As always anytime you start a project, you need to have a plan and budget. By knowing how much you can spend will determine what style of log home you will be able to build. Allow for things such as building materials, wells, utilities, preparing the land, and so forth. Then you need to decide what your home will look like, how many bedrooms, how large kitchen, and how many bathrooms. Next you will need to decide what kind of wood to build your log home with. A professional log home company would be able to advise you on what would be best. Once you have decided on the kind and shape of the wood since they come round, squared, and rectangular, you will have more of an idea of what your log home will look like. You now need to decide if you are going to build it or hire a professional to do the work. If hiring a professional be sure to check out their references to get the best one. When building and planning for a log home you have many decisions to make to create the log home of your dream and the best log home.