Forest TLC: How to Manage Private Woods

Help is available for managing your private woods

Cabin Real Estate: Is It a Seller’s Market?

We answer your cabin real estate questions like Is it a better time to buy or to sell?

How to Add a Storage Building At Your Cabin

Styles, sizes and construction materials abound for building a storage building. Let us help you find the best type of space for your cabin.

The Best 20 Cabin Renovation + Remodel Tips

Follow these 20 cabin renovation and remodel tips and you can be enjoying your new-and-improved cabin before the first snowfall of the year.

Tips to Consider: Building A Cabin Yourself

Tips and advice to consider before you take the plunge on building a cabin yourself

Tips for Buying a Waterfront Cabin

Expert advice for buying waterfront property
By Janice Brewster

A cabin on the Chain O’ Lakes, Waupaca, Wis. Photo by Mark R. Johnson
Close your eyes and envision your dream cabin … Does it come with a view of the water?
For many, cabin living means waterfront living. If you’re in search of your own shore haven, do your […]

Cost-Effective Cabin Ownership

Buying a cabin retreat on leased land.
By Stacey Freed

Back in the 1930s, Jane Lininger’s grandfather paid a permit fee for a one-room log cabin on Hebgen Lake in southwest Montana about 10 miles from the town of West Yellowstone. Flash forward to 2016. Lininger still owns that cabin – but not the land on which […]

Shop Smart Before Buying a Cabin

Here’s what you need to know about buying a cabin.
By Stacy Durr Albert

For many of us, the phrase “package deal” evokes happy thoughts. Whether you’re planning a dream vacation or simply hoping to bundle your TV, phone, and Internet services, an all-inclusive package that consolidates everything you need is hard to pass up.

Today’s cabins often […]

Tips for Siting Your Cabin

A well-sited cabin graces the land, captures the view and takes full advantage of the setting to keep you cozy
By Fran Sigurdsson

Cabin dreamin’ is fun, but deciding where a cabin should go can be the most important and challenging part of the building process. That’s because each parcel of land has its own character and personality. […]

Transferring Your Cabin to Future Generations

How can you pass your beloved cabin to your heirs at the least risk and cost? Below is a brief overview of a few popular strategies for keeping the cabin in the family while protecting your assets, minimizing tax liability and avoiding family disharmony. […]