLC, who asked if there was anything further they could do to advance our discussions.  I don't think it's feasible, given our desires and their cost…"
Sep 21, 2011

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At 11:31pm on August 25, 2009, Jon Dowell said…
Hi Tom, I am a log home woodworker, I have worked on many different companies log kits. I am now an associate dealer for Honest Abe Log Homes. We turn-key a couple houses a year, build log and timberframe stair cases, and Trim out others. www.jdinteriors.org
talk to ya soon, JD
At 1:23pm on October 7, 2008, Dee said…
Tom - you may want to talk with jerry koski as he will build in the LP - it might be worth your time to hear what he has to say. Dee
At 4:13pm on October 5, 2008, Dee said…
Forgot to say welcome to the neighborhood Tom!
At 3:34pm on October 5, 2008, Dee said…
Hey Tom - where in Northern MI? The UP or the top of the mitten? I have a hand-craftsman that is going to do ours - you might want to check him out: http://www.koskiloghomes.com/phpstuff/test.php
 
 
 

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