What is Factory Built Housing?
Factory Built housing, also referred to as manufactured housing, is primarily comprised of manufactured and modular homes. Manufactured homes and modular homes are built using the same materials as site-built homes, but in a controlled factory environment, protected from weather and other factors thereby making them a more efficient and cost effective alternative to site-built housing.
Today’s factory built homes have experienced an evolution in the types and quality of homes available to buyers. Technological advances allow builders to offer a variety of architectural styles and finishes that will suit most buyer’s dreams while allowing the home to blend in seamlessly into most neighborhoods.
Depending on the region the country, factory built housing can provide remarkable quality and performance at prices up to 50 percent less per square foot than a comparable site-built home. These savings allow more and more Americans to own their own home, in the face of an ever-widening housing affordability gap.
Factory built homes can be fully customized with a variety of modern amenities to match today’s buyer’s lifestyles and needs. Features such as vaulted ceilings, state of the art kitchens, luxury bathrooms, and fireplaces are available, giving homebuyers everything they could want in a home and more. The added energy efficiency of upgraded insulation, efficient heating and cooling systems provides yet another source of savings to homeowners in an era of rising energy costs.