Advantages of Manufactured Housing
- Depending on the region of the country, construction costs per square foot for a new manufactured home averages 10 to 35 percent less than costs for a comparable site-built home.
- Independent appraisal studies confirm that manufactured homes appreciate in value under the same circumstances as other forms of housing.
Built for Quality
- All aspects of the construction process are controlled.
- The weather does not interfere with construction and cause delays.
- All technicians, craftsmen and assemblers work as a team and are professionally supervised.
- Inventory is better controlled and materials are protected from theft and weather- related damages.
- All construction materials, as well as appliances, are purchased in volume for additional savings.
- Cost of interim construction financing is significantly reduced or eliminated.
- All aspects of construction are continually inspected by a federally-approved trained third-party inspector.
- Floor plans are available that range from basic to elaborate. These include vaulted or tray ceilings, fully-equipped kitchens, walk-in closets and bathrooms with recessed tubs and whirlpools.
- Homes have pitched roofs with shingles and gabled ends.
- Design features such as bay windows and dormers are available.
- Site-built garages and permanent foundations are often available as upgrades.
- The home can be customized to meet the needs of the consumer.
- The building materials in today’s manufactured homes are the same as those used in site-built homes.
- The homes are engineered for wind safety and energy efficiency based on the geographic region in which they are sold.