How to Build a Modular Home

Modular homes are quickly becoming accepted as one of the best ways to build a new home. Especially for those that have decided to build their own home. Building using the Modular Home process offer advantages that site built homes cannot match, including lower cost, faster build times, higher quality construction and simpler construction process.


  1. 1
    Decide on the features of your Modular Home including size, style, budget, area and other criteria that are important to you.
  2. 2
    Find a local Modular Builder that will be responsible for the major construction steps in the modular assembly process. You can decide to have them do some or all of the work depending on your goals.
  3. 3
    Review the plans and manufacturers design with your builder and make sure that it matches the earlier features and criteria you wanted. A good builder will help you to understand the process and coach you through the issues and pitfalls that you want to watch out for.
  4. 4
    Secure financing for the construction, modular building and site if it is still needed before getting started with any construction.
  5. 5
    Coordinate a build schedule with your builder and any subcontractors or suppliers that you will need to finish the construction.
  6. 6
    Once all of the financing, plans, schedule and contractors are in place, it is time to start the assembly of your modular home.
  7. 7
    Begin with the site preparation and foundation work.
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    Once the modular home sections are ready, they will be transported in and assembled at the site. Your builder will assemble the sections and you will see a house appear before you in only a few days.
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    Once assembled, the home will now be ready for finish work, features and customization that you planned out with your builder and home manufacturer.
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    Once completed, move in and enjoy the advantages of your new Modular Home.

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