Modular Homes: The Future of Sustainable Living
Say goodbye to cookie-cutter homes and hello to stylish, sustainable living with modular homes. With large windows, sliding glass doors, and built-in green technologies, these factory-built homes offer the perfect blend of design and functionality.
Prefabricated homes, also known as factory-built or modular homes, are homes that are built off-site in a factory setting and then transported to the location where they will be lived in.
These homes have been around for decades, but in recent years, they have seen a resurgence in popularity due to advancements in technology and design.
What is a pre-fabricated home?
There are several different types of prefabricated homes, including manufactured homes, mobile homes, and modular homes.
Manufactured homes are built to federal HUD codes and are typically transported to the site on a permanent chassis. They are not allowed in all municipalities as they do not abide by the local building codes.
Used as permanent homes, or for holiday or temporary accommodation, they are often left permanently or semi-permanently in one place, but can be moved, and may be required to move from time to time for legal reasons.
Mobile homes have strong trailer frames, axles, wheels, and tow-hitches.
Modular homes are built to the same building codes as traditional on-site homes and are typically transported in sections that are then assembled on-site. Modular homes are appraised and appreciate in value just like traditional counterparts.
One of the biggest misconceptions about prefabricated homes is that they are of poor quality. However, this is not the case at all.
In fact, many newer modular homes are designed to be sleek, modern, and sophisticated, and they hold their value just as well as t