In the Jackson and surrounding areas, there are certain types of properties that are not common in other areas of the country. A-frame homes, log homes, and cabins are some of the properties that may appear typical in this market, but may be viewed by outsiders as atypical.
When valuing these types of properties, search for comps with similar design or construction type. You may have to expand your search back in time for these types of properties. Lender's considering loanign on these types of properties will want to see comps that are similar to the subject.