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As a builder, I’m not just a guy that assembles houses; I’m also an advisor. The first thing I make sure my clients understand is that a full-scale, custom log or timber home will cost more than a conventional stick-framed house. It’s simply the reality. This is largely due to the quality of the materials and craftsmanship that go into log and timber homes. Plus, the more remote your location, the more infrastructure essentials (like access roads, foundation, electricity, water, etc.) can drive up costs — fees that are not negotiable or within your control.

But don’t panic. After those hard costs are covered, there are many tactics you

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