The Definitive Guide to Building Modular

While there are some similarities between building a site built home and building a modular home, on the whole the process is extremely different. Whether this is your first time owning a home, your first time building a modular home, or if you’ve built modular before and are just looking for a refresher, it’s a good idea to know as much about the process as possible. Building a home is always a tremendous undertaking, but hopefully our guide will help you to lay out your plan and get started on the path to owning your own modular home.

Reading through our free guide, you’ll notice that there may be multiple links provided within different articles. Those links will help you get more in-depth information if you’d like to know more about one aspect or another. You could take a few minutes and get a general gist or take hours to get a firm grasp on everything that will need to be accomplished; it’s entirely up to you.


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– Why Modular Homes Are So Much Less Expensive

– Building Stronger With Modular Construction

– Why FEMA Says Modular Homes Are Safer

– How to Build a Home in 4 Months

– The Busy Homeowner’s Modular Construction Timeline

– Do You Know The Difference Between Prefab And Manufactured Homes?


– Modular Home Financing

– Financing Your Modular Home in 8 Steps

– How Much Will My Modular Home Cost?

– Price Breakdown For Modular Homes

– Everything You Need To Know About Modular Home Mortgages

– Modular Home Tax Credits You Can’t Afford To Miss

Real Estate

– Real Estate and Modular Homes: What You Didn’t Know You Need To Know

– How Bad Soil Can Damage Your Home And Your Health


– Modular Home Manufacturers: Top Modular Home Builders

– The Right Way To Pick A Modular Manufacturer


– The Infinite Possibility Of Modular Home Design

– From Ranch to Modern: The Most Popular Modular Home Styles

– Modular Home Customizations: It’s All About You

– 7 Tips For A Beautiful Modular Home Exterior

– Green Living With Modular Homes

– 4 Ways to Build a Modular Home with No Heating Bill

– How To Build A Modular Home to Fit Your Lifestyle

General Contractors

– Modular Home Builders: How To Choose A General Contractor

– Is Your GC Destroying Your Home?

Final Planning

– Finalizing Your Modular Home Design

– Modular Home Budget Woes: How To Stay Under-Budget

– The Modular Home Final Planning Checklist


Manufacture and Site Prep

– 4 Steps to Prep Your Modular Home Site

– Manufacturing Modular Homes

Home Delivery

– Modular Home Delivery

On-Site Work

– Buttoning Up Your Modular Home


Maintenance and Upkeep

– 29 Seasonal Modular Maintenance Tasks You Need To Be Doing



– Modular House Plans

Perfect Modular House Plan

– 6 Things A Modular Home Is Not

– Modular In-Law Suites: The 3 Pros and 1 Con

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